In recent announcements, Turn 10 has piqued the interest of racing game enthusiasts by drip-feeding details about the upcoming Forza Motorsport, including the introduction of the fictional Eaglerock Speedway. However, it’s the revelations around the iconic Nurburgring that have fans revving with anticipation and concern.
The Nurburgring, a stalwart of the Forza series since its inception, was conspicuously absent from initial track listings. This world-famous circuit, known for its challenging terrain and the fitting moniker “Green Hell”, has become synonymous with the Forza experience. Given the six-year development cycle of the new Forza Motorsport, fans expressed disappointment at the initial omission of the Nurburgring Nordschleife.
Turn 10, however, has come forward with clarifications. They confirmed that while the Nurburgring GP, a 9.3-mile track with 15 turns, will be part of the game at its launch on 10 October, the 12.9-mile Nurburgring Nordschleife will be introduced in spring 2024. Both these circuits have been meticulously rebuilt to optimize their performance on the Xbox Series X|S and PC platforms.
In another reminiscent move, the studio has decided not to support split-screen at launch, mirroring a similar decision with Forza Motorsport 5. For veterans of the series, this feels like déjà vu, as the Nurburgring Nordschleife was also missing in Forza Motorsport 5’s initial release but was introduced later.
As of now, Turn 10 has verified 16 out of the 20 tracks set for the game’s debut. Some