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Forza Motorsport 5

Rating Summary

Based on 52 critic reviews
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OpenCritic Rating

79

Top Critic Average

65%

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Reviews Summary

Summary: Forza Motorsport 5 is a gorgeous game according to critics. They are on the whole praising its visuals and graphical fidelity, with only a few complaints about the number of tracks and a few niggling legacy issues

Game Information

Available on:Xbox OneNov 22, 2013

Developer: Turn 10

Publisher: Microsoft Game Studios

Genres: Simulation, Racing

Forza Motorsport 5 is your ultimate car fantasy, only possible on Xbox One. Featuring an entirely new graphics engine, 16-player multiplayer, cloud-powered gameplay, and hundreds of perfectly recreated cars, Forza Motorsport 5 is where dreams are driven.

IGN

8.8 / 10.0
IGN

Lacks the girth of FM4 but wrestling iconic cars around legendary tracks has never looked or felt this good on console.

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Ignore the nonsense, though, and it can still be electrifying. Take an Audi R18 e-tron away from the messy drone of the career and set about beating a Rivals hot lap time around Spa and it's sublime: the diesel engine roars stealthily, the sun streaming through the Ardennes' thick forest. With Forza Motorsport 5, Turn 10's created a driving experience both accessible and beautiful - but it's been stripped back to make Xbox One's launch, and augmented with a host of ugly extras that only serve Microsoft's bid to make a few dollars more.

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Forza Motorsport 5 prizes quality over quantity, eschewing the vehicular excess of previous entries to focus on the gameplay. The result is a leaner, more refined racer.

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An excellent driving game but one sullied by cheapskate microtransactions. a lack of tracks, and the dubious worth of the Drivatar technology.

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