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Forza Horizon 2

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Summary: Forza Horizon 2 has critics raving over its gorgeous graphics and fantastic gameplay. Some do say that the environments aren't as striking as the first game in the franchise, but that its gameplay is so fun that its one of the Xbox One's killer apps

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Available on:Xbox OneSep 29, 2014
Xbox Series X/SNov 10, 2020

Developer: Playground Games

Publisher: Microsoft Game Studios

Genres: Simulation, Racing

A world of beauty and freedom awaits in Forza Horizon 2! Explore a beautiful open world with dynamic day, night and spectacular weather effects in stunning 1080p. Drive 200+ cars in epic road trips through a massive, wide-open world of freedom. Action-packed driving gameplay rewards you for showing off your style as well as your skill. Instantly connect with friends online with no lobbies and no waiting.

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It's a racer informed by many others but, when it comes to open-world racing games, Forza Horizon 2 is best-in-class.

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It's going to be a busy season for racing games, with sim hopeful Project Cars, ambitious online "CarPG" The Crew and the social score-attack of DriveClub all jostling for attention. Horizon 2 sets an intimidatingly high bar for those games to meet on every front, but in one aspect it seems unbeatable. I can't imagine any of them are going to feel this happy.

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By combining open-world thrills with simulation racing and letting you customize the experience to your liking, Forza Horizon 2 is an excellent entry in the series.

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There are still a few rough edges to be driven over, but as mild as the improvements are this still makes Forza Horizon 2 one of the best racers of recent years.

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