Forza Horizon 2 Case Study

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It has never been so fulfilling to drive through the Mediterranean coast running through the south of France. Through the Côte d'Azur on the foothills of the Alps. One of the most admirable road journeys one can ever make, especially inside the cockpit of a 1954 Mercedes-Benz 300SL Gullwing Coupé on a next generation game console. We're talking about an Xbox One flagship game. In this case, Microsoft's exclusive Forza Horizon 2, recently released for widespread acclaim. The new title improves upon the successful formula introduced by the first open world spin-off of the Forza Motorsport series in significant ways. The new world map is almost four times larger than that of the predecessor Forza Horizon and sports exceedingly detailed depictions…show more content…
Attending a fictional "Horizon Festival", the player is a rookie with no supercar, no experience and few financial resources. The objective is then to work one's rank higher up in the car aficionado hierarchy by competing in a number of races and challenges. Everything is organized on a world map that can be called upon one click. Some challenges may require the player to drive through many miles which serve to polish the driving skills. Every victory earns credits for the player, and new unlocked championships grant more money which can be used to buy new vehicles. But one can also ignore the main line of the game and venture into the open, dynamic and detailed world permeated with challenges and secrets to discover. Given that this is a proper open world experience, road tracks are only a suggestion. The player can detour at will from the road and transgressively drive through all sorts of terrains and landscapes. There are more than 160 events in a game that reportedly offers more than 100 hours of gameplay.

Forza Horizon 2 car list

Forza Horizon 2 offers more than 200 vehicles to drive. From vintage classics like the 1963 Volkswagen Beetle to the latest state of the art technology in supercars like the 2014 Lamoborghini Huracán, Horizon 2 car list includes a rich variety of vehicles from many makers. Mini cars, rally cars, SUVs, truck, supercars, luxurious sedans and much more.


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