Forza Horizon 2 Release Breakdown

The Forza Horizon 2 release date arrives next week to deliver an update to one of the most celebrated racing games on the Xbox One and Xbox 360. Here’s a quick Forza Horizon 2 release date breakdown letting you know when and where you can buy the game, and other things buyers should know today.

Forza Horizon 2 looks to deliver a fun racing experience in everything from super cars to SUVs as you race through cities, the countryside and even vineyards where you can destroy fences in your quest to first place.

After Forza 5 arrived with the Xbox One release last year, the Forza Horizon 2 release is something many gamers cannot wait for, and they don’t have much longer to wait.

Read our Forza Horizon 2 release breakdown for the details buyers need to know.
Read our Forza Horizon 2 release breakdown for the details buyers need to know.

Here’s a fast look at the important Forza Horizon 2 release date details that buyers can check out today, to prepare for the arrival next week.

 Forza Horizon 2 Release Date

The Forza Horizon 2 release date is September 30th but you’ll need an Xbox to play. Forza Horizon 2 is only available for the Xbox One and Xbox 360. Forza Horizon 2 for Xbox One is $59.99 and $49.99 for Xbox 360.

You can buy Forza Horizon 2 for Xbox 360 on disk, and the Forza Horizon 2 release on Xbox One includes digital or disc options.

For users who purchase the Forza Horizon 2 Day One Edition you’ll gain access to three unique cars and there are some other pre-order bonuses like the 2011 Lamborghini Gallardo LP570-4 Superleggera that comes with a GameStop pre-order.

The Amazon Forza Horizon 2 pre-order bonus is a 2008 Ferrari California that arrives as a digital code by email when your order ships. 

Forza Horizon 2 Demo

Start playing Forza Horizon 2 now with the free Xbox One demo.
Start playing Forza Horizon 2 now with the free Xbox One demo.

There is a Forza Horizon 2 demo available so you can play through parts of the new game, but you’ll need an Xbox One to experience this. There is no Xbox 360 Forza Horizon 2 demo listed and at this time it looks like these users won’t get one.

You can start downloading the Forza Horizon 2 demo to your Xbox One by visiting this link on any computer and if background downloads are enabled it will be waiting for you when you get home. This is a 10GB download.

Forza Horizon 2 Car List

Forza Horizon 2 is packed full of cars from classics to super cars.
Forza Horizon 2 is packed full of cars from classics to super cars.

 

The Forza Horizon 2 car list is already online so you can pick out the top cars you want to add to your livery. The list is incredibly long and covers super cars, classic muscle cars, a Land Rover and much more. In short you can expect a huge variety of cars and options.

Check out the official list and stunning screenshots, or dive into the user compiled Forza Horizon 2 car list with some extras.

Midnight Forza Horizon 2 Release Unlikely

It doesn’t look like you can count on any midnight Forza Horizon 2 release date events. There is always a small hope that GameStop will step up, but for a game coming only to Xbox it’s a tough sell.

The good news is the digital Forza Horizon 2 release time is 12:01 AM Eastern, so you can opt for a digital midnight release if you want.

Forza Horizon 2 Reviews

Unlike many games that are holding reviews back until after the release, there are a lot of Forza Horizon 2 reviews available now. Here is a small selection of Forza Horizon 2 reviews.

Hopefully these reviews will help you figure out if the new Forza game is worth buying before you head tot he store or place an online order next week.

2 Comments

  1. Coach Bryan

    09/25/2014 at 7:57 am

    So will we be able to switch our time zone and play the game 24 hours before with the Digital Pre-Order? Just can’t wait to play this game!

    Reply

  2. Kevin-Prince Boateng

    09/30/2014 at 6:46 am

    Players still still bounce off eachother unrealistically, even more more than previous editions…

    Reply

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