- Warwick, UK
@ManteoMax has done the usual compiling of info over on the official forums:
ESPN has announced the Forza Racing Championship 2018:
ForzaRC World Championship features $100,000 prize pool
February 13, 2018
(read the full article for more details)The Forza Racing Championship will return in 2018, where competitors will compete for more than $250,000 in Forza Motorsport 7.
"Our vision for Forza is to bring together racing communities and real world automotive communities and gamers and actually create this massive community of gamers that love cars and love games," Dan Greenawalt, franchise creative director for Forza, said in an interview with ESPN.
It all starts with the ForzaRC 2018 Preseason Invitational on March 24th in Seattle. After that, the regular season will begin. It will be split into two series, each with seven weeks of ranked events, and ending with a live playoff event with a top prize of $75,000.
After the completion of both series, the top 24 drivers will be invited to compete in the ForzaRC World Championship, with a $100,000 prize pool.
"Drivers start your engines! We're taking racing esports to the next level with the Forza Racing Championship 2018. Starting today, drivers can register to compete for more than $250,000 in prizes. For more details and to register head to http://ForzaRC.com . #ForzaRC"
www.ForzaRC.com has all the info:
- Registration link
- Video promo for ForzaRC 2018
- Overview of prizes
- Overview of the Pre-Season Invitational and Regular Season
- Calendar from March to October
- Tune In dates for livestreams on Mixer
- ForzaRC Youtube
Drivers can register now for the events beginning in April. Drivers need to be 16 years old. There is no fee required. Steps:
1) From www.ForzaRC.com click "Register Now"
2) Be sure to read the Terms & Conditions, and the FAQ linked at the bottom of the registration page.
3) Sign Up to create a Gfinity account. You'll need an email address, and then you'll need to respond to an Activation email message.
4) Log In If you know your Gfinity account email but have forgotten the password you can recover it with the link to send an email.
5) Link your Xbox Live Gamertag to your Gfinity account. If you have previously linked your XBL account to your Gfinity account, you can select "Refresh Gamertag" and should see the success message on screen. If your account is new, go to the upper right corner drop down menu and select Edit Profile - at the bottom of your profile page you'll see an "XBOXLIVE" field to type in your gamertag.
Follow ForzaRC.com for news and updates as we get nearer to events.
Tagging @GTPNewsWire, @SlipZtrEm