Forza Motorsport Early Access Global Rollout

3 October 2023 - Chris Esaki
Forza Motorsport Early Access has started to unlock around the world! Here is the time you can play the game in your country.

Included in the Forza Motorsport Premium Edition and Premium Add-Ons Bundle, you can play the full game and begin your racing career up to 5 days early on Xbox Series X|S, Windows and Steam.

On Xbox and Windows, Forza Motorsport Early Access rollout is region dependent. At 12:01am local time in your country, the game will be available to play. On Steam, this unlock happens globally at 12:01am EDT on October 5.

Upgrade to the Premium Add-Ons Bundle with Xbox Game Pass and enjoy a 10% discount with up to 5 days early access to Forza Motorsport and all the additional content included with the Premium Edition.

In addition to early access beginning October 5, the Forza Motorsport Premium Edition and Premium Add-Ons Bundle both include the Race Day Car Pack, Car Pass, VIP Membership, and Welcome Pack.

Purchase the Forza Motorsport Premium Edition or upgrade to the Premium Add-Ons Bundle today!

Forza Motorsport Premium Edition

  • PLAY UP TO 5 DAYS EARLY STARTING OCTOBER 5
  • Includes the full game
  • Race Day Car Pack
  • Car Pass
  • VIP Membership
  • Welcome Pack
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Forza Motorsport Premium Add-Ons Bundle

  • PLAY UP TO 5 DAYS EARLY STARTING OCTOBER 5
  • Race Day Car Pack
  • Car Pass
  • VIP Membership
  • Welcome Pack
  • Save 10% with Game Pass

The Premium Add-Ons Bundle is the best value for our Game Pass members as compared to buying each included item separately, and a great option for Standard and Deluxe Edition players looking to expand their game.

*Requires game, sold separately, or Game Pass subscription (Console, PC, Ultimate).

Car Pass

Forza Motorsport Car Pass delivers 30, new-to-Motorsport cars to your garage. The first will be available on October 5 with one new car released from there every week until the Car Pass is complete:

Car Division Release
2018 Volkswagen #22 Experion Racing Golf GTI Forza Touring Cars October 5, 2023
2019 Dodge #9 American V8 Road Racing TA Challenger Forza GT October 12, 2023
1999 Nissan #23 NISMO Clarion R391 Early LMP October 19, 2023
2020 BMW M2 Competition Coupé Modern Sport Coupe October 26, 2023

Race Day Car Pack

Race Day Car Pack features 8, new-to-Motorsport cars built exclusively for the racetrack. Compete using these powerful track legends from October 5:

Car Division
2018 Acura #36 NSX GT3 Forza GT
2018 Audi #44 R8 LMS GT3 Forza GT
1974 BRM #14 Team Motul P201 Formula 70s
2014 Ford #17 AMD Tuning Focus ST BTCC Forza Touring Cars
1990 Oldsmobile #75 Cutlass Supreme Trans Am GTX Sportscars
2018 Porsche #73 Park Place Motorsports 911 GT3 R Forza GT
2018 SUBARU #1 Adrian Flux SUBARU Racing Levorg GT Forza Touring Cars
2017 Vauxhall #66 Power Maxed TAG Racing Astra Forza Touring Cars

VIP Membership

VIP Membership includes a permanent 2x boost to base credit rewards, as well as 5 specially modified custom Forza Edition cars, the VIP Driver Gear with 5 colorways, VIP Player Card and VIP Crown Flair, and access to VIP-exclusive Rivals events.

VIP Members can also enjoy 30% off the 2020 Lamborghini Huracán STO for a limited time, as well as additional Showroom car discounts in the future.

Here are the included VIP Forza Edition cars available from October 5:

Car Division
2020 Chevrolet Corvette Stingray Coupe Forza Edition Modern Sport GT
2018 Chevrolet Camaro ZL1 1LE Forza Edition Modern Sport Touring
2019 Hyundai Veloster N Forza Edition Modern Hot Hatch
2016 Mercedes-AMG C 63 S Coupé Forza Edition Modern Sport Touring
2019 SUBARU STI S209 Forza Edition Modern Sport Compact

Welcome Pack

Give your Forza Motorsport career the ultimate jumpstart in the Modern Tour with the 5 immediate Showroom car unlocks and 500,000 bonus credits that you can use towards purchasing the car of your dreams.

Here are the 5 Showroom cars immediately added to your garage with at least one car for each racing series in the Modern Tour:

Car Division Career Tour Series
2021 BMW M4 Competition Coupé Modern Sport Touring Super Sedans
2020 Chevrolet Corvette Stingray Coupe Modern Sport GT C8 Challenge
2019 Porsche 911 Carrera S Modern Sport GT Premium Performance
2020 Toyota GR Supra Modern Sport Coupe Built for Sport
2021 Volkswagen Golf R Modern Hot Hatch Practical Performance

Xbox Series X|S Render Modes

In Forza Motorsport, players on Xbox Series X can prioritize a combination of resolution, ray tracing or framerate – including ray tracing at 60FPS. Xbox Series S players can choose to prioritize framerate or resolution.

The first time you play Forza Motorsport on Xbox Series X|S, you will be prompted to select your preferred rendering mode.

Xbox Series X:

  • Performance RT – Dynamic 4K at 60FPS with ray traced car mirror reflections with ray traced ambient occlusion in gameplay.
  • Quality – Dynamic 4K at 30FPS with ray traced car and track mirror reflections with ray traced ambient occlusion in gameplay.
  • Performance – Dynamic 4K at 60FPS.

In cinematics, home space and car theater, all Xbox Series X render modes feature ray traced car and track mirror reflections with ray traced ambient occlusion.

Xbox Series S:

  • Performance – Dynamic 1080p at 60FPS
  • Quality – Dynamic 1440p at 30FPS

In the home space and car theater, both Xbox Series S render modes feature ray traced car and track mirror reflections with ray traced ambient occlusion.

For more details about the rendering technologies in Forza Motorsport on Xbox Series X|S, check out this Forza Support article. Here you can also find an overview of our PC specs and rendering scenarios.

See You at the Starting Line

We’re so excited to step into this new era of Forza Motorsport with you, our community. Whether you’ll be joining us in Early Access as it rolls out across the globe or for our October 10 launch into Xbox Game Pass, we can’t wait to see you at the starting line!

Any issues that you encounter while playing Forza Motorsport during this Early Access period should be reported on the official Troubleshooting Hub.

This is only the beginning. Forza Motorsport will continue to grow over time as our evolving racing platform – check out this blog for more details on what to expect in October and the months ahead, including new cars and tracks, as well as limited-time single-player and multiplayer events.