Forza Horizon 3: “Smoking Tyre” Car Pack, October update now available
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Forza Horizon 3: “Smoking Tyre” Car Pack, October update now available

Cars and bug fixes.

Forza Horizon 3‘s just received two major updates in the form of bug fixes and a new Car Pack.

First, the game’s October update has fixed a number of issues, detailed below:

Windows 10

  • Fixed a performance issue on Windows 10 that caused stuttering with high or unlocked framerates on certain hardware configurations
  • Improved stability on Windows 10
  • Disable mouse move detection while driving
  • The Windows 10 video options screen will no longer ask users to save when no changes have been made
  • Additional options have been added to the Windows 10 Advanced Controller Menu. These include: Steering wheel sensitivity, Invert Force Feedback, Centre spring scale, Damping scale
  • Fixed a problem where pre-order cars and the Halo Warthog were not appearing in the Windows 10 version of the game for some players

 Wheel Improvements

  • Logitech G27 is now registered correctly on Windows 10, so the correct default mapping will be applied
  • All wheels with enough buttons have had the horn added to their default mappings on Windows 10
  • Fix to dead zones for acceleration and braking axes on wheels
  • Default mappings for all TX Racing Wheel variants
  • Fixed a bug where custom input mappings would not save successfully

 General Improvements

  • The Social and Rivals tabs will now unlock for players with Xbox Live Silver accounts
  • Fixed a bug where the racing line would sometimes disappear
  • Controller hot swapping is now available. Players can switch between controllers/their keyboard whenever they choose (including the wheel)
  • Various content fixes for cars

The updates are available on Windows PC and Xbox One.

Next, the game’s “Smoking Tyre” Car Pack is also available. It includes:

  • 2016 Aston Martin Vulcan
  • 2000 Lotus 340R
  • 2016 Pagani Huayra BC
  • 2010 Ford Crown Victoria Police Interceptor
  • 2016 GTA Spano
  • 2016 BMW M2 Coupe
  • 1976 Jeep CJ5 Renegade

The pack is available as a separate purchase, or is included in the game’s “Car Pass”.

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