Forza Week in Review 6-16-17
Every Week in Review during an E3 week is a special one. But this one, well, it’s extra awesome. Let’s start off by quickly recapping things:
1) Forza Motorsport 7 is coming
2) The Porsche 911 GT2 RS is coming.
3) Forza Racing Championship Season 3 Finals are coming (from the 24 Hours of Le Mans!)
How’s that for a week of Forza news? Welcome to another Week in Review!
Forza Motorsport 7
On Sunday, at the Xbox E3 2017 Press Briefing, the world got its first official look at the newly renamed Xbox One X, the most powerful console ever. Leading off the list of games for the console formerly known as Scorpio? Yeah, that would be Forza 7…
In our 12+-year history, you’ve seen a lot of Forza stage presentations at E3 but never one quite like this. Not only was there a super hot car on stage this year, E3 was the place where the world saw the 2018 Porsche 911 GT2 RS for the very first time “in the flesh.” In Porsche’s own words this is the most powerful 911 ever. Rear-wheel drive, rear engine, and so much OMG under that hood. I don’t think I’m alone when I say that this is a fitting cover car for the biggest racing game of the year and I can’t wait to drive it in the game.
Well scratch that, I have driven the new 911 in Forza 7. No, that’s not a humblebrag… instead, it’s a reminder that, even if you couldn’t be here at E3 2017 in Los Angeles this week, you could still get a taste of the show here on FM.net and Forza Hub. Forza fans, here’s your Required Reading list for E3 week:
Forza Racing Championship Finals – This Weekend!
The finals of Season 3 of the Forza Racing Championship are here. It’s been a long road through Season 3 and the culmination is happening this weekend with the Season 3 finals, happening in parallel with the real-life 24 Hours of Le Mans. Players from all over the world have converged on Le Mans this week to compete for cash and for a chance to share the same championship podium where the 24 Hours of Le Mans winners will stand at the end of the race. Here’s a look at the stream times for the weekend of racing:
- Round 1: Qualification from Noon to 6 p.m. CET on Saturday, June 17
- Round 2: Semi-finals runs from 7 p.m. on Saturday, June 17 to 3 a.m. CET on Sunday, June 18
- Round 3: Grand Finals runs from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. CET on Sunday, June 18
Join us for all the action on our official Mixer stream: http://www.mixer.com/ForzaMotorsport and on Twitch: www.twitch.tv/ForzaMotorsport. And of course you can keep up with the latest ForzaRC news and watch the live broadcasts over at the official ForzaRC Web site: www.forzaracingchampionship.com
We’ll be back next week with a full look at the ForzaRC Season 3 Grand Finals recap, as well as more from E3 2017. See you at the races!