Forza Horizon 4 Smashes It Out The Park In First Official Review

With Forza Horizon 4 roughly a week away from its official release on October 2nd, fans of the series can rejoice as the open-world racing title has just aced its first review.

According to IGN, everything that went into making Forza Horizon 3 awesome is back and improved for Horizon 4, which features more cars, better graphics, better audio and even changing seasons (which look absolutely stunning), unlike its predecessor.

Over the years, the franchise has moved from Colorado to France, and then Australia during the third installment. Now, players will get to enjoy the UK and all of its seasons, as summer, fall, winter and spring have been integrated into the game, leading to different aesthetics and even changing the way your car handles.

Speaking of cars, there are over 450 of them to choose from, and once you get out on the road, you’ll be glad to see that instead of AI-controlled “Drivatars”, you will come across other real players driving around in this shared open world.

In the end, it seems as though Playground Games and Turn 10 have gone above and beyond with Forza Horizon 4. It really does look tremendous and with so many gameplay perks at your disposal, you’re likely to enjoy roaming the British landscape for hours on end.

As with every other Forza title, Horizon 4 is only available on Xbox One and Microsoft Windows.


  • Ryan50

    Hopefully the GT350R actually sounds like a GT350R this time.

  • Ryan50

    If you have an Xbox you can download the demo for free

    • Christian

      No, you need PS plus in order to do so. 🙂

      • Stigasawuswrecks

        I’ve been playing on my GameCube, what are you talking about

        • Christian

          silly..You can’t get the Forza series on a Nitendo platform…

  • nastinupe

    I had the first installment. I may pick this one up just for something to do when I’m bored.

    • Hmm have you played the second and third? The transition if you haven’t play the sequel would be massive.

  • Christian

    The PS4 version look’s the best.

  • FlameWater

    I’ll stick to track racing games

  • I had to say I’m a big Forza fan, I’ve played it and well I feel like it’s another reskin Horizon 3, there aren’t exactly new features, I mean the house is great but it gets bored after a while and they should have gone TDU 2 or Saints Row style of avatar customization.

    For the gameplay, it’s another jump and off road fest, bring any car really. Also they should have fixed some of the new bumpers for SUV, it looks ugly. The car list is good but I believe it can be better, we lost some of the cars that previously appeared and noticeably is lack of Toyota and Mitsubishi (to some extent Rolls Royce). And fan of customization might find the option repetitive and same as last Horizon.

    Overall it’s still a good game, the British environment is good and all, but the franchise has suffered a fatigue. Too many games at short period of time without much of a new feature.

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