The Forza Driver's Cup is FM7's solo career mode. There are six Championships:
- Forza Driver's Cup
Each Championship has a series of races, based around car divisions, and special Showcase events. If you like the car you're in you can choose the open series to stay with it. Players can also change the length of races.
How many hours of gameplay are required to complete solo mode?
From Turn 10: "We expect it to take players between 60 and 80 hours to complete."
Can I go back to a previous save point?
Are championships and series locked with prerequisite events?
There are some series and showcases that are locked behind career progression. You must complete the Forza Driver's cup to unlock additional series and showcases for all the championships.
Will a top 3 result be required to advance through championship series?
Do I need to upgrade my car? Will I be forced to change cars?
"In both the Forza Driver’s Cup single player campaign and in multiplayer events created by Turn 10, cars will be homologated to certain performance standards based on their division. These divisions can be applied in Free Play and Private Lobbies as well. These homologation standards will be across several performance characteristics – tire compound, tire width, horsepower, and Performance Index (PI). In order for a particular car to compete in a homologated event, it will need to meet the performance standards inherent to that event. For example an event in the Exotic GT series might allow only “Sport” tire compounds with a maximum tire width of 355, a maximum of 750 horsepower, and a PI ceiling of 800. While cars can and will fall under those performance caps, any build that exceeds those numbers will not be eligible to compete." The Open Series allows you to keep using the same car to progress.
Forums: discussion thread on Divisions and Homologation
Is there a qualifying element to racing?
Can I specify my competitor cars and liveries?
Can we specify rolling or standing starts?
Can I change Assists during races?
Is there a pit strategy feature and animation?
"No, we've chosen to focus on the on-track simulation and physics. Pitting is supported, but it isn't part of the core loop and strategy." Pitting restores damage and wear back to 100% automatically. As in FM6, there are no tire types for wet; the game adjusts grip based on installed tire compound automatically.
Is there a Co-Op Campaign feature?
Who narrates the voiceover content? Are Top Gear hosts featured?
The FM7 Demo announcement listed a roster of more than 15 "Voices of Motorsports" contributors featured in FM7, from past and current racing drivers, automotive industry designers, automotive journalists and automotive personalities: Charlie Turner, Jonny Lieberman, Josef Newgarden, Katherine Legge, Ken Block, Kim Wolfkill, Lyn St. James, Magnus Walker, Mark Roberts, Matt Farah, Pat Devereux, Pat Long, Ralph Giles, Rutledge Wood, Shannon McIntosh, and Tanner Foust.
(Written by Manteomax)