Posted Thu Sep 11, 2014 at 11:26 AM PDT by Brian Hoss
Order now to nab six free cars.
One of the biggest exclusives headed to the Xbox One is 'Forza Horizon 2.' As sequels go, racing fans and online gaming fans can expect a real jump in going with the next generation. In a lot of ways, 'Forza Horizon 2' invokes the racing philosophy of the 80's and 90's. If one racer can go off road and get there faster, then they should go for it. With the Xbox One, players can truly come up with their own routes.
Now as 'Forza' fans should know, 'Forza Horizon 2' is part of the 'Forza' Rewards system, and that means that those who have played past 'Forza' titles can expect free cars.
Starting from Forza Motorsport 2 on the Xbox 360, through Forza Motorsport 5 and now Forza Horizon 2 on Xbox One, players automatically earn points by doing specific things in a game. In Forza Motorsport 5, for example, players earn points based on the number of cars they own, the number of miles they’ve driven in the game, and so on.
The more points players earn, the higher their Rewards Tier Level will be. Your Rewards Tier Level determines what awards are available to players at the start of each month. The higher the Rewards Tier Level, the bigger the reward they’ll receive each month.
Earning free in-game content each month is great but it’s just the start of the story. The first time players log in to Forza Horizon 2, they’ll earn a special one-time gift via Forza Rewards. This gift-car reward will depend on their current Forza Rewards Tier Level, and they’ll have to be at least Tier 2 to earn a reward.
Here’s how the rewards break down by Rewards Tier Level:
Tier Level 2 – 2011 BMW 1 Series M Coupe
Tier Level 3 – 2013 Viper GTS
Tier Level 4 – 2015 Lamborghini Huracán LP 610-4
Tier Level 5 – 2014 Local Motors Rally Fighter
Tier Level 6 – 2013 McLaren P1
And yes, a tier 6 user gets all five cars.
Of course, those that pre-order now will get a code for a 2008 Ferrari California. This of course is one of those codes that people smack their head over the week of release because they didn't pre-order.
You can find the latest info on 'Forza Horizon 2' linked from our Video Game Release Schedule.
Source: Xbox Wire
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