Forza Horizon 2 Gets Off The Grid With New Forza Hub Details
The lights go off, the flag comes down and Forza Horizon 2 has now sped off onto Xbox 360 and Xbox One.
The driving sim boasts races through the massive wide-open world of southern Europe in more than 200 of the world’s greatest cars. If you haven’t checked out our review you can see what Dan made of the high-octane action here.
To mark the game’s release, racers can now download the free Forza Hub – an all-in-one app for everything happening in the world of “Forza”.
From this portal players will be able to access “Forza” news, community announcements, redeem monthly Forza Rewards, and even launch events in “Forza Motorsport 5” and “Forza Horizon 2” on Xbox One.
Here’s how the individual sections of Forza Hub break down:
Welcome to Forza Hub
Each time you log in to Forza Hub, the first screen you see will be the Welcome section. This is where you’ll find the latest happenings in the “Forza” world – from new contest announcements to details on the latest DLC releases and much more. In addition to the news, the Welcome Screen will also let you know whether or not you have new Forza Rewards to redeem, which you can redeem directly from within Forza Hub.
Access the My Forza section of Forza Hub to check out eligible Rewards across all participating Forza games. In the My Forza section, you‘ll see your current Forza Score and Forza Tier Level (which you can expand for more detail), the nearest achievement you can complete in any “Forza” game, as well as the details on which Forza Rewards you can currently redeem. If you’ve already redeemed this month’s rewards, My Forza will also tell you when you’ll next be able to redeem new Forza Rewards.
If you’re looking for tips on how to add to your Forza Score and increase your Forza Tier Level (and thus be eligible for better monthly Forza Rewards), we’ve got you covered. With just a click, you can get tips on the quickest way to increase your score across any and all participating “Forza” games. In addition, you can also see how you stack up against your friends by using the “Friends Compare” feature on the “My Forza” page.
News and Events
Forza Hub delivers your community-related content in a big way. Head over to the “News & Events” section for the latest custom “Forza” content, delivered directly from the Forza Community Team. Check out our long-running weekly columns like “Heavy Metal Affliction” and “Rear View Mirror” or get caught up with everything happening in the “Forza” universe with our weekly wrap, the “Week in Review.” Community spotlights, up-to-the-minute news flashes, if it’s new in “Forza” you can find it here.
Forza Horizon 2 is out now and can also be directly downloaded from Xbox.com