Forza Horizon SmartGlass App available on Windows 8

By Brenna Hillier
31 October 2012 02:36 GMT

Microsoft has released a free app for Forza Horizon featuring an interactive map.

Load up the Forza Horizon SmartGlass Experience app on your Windows 8 PC to explore the map and set waypoints; your chosen destination will be communicated to your Xbox 360, and the game will provide new route details.

The app also shows the information shown on the in-game map like new races, discount sign, but now you don’t need to pause. Personally, when I want to look at a map, I like my expensive sports car to stop hurtling along at 200 km per hour, but that’s just my little foible I’m sure.

Although it’s currently restricted to Windows 8 PCs, support for “additional platforms” is expected soon – presumably Surface, and later Android and iOS.

Forza Horizon launched last week exclusively for Xbox 360.

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