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New direct-feed 1080p gameplay video for Forza 5 shows off Sebring track

Sunday, 3 November 2013 00:02 GMT By Phil Owen

Below you can watch someone at Turn10 driving a Forza 5′s KTM X-Bow R at the Sebring International Raceway in Florida. Definitely watch it, and then let us all know if you spot any aliasing.

[author's note: The aliasing comment was a joke, and light trolling. It was a comment on how picky about little details some folks are getting in the new console war.]

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35 Comments

  1. mal617

    Just beautiful.

    #1 1 year ago
  2. Hcw87

    ”Definitely watch it, and then let us all know if you spot any aliasing.”

    lolwhat? Don’t turn this into a neogaf disaster article.

    That said, the video is seriously compressed and doesn’t do the game justice at all. Watch some of the Gamersyde vids instead to get a real feel for the game.

    #2 1 year ago
  3. Phil Owen

    @2 Make sure you set it to 1080p.

    @3 <3 u

    #3 1 year ago
  4. traumadisaster

    Stunning

    #4 1 year ago
  5. Nephilimator

    ^^ So original right? He used the same lame ass joke in three other articles. His favorite piece of plastic sucks this time around so he is pretty butthurt and taking it out on random irrelevant internet aqauntices.

    #5 1 year ago
  6. fengato

    Day one – can’t wait. How good is that sound? Even better than 4.

    #6 1 year ago
  7. torjs99

    unimpressive.

    where’s the track-side animation? Is everyone else dead? Is it a racing game set after the apocalypse?

    #7 1 year ago
  8. dartmcgrath

    @3 if u dont like it why dont u f**k off somewhere else?what a tw*t

    #8 1 year ago
  9. Fin

    I was thinking, wtf is with that really floaty paddle shift animation – nope, that’s the avatar stretching their hands.

    Whole thing looks amazing – the the TOD dynamic?

    #9 1 year ago
  10. Project Siren

    please publish this news:
    http://kotaku.com/siren-series-director-wants-to-scare-you-once-again-1455798497

    Thanks

    #10 1 year ago
  11. Arcnail

    agree with @10

    looks like something that could easily be on the 360

    #11 1 year ago
  12. Nephilimator

    ^^ yeah bone is x360 with new motion gaming gimmick selling for 500.

    #12 1 year ago
  13. Arcnail

    Really? You think that looks ‘next gen’ Sanwiches? Racing on a track with nothing going on, no other cars, no action on the side line, nothing.

    … and you’re calling me retarded.

    #13 1 year ago
  14. Hcw87

    @18
    You DO sound a bit retarded. If you look around the web for a bit, you’ll find LOTS of real direct feed footage that looks way better than the video posted here.

    This video doesn’t showcase the visuals of the game at all.

    #14 1 year ago
  15. Arcnail

    @19 “This video doesn’t showcase the visuals of the game at all.”

    That’s my whole point wizard. This video looks like crap.

    #15 1 year ago
  16. Erthazus

    I saw every Forza 5 video. It looks like current gen crap.

    Want to see how Real Driving Sim looks like? Easy.

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=q6X2Q6xFSF4

    In-game screens:
    http://www.trueachievements.com/customimages/015927.jpg
    http://media.pcgamer.com/files/2012/07/Project-Cars-1.jpg
    http://games.reveur.de/images/screenshots/cars-1367657790_5184cd3ed59e4.jpg

    #16 1 year ago
  17. Hcw87

    Considering how much more powerful the PC’s that run Project Cars are, the game should look way better than that.

    Not impressive really, certainly not that much better than either Forza or Driveclub.

    Just goes to show how much better consoles can perform with worse hardware than PC’s.

    #17 1 year ago
  18. Erthazus

    “Not impressive really, certainly not that much better than either Forza or Driveclub.”

    Oh yeah? Show me a real-time screenshot that is better then what I just showed. + be sure to show me a forza/Driveclub car that has little drops on them with real time lightning reflection and decent fog.

    “certainly not that much better than either Forza or Driveclub”

    buy yourself glasses. Car’s wheel has more polygons then the entire car in Forza.

    P.S Found screenshot. http://gamerone.ru/media/k2/galleries/1065/Forza-motorsport-5-2.jpg

    Crappy reflections, cartoonish look, outdated lightning, crappy looking road, no sense of speed.

    Project Cars:
    http://farm9.staticflickr.com/8023/7473589216_257b438a52_o.jpg

    Perfect reflections, great look, the best lightning, road with bump-mapping and self-shadowing, dirt on the car, sense of speed without motion-blur.

    and yes, http://2.bp.blogspot.com/-1z-TpZLP0zI/UGQyiS5CmRI/AAAAAAAALZ4/chwLn8OxCqQ/s1600/09.jpg
    http://farm9.staticflickr.com/8353/8336270356_828799c123_o.jpg
    perfect reflections on the road with rain or any other weather.

    #18 1 year ago
  19. TF_PtMaster

    @23 i hate almost every comment you made, but that last image was awesome.

    On topic, i really liked the video. It’s a shame the absence of life in the track, but i does look good.

    #19 1 year ago
  20. viralshag

    Seriously though, who actually cares about what games are on the PC if you’re getting a console?

    #20 1 year ago
  21. Erthazus

    ^ True. who cares about console if i’m getting a 3DS with Riiiiidge Racer?
    Stupid comment.

    #21 1 year ago
  22. Ireland Michael

    @26 Every gamer is a valid gamer, whether they’re on a high end PC or enjoying Tetris on a Game Boy.

    #22 1 year ago
  23. Ekona

    @26: Not really, it’s a fair point. I have zero interest in a PC as a gaming device, so however better a completely different game may look than a title I’m actually going to purchase is kinda irrelevant.

    Sure, Project Cars looks pretty, but does it play well? I know the Forza series plays well, which is why it keeps getting my money. It’s also on a platform that I’d consider buying, unlike Project Cars.

    It’s interesting to see what games are available on PC, but unless Project Cars gets a PS4/XB1 release then it’s irrelevant to me.

    #23 1 year ago
  24. Gekidami

    ^
    http://mrwgifs.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/03/Dramatic-Slow-Motion-Clap.gif

    #24 1 year ago
  25. mal617

    Can’t wait for this game, I’m a big Forza fan.

    #25 1 year ago
  26. fihar

    God, I hate Sebring.

    #26 1 year ago
  27. Major Mayhem 70

    This game is gorgeous. Can’t wait to download it on the 22nd.

    #27 1 year ago
  28. Hcw87

    @23
    I didn’t say Forza looked better, just that Project Cars didn’t look that much better (which it should do, since it’s on the godly platform known as PC, right?).

    Also, who the fuck stares at raindrops while playing a racing game.

    It’s like those retards on Neogaf saying the PS4 version of Battlefield 4 had a few more clouds in the sky. WHO STARES AT CLOUDS IN THE MIDDLE OF A MULTIPLAYER MATCH?

    I’m talking overall visual fidelity, not small shit you don’t even notice anyway (realtime wind physics/raindrops on the freaking car).

    #28 1 year ago
  29. Nephilimator

    Heh they forgot the sound of the Atom air intake that is 3 inches from your head making the sucking noise when full throttle.

    #29 1 year ago
  30. Opalauge

    @Erthazus:

    …you know that Project Cars is coming to consoles too, do you?!

    #30 1 year ago
  31. Opalauge

    By the way…Ian Bell from pCars said that they are working on 200k polygons per car (additional 50k for the interior) at maximum LOD (photo mode).
    GT5 and Forza 4 already hat around 300-500k polygon models per car at maximum LOD (in Autovista Mode = 1 million!).

    So screw your stupid “tire-comment”. It’s not the LOD what makes it look good, it’s the resolution and textures. the cars are definetly modeled with less details.

    #31 1 year ago
  32. Erthazus

    @Hcw87, Actually raindrops makes car look realistic at the rain time and RAIN actually exist in this world while in the world of Forza and GT rain is something from a fantasy. If you don’t know, real-time makes cars look different every single time and

    Next gen console so far at 1080p shows nothing special. Cars look bland and without decent reflections. Just put there reflections and game easily will be in 720p and 30-60 fps. Put there weather and decent view distance with a lot of grass and welcome to current gen res and performance.
    “just that Project Cars didn’t look that much better”

    and how must it look like? Show me something from sim’s THAT LOOK like that if it is not “much better” on any platform?

    http://farm9.staticflickr.com/8353/8336270356_828799c123_o.jpg
    like this one.

    @Opalauge, and you know it’s coming to the current gen consoles? WiiU, Xbox 360, PS3??? and not next gen? I’m talking about Next Generation because current-gen won’t produce the same graphical image. That’s why I’m not even touching GT6 here.

    Gt5 500K polygons?
    http://3.bp.blogspot.com/-CMmqyg-_Yts/TdFrpuX9BnI/AAAAAAAAAzM/ja87hq9l9VA/s1600/Look%2BAt%2BThat%2BFront%2BWheel.jpg – screenshot of the car (not PS2 or PSP cars)

    believe more Sony about 500K polygons.

    #32 1 year ago
  33. ctankep

    No need to argue –
    “Assetto Corsa” is nearly here.
    Th’ one true sim to rule them all.

    #33 1 year ago
  34. truth

    Easy to hit full HD and 60 fps if nothing is real time. All pre-rendered shadows and lighting effects. Seems to me turn 10 is afraid to push or use new technology. Same old since forza 3. They need to add real time shadows, dynamic lighting and effects. Improve there physics model. Still way to unrealistic. Rear wheel drive cars do understeer by the way :/. We day night cycle and weather. They have been claiming this is a true next gen forza :/ not really if all you’ve done is bump the res up update the car list and added one or two new light reflections.

    #34 1 year ago
  35. Opalauge

    @32:

    EXACTLY! It’s coming for current gen. It’s a build that also runs on current gen (with inferior grafics of course)! Rain and all the effects are nice, but they also look generic, artificial and sterile (GT5 has rain…ever played it?!?).
    The textures are great, and that is the main difference. Sure it looks great, but in detail the car models and sourroundings are definetly not better than Forza 5…on the contrary. Definetly less detailed models and inferior varnish textures and effects (the reflections are pretty medicore in fact).
    GT5 has 200k poly-models in the show room. pCars also will not have 200k poly-models on track…only in the photo mode. Ingame it will be 50k + polys (at a distance of 0-10 meters).

    #35 1 year ago

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  • The Division pre-alpha footage leaks, Ubisoft says it’s well out of date

    The Division fans finally got a look at Ubisoft’s MMO this week, but the publisher has said the footage is not in any way representative. Pre-alpha footage of the The Division was leaked this week, but has since been thoroughly smacked down by takedown notices. All that remains are a few screenshots and a GIF: […]

  • Microsoft HoloLens designer killed in hit and run accident

    Very sad news out of Redmond this week, as Mike Ey was killed in a tragic accident. Ey, 30, was one of the key project designers on Microsoft’s HoloLens AR headset. He was killed on Saturday morning in a rear-end collision. The driver of the second vehicle fled the scene but was tracked down by […]

  • AMD throws support behind VR with new low-latency anti-nausea tech

    GPU manufacturer AMD has released a new SDK compatible with “a broad set of VR devices”. Called LiquidVR, the tech is designed to “bring better content, comfort, and compatibility to VR applications” including games, simulation, entertainment, education, social media, travel, medicine, real estate and ecommerce, apparently. AMD said maintaining comfort and realism in VR environments […]

  • Danganronpa 3 in the works, but a long way off yet

    A new Danganronpa is happening. Danganronpa 3 is in the very, very early production stages, writer Kodaka Kazutaka has confirmed. Nothing about the project is “set in stone”, Kazutaka told Polygon, so there are no details to share yet; the characters and story may change several times before being finalised. The writer said he’s weighing […]

  • Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare MLG Pro League 2015 schedule announced

    Major League Gaming has announced the full schedule for the 2015 Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare MLG Pro League. The eSpots firm revealed two more seasons of Pro League, a live Relegation tournament for Season Three, and a season ending World Championship with $250,000 up for grabs You can watch all the action on MLG.tv […]

  • Happy Birthday PlayStation 2, you are almost old enough to drive

    Amidst all the GDC 2015 hoopla today, we forgot to wish PlayStation 2 a Happy Birthday. The system turned 15 years old today, going by its March 4, 2000 launch date in Japan. It was released in the west that autumn, and had shipped 100 million units in less than six years post launch. PS2 […]

  • Here’s what the final version of Valve’s Steam Controller looks like

    A look at the updated Steam Controller has surfaced via a hands-on post from Polygon. Valve said what you see in the images below is the final version of the controller. The controller has gone through numerous revisions since it was first revealed, but it seems Valve has decided on two touch pads which work […]

  • The Sims, SimCity developer closed down

    The Sims 4 developer Maxis has been shuttered, EA has confirmed. The Sims, SimCity and the rest of the Sim franchise has traditionally been helmed by Maxis, which had its flagship studio in Emeryville, California. Now EA has confirmed with Kotaku that this studio is being closed. “Today we are consolidating Maxis IP development to […]

  • Gigantic MOBA coming to Windows 10 and Xbox One with cross-play

    Today during GDC 2015, Microsoft announced that the new IP from Motiga called Gigantic will be cross-play enabled. Slated for Windows 10 and Xbox One, the five-on-five third-person battle arena game allows the player to select from an array of heroes with distinctive powers and play styles. Players will then make their way through areas […]

  • Here’s a look at Unreal Tournament DirectX 12 gameplay

    Epic Games is creating Unreal Tournament using Unreal Engine 4 running on DirectX 12, which Microsoft says “sets a new bar for visual fidelity.” DirectX 12 is a single API developers can access across Windows devices, which can result in a 20% improvement in performance over DX11 running on the same machine. The Unreal Tournament […]

  • Wireless adapter for Xbox One controllers out later this year

    Microsoft announced at GDC 2015 today it will that all wireless Xbox gaming accessories will be designed for and supported on both Xbox One consoles and Windows 10 PCs moving forward. Later this year, a wireless adapter will be released, allowing current Xbox controllers and future devices to be used wirelessly on PCs. This will […]

  • Microsoft offers up more details on Spencer’s GDC 2015 talk

    Microsoft has provided more details on Cross-Buy functionality between Windows 10 and Xbox One as well as the Xbox Live SKU and other announcements made during Phil Spencer’s talk today. During the session, the head of Xbox shared “the next step” in the company’s plans for a unified platform across all Windows 10 devices which […]

  • Wasteland 2 is coming to PlayStation 4 this summer

    Wasteland 2 is coming to PlayStation 4 as a Game of the Year Edition. inXile Entertainment announced the news on the PS Blog, noting the edition contains enhancements and improvements. The game has been ported to Unity 5, which was announced over the weekend, providing upgraded visual effects, “improved character models, upgraded environments, and Unity […]

  • Cross-Buy detailed for Windows 10 and Xbox One; Elite: Dangerous coming to Xbox One

    During Xbox boss Phil Spencer’s session at GDC 2015 today, it was announced Elite: Dangerous would release on Xbox One. Spencer also outlined cross-buy functionality across Windows 10 and Xbox One. Spencer’s talk started off with Frontier Developments announcing Elite: Dangerous for release this summer as a console debut on Xbox One, suggesting the Elite: […]

  • Longbeards Culture Pack available now for Total War: Attila

    The Longbeards Culture Pack is now available for Total War: Attila and it comes with three new playable factions. The Langobards, the Burgundians and the Alamans can be played in both single and multiplayer campaign modes as well as custom and multiplayer battles. A new feature called The Lay of Ybor is also included. It […]

  • Nvidia unveils Titan X as world’s “most advanced GPU” – video

    Nvidia revealed Titan X as “the world’s most advanced GPU” during Epic founder Tim Sweeney’s State of Unreal session a t GDC 2015 today. Nvidia CEO Jen-Hsun Huang took the stage during the panel stating it contains “8 billion transistors,” and has 12GB of RAM. Pricing wasn’t announced, but it was rumored back in January […]

  • Steam sale discounts titles announced for SteamOS

    With many of the year’s most popular games heading to SteamOS, Valve has decided to host sale in celebration. Here’s a short list of titles on sale. The full list of PC, Linux, Mac and SteamOS discounts can be found through the link. The Banner Saga Borderlands: The Pre-Sequel Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor Batman: Arkham […]

  • PayDay 2 announced for SteamOS, celebrating with franchise sale

    PayDay 2 is coming to SteamOS, Overkill has announced. Still under development, a release date will be announced at a later date. “Making sure PAYDAY 2 is available on SteamOS felt like a no-brainer,” said Bo Andersson Klint, CEO of Starbreeze in the press release. “With PAYDAY 2: Crimewave Edition coming to the next generation […]

  • Magicka 2 has a release date and a crazy new trailer

    Magicka 2 has a release date for PC and the PlayStation 4, and Paradox Interactive has released a trailer featuring “Vlad’s latest lyrical triumph,” which is his rendition of the Game of Thrones theme. Magicka arrived on PC and PS4 May 26 and the game can be pre-ordered on PC beginning today, with PS4 pre-orders […]

  • Nintendo eShop schedule: Don’t Starve: Giant Edition, Never Alone, others

    Nintendo has sent over a list of titles heading to the eShop in 2015. The schedule contains titles such as Affordable Space Adventures, Runbow, Swords & Soldiers 2, Don’t Starve: Giant Edition, Never Alone and Mario vs. Donkey Kong: Tipping Stars. Below a preliminary list of games scheduled to launch in the Nintendo eShop on […]

  • Week 8: Can you win the weekly VG247 GTA Online playlist? Play tonight at 8pm UK time!

    We’re hotdogging tonight. I don’t even know what that means. Eight weeks of ridiculous death. Such a brave, true milestone. We’re going to celebrate two entire months of playing weekly GTA Online playlists with VG247 readers with Hotdogging, a set of six jobs I named completely at random. This one ends with a straight-up border […]

  • Puzzle platformer Four Sided Fantasy coming to PC, consoles in early 2016

    Curve Digital and developer Logan Fieth’s studio Ludo Land are bringing puzzle platformer, Four Sided Fantasy, to PC all major consoles in early 2016. Ludo Land are developing the PC version, with Curve Digital handling the console and Vita versions. Four Sided Fantasy tasks players with venturing across “dreamlike levels” by controlling and manipulating the […]

  • Tropico 5 arrives on PS4 in April – video

    A release date for Tropico 5 on PlayStation 4 has been announced. This is the franchise’s first foray onto PlayStation consoles. It arrived in Europe on April 24 and in North America on April 28. A Limited Edition has also been announced, and it includes The Big Cheese DLC and the Bayo Del Olfato sandbox […]

  • Metal Gear Solid 5: The Phantom Pain Limited Edition PS4 releasing in Asia

    A limited edition Metal Gear Solid 5: The Phantom Pain PlayStation 4 system will be released in Asia. The system and its DualShock controller were designed in collaboration with Konami Digital Entertainment and targeted for the Asia region, per Gematsu. It will be released as part of PS4 Metal Gear Solid 5: The Phantom Pain […]

  • This video shows Sid Meier’s Starships being played on iPad

    Sid Meier’s Starships will be released on iPad alongside Mac and PC, and to give you an idea on how it plays on the tablet, a new video has been released. Watch below as Pete Murray and lead producer Stuart Zissu show off the iPad version. The 4X space-strategy releases on March 12.

  • Wolfenstein: The Old Blood announced as standalone prequel to Wolfenstein: The New Order

    Wolfenstein: The Old Blood, a standalone prequel to The New Order, will release May 5 on PC, PS4 and Xbox One. The game takes pace in 1946, and and players take on the role of B.J. Blazkowicz as he embarks on a two-part mission in Bavaria. Part one, Rudi Jäger and the Den of Wolves, […]

  • Observer Mode coming soon to Evolve as a free update

    Observer Mode will be released for Evolve as a free update for all platforms, 2K and Turtle Rock have announced. The community feature was designed to give Evolve players the ability to observe and add commentary as well as livestream, allowing a sixth user to “passively enter a custom game” with the ability to switch […]

  • Dragon Quest Heroes and PS4 top Media Create charts in Japan

    The PlayStation 3 and PS4 skus for Dragon Quest Heroes were the top sellers on the Media Create charts in Japan, moving a combined 594,749 units. Elsewhere on the chart, The Legend of Zelda: Majora’s Mask 3D was in third place with 39,751 units moved, and last week’s top seller, God Eater 2: Rage Burst, […]

  • Watch Hideo Kojima answer lots of your burning Phantom Pain questions

    What’s better than learning the official release date of MGS5: The Phantom pain? Hideo Kojima talking more about it, of course! Hideo Kojima has decided to answer a few fan questions about Metal Gear Solid 5: The Phantom Pain, to help boost everyone’s hype to insane levels. He talks about the game’s story, his relief […]

  • MGS5: The Phantom Pain Day 1 and Collector’s Edition revealed

    Konami has officially revealed the release date of Metal Gear Solid 5: The Phantom Pain alongside the game’s Day 1 and Collector’s Edition. Metal Gear Solid 5: The Phantom Pain will release September 1, worldwide, as previously leaked. It will be available on PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, Xbox 360, and Xbox One. The PC Steam […]

  • EU Club Nintendo: Legend of Zelda: A Link Between Worlds soundtrack back in stock

    Club Nintendo members in Europe can once again pick up The Legend of Zelda: A Link Between Worlds soundtrack. For 3000 Stars, members of the program will receive the double-CD soundtrack which features 89 tracks with liner notes from Ryo Nagamatsu and 12 sheet music excerpts. It also comes with 16 Milk Bar Musician pieces. […]

  • HTC apologises over “confusing” Half-Life VR comments

    HTC has misspoke when it talked about Half-Life coming to VR headset Vive. HTC chairwoman Cher Wang has apologised over the comments she made yesterday about the possibility of Half-Life coming to Vive, the VR headset it’s manufacturing with the help of Valve. Sources close to Valve, have indicated to the BBC that the developer […]

  • What do Heists and Daily Objectives tell us about the future of GTA Online?

    Daily Objectives could be more important to GTA Online than Heists. These theories and more, from a giddy Matt Martin. Yesterday Rockstar dropped a bombshell. Not only is it releasing Heists next week – the mythical 4-player missions for GTA Online – but it’s also going to be introducing daily challenges and more modes to […]

  • Breaking down Hardline Premium, is it worth it?

    Having been announced just a few days ago, the Premium service for Battlefield Hardline has been a topic of constant debate among the Battlefield community. Many look at Hardline as a Battlefield off-shoot that will just tide everyone over until Battlefront comes out in the fall. EA has other plans however, announcing a $50 Premium […]

  • Watch Dogs sold more than GTA 5 and FIFA 15 in Australia in 2014

    Watch Dogs outsold GTA 5, and FIFA 15, at retail in Australia last year. According to data obtained by the Interactive Games & Entertainment Association (IGEA) from the NPD Group Australia, last year’s year retail sales charts look a bit different in Australia. The top-selling game was Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare, followed by Watch […]

  • Watch PC footage of The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt from GDC 2015

    The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt has a new gameplay video available that shows a bit of action from the PC version. The video below was captured from Nvidia’s GDC conference live-stream. Developer CD Projekt RED was on hand to show off The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt‘s graphical prowess running on a PC. Thanks, GamesHQMedia.

  • Dying Light: Hard Mode and Ultimate Survivor Bundle out March 10

    Dying Light’s second DLC drop, the Ultimate Survivor Bundle, and the free Hard Mode, have been given a solid release date alongside a new trailer. Dying Light developer Techland has confirmed that the Ultimate Survivor Bundle, the game’s second DLC drop, will release March 10. The DLC is part of the season pass, but will […]

  • Exploration puzzler Ether One is coming to PlayStation 4

    Ether One, the first-person exploration game that puts you in the minds of other people to help change events of their past is coming to PlayStation 4 this year. Ether One is coming to PlayStation 4 this year, developer White Paper Games announced at GDC 2015. A retail version will also be available alongside the […]

  • Larian “murdered” Divinity: Dragon Commander to focus on Original Sin

    Divinity: Original Sin developer Larian talked very candidly about the business side of development and the many unfortunate events that took place for the game to come out as it did. Larian Studios founder Swen Vincke gave a post-mortem on the troubled development of Divinity: Original Sin, and how it managed to overcome all of […]