What you need to know
- Forza Horizon 4 is an open-world racing game from Microsoft.
- It's getting a new battle royale mode on December 12.
- Up to 72 players face of against each other in head-to-head races.
- Forza Horizon 4 is part of Xbox Game Pass.
Updated December 12, 2019: The mode is available now. It's a small download so it shouldn't take you too much time to get racing.
Forza Horizon 4 is an open-world racing game where you can explore Scotland and surrounding areas. It's absolutely stunning and even offers a 1080p 60 frames per second (FPS) mode on Xbox One X. Of course, you can always play it at native 4K and 30 FPS if you choose.
Out of nowhere, developer Playground Games just announced that the game is getting a free battle royale mode on December 12, tomorrow. The press release we received said the following.
This is definitely a new take on the racing genre and we can't wait to see how it's received by gamers. Are you going to try it out? Let us know. Even though Playground is working on a new role-playing game, possibly Fable IV, it's great to see that Forza Horizon 4 is being supported this well after launch. Hopefully, this isn't the last of the new content.
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