Forza 6 Cross-Platform Play is a No-Go, For Now Atleast

By   /   Mar 9, 2016
Forza Motorsport 6 Apex

Owners of Forza Motorsport 6 will unfortunately be limited to their respective game platforms when the game releases for Windows 10 this spring.

The 2015 racing game, which came out on Xbox One on September 15, will be getting a new, free version to be playable on Windows 10 PCs.

However, PC players looking to show console plebians the power of their desktops will be limited to attempting to show other members of the PC master race the power of their video cards and internet, as Forza 6 cross-platform play will not be a feature when the game releases for Windows.

Forza Motorsport 6: Apex is a slimmed-down version of the original Xbox game, in a gambit by Microsoft to not only reach out to PC gamers, but to also persuade PC gamers to upgrade their systems to Windows 10, according to Xbox chief Phil Spencer.

“We are 100 percent committed to the PC-gaming space. That is a long-term commitment from us.”

If Microsoft’s hype about Forza 6 turns out to be true, the game may very well catapult Microsoft onto the PC stage. Despite the game being free-to-play, there will be *drum roll* no mandatory microtransactions!

That’s right, Microsoft has said that they plan to support in-game purchases, and all 63 of the cars and locations will be unlockable without having to pay a cent of real-world money.

Forza 6 will also have a “Drivatar” function, which will allow you to play with your friends even when your friends aren’t over, as the AI of the Drivatars will base itself on how you and your friends drive.

However, the lack of any Forza 6 cross-platform play, along with the controversy of Quantum Break not being exclusive to Xbox One despite Microsoft’s promises of exclusivity, may kill this foray into the PC market. Many of Microsoft’s efforts to make the Xbox One have exclusive games have soon fallen through as they have ported those games over to PC, to the anger of gamers.

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