Forza Motorsport 6 Apex: Free-to-play version for Windows 10 announced – will no longer exclusive series!

Microsoft will publish more and more games for Xbox One and Windows 10 PCs. One of the last bastions exclusive, Forza Motorsport will continue down this road. We start Forza Motorsport 6 Apex.

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Microsoft is doing by a great upheaval in the gaming division. The console will become the PC, the hardware upgrade in the future capable of and the games more and more universal. No wonder that many Xbox One customers now have doubts and wonder at all that remain selling points of the console yet. At least ask that those who own a PC as an alternative use would, which is not necessarily the majority of console gamers. And who indeed still are the two biggest Xbox bulwarks Halo and Forza Motorsport, who were always console exclusive and be. Apparently this applies to the racing simulation but not longer.

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In future, all Forza Motorsport parts available for Windows

have like Microsoft and Turn 10, where in fact known Forza Motorsport 6 appear for Windows 10th is meant a free-to-play version that will carry the nickname Apex. This is not is a port of the successful racers, but a scaled-down version to bring the engine to the computing servants. Forza Motorsport 6 Apex is thereby offer optional microtransactions, 60 cars, 12 racing events and a new achievement system. Not included, however, are Drivatare.

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Thus Turn 10 wants to make but only the beginning, because as the studio confirmed all Forza Motorsport titles will continue simultaneously developed for the Xbox consoles and PC. This means that in future the main parts will be playable on computers. Part of the new Microsoft strategy that will bring other brands like Quantum Break, Gears of War 4 and possibly Halo on the PC. Nevertheless, there should be exclusive games for the Xbox One in the future, according to Phil Spencer.

Forza Motorsport 6 Apex should (and only Windows 10) this spring for Windows 10 appear. An exact date, there is not. The game offers 4K resolution at 60 frames - provided suitable hardware.

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