Forza Motorsport 4 is now available today in North America for Xbox 360. As with previous games in the Forza Motorsport series, Forza Motorsport 4 has gorgeous graphics and balances simulation racing elements with good old-fashioned fun.
Forza Motorsport 4 is available in two flavors: a Standard Edition ($59.99) and a Limited Collector’s Edition ($79.99), the latter of which includes exclusive content such as the “American Muscle” Car Pack, “Launch Bonus” Car Pack and “VIP” Car Pack, plus other DLC and VIP membership status.
The Launch Bonus Car Pack is actually available for fans who purchase either Edition early. It includes five cars: 1965 Ford Mustang GT Coupe, 2011 Koenigsegg Agera, 1997 Lexus SC300, 2011 RUF RGT-8 and the 2011 Tesla Roadster Sport.
The American Muscle car pack, if purchased as a stand-alone item, costs 560 Microsoft Points. It includes the 1965 Pontiac GTO, 1968 Pontiac Firebird, 1970 Buick GSX, 1970 Dodge Cornet Super Bee, 1966 Chevrolet Nova SS, 1969 Shelby GT500 428CJ, 1971 Plymouth GTX 426 Hemi, 1967 Dodge Cornet W023, 1968 Dodge Dart HEMI Super Stock, and the 1964 Ford Fairlane Thunderbolt.
In terms of gameplay features, Forza Motorsport 4 has cars from more than 80 manufacturers, the most in any racing game available today, The new World Tour Mode boasts new tracks and hundreds of hours of gameplay as you travel the globe with your favorite car.
However, what sounds most intriguing is a new “Autovista Mode” that works with the Xbox Kinect hardware to allow gamers to walk around the car in a virtual showroom, crouch down to look at the details, or open the doors and hood. Kinect Head Tracking also pans the camera view based on how you naturally look into the corners when you’re hard charging. Kinect voice controls also allow easy navigation of the game’s menu.