Gear up for the highly anticipated launch of“Forza Motorsport 4”

This Autumn, the highest rated racing franchise of this generation returns with“Forza Motorsport 4”, the biggest racing game of the year exclusively on Xbox 360.

Be one of the first to purchase“Forza Motorsport 4” and receive an exclusive five car pack

A limited quantity of“Forza Motorsport 4” games at retail will include an exclusive in-game car pack available at launch that boasts five incredible cars for fans to race, tune, paint and share. This car pack, limited to the first production run of“Forza Motorsport 4” game discs, will include:

·         Ford Mustang GT Coupe 1965: Take to the road in this classic American stallion, one of Ford’s most successful launch cars behind the Model A.

·         Koenigsegg Agera 2011:“The Agera--from the Swedish verb“to act”--celebrates 15 years of Koenigsegg’s uncompromising philosophy of making dream cars.”

·         Lexus SC300 1997: A classic personal luxury coupé, the SC300 combines a powerful racer with a 225bhp I6-powered engine.

·         RUF RGT-8 2011: The spectacular RGT-8 is powered by a 4.5-liter V8 engine that has been fine tuned to deliver unmatchable sports car power and curb appeal.

·         Tesla Roadster Sport 2011: For luxury car fans, the Roadster Sport is electric heaven.  Get behind the wheel of this electric two-seater and go zero to 60 mph in 3.7 seconds with a peak rating of 288 horsepower.

Rev up for the Limited Collector’s Edition

For“Forza” fans who crave the VIP treatment, a Limited Collector’s Edition will also be available. Stay tuned for more details on the exclusive content the Limited Collector’s Edition will offer.

Prepare to hit the road in a Ferrari 458 Italia, the“Forza Motorsport 4” cover car

Today Turn 10 Studios is also revealing that the cover car for the standard edition of“Forza Motorsport 4” is the Ferrari 458 Italia. The Ferrari 458 Italia is an 8-cylinder two-seater berlinetta with a mid-rear mounted engine, and represents a genuine break with the past in terms of Maranello's previous high-performance sports cars. The Turn 10 team has worked closely with Ferrari to include every intricate detail of the Ferrari 458 Italia in the game, from its sleek aerodynamic design to its exquisitely modeled 4499 cc V8 engine, offering players the most realistic driving experience off the track.

“The Ferrari 458 Italia was a perfect fit for the‘Forza Motorsport 4’ hero car. It has the ideal blend of style, creative flair, cutting-edge technology and power that makes it just as gorgeous to look at as it is thrilling to take to the track,” said Dan Greenawalt, creative director of Turn 10 Studios.“We’ve worked closely with our partners at Ferrari to bring this amazing car to life in your living room.”

Get a head start on the competition with“Profile Import”

For those who have invested tireless hours in“Forza Motorsport 3”, Turn 10 Studios is pleased to announce a unique“Forza Motorsport 4” feature called Profile Import, which rewards fans for their time. Based on your player level and the cars in your garage in“Forza Motorsport 3”, gift cars will be automatically added to your“Forza Motorsport 4” garage and you’ll also receive bonus gifts and credits. And for those who spent hours creating intricate layers and liveries in the“Forza Motorsport 3” Livery Editor, you will be able to import those layers, so your time isn’t lost!

Stay up to speed on all things Forza Motorsport at http://ForzaMotorsport.net and stay tuned for more announcements at E3 in Los Angeles starting 6 June, 2011.

-ENDS

Forza Motorsport 4 is rated 3+ PEGI

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