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Posted April 27, 2017 by David Latham in Feature
 
 

Forza Horizon 3 Gets Hot Wheels DLC


Microsoft today has revealed that Forza Horizon 3 will be getting a pretty decently sized expansion in the form of Hot Wheels. Six new themed islands which are all connected by Hot Wheels style tracks will be placed along the coast of Australia in the Forza Horizon 3 map. The bridges connecting the islands will be spectacularly designed, including loops, corkscrews and more.

The new Hot Wheels DLC pack will bring ten new Hot Wheels themed cars including fan favourites, and also a barn find which is yet to be revealed.

The nine cars we do know about are listed below:

·         1969 Hot Wheels Twin Mill 

·         2011 Hot Wheels Bone Shaker

·         2012 Hot Wheels Rip Rod 

·         2005 Hot Wheels Ford Mustang 

·         2016 Jeep Trailcat

·         2016 Zenvo ST1 

·         2007 Toyota Hilux Arctic Trucks AT38 

·         2010 Pagani Zonda R 

·         1972 Chrysler VH Valiant Charger R/T E49

The Forza Horizon 3 Hot Wheels DLC will also include new upgrades for your existing vehicles, boost pads, high-bank turns, half-pipes, and even giant mechanical dinosaurs (eat your heart out, Clive Palmer!). The new campaign will have you stunting your way around Australia, building up your skills as you eventually reach the climactic Grand Finale called the Hot Wheels Goliath circuit.

With a brand-new Playground Arena, and 28 new Xbox LIVE achievements worth a massive 500 gamerscore, this new Forza Horizon 3 DLC pack looks to be one of the most involving Forza Horizon expansions to date.

Check out the official Forza Horizon 3 Hot Wheels trailer below:

 

There will also be a Hot Wheels live racing experience streamed online direct from Los Angeles to launch the DLC pack:

Tune in on May 8 for our special world debut livestream of the Forza Horizon 3 Hot Wheels experience, live from Hot Wheels’ headquarters in Los Angeles, CA. The show kicks off at 1 p.m. PDT (6:00 am AEST May 9) and we’ll be showing off an exclusive live look at this new expansion as well as behind-the-scenes fun, special guests, and more! Don’t miss it: www.beam.pro/ForzaMotorsport

On top of the Forza Horizon 3 Hot Wheels DLC, Microsoft has confirmed that there will be a title update that will greatly benefit Windows PC gamers. The update is expected to add improved support for numerous driving wheels, improved CPU performance, more graphics options, plus much more. Stay tuned to Rocket Chainsaw as we’ll have all the latest on the Forza Horizon 3 title update when more information is revealed.

The DLC is included in the Forza Horizon 3 Expansion Pass ($52.45) which includes the already released Blizzard Mountain expansion, however fans will also be able to purchase it separately. expected to drop on May 9, 2017 for Windows PC and Xbox One.


David Latham

 
David has a Bachelor of Arts (Journalism) from a Group of Eight university, but only uses his very unique set of skills writing about video games. By day he's a stay-at-home dad, by night he's literally Batman. Where does he find the time?


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