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Weather, Day/Night, Southern Europe/Mediterranean, 200+ cars, full damage, no barriers.

[video=youtube;F-j-kolMrIU]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=F-j-kolMrIU[/video]

Pretty much takes away most of my complaints about the first game. The rain effects are pretty good. Still not as good/terrifying as GT5 and like nearly every other game featuring weather, the wipers are locked on slow-speed, and the rain on the windshield doesn't seem to intimidating. I'm anxious to see how the game looks at night, but so far it looks great.
 

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I look at that and I'm like "Great, I can drive all through Southern Europe in fast cars", but then the actual racing part leaves me completely cold. Same as in Test Drive Unlimited, great locations, great cars, but the racing is always awful (just like in that second video).

What I want is proper track racing like in GT6 and then an open world mode just to drive around and chill out. Having to drive from track to track would be a good compromise too :p
 

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I liked the first game a lot and this new one looks to be even better!

You guys saw the list of cars?

1980 Abarth Fiat 131
2010 Abarth 500 esseesse
2013 Abarth Punto Supersport
2002 Acura RSX Type-S
1968 Alfa Romeo 33 Stradale
2007 Alfa Romeo 8C Competizione
1965 Alfa Romeo Giulia TZ2
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2013 Ariel Atom 500 V8
1964 Aston Martin DB5
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2012 Aston Martin Vanquish
2014 Audi R8 5.2
2013 Audi R8 Coup? V10 plus 5.2 FSI quattro
1995 Audi RS 2 Avant
2011 Audi RS 3 Sportback
2006 Audi RS 4
2011 Audi RS 5 Coup?
2013 Audi S4
1983 Audi Sport quattro
2011 BMW 1 Series M Coupe
1997 BMW M3
1991 BMW M3
2012 BMW M5
2013 BMW M6 Coupe
2011 BMW X5 M
2011 BMW Z4 sDrive35is
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2011 Bugatti Veyron Super Sport
1990 Chevrolet Camaro IROC-Z
1979 Chevrolet Camaro Z28
2012 Chevrolet Camaro ZL1
1970 Chevrolet Chevelle SS-454
1967 Chevrolet Corvette Stingray 427
2014 Chevrolet Corvette Stingray
1970 Chevrolet Corvette Stingray ZR-1
2009 Chevrolet Corvette ZR1
1995 Chevrolet Corvette ZR-1
1964 Chevrolet Impala SS 409
1970 Dodge Challenger R/T
2012 Dodge Charger SRT8 392
???? Dodge SRT Viper
1957 Ferrari 250 California
1957 Ferrari 250 Testa Rossa
2002 Ferrari Enzo Ferrari
1994 Ferrari F355 Berlinetta
2012 Ferrari F12berlinetta
2007 Ferrari 430 Scuderia
2009 Ferrari 458 Italia
2008 Ferrari California
2013 Ferrari LaFerrari
2010 Fiat Punto Evo Sport (Traffic Car)
1977 Ford Escort RS1800
1992 Ford Escort RS Cosworth
2009 Ford Focus RS
2005 Ford GT
1969 Ford Mustang Boss 302
2014 Ford Fiesta ST
2011 Ford F-150 SVT Raptor
1985 Ford RS200 Evolution
2013 Ford Shelby Mustang GT500
2000 Ford SVT Cobra R
1993 Ford SVT Cobra R
1987 Ford Sierra Cosworth RS500
2011 Ford Transit SuperSportVan
2012 Hennessey Venom GT
1997 Honda Civic Type R
2006 HUMMER H1 Alpha
2013 Hyundai Genesis Coupe 3.8 Track
1956 Jaguar D-Type
1961 Jaguar E-type S1
1954 Jaguar XK120 SE
1945 Jeep Willys MB
2011 Koenigsegg Agera
2012 Lamborghini Aventador LP700-4
1988 Lamborghini Countach LP5000 QV
1997 Lamborghini Diablo SV
2011 Lamborghini Gallardo LP-570-4 Superleggera
2014 Lamborghini Hurac?n LP 610-4
20?? Lamborghini Murcielago
1992 Lancia Delta HF Integrale EVO
1986 Lancia Delta S4
1974 Lancia Stratos
1982 Lancia 037 Stradale
2013 Lexus GS350 F Sport
2010 Lexus LFA
1956 Lotus Eleven
2012 Lotus Exige S
2010 Maserati Gran Turismo S
2013 Mazda MX-5
1994 Mazda MX-5 Miata
1997 Mazda RX-7
2011 Mazda RX-8 R3
2013 McLaren P1
1990 Mercedes-Benz 190E 2.5-16 Evolution II
2013 Mercedes-Benz A 45 AMG
2004 Mercedes-Benz C32 AMG (Traffic Car)
2012 Mercedes-Benz C63 AMG Black Series
2009 Mercedes-Benz SL 65 AMG Black Series
2012 Mercedes-Benz SLK55 AMG
2005 Mercedes-Benz SLR McLaren
2011 Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG
1965 MINI Cooper S
2012 MINI John Cooper Works GP
1999 Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution VI GSR
2004 Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution VIII MR
2008 Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution X GSR
2014 Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution X
2010 Nissan 370Z
1975 Nissan Datsun 510
1969 Nissan Fairlady Z 432
1994 Nissan Fairlady Z Version S Twin Turbo
20?? Nissan GT-R (R35) Black Edition
2000 Nissan Silvia Spec-R
2002 Nissan Skyline GT-R (R34)
1971 Nissan Skyline 2000GT-R
1993 Nissan Skyline GT-R V-Spec
2012 Pagani Huayra
2009 Pagani Zonda Cinque Roadster
1971 Plymouth Cuda 426 Hemi
1969 Pontiac GTO Judge
1973 Pontiac Firebird Trans Am SD-455
1987 Pontiac Firebird Trans Am GTA
1980 Renault 5 Turbo
1973 Renault Alpine A110 1600S
2003 Renault Sport Clio V6
2010 Renault Megane RS 250
1995 RUF CTR2
2011 RUF Rt 12 S
1965 Shelby Cobra 427 S/C
1965 Shelby Cobra Daytona Coupe
1998 Subaru Impreza 22B STi
2005 Subaru Impreza WRX STi
2008 Subaru Impreza WRX STi
2013 Subaru BRZ / Scion FRS
2011 Subaru WRX STI
1974 Toyota Celica GT
1994 Toyota Celica GT-Four ST205
2013 Toyota GT86
1995 Toyota MR2 GT
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2012 Vauxhall Astra VXR
2009 Vauxhall Corsa VXR
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1995 Volkswagen Corrado VR6
1992 Volkswagen Golf Gti 16v Mk2
2010 Volkswagen Golf R
2013 Volkswagen Golf R32
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Sadly a lot of the cars were already present in the first game...
 

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Saw a let's play of the demo today and I might be biased by the fact that he was driving the Bowler Nemesis EXR but it looked pretty good and also made me want an XBone. I'm not sure I want it enough to cough up ?400 but it's nice to see that the Forza series can still be appealing. :)
 

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Really loved the demo. I still don't care for the 'Horizon Festival, bro!' nonsense but otherwise it's really impressed me.

Racing the Frecce Tricolori in a Huracan was my favorite bit so far. :D
 

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I wanted to try this on the 360 but the bastards didn't make a demo, kind of makes me want to avoid buying it just because they're being dicks to 360 owners. I might hate the driving physics once I play it and there's no way I'm buying an XBone just for the demo.
 

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Looked for this on the 360 today and everywhere is sold out. Now I've actually watched some comparison videos I'm glad that my walk in the rain at lunch time got me nowhere because I would've been massively disappointed. This leaves me with only one option though if I want to play this... I'm going to have to buy an XBone.
 

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Looked for this on the 360 today and everywhere is sold out. Now I've actually watched some comparison videos I'm glad that my walk in the rain at lunch time got me nowhere because I would've been massively disappointed. This leaves me with only one option though if I want to play this... I'm going to have to buy an XBone.
Pretty much my thoughts as well. I loved the hell out of the first one and I was tempted to get it for 360 but the comparison videos show just how bad the 360 version looks. I mean even on it's own it's not that great looking.

I want it for Xbone but I'm not going to buy a console just for this game. :(
 

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I figure if games are good enough to stand on their own, they will be made for PC. Exclusive titles are the only reason to buy a console and often aren't enough to justify the purchase.
 

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Ordered, I'm clearly enough of a sucker to buy a new console just for this game. I'm banking on not getting bored of it before Forza 6 comes out...
 

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I figure if games are good enough to stand on their own, they will be made for PC. Exclusive titles are the only reason to buy a console and often aren't enough to justify the purchase.
The game is presumably good enough to stand on its own, but console makers pay developers to make games exclusives so that they can sell more consoles.
 

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The game is presumably good enough to stand on its own, but console makers pay developers to make games exclusives so that they can sell more consoles.
Ding Ding Ding! Of course they do, Microsoft are probably the worst because they make Windows and can therefore dictate which platform people buy their games on. I'd rather enjoy the game than dwell on it though. :)
 

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Is there a Final Gear club on Xbone? Been playing on an off, I've been having fun with it. The cross country stuff is not very realistic, but it is fun. Which I guess is more important.
 

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I assume there isn't with so few players. If not we could get it started, it would be nice to have some multiplayer action going since we haven't raced together for over a year and hardly anyone seems to play Forza 5.
 

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I remember racing against it, I think.

My XBone arrived yesterday and I spent all yesterday evening playing it (after the bloody install time, wasn't expecting that). Very impressed so far, it's gorgeous and plays very well. :)

I have of course bought myself a Defender and will be using that quite a lot, although I found out that upgrading the engine to the 6.2 V8 is useless for cross-country racing because it's gutless at the bottom end.
 
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