Q: What did you announce at gamescom 2023?
A: To celebrate our presence here at gamescom in Cologne, Germany, today we revealed that the local and world-famous Nürburgring GP circuit will be available in Forza Motorsport at launch on October 10. What’s more, as part of our plan to regularly bring new content to the game after release, we are also happy to confirm the iconic 12.9-mile (20.83 km) Nordschleife will be coming in Spring 2024. Both tracks have been completely rebuilt for the Xbox Series X|S and PC. We also started pre-orders for Forza Motorsport on Steam, revealing the game’s PC specs and features, supported racing wheels and peripherals, customizable FOV sliders, and the inclusion of NVIDIA DLSS 2 and AMD FSR 2.2 for maximum performance.
Q: How will Forza Motorsport look and play on PCs?
A: We’ve optimized Forza Motorsport to look and play great across a wide range of PCs, taking advantage of cutting-edge PC hardware and technologies with real-time ray tracing on-track and maximum performance enabled by NVIDIA DLSS 2 and AMD FSR 2.2. For more information, please refer to our PC spec sheet which includes information about how the game will perform on various types of PC hardware configurations.
Q: What unique features does Forza Motorsport include on PC?
A: Forza Motorsport on PC supports resolutions up to 4K and beyond, RG1 unlocked framerates in single-player gameplay with or without V-Sync, HDR calibration, shader precaching, DirectInput API with input remapping which greatly increases the number of supported wheels and devices, customizable FOV, ultrawide displays, and more. Players can maximize their performance by enabling resolution and framerate upscaling technologies NVIDIA DLSS 2 and AMD FSR 2.2.
Q: How much does Forza Motorsport cost on Steam?
A: Forza Motorsport has 3 versions including the full game available to pre-order on Steam, as well as the Premium Add-Ons Bundle upgrade for Standard and Deluxe Edition owners:
- Forza Motorsport Standard Edition includes the full game for $69.99 USD.
- Forza Motorsport Deluxe Edition includes the full game and Car Pass (30 cars delivered to your game weekly, one per week) for $89.99 USD.
- Forza Motorsport Premium Edition includes the full game with up to 5 days early access, Race Day Car Pack, Car Pass, VIP Membership and Welcome Pack for $99.99 USD.
- Premium Add-Ons Bundle includes up to 5 days early access to the full game, Race Day Car Pack, Car Pass, VIP Membership, and Welcome Pack for $39.99 USD. This add-on requires Forza Motorsport (sold separately).
Please refer to the Steam store for your local regional pricing.
Q: What Steam platform features will Forza Motorsport include?
A: Forza Motorsport on Steam will include Steam achievements, trading cards with badge crafting and chat emoticons. Achievements earned on the Steam version of Forza Motorsport are also unlocked for your Xbox account.
Q: Does Forza Motorsport on Steam require an Xbox account?
A: Yes, an Xbox account is required to play Forza Motorsport on Steam. This enables our cross-play and cross-progression features, as well as shared achievement unlocks.
Q: How does cross-play and cross-progression work in Forza Motorsport?
A: Forza Motorsport save data is stored securely on our online servers. You can access your game profile across all platforms and for the first time, continue your racing journey across Xbox and Steam. Players across both PC and console can enjoy Featured Multiplayer and Free Play Private Lobbies together with Forza Race Regulations enabled to ensure a clean racing experience.
Q: If I purchase Forza Motorsport add-on content on Xbox, will I receive it for free on Steam, and vice versa?
A: No, only your profile save data is synced across Xbox and Steam. Your game entitlement and add-on content purchases are separated between Microsoft Store and Steam. However, content acquired on the Microsoft Store will be available on both Xbox Series X|S and PC.
Q: What are your plans for Forza Motorsport on PC after launch?
A: We expect to continue optimizing and improving Forza Motorsport on PC after launch. Be sure to share your wishlist of PC-specific features with us at the Forza Suggestions Hub
by upvoting features you’d like to see, or starting new threads for items that haven’t been suggested yet.
Tech Specs Q&A
Q: What are the minimum, recommended and ultra specs for Forza Motorsport on PC?
A: Please see our PC spec sheet below.
Q: Why does Forza Motorsport on PC require an SSD?
A: Forza Motorsport loads between tracks quickly and this is made possible with the increased speeds of SSDs. To ensure consistency in loading multiplayer races for all players, an SSD is required to play.
Q: What graphics card do I need to enable NVIDIA DLSS and AMD FSR features?
A: AMD FSR 2.2 can be turned on across a variety of GPUs. NVIDIA DLSS 2 is available only on NVIDIA RTX graphics cards.
Q: Can I unlock the framerate in Forza Motorsport on PC?
A: Unlocked framerates with or without V-Sync enabled are supported for single-player racing in Forza Motorsport. In multiplayer, framerates are locked to 60fps to ensure a consistent and competitive online racing experience for all players across a variety of PC hardware configurations and the Xbox Series X|S consoles.
Q: What is the framerate of the menus and home space in Forza Motorsport on PC?
A: The first time you launch Forza Motorsport on PC, by default the home space and menu navigation will be locked to 30FPS, however this can be unlocked in the video options menu.
Q: How does Forza Motorsport look on ultrawide monitors?
A: Races in the PC version of Forza Motorsport look great on ultrawide monitors thanks to support for non-standard resolutions available in on-track gameplay.
Q: What field-of-view options are available in Forza Motorsport on PC and Xbox Series X|S, and how far can these be adjusted?
A: PC and console players can adjust the field-of-view across all first-person and third-person chase cameras in Forza Motorsport with values ranging from 25 to 65 degrees.
- Bumper Camera FOV
- Hood Camera FOV
- Cockpit Camera FOV
- Driver Camera FOV
- Chase Near Camera FOV
- Chase Far Camera FOV
Q: Does Forza Motorsport include a benchmark mode on PC?
A: Yes, Forza Motorsport includes a benchmark mode that displays a detailed performance analysis upon its completion.
Q: Does Forza Motorsport on PC use DirectStorage?
A: Forza Motorsport supports DirectStorage for CPU improvements when loading files to memory. This results in faster track loading. We do not use DirectStorage for GPU decompression.
Q: What peripherals are supported in Forza Motorsport?
A: Forza Motorsport on PC natively supports popular racing wheels from Logitech, Thrustmaster and Fanatec. We also support the DirectInput API, enabling players to plug-in and play with a much wider range of hardware than before, including wheels and devices that aren’t listed below. This level of device extensibility means Forza Motorsport is accessible to more players who use custom hardware setups than ever before.
|Logitech||Driving Force GT|
|Logitech||Driving Force Pro|
|Moza||R9 (CS Wheel)|
|Moza||R9 (GS Wheel)|
|Thrustmaster||T300 Ferrari GTE|
|Thrustmaster||T300 Ferrari Int|
|Thrustmaster||T300 RS GT|
Q: Does Forza Motorsport support input remapping for peripherals?
A: Forza Motorsport has built-in input remapping for controller, mouse and keyboard, as well as any device plugged in that uses the DirectInput API. This allows you to remap your favorite high-end steering wheel, non-standard controller (like a USB NES gamepad) and even a flight stick.
Q: How do wheels feel in Forza Motorsport as compared to previous Forza games? Has the force-feedback and support for advanced wheel features been improved?
A: Forza Motorsport features improved force-feedback for wheel users and takes advantage of advanced wheel features to display RPM, shift lights and race data on custom screens.
Q: Does Forza Motorsport on PC support rumble feedback on the Xbox Wireless Controller?
A: Yes, rumble feedback in the triggers of the Xbox Wireless Controller is supported in Forza Motorsport on PC and Xbox Series X|S.
Q: Does Forza Motorsport allow data output for third-party applications?
A: Players can enable data out with local host support in Forza Motorsport which can be used in third-party applications.
Q: Will Forza Motorsport support VR?
A: Forza Motorsport does not support VR.