Tag: Playground Games


Forza Horizon 4 Wins Racing Game of The Year at D.I.C.E Awards

Playground Games and Turn 10 Studios can add another award to the trophy cabinet this week after Forza Horizon 4 took home Racing Game of the Year at the 2018… Read More »

Forza Horizon 4 Hits 7 Million Total Players

More news on player counts today: according to a recent tweet, Forza Horizon 4 has had over 7 million people explore its version of Britain. The official Forza account shared the… Read More »

Forza Horizon 4 Drops 'Carlton' and 'Floss' Dances Amidst Fortnite Controversy

Last week saw the release of the Season 5 update for Forza Horizon 4. With it, came a bevy of new events, new cars, and best of all, the return… Read More »

Forza Horizon 4 Wins Best Sports/Racing Title at The Game Awards

Forza Horizon 4 bagged another accolade last week. At The Game Awards, it beat out a lineup of 2018’s best sports titles to claim the title of Sports/Racing Game of… Read More »

Microsoft Unlikely To Release a New Forza Title in 2019

Forza Series 34 Oct 11, 2018 by Gary Slater

Ever since the Forza franchise moved to an annual release schedule with Forza Horizon in 2012, fans have grown accustomed to the series alternating between the Motorsport and Horizon genres respectively. However, things… Read More »

Over 2 Million Users Have Played Forza Horizon 4 in Its First Week (UPDATED)

EDITOR UPDATE: Microsoft released player figures of its own on Wednesday, October 10. According to the PR blast, over two million players have explored Britain since release, covering 822.7 million miles… Read More »

Living the Forza Horizon Life for Real at Goodwood Estate

It’s 4AM, and like a kid on Christmas morning, the anticipation for what the day has in store is stopping me from sleeping any longer. That same sense of wonder… Read More »

Forza Horizon 4 Early Access Begins Today

The latest open-world Forza adventure has begun. Owners of the Forza Horizon 4 Ultimate Edition can now begin their four-day head-start over the general population. Early Access kicked off a minute… Read More »

Forza Horizon 4 Dev Interview: Recreating UK Weather & The "Arcade/Sim" Spectrum

Less than a week remains until the release of Forza Horizon 4. Before the game releases on October 2, Ultimate Edition owners will have first crack at the game. When,… Read More »

Forza Horizon 4 Review: The King Comes Home

“Where do they go from here?” We couldn’t ignore the little voice in the back of our head asking the question. It was shortly after the Hot Wheels expansion for Forza… Read More »

Revisiting Forza Horizon 3: Third Time and Still Charming

Forza Series 16 Sep 21, 2018 by Michael Leary

Has it been nearly two years already? You know what they say, time flies when you’re having fun. That’s the operative word when we take a look at Forza Horizon:… Read More »

Ralph Fulton: Forza Horizon 4 is a "Homecoming" For Playground Games

There’s less than three weeks to go until the launch of Forza Horizon 4. I’ve just spent a few hours with a near-final build of the game, and it makes that… Read More »

Forza Horizon 2 To Disappear From Xbox Store September 30

We had our suspicions, but now it’s confirmed. Just as Forza Horizon 4 is set to touch down in the autumn, one of its predecessors will reach End-Of-Life status. Brian Ekberg… Read More »

Checkout Forza Horizon 4's Springtime Map and Tour the Streets of Edinburgh

Last week we got a chance to check out what the winter map of Forza Horizon 4 will look like. Now with the snow gone, we finally get to see… Read More »

Here's the Full Forza Horizon 4 Map (Covered in Snow)

With just over two months before Forza Horizon 4 lands on shelves and hard drives across the globe, Playground Games has revealed the full map. It’s a chilly rendition, as the… Read More »

Over 9 Million People Have Played Forza Horizon 3

Amidst all the news about the upcoming Forza Horizon 4 this past month, an impressive stat on its predecessor flew under the radar. According to Ralph Fulton, FH3 has had over 9 million… Read More »

Confirmed: Playground Games Joins the Microsoft Family

Gaming 19 Jun 11, 2018 by Kyle Patrick

We briefly touched on it prior to Microsoft’s E3 conference, and now it’s official: Playground Games is a first-party Microsoft studio. The news came from Phil Spencer himself during the… Read More »

Forza Horizon 4 Brings All Four Seasons to the United Kingdom, Launching October 2

It’s official: Forza Horizon 4 is coming this autumn. Set in the United Kingdom, the new open-world racer will arrive on Xbox One and Windows 10 October 2, 2018. Playground Games’… Read More »

Microsoft Could Be Acquiring Forza Horizon Developer Playground Games

Gaming 19 Jun 10, 2018 by Joe Donaldson

Is Microsoft about to acquire Playground Games? Mere hours out from the company’s pre-E3 presentation, almost all signs point to yes. The Resetera community uncovered documents listed on the UK… Read More »

Playground Games Expands Past the Forza Horizon Series

Playground Games has revealed that it is soon going to be working on more than just the Forza Horizon series. As reported by industry experts GamesIndustry.biz, the studio is currently… Read More »