Forza Motorsport 8 is on its method. At the Xbox Series X video games showcase, Microsoft introduced the subsequent chapter of Turn 10 Studios’ simulation racing franchise — calling it a “reimagining” — for its next-gen console, which is at the moment in “early development”. A one-minute Forza Motorsport 8 trailer — all captured in-engine — offers you a peek at what you may count on. It’s promising a 4K 60fps world pushed by real-time ray tracing, which can result in improved reflections and light-weight rendering.
Microsoft would not truly name the sport “Forza Motorsport 8” in its announcement, suggesting a change in naming technique for the long-running collection. But given the historical past of the collection, it is extremely probably that the subsequent entry will merely have an “8” on the finish. Forza Motorsport 8 does mark a shift in the discharge technique; all earlier video games had a two-year hole. We’re already into three years right here — Forza Motorsport 7 rolled out in 2017 — and we’re extra time.
Additionally, Microsoft additionally revealed that Playground Games will ship an Xbox Series X-optimised model of Forza Horizon 4, together with increased constancy graphics and sooner efficiency. That interprets into 4K 60fps, up from 4K 30fps on the Xbox One X. You’ll additionally profit from improved load occasions and Xbox Series X’s “Quick Resume” characteristic. And sure, in the event you already personal the sport on Xbox One, Forza Horizon Four can be a free improve on the Xbox Series X.
The as-yet untitled Forza Motorsport 8 can be accessible on Xbox Series X and Windows 10, and as a part of Xbox Game Pass. There’s no launch date, naturally.