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Forza 5 is £15.99 / £19.99 GOTY if you'd like a next-gen racer that works online

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Brendan Griffiths
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Deals
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Forza 5, Racing Games, Xbox One Games

Forza 5 is £15.99 / £19.99 GOTY if you'd like a next-gen racer that works online

Want to save over £10 on a code for Forza 5? Or maybe you'd like the DLC-packed Game of the Year version for £19.99? Either way, you're getting a fantastic next-gen racer that even manages to work online, which is still more than we can say for DriveClub. The site are guaranteeing the codes will be sent out the same day as purchase, so you could be playing this today!

We love a bit of Forza 5 here at Dealspwn. For the sake of £4, we'd opt for the GOTY version as it represents a significant saving over buying the DLC at a later date. Check out our review of the original game.

Thanks to oUkTuRkEyIII.

Xbox One 6 game mega console bundle deal now £349.99 at ShopTo

Author:
Jonathan Lester
Category:
Deals
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Call Of Duty: Ghosts, Console bundles, Forza 5, Metal Gear Solid: Ground Zeroes, Murdered: Soul Suspect, Titanfall, Wolfenstein: The New Order, Xbox One Games

Xbox One 6 game mega console bundle deal now £349.99 at ShopTo

Looking for a cheap console bundle deal? This one might float your boat. ShopTo's eBay outlet are currently selling an Xbox One with Call Of Duty: Ghosts, Titanfall, Metal Gear Solid: Ground Zeroes, Murdered: Soul Suspect, Wolfenstein The New Order and a Forza 5 GOTY Download for under £350.

It's a good price, though in fairness, it's worth noting that you can get bigger and better games for your money than Call of Duty Ghosts and Murdered. For example, you can get an Xbox One with four of these games and Battlefield 4 for £325, a saving, or take advantage of an excellent GAME bundle. Browse our console bundle deals to find out how! Thanks to Andrew91 @ HUKD.

Forza 5 deals start as low as £13.99 on Xbox One

Author:
Jonathan Lester
Category:
Deals
Tags:
Forza 5, Racing Games, Turn 10 Studios, Xbox One Games

Forza 5 deals start as low as £13.99 on Xbox One

We've got two cheap Forza Motorsport 5 Xbox One deals for your attention today. The first is for the digital GOTY Edition, which is being sold for an insanely low £13.99 by very reputable eBay seller wanna-bid (Gamesbite). The code will have to be posted out to comply with eBay regulations, mind.

However, if you'd rather not use eBay or otherwise take the risk, 365Games are also selling the standard edition for £18.99 via email.

In case you were wondering, Forza 5 is an excellent track racer, as detailed in our 8/10 review, especially now that the worrisome microtransactions have been ironed out. Forza Horizon 2 is the superior game, though, so keep an eye out come Black Friday. Thanks to jazzywildchild @ HUKD!

Forza 5 on Xbox One £39.99 at GMG

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Brendan Griffiths
Category:
Deals
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Forza 5, Racing Games, Xbox One, Xbox One Games

Forza 5 on Xbox One £39.99 at GMG

Forza 5 | Green Man Gaming | £39.99 (save £4) | Price Comparison

We'll have a review for you soon, but Forza 5 is shaping up to be one of the hottest racers of the year and should be on the wishlist of any racing fan on the Xbox One. Gorgeous graphics and meticulous attention to detail even has this GT fan seething with green-eyed envy. Go on, look at that orange McLaren P1 and tell us you don't want it.

Thanks to OneAce at HotUkDeals.

Forza 5 Pre-Order | £39.59 | WOWHD | Xbox One

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Jonathan Lester
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Deals
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Forza 5, Racing Games, Turn 10 Studios, Xbox One, Xbox One Games

Forza 5 Pre-Order | £39.59 | WOWHD | Xbox One

Forza 5 Pre-Order | WOWHD | £39.59 (save £5)

Note that WOWHD can be hit and miss when it comes to delivery and customer service. Thanks to the always-amazing Jas10 @ HUKD!

Forza 5 Pre-Order | £37.75 (With Code) | Gameseek | Xbox One

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Jonathan Lester
Category:
Deals
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Forza 5, Racing Games, Turn 10 Studios, Xbox One, Xbox One Games

Forza 5 Pre-Order | £37.75 (With Code) | Gameseek | Xbox One

Forza 5 Pre-Order | Gameseek | £37.75 (save £5-8)
Voucher Code: RETRO

Note that Gameseek may take payment up-front. Thanks to Silver420 @ HUKD!

Test Driving the Racers of the Future

Author:
Brendan Griffiths
Category:
Features
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DriveClub, Eurogamer Expo 2013, Forza 5, Gran Turismo 6, Hands-On Preview, Need For Speed: Rivals, PC games, PS3 games, PS4 games, Racing Games, The Crew, Xbox 360 games, Xbox One Games

Test Driving the Racers of the Future

There are a lot of racing games on their way, perhaps too many for those of us planning to splash out on a next-gen console soon. So which of them are shaping up to be worthy of your attention? I endured the queues and hardware crashes of the Eurogamer Expo to tear around various racetracks to bring you my impressions of five of the most anticipated racers of the future on both existing and next generation platforms.

Test Driving the Racers of the Future

Forza Motorsport 5 (Xbox One)

After passing the real-life McLaren P1 -Forza 5’s flagship car- numerous times over the course of the Eurogamer Expo, I eventually gave in an joined the queue to see how it handled in the game, as chance are I wasn’t getting my hands on the real thing anytime soon.

It was worth the wait. As a late convert to the Forza series after Forza 4 ended up beating Gran Turismo 5 to the checkered flag by a few cars’ lengths, I was always keen to see what lied ahead.

Click here to see what else the future holds for racing games.

Microsoft On Forza 5 & Ryse: There's 'Nothing Better On A Competing Platform'

Author:
Jonathan Lester
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News
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Forza 5, Microsoft, Ryse, Xbox One

Microsoft On Forza 5 & Ryse: There's 'Nothing Better On A Competing Platform'

Microsoft's product director Albert Penello believes that the Xbox One's launch titles have no equal on any competing platform, while reiterating his argument that games are more important than on-paper specifications. Well, he would say that I suppose.

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Forza 5, Ryse & Dead Rising 3 Will Have Special Day-One Downloadable Editions

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Jonathan Lester
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News
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Day One Edition, Dead Rising 3, Forza 5, Microsoft Studios, Ryse: Son Of Rome, Xbox One Games

Forza 5, Ryse & Dead Rising 3 Will Have Special Day-One Downloadable Editions

Early Xbox One adopters will be able to download special Day One versions of Forza 5, Ryse and Dead Rising 3, including extra DLC and bonuses.

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Turn 10: Xbox One Cloud Power Beefs Up Forza 5 AI By "600%"

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Jonathan Lester
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News
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Cloud Computing, Drivatar, Forza 5, Turn 10 Studios

Turn 10: Xbox One Cloud Power Beefs Up Forza 5 AI By "600%"

Xbox One's cloud computing potential has been one of the most confusing and fiercely-debated features of the upcoming entertainment system. Though latency issues mean that we almost certainly won't see GFX or lighting processing offloaded to Microsoft's server farms in the foreseeable future, Turn 10 Studios believes that Forza 5 will benefit from significantly improved AI thanks to its 'Drivatars' being handled server-side.

Which, in turn, frees up processing power for shinier visuals. Apparently.

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Forza 5 Requires Mandatory Day-One Download To Play

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Jonathan Lester
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News
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Forza 5, Microsoft Studios, Turn 10, Xbox One, Xbox One Games

Forza 5 Requires Mandatory Day-One Download To Play

The Xbox One may not have online check-ins any more, but Forza 5 will require players to download a day-one content update before being able to play even the singleplayer portion. Effectively, the full game isn't actually on the disc.

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COMMENT | Don't Underestimate Xbox One

Author:
Jonathan Lester
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News
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#dealwithit, Always-online, E3 2013, Forza 5, Kinect, Microsoft, Quantum Break, Titanfall, Xbone, Xbox One

COMMENT | Don't Underestimate Xbox One

Sony won E3.

Whatever that means. See, despite their emphatic commitment to indie games, a fantastic price, powerful hardware and some very promising launch window games, much of their impact simply came from being the last press conference of the day. The Microsoft presser seemed like a distant memory; a thousand cold black coffees and energy drinks ago, almost forgotten as the PS4's £349 price point made everyone upstanding.

In the cold light of day, however, it's clear that we shouldn't count out the Redmond heavyweight just yet. Though Sony crushed Microsoft on that fateful evening, Xbox One still has plenty of tricks up its sleeve... and I do so love playing devil's advocate.

Kinect Is Cool

COMMENT | Don't Underestimate Xbox One

Yes, Kinect has raised a few eyebrows with potential privacy concerns and the potential for visual DRM. If you've ever watched Charlie Brooker's outstanding Black Mirror series ('15 Million Credits' specifically), it's easy to envision adverts that stop when you glance away, and executives peering into your living room to dominate your every purchasing decision.

On the other hand, Kinect is also capable of delivering one of the most convenient, enjoyable and frankly brilliant user experiences out there.

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E3 2013 | What To Expect From Microsoft, Sony & Nintendo

Author:
Jonathan Lester
Category:
Features
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Black Tusk, Crackdown, Destiny, DriveClub, E3 2013, Fable, Forza 5, Halo, inFamous: Second Son, Killzone: Shadow Fall, Kinect, Mario, Microsoft, Nintendo, PS4, Quantum Break, Ryse, Sony, Wii U, X, Xbox One

E3 2013 | What To Expect From Microsoft, Sony & Nintendo

E3 2013 is going to be utterly insane. With the next console generation breathing down our necks, the 'Big Three' of Sony, Microsoft and Nintendo are going head to head in a battle for hearts, minds and pre-orders. Coy digs will be taken. Terrible teleprompted jokes will be cracked. Dubstep will reign supreme.

Sadly, I won't be attending personally this year (of all years, argh!), but I've danced this dance enough times to know broadly what to expect from the all-important press conferences scheduled for June 10th. Microsoft, Sony and Nintendo will use this platform to address us directly; showing us exclusives, revealing entirely new franchises and confirming third-party support. We've pieced together everything we know so far, as well as our own experiences at E3 from previous years, to present you with a comprehensive breakdown of what the three console manufacturers will bring to the table.

Note that the following article is one part confirmed fact, two parts informed guesswork and a soupçon of rampant drooling speculation. I've endeavoured to make it clear which is which - and of course, there'll still be plenty of surprises along the way!

Microsoft (June 10th, 17:30 GMT)

Let's start with the Redmond heavyweight, since they'll be holding their press conference first and have been making headlines aplenty over the last fortnight. Microsoft will look to supplement (and in many ways, make up for) the Xbox One's entertainment-loaded reveal event with a presentation concentrating on games, exclusives, DLC announcements and features.

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Forza 5 Box Art Reveals Xbox One Packaging, Top Gear Collaboration

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Jonathan Lester
Category:
News
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Box art, Forza 5, Microsoft, Racing Games, Turn 10 Studios, Xbox One, Xbox One Games

Forza 5 Box Art Reveals Xbox One Packaging, Top Gear Collaboration

In perhaps the least exciting headline and story I've ever editorialised on, Microsoft has revealed the box art for Forza Motorsport 5... and with it, what Xbox One game packaging will look like. Spoiler alert: it's green.

However, a suggestive Top Gear logo all but confirms another Clarkson collaboration, perhaps with some themed tracks, voiceovers and an appearance from The Stig. You can behold the stately image after the break.

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