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One of the most anticipated games due out this year for the Xbox platforms is Turn 10 Studio's Forza Motorsport 7. Ahead of the game's release, however, there will be a playable that will allow you to get your hands on the game and play-test it on the Xbox One and on Windows 10 for PC.
According to VG 24/7 the demo will be available starting September 19th, and both Xbox One and Windows 10 users will be able to download the free demo.
The demo will feature three different racing experiences, including a circuit from Dubai, the Mugello circuit in Italy and the grind prix rendition of the Nurgurgring track in Germany. The vehicles that will be available in the demo include the Mercedes-Benz racing truck, the Nissan Nismo GT-R LM and the new Porsche 911 GT2 RS.
It should be noted that there was a big thing at this past year's E3 where Microsoft unveiled an exclusive deal with Porsche to include some of their cars in the latest Forza Motorsport game following a lengthy exclusive stint that Porsche held with Electronic Arts. Previous to this year, you would only see Porsche featured in Need For Speed games, while Sony and Microsoft would have to request Electronic Arts for permission to feature Porsche in various racing games, which usually didn't happen often.
Directly after Porsche and Electronic Arts parted ways, Porsche hopped into the contractual bed with Microsoft for Forza Motorsport 7, with the game playing host to the all new Porsche 911 GT2 RS, the car that you will be able to demo for the very first time ever in a video game, starting later in the month on September 19th.
This should be exciting news to gamers because it gives them an opportunity to play-test Forza 7 and see what new changes and upgrades have been added to the game both in terms of physics and graphics.
During E3 Microsoft had demonstrated brief snippets of the game running at 4K on the Xbox One X. It's one of the few games running natively at 4K. In the videos we were able to see a lot of cool transitional weather effects, advanced shadows, and a lot of moving parts on the cars as they make daring turns, and coming out of blazing fast corners.
And, on the topic of blazing fast corners, if you're entirely up to scratch on your virtual racing abilities, it's possible to turn on assists during the demo to help you out. Usually some of the most important in-race assists consisted of the acceleration line on the track to inform you how fast or slow you need to go, along with car stability, traction control, and ABS.
The demo will give you a couple of weeks to get acquainted with Forza 7 ahead of the official release on October 3rd for the Xbox One and PC. If you pre-ordered the Ultimate Edition you'll be able to play the game a couple of days earlier, on September 29th, just 10 days after the demo goes live.