The long wait for Forza Motorsport is nearly over. Later this year, Microsoft’s flagship racing franchise is making a triumphant comeback on Xbox Series X|S and PC to take on Gran Turismo 7. Forza Motorsport pre-order details are now live, but what editions are available? Do you also get bonus content and early access if you pre-order?
From available platforms to pricing, we’ve got everything you need to know about pre-ordering Forza Motorsport right here.
Forza Motorsport pre-order
It will, however, be possible to stream it on Xbox One via the Xbox Cloud Gaming beta included in Xbox Game Pass Ultimate.
There are multiple Forza Motorsport editions available to pre-order, each containing different bonus content.
The Standard Edition contains the base game. At the time of writing, no pre-order bonuses have been announced for the Standard Edition.
Pre-ordering the Standard Edition costs £69.99/$69.99 on the Microsoft Store for Xbox Series X|S. Pre-orders for the Steam game are not live yet at the time of writing.
For collectors, there's also a physical edition available to pre-order from retailers such as GAME for £69.99.
Moving up, the Deluxe Edition gives you the game pass and the Car Pass as extra bonuses. As with other Forza games, the Car Pass will add 30 new cars, with one every week.
Pre-ordering this edition costs £79.99/$89.99 on the Microsoft Store for Xbox Series X|S. Steam pre-orders are not live yet.
Topping the tier is the Premium Edition, which includes the following bonus content:
- Race Day Car Pack
- Car Pass
- VIP Membership
- Welcome Pack
The Race Day Car Pack features eight new-to-Forza cars including the 2018 Acura #36 Gradient Racing NSX GT3 and the 2017 Vauxhall #66 Power Maxed TAG Racing Astra. The Car Pass will also add 30 new-to-Forza cars with one every week.
VIP Membership gives you a 2x credit boost as well as five custom Forza Edition cars, exclusive VIP Driver Gear with five colourways, a VIP Player Card, VIP Crown Flair, and VIP-exclusive Rivals events.
Finally, the Welcome Pack unlocks five cars and gives you bonus credits to go towards buying a car.
This wealth of extra content makes the Premium Edition the most expensive version of Forza Motorsport, with a pre-order price of £89.99/$99.99 on the Microsoft Store. You can also get all extra content included in the Premium Edition by getting the Premium Add-Ons Bundle for £29.99/£39.99.
Another perk of pre-ordering the Premium Edition is early access. Players who pre-order the Premium Edition will get five days of early access before the general release starting on 5 October 2023.
Those who pre-order the Standard and Deluxe Editions will have to wait until 10 October 2023 to start racing.
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