Forza Motorsport 3 Game Details & Trailer Released (VIDEO)

Forza Motorsport 3

If you have an XBOX 360 and are into cars, you are probably more than familiar with the Forza Motorsport franchise from Microsoft Game Studios and Turn 10 Studios. The last version of this racing simulator game, Forza Motorsport 2, was released in May, 2007 and was a huge success. Instead of just resting on their laurels, it looks like the third release is going to be a really solid effort with significant game play enhancements and technological advancements. Forza Motorsport 3 will have ten times the number of polygons that the last version with amazing amounts of detail visible both inside and out. Please check out the video after the jump.

Forza Motorsport 3

This new offering will have more than 400 vehicles from over 50 manufacturers pulled both from production and racing, with the ability to fully customize and tune each car. You might even see a Honda Civic with killer horsepower giving a Lamborghini a run for the money. The rides will span the gammet from Audi R8 V10 exotics to Japanese sport cars like the Nissan 370Z. If you use the new XBOX LIVE Leaderboards feature, you will have access to see the top racers, best car tuners and most prolific painters in the racing community. Forza Motorsport 3 provides more than 100 tracks which include favorites such as Suzuka, Nürburgring and Sebring along with amazing road courses set in new environments like the Amalfi Coast in Italy and the American Southwest.

Forza Motorsports 3 will offer some new game play options including a single-player season mode that allows you to compete using a personalized racing calendar. You will have your choice of over 200 different events that include circuit, oval and drag racing along with drift and timed events. The online multiplayer mode has a new rules editor that allows you to create all kinds of innovative competitions with your friends. Forza Motorsport 3 has a release date set for October 27th, 2009. We are really looking forward to this one and will have a first hand review after we get our hands on the game!

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  1. Zack Chases Cars

    This game will bring me to buy an XBOX 360. My old roommate bought Forza 2, and I spent countless hours tuning numerous cars. Once the racing got too hard and was no longer fun, drifting was the name of the game.
    I am so excited they are adding a drift mode, as I’m sure are many many gamers and car enthusiasts. If anyone can do it, Forza can. The car control and driving in this game is already (in my opinion) perfect. All it needed was a way to score those awesome slides, and maybe a bit more tire smoke to keep the eyes happy. For me, Gran Turismo always seems a bit too cold and scientific. Everything was so perfect, it was basically real, but without any physical feeling. When you took a corner 2mph too fast in GT, you spun and crashed. While that’s true to life, it lacked the physical inputs you get in a car that communicate you are about to spin. It took the “video gameness” out of the video game. Forza was 1 click down from it and was so fun. You could brake a tad late, do controlled slides, and toss the car around. Basically, you could have a ton of fun. I play driving games to do things that are not possible in my world, or sometimes the real world for that matter. I hope this game does the previous one justice. Awesome.


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