Playground Games is keeping the Forzathon events coming for its open-world Forza spin-off. Players will have regularly-scheduled challenges all the way into February 2018, according to a new set of Xbox achievements.
While Forza Motorsport 7 may be the shiny new model in the spotlight, the 2016 title remains a big draw for racing fans. Its more casual approach gives it a wider appeal — especially with additions like the Hot Wheels expansion.
First up, we should probably cover this week’s challenges.
Forzathon “Grand Touring”
- Hittin’ Heavy – Win a Playground game in a Sports Utility Hero to earn 35,000 XP and the Porsche Macan Turbo
- Living Sideways – Perform 20 Drift Skills to win 3 Wheelspins
- Packaged Performance – Complete a Championship in a GT or Super GT car to win the Subaru BRZ HE
- Moonlit Drive – Complete a Street Race to win 55,000 CR
“Hittin’ Heavy” will be the tough one; winning a Playground game can prove challenging enough on its own, nevermind in an SUV. The Macan’s been up for grabs before, though. Plus, instead of the previous weekend-long events, FH3’s Forzathon events are now seven-day affairs.
The Next Three Months
After that, Playground Games has lined up events on a weekly basis right up to Groundhog Day. If you’re combing through the list for new additions, don’t: all the prize cars have shown up before, one way or another. If you missed them the first go-round, and don’t want to deal with the Auction House, these will be your best shot.
Of note are the weeks that only have three challenges listed instead of the default four. While it doesn’t happen often, Forzathon has occasionally included sales on certain makes and models. If we had to guess, that’s what’s happening on these weeks.
You can find the full list below. As always, pop your head into GTPlanet’s dedicated Forza Horizon 3 section for in-depth discussion on the game, or to find people to achieve multiplayer challenges with.
- Champions Wanted – Complete a Championship in an Extreme Track Toy to win the #17 XBOX Racing Ford Falcon
- Victory Podium – Win a Race in the #17 XBOX Racing Ford Falcon to receive 90,000 CR
- X-Hanced – Get 3 Stars on the Surfers Bridge Speed Trap in the Ariel Atom 500 V8 to win 3 Wheelspins
- Goin’ Fast – Perform 20 Speed Skills to earn 35,000 XP
- Harvest Time – Perform 30 Landscaping Skills to win the Porsche 944 Turbo
- Gather & Feast – Complete a Co-Op Race in Vans and Utility to receive 90,000 CR
- Fly to the Table – Perform 20 Air Skills in a GT Car to win the Bentley Continental Supersports
- Mud-Sport – Win a Race in a Retro Rally car to win 3 Wheelspins
- Put On A Clinic – Complete ANY event in a Modern Rally car to receive 55,000 CR
- Passing Through – Perform 3 Triple Pass Skills in Classic Rally car to win the #75 WRX STI and 55,000 XP
- Time Trials – Perform 20 Speed Skills in a Retro, Classic, or Modern Rally Car to earn 25,000 CR
- Three-Star Performance – Get 3 Stars on a Drift Zone to earn 55,000 XP
- Sideways Livin’ – Perform 20 Drift Skills to receive 35,000 CR
- Lapping It – Complete 5 Races in a BMW to win the BMW M4 HE
- Drop The Flag – Complete a Flag Rush match in a BMW to win 3 Wheelspins
- Bugging Out – Create a Bucket List Challenge in Yarra Valley or Blizzard Mountain with a Buggy and earn 35,000 XP
- This Can Go Faster – Perform 20 Speed Skills in a Buggy to win 3 Wheelspins
- Tube Frame – Win a Race in the Hot Wheels Rip Rod or Alumi Craft Class 10 Race Car to receive the Gurkha LAPV
- Wreckin’ All The Way – Perform 35 Wreckage Skills in a Buggy to win 25,000 CR
December 22 – 29
- Candy Cane Lane – Complete a race in a Class A car to win the Jaguar XJ220 HE
- Naughty Or Nice – Perform 10 Wrecking Ball or Clean Start Skills in a Class B car to Receive 55,000 CR
- Checking It Twice – Win a Race in a Class C car to win the Porsche 911 Turbo S
- Sleigh Bells – Create and complete a Bucket List Challenge in Yarra Valley to win 3 Wheelspins
December 29–January 5
- Noisemakers – Beat a Rival to win 3 Wheelspins and the Steam Boat Horn
- Time To Party – Complete 3 Playground Games in a GT Car to win the Porsche Carrera GT
- Bring On The Fireworks – Complete an Online Race to receive 95,000 CR
- Motor Mogul – Win a Championship in a Cult Classic to receive 85,000 CR
- Bank It – Perform 10 Ultimate Skill Chains to earn 95,000 XP
- Rolling In Credits – Spend more than 2,000,000 CR on a car to win 3 Wheelspins
- Mo’ Racing, Mo’ Money – Complete a Race to receive 120,000 CR
- Bullish – Complete 3 Speed Zones in a Lamborghini to win 3 Wheelspins
- Once A Century – Win a Championship the Lamborghini Centenario to win in the Lamborghini Sesto Elemento
- Storm Brewing – Perform 20 Awesome Air Skills to win the Lamborghini Huracan HE
- Going Fast – Complete 20 Speed Skills to receive 35,000 CR
- That’s Fast – Perform 20 Speed Skills in a Modern Supercar to win the 2012 Porsche 911 GT2 RS
- Flies Pretty Well – Perform 20 Kangaroo Skills in an Offroad vehicle to win the M12S Warthog CST
- Choices, Choices – Win a Race in the Warthog or 2012 Porsche 911 GT2 RS to receive 95,000 CR
January 26–February 2
- Competitive Legacy – Win a Championship in the Ford MKII GT40 to receive the 2017 Ford GT HE
- Racing History – Complete a Race in a FORD to earn 55,000 XP and 55,000 CR
- Off The Line – Perform 30 Burnout Skills to receive 35,000 CR
- High-Performance Endurance – Play 3 Playground Games in the 2017 Ford GT HE to win 3 Wheelspins
Featured image courtesy of Ak1504.
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