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Turn 10 Studios Announces Forza Racing Championship

Turn 10 Studios announces Forza Racing Championship for the Xbox One! Fans of Forza Motorsport will soon be able to race online at all levels and compete for top prizes. The studio is also giving away a bonus #66 2016 Ford GT Le Mans Car to celebrate Ford’s return to the gruelling 24 hours at Le Mans, which is to be held this coming weekend in France. For more details regarding Forza Motorsport and receiving the code for this awesome looking GT car, scroll down to the official statement from Guy Welch, marketing director of the Forza franchise.

To the eleven million Forza Motorsport racers around the world, it may be a good time to start practicing with your favourite car/circuit combos in anticipation of the upcoming championship. The staff at Forza are rightfully proud and excited about this latest announcement, as can be read in their statement here below.

Forza Motorsport Staff statement: 

Racing on Xbox One will soon take its next great leap forward with the Forza Racing Championship, debuting later this summer in Forza Motorsport 6. The Forza Racing Championship will take advantage of Forza’s renowned authenticity and the massive amount of content available in the game, including more than 600 fully detailed Forzavista™ cars and an unmatched lineup of racing tracks from all over the world. Stay tuned to www.forzamotorsport.net for more on the Forza Racing Championship.

Forza Racing Championship

Statement from Guy Welch, Marketing Director, Forza franchise:

Forza is the highest acclaimed, best-selling racing franchise of this generation*, with more than 11 million gamers having played Forza on Xbox One and over three million players racing in Forza every month. With the recent addition of the NASCAR Expansion, Forza Motorsport 6 now includes more than 600 fully detailed Forzavista™ cars as well as an unmatched lineup of global racing destinations and disciplines. The sheer scale, authenticity and quality of Forza’s content, together with its massively dedicated community of racers, painters and tuners, have made Forza and Xbox the home for racing.

Just as Forza Motorsport 6 and its community has continued to grow, so has our commitment to competitive online racing and eSports. This year we’ve hosted cash tournaments with Major League Gaming, a global virtual racing league endorsed by the Lamborghini Super Trofeo series, as well as special events that pitted top racing gamers against the professional drivers of FIA Formula E. Today, we are proud to announce Forza Racing Championship, an all-new competitive online racing and eSports initiative debuting this year in Forza Motorsport 6.

The Forza Racing Championship welcomes players of all levels to hone skills as they compete for glory and real-world prizes. Competitions will be open and competitive for all, from brand new players taking their first laps, to the fastest virtual drivers in the world. Forza Racing Championship will be home to the best and most inclusive racing competition in gaming – where everyone has a chance to win, no matter how many miles they have behind the wheel. Stay tuned to ForzaMotorsport.net, as we’ll be sharing more details on the Forza Racing Championship in the near future.

To celebrate the upcoming Forza Racing Championship, and with just days to go before the Ford Chip Ganassi Racing competes in the 84th running of the 24 Hours of Le Mans on June 18 and 19, beginning today codes for the 2016 #66 Ford GT Le Mans race car in Forza Motorsport 6 will be sent via Xbox Live messages to gamers who play Forza Motorsport 6 race on June 18 and 19. Due to the large number of codes being sent, it could take up to seven days for players to receive their code.

To accompany the release of the Ford GT LM race car, we’re also launching a brand new Le Mans-themed Rivals event in Forza Motorsport 6 this week. Find out how you stack up against your friends and the community. And, be sure to watch the 84th running of the 24 Hours of Le Mans on June 18 and 19.

* Based on generation 8 US NPD data through April 2016.

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