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Microsoft will showcase Forza Horizon 4 on E3 2018

Published: 18:15, 12 April 2018
Updated: 18:16, 12 April 2018
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Forza Horizon 4 - How will the game's graphics improve, you ask? By becoming a literal playable movie.

The fourth installment in the Forza Horizon series is being developed by Turn 10 Studios and published by Microsoft. Hopefully, when its revealed on E3 this year it will stay true to the original vision so fans across the world can delight.

It has been revealed that Microsoft's fourth title in the Forza series will be showed at the company's press conference at E3 2018. Recent listings have shown the game will be releasing on Xbox One and PC, and we can expect that release even though the decisions to reveal the title's platforms have since been revoked.

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Xbox's head honcho in Spain and Portugal, Fernanda Delgado, has officially announced the game will be making an appearance on E3 at Microsoft's press conference which is scheduled for 10 June 2018. 

The company might even reveal the exact release date and platforms for the game. Because it's surely coming out on Xbox One, we can expect it to have something to do with the Xbox Game Pass.

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Forza Horizon 4 is the much requested sequel for diehard fans of the racing genre. It will feature an open world with tournaments and exploration in the forefront as well as a online multiplayer component. Not much else is known about the game except that it will be part of the arcade genre, but the showcase on E3 will certainly reveal much more about the gameplay and other features. 

The game's predecessor, which is the third instalment in the series, still holds a massive following. Before, the age of street racing was king in the genre, but since 2006's Need for Speed: Carbon, less and less street racing games have been released. Instead, the simulation racing genre has taken over the mantle of bringing quality racers to players.

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Fans of the Forza series will no doubt be eagerly expecting the announcement and eventual release of the title. However, until then they will have to be satisfied with previous Forza titles.

Another option is that they can go back to their roots and enjoy some old school racing from the Augustan age of games from this genre back at the turn of the century.

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