VIDEO | Xbox One Wednesday, June 11, 2014 | 10:00 AM

E3: Forza 5's Nürburgring

E3: Forza 5's Nürburgring

The iconic Nürburgring will have taken its time to finally join Forza Motorsport 5 but since yesterday, it's no longer wishful thinking. It is behind the wheel of the untameable Peugeot 908 that we drove off for a single lap in 1080p/60fps.
Update: Race video added.

Nürburgring (GP section)
Nürburgring (Nordschleife)
Nordschleife - Race

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Commented on 2014-06-10 23:07:24
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Commented on 2014-06-10 23:12:38
It's free
Commented on 2014-06-10 23:18:17
I love this track so bad. My favorite by far. Its like an all-in-one track. Stunning.
Commented on 2014-06-10 23:20:33
Downloading ASAP!
Commented on 2014-06-10 23:54:43 In reply to TreyAndQuad4life
Its like the size of the perimeter of my wee County where I live in Ireland, the overall length anyway. :)
Commented on 2014-06-11 00:06:38 In reply to andrewsqual
Nice. For me its the track that closes a little bit more the gap between reality and racing videogames. When ever I play it, specially in GT, I get multiple gaming orgasms while feeling the car physics and my driving wheel reactions to the ground. Its oh so pure.
Commented on 2014-06-11 00:21:52
Its the most accurate version of the ring that ive raced on in a game! Kudos to T10 for giving it away for free. Lol at the stage time comment though! Wtf? You want to see wasted stage time go and rewatch the Sony conference again lol
Commented on 2014-06-11 00:48:49
Been playing Rivals around the Ring non stop since yesterday...It's bloody incredible! With it being laser scanned and with F5's physics is leagues above anything else i've played before it.
Commented on 2014-06-11 00:54:45 In reply to andrewsqual
Posted by andrewsqual
Its like the size of the perimeter of my wee County where I live in Ireland, the overall length anyway. :)
Which county?
Commented on 2014-06-11 01:03:08 In reply to Xoar
Posted by Xoar
Been playing Rivals around the Ring non stop since yesterday...It's bloody incredible! With it being laser scanned and with F5's physics is leagues above anything else i've played before it.
Agreed! :) just got the cheevo for doing it in the van! Took 4 long laps but i enjoyed every minute! :D
Commented on 2014-06-11 03:20:34
Wow, are those paper cutout trees on ehem.. next gen hardware? They sure look flat
Commented on 2014-06-11 05:59:03 In reply to spacemanjupiter
Posted by spacemanjupiter
Wow, are those paper cutout trees on ehem.. next gen hardware? They sure look flat
Only if you stare at them. It's nowhere near as bad as GT5, which had flat, low-res shitty looking trees.
Racing games are meant to be played, not watched. When you're focusing on the track, you don't notice much of the trees. You'd probably notice how much better fully 3D trees were but I wouldn't say the foliage looks bad in this.
Also, it's a 1080p, 60fps launch game.
Commented on 2014-06-11 06:15:15
I just saw the gp version and track looks too broad wtf ? I hope for forza guys they give out Suzuka now for free. They got nicely shafted at launch
Commented on 2014-06-11 06:17:19 In reply to KORNdog
And then there's studios that charge money for demos and, unfortunately, there's people like you that paid for them.

Still, props to Turn 10, they did an amazing job on this game. And still they helped make Forza Horizon 2 in the time it took for Driveclub to be made. And Forza has proper physics, not that wallriding stuff.
Commented on 2014-06-11 07:53:31
Best look Nur of all time. I'll have to wait until Forza 6 though, that will be the true next Forza we've been waiting for a long time.
Commented on 2014-06-11 10:48:50 In reply to MordeaniisChaos
Posted by MordeaniisChaos
Only if you stare at them. It's nowhere near as bad as GT5, which had flat, low-res shitty looking trees.
Racing games are meant to be played, not watched. When you're focusing on the track, you don't notice much of the trees. You'd probably notice how much better fully 3D trees were but I wouldn't say the foliage looks bad in this.
Also, it's a 1080p, 60fps launch game.
while GT5 which is a last gen game which going by the hardware it's running on it's a miracle it's running at all going by how hard the PS3 is to create a game on, 1080p60 is nothing to boast about especially with next gen hardware, and you completely contradict yourself when you said *Racing games are meant to be played, not watched*, with the last gen you could say 1080p60 but this new gen it should be pushing at least 1440p60 down sampled not 900p upscaled.

sorry if you don't like what im about to say but im gonna be honest, the ring on FM5 doesn't look bad but it's a next gen racing game so comparisons to a last gen game makes you lot look a bit desperate.
Commented on 2014-06-11 11:25:24 In reply to Xoar
Posted by Xoar
Been playing Rivals around the Ring non stop since yesterday...It's bloody incredible! With it being laser scanned and with F5's physics is leagues above anything else i've played before it.
Going to try it tonight, cant wait :)
Commented on 2014-06-11 17:10:08
I was genuinely shocked when they said this would be free. I wonder if it's due to the microtransactions backlash
Commented on 2014-06-11 18:46:53
@KORNdog:

I bet Driveclub doesn't have Nürburgring.
Commented on 2014-06-11 22:32:54 In reply to b0vril
Posted by b0vril
@KORNdog:

I bet Driveclub doesn't have Nürburgring.
neither does horizon, your point!

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