Forza Motorsport 6 Apex will Show What DirectX 12 can do

By   /   Mar 30, 2016
Forza Motorsport 6 Apex

Microsoft aims to show the gaming community what the PC’s new DirectX 12 API system can do when it releases Forza Motorsport 6 Apex on Windows PC sometime this spring.

Forza Motorsport 6 Apex is the PC version of Forza Motorsport 6, which released on the Xbox in September of last year.

Apex will be a free-to-play version of the racing game, and will be missing some of the features that will come with the game. Apex will include 12 themed racing events and 60 cars, and will urge players to complete numerous challenges in order to build up in-game currency, which Microsoft has promised is fully achievable without having to resort to microtransactions. Players who don’t want to see the option can even disable it.

The game will also feature car featurettes and automobile match-ups through videos that give you all the money shots that you could want of each of the game’s cars, narrated by automobile celebrities such as James May and Richard Hammond, former presenters on the British Broadcasting Company car show “Top Gear”.

Top Gear’s silent mascot “The Stig” is also in the game as part of its challenges. The game also features scoreboards in order for players to grow their skills and compare their performance with their friends.

However, the “Drivatar” function, which analyzes your own driving style and puts that into the AI of your opponent cars, will apparently not carry over into Forza Motorsport 6 Apex. Instead the game will be focusing on having a variety of racing events that each evolve around a certain car.

However, details are sketchy about whether paid expansions will be a thing.

Turn 10, the developers of the Forza Motorsport series, has also said that subsequent Forza titles will now be developed concurrently for both the Xbox One and the PC, rather than exclusively for one console.

While Forza Motorsport 6 received positive reviews from many critics, we’ll have to see how what the gaming community thinks of Apex, considering the free-to-play model and the lack of a good portion of content that’s in the console version. However, we’ll just have to see when Forza Motorsport 6 Apex releases later this spring.

Featured Videos

Hot Right Now


The AMD Ryzen CPU Hits The Right Marks, Just Needs Right Price

The AMD Ryzen CPU was demoed recently and what a demo it was. AMD showed that the upcoming AMD...

by   /   Dec 15, 2016
Death Stranding leak

New Death Stranding Leak Revealed The Name Of Norman Reedus’ Character

Hideo Kojima rocked the internet with the reveal of Death Stranding trailer at The Game Awards...

by   /   Dec 15, 2016
Video Game Remasters

Untold Stories of Video Game Remasters – the Good, Bad, and Ugly

In today’s video, we discuss something subjective – are video game remasters good or bad? And...

by   /   Sep 9, 2016
Video Game Villains

Top 10 Invincible Video Game Villains Who Just Won’t Die, No Matter What

We all are accustomed with video game villains and the story usually concludes with the fall of...

by   /   Aug 18, 2016
Panasonic 3DO

Top-10 Retro Consoles You Never Knew Existed

Video gaming has come a long way! While we are well-acquainted with the likes of Xbox Scorpio and...

by   /   Aug 17, 2016
Load More