Xbox and Universal Partnership & Licensing have announced they will be creating a unique, stand alone expansion pack in just a few weeks. Xbox’s most popular racing franchise, Forza, is going to be combined with the blockbuster franchise, Fast & Furious, to bring an original adventure of high-speed racing in Forza Horizon 2 Presents Fast &Furious!
This stand alone expansion will be putting racers behind the iconic vehicles of the Fast & Furious film series. This will also include new exciting cars appearing in the Furious 7 film which hits theaters on April 3rd, 2015. Players will also be glad to know there is no need to have purchased or experienced Forza Horizon 2 in order to download and enjoy the open-world action.
“Forza is synonymous with racing and fun, so it’s only natural for us to work with one of the most celebrated automotive entertainment franchises in the world,” said Phil Spencer, head of Xbox. “This is a great way to bring Forza players into the world of Fast & Furious, and in Forza Horizon 2 Presents Fast & Furious, every fan will get a chance to go wheels-first into the exciting action of the Fast & Furious franchise.”
“Furious 7 is the latest installment in our enormously successful franchise, and partnering with the world-class team at Turn 10 Studios offered an exceptional opportunity to thank our fans in an exciting way,” said Bill Kispert, Executive Vice President, Worldwide Digital Platforms, Universal Partnerships & Licensing. “In this adventure, fans will experience the thrill of the Fast & Furious series’ most iconic cars through the amazing gameplay of Forza. We can’t think of a better combination for gamers and movie fans alike.”
In celebration to the furious 7 launch in theaters, the Forza Horizon 2 Presents Fast & Furious expansion will be available for a limited two-week period, free of charge. Forza Horizon 2 Presents Fast & Furious launches on March 27th, 2015, and marks the first day of the two-week period to begin and will continue until April 10th, 2015. So if you have a Xbox One or a 360, you’ll be able to download this for free! After April 10th, the expansion will only cost $10, those who downloaded the expansion during the promotion will continue their experience without restrictions.
In Forza Horizon 2 Presents Fast & Furious, players be able to complete game challenges, unlock new cars, take photos of their favorite cars and also share them with friends.
If you’re wondering what kind of special edition cars will be featured in the game, check out the list below, also, check out the trailer above for a teaser trailer of a couple of cars you can expect in the game.
- 1970 Dodge Charger R/T Fast & Furious Edition
- 2012 Nissan GT-R Fast & Furious Edition
- 1998 Toyota Supra Fast & Furious Edition
- 2014 Maserati Ghibli S Fast & Furious Edition
- 1970 Plymouth Road Runner Fast & Furious Edition
- 2015 Dodge Charger R/T Fast & Furious Edition
- 1970 Plymouth Cuda Fast & Furious Edition
- 2013 Jeep Wrangler Unlimited Fast & Furious Edition
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