To celebrate the upcoming theatrical release of Furious 7 this April, the latest in the long-running Fast & Furious film franchise, Microsoft is teaming up with Universal to “ bring a unique, interactive, and exclusive experience to millions of Xbox fans worldwide.” That experience is coming in the way of a new standalone expansion pack for Forza Horizon 2, that puts players into the world of the upcoming film.
Better yet, you won’t need to own the main Forza 2 game to get it, and you won’t need to shell out a dime to play it. Head below for a brief teaser video and details on how to get the new expansion for free…
Featuring more than 11 “iconic” vehicles from the movies (see below), players will be tasked with acquiring new cars in the south of France “for the Fast & Furious crew’s next big mission.” Along with a series of car challenges, unlockables, and sharing via the Forza website/Xbox One Hub app, there will also be free roaming across the south of France and voice work from actor/artist Chris “Ludacris” Bridges as Tej Parker, your expert mechanic.
Forza Horizon 2 Presents Fast & Furious will be available as a free download on Xbox One and Xbox 360 for a limited 2 week period from March 27th through April 10th. After that date the expansion will run you $10, but those who snagged it for free “can continue to play without restriction.”
Here is a list of some of the vehicles found in the game:
- 1970 Dodge Charger R/T Fast & Furious Edition
- 2012 Nissan GT-R Fast & Furious Edition
- 1998 Toyota Supra Fast & Furious Edition
- 2014 Maserati Ghibli S Fast & Furious Edition
- 1970 Plymouth Road Runner Fast & Furious Edition
- 2015 Dodge Charger R/T Fast & Furious Edition
- 1970 Plymouth Cuda Fast & Furious Edition
- 2013 Jeep Wrangler Unlimited Fast & Furious Edition
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Full details from Microsoft:
Xbox and Universal Partnerships & Licensing have announced an unprecedented partnership to bring a unique, interactive, and exclusive experience to millions of Xbox fans worldwide. For the first time ever, the thrilling driving and amazing cars of Forzaare combining with the unstoppable “Fast & Furious” movie franchise to create an original adventure filled with high-speed automotive action in Forza Horizon 2 Presents Fast & Furious.
If you don’t own Forza Horizon 2, don’t worry: This is a standalone, open-world expansion. Forza Horizon 2 Presents Fast & Furious puts you behind the wheel of more than 11 iconic vehicles from the “Fast & Furious” films – including some exciting new cars from the upcoming “Furious 7.”
In Forza Horizon 2 Presents Fast & Furious, you’ll be recruited by Fast & Furious expert mechanic Tej Parker, voiced by Chris “Ludacris” Bridges, to source cars for the Fast & Furious crew’s next big mission. You’ll take part in a series of thrilling car challenges set in the idyllic south of France, and inspired by both the “Fast & Furious” movies andForza’s awesome, pulse-pounding gameplay.
As you complete game challenges, you’ll unlock new cars that you can drive throughout the open world in free roam play. You’ll also be able to take photos of your favorite cars and share them with fellow Forza players via the official Forza website and the Forza Hub app exclusively on Xbox One.
“Forza is synonymous with racing and fun, so it’s only natural for us to work with one of the most celebrated action franchises in the world,” said Phil Spencer, Head of Xbox. “This is a great way to bring Forza players into the world of ‘Fast & Furious,’ and inForza Horizon 2 Presents Fast & Furious, every fan will get a chance to go wheels-first into the exciting action of the ‘Fast & Furious’ franchise.”
To celebrate the April 3 theatrical launch of “Furious 7,” the expansion will be available at no charge for a limited two-week period. Players can download the expansion on Xbox One or Xbox 360 (at no charge!) from March 27 through April 10; after this, the expansion will cost $10. Players who downloaded it during the initial two-week window can continue to play without restriction.
“‘Furious 7’ is our biggest ‘Fast & Furious’ movie yet, and partnering with the world-class team at Turn 10 Studios offered an exceptional opportunity to thank our millions of passionate fans in an exciting way and to immerse them in an interactive experience that is both visually stunning and adrenaline-charged,” said Bill Kispert, Executive Vice President, Worldwide Digital Platforms, Universal Partnerships & Licensing. “In this adventure, fans will experience the thrill of the ‘Fast & Furious’ series’ most iconic cars through the amazing gameplay of Forza, and we couldn’t think of a better combination for gamers and movie fans alike.”
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