Forza Horizons 2 Presents Fast & Furious
“Ask any racer, any real racer. It doesn’t matter if you win by an inch or a mile; winning’s winning.”
In a surprise announcement today Microsoft and Turn 10 Studios have announced Forza Horizon 2 Presents Fast & Furious for Xbox One and Xbox 360. A standalone expansion set before the movie which pits you as a driver in France who must source vehicles for mechanic Tej Parker, portrayed by Chris “Ludacris” Bridges in the films and game.
Forza Horizon 2 Presents Fast & Furious does not require the base game to play, is out 27th March and will be free until 10th April to promote the 3rd April North America launch of Furious 7, the latest film in the series. After 10th April the expansion will cost $10. Microsoft have not relesed UK pricing yet.
Xbox and Universal Partnerships & Licensing have announced an unprecedented partnership to bring a unique, interactive, and exclusive experience to millions of Xbox fans worldwide. For the first time ever, the thrilling driving and amazing cars of Forza are combining with the unstoppable “Fast & Furious” movie franchise to create an original adventure filled with high-speed automotive action in Forza Horizon 2 Presents Fast & Furious.
If you don’t own Forza Horizon 2, don’t worry: This is a standalone, open-world expansion. Forza Horizon 2 Presents Fast & Furious puts you behind the wheel of more than 11 iconic vehicles from the “Fast & Furious” films – including some exciting new cars from the upcoming “Furious 7.” Included are cars from the movies, such as the 1970 Dodge Charger R/T driven by Vin Diesel’s character Dominic Toretto. Cars from Furious 7 also in the game include a 1998 Toyota Supra, 1970 Plymouth Road Runner, 2012 Nissan GT-R, 1970 Plymouth Cuda, 2013 Jeep Wrangler, 2014 Maserati Ghibli S and 2015 Dodge Charger. By completing various challenges you’ll be able to unlock the new cars for free roam play.
In Forza Horizon 2 Presents Fast & Furious, you’ll be recruited by Fast & Furious expert mechanic Tej Parker, voiced by Chris “Ludacris” Bridges, to source cars for the Fast & Furious crew’s next big mission. You’ll take part in a series of thrilling car challenges set in the idyllic south of France, and inspired by both the “Fast & Furious” movies and Forza’s awesome, pulse-pounding gameplay.
As you complete game challenges, you’ll unlock new cars that you can drive throughout the open world in free roam play. You’ll also be able to take photos of your favorite cars and share them with fellow Forza players via the official Forza website and the Forza Hub app exclusively on Xbox One.
“Forza is synonymous with racing and fun, so it’s only natural for us to work with one of the most celebrated action franchises in the world,” said Phil Spencer, Head of Xbox. “This is a great way to bring Forza players into the world of ‘Fast & Furious,’ and in Forza Horizon 2 Presents Fast & Furious, every fan will get a chance to go wheels-first into the exciting action of the ‘Fast & Furious’ franchise.”
To celebrate the April 3 theatrical launch of “Furious 7,” the expansion will be available at no charge for a limited two-week period. Players can download the expansion on Xbox One or Xbox 360 (at no charge!) from March 27 through April 10; after this, the expansion will cost $10. Players who downloaded it during the initial two-week window can continue to play without restriction.
“‘Furious 7’ is our biggest ‘Fast & Furious’ movie yet, and partnering with the world-class team at Turn 10 Studios offered an exceptional opportunity to thank our millions of passionate fans in an exciting way and to immerse them in an interactive experience that is both visually stunning and adrenaline-charged,” said Bill Kispert, Executive Vice President, Worldwide Digital Platforms, Universal Partnerships & Licensing. “In this adventure, fans will experience the thrill of the ‘Fast & Furious’ series’ most iconic cars through the amazing gameplay of Forza, and we couldn’t think of a better combination for gamers and movie fans alike.”