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Posted: 2 years ago, last updated 2 weeks ago.
There may be 420 cars to earn and race against other players, but it’s the world you race through that stands out. Seasons change, leaves fall, lakes freeze or the summer heat shines off the tarmac. Each day the sun rises and sets, and different weather blows in to complete the sense of immersion.
This isn’t just a world to race in but one to freely explore. Uniquely in racing games, this is distracting enough to make players pull over and just watch the view changing in front of them.
Challenging family members to set the fastest times on particular challenges and races is a popular way to enjoy the game together. Finding the right place to break, or the racing line that saves seconds, parents and children egg each other on to improve their times and get a genuine understanding of driving and racing mechanics along the way. Forza Horizon 4 also has a battle royale mode called ‘The Eliminator’. 72 drivers compete against each other in frantic head-to-head races where only one driver can come out on top.
With its changing weather, day–night cycle and beautiful British landscape, there’s also considerable enjoyment to be had from finding the best views and sharing them with each other. Then there’s a Forza Horizon 4 Lego Speed Champions purchasable add-on that turns the cars and landscape into Lego. Families and younger drivers enjoy exploring the Lego valley and collecting bricks for items in their Lego house and garage.
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7+ year-olds usually have the required skill to enjoy this game. One family told us about younger children enjoying this. "My 3-year-old loves Forza Horizon. He can't do the races but loves smashing through the countryside. Connect a second controller and then use the Xbox co-pilot mode to both control the same car. Kind of like being a driving instructor, so you can help them out."
Forza Horizon 4
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Forza Horizon 4 And Forza Motorsport 7 Bundle
Forza Horizon 4 Demo
Forza Horizon 4 Lego Speed Champions
You can buy Forza Horizon 4 on Steam including the new game modes like The Eliminator and Super7 as well as two expansions Fortune Island and the LEGO Speed Champions.
The following in-game purchases are available:
Forza Horizon 4 Expansions Bundle
Forza Horizon 4 supports accessibility, as shown by Special Effect.
A range of customisable settings in the general "Driving Assists", as well as switching off damage and tyre wear make the difficulty highly flexible. The rewind option enables you to redo some driving if you crash or miss a corner. You can also specify car and tyre volumes separately. There is the option of voiced advice for driving. The majority of menus are narrated. There is vibration feedback for audio cues when the tyres loose grip, that can be disabled.
Note: When exploring the open world, the selected assists won't take effect. However, if you set a Waypoints via the map where you can select a destination route. Useful preset layouts are 8 (triggers not used), 14 (controls all on left stick ideal for chin controls), 16 (useful for one left-handed controls).
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