PRESS RELEASE | X360 Thursday, September 24, 2009 | 11:29 AM

Forza Motorsport 3 demo up

Forza Motorsport 3 demo up

Microsoft have just put online the Forza Motorsport 3 demo on XBL Marketplace. We'll have some images and videos for you at work asap.
Update: Images added, videos available in the news article above.

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Commented on 2009-09-24 11:38:25
Downloading it! Im at 50%
Commented on 2009-09-24 11:53:34
Not at my XBL... from the Netherlands :(
Commented on 2009-09-24 11:54:52
The game is amazing! It feels like Forza, but improved. You can really feel the suspension working on the different height elevation on the track. Braking feels much more satisfying. The car shakes a bit when you break and turn hard. Its friggin awesome!
Commented on 2009-09-24 12:04:27
Germany: Have searched, tried, updated - but no Demo.
Commented on 2009-09-24 12:09:30
Just saw this spectacular demo crash posted on RLLMUK: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-o_ffEHUQ_0
Commented on 2009-09-24 12:27:36 In reply to Slabs
Posted by Slabs
Just saw this spectacular demo crash posted on RLLMUK: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-o_ffEHUQ_0
Damn that looked awesome.
Commented on 2009-09-24 12:51:24
Um, those images look pretty damn horrific, there appears to be no AA at all and i thought they had pulled the cockpit back a bit?
Is this an old build (the usual excuse) or does the game really look this bad, my gold ran out last week like i said, so cant try it myself.
Commented on 2009-09-24 12:56:39
Wooow

cant wait for it to finish downloading....yeah
Commented on 2009-09-24 12:57:25
is this demo Gold-bound/ time exclusive for Gold-members?
Commented on 2009-09-24 13:06:23 In reply to Tomarru
Posted by Tomarru
Um, those images look pretty damn horrific, there appears to be no AA at all and i thought they had pulled the cockpit back a bit?
Is this an old build (the usual excuse) or does the game really look this bad, my gold ran out last week like i said, so cant try it myself.
look the game in it's true form, granted forza and GT look unbelievable in photo mode where the angles can do the game engine justice, but in the view you drive in the those images are alot more representative for the experience one will gain then again the AA will not be that horrific in motion.
Commented on 2009-09-24 13:07:55
I want to play it!!! :( There is no demo here in my XBL :(
Commented on 2009-09-24 13:08:21
this is also highly likely to be an older build
Commented on 2009-09-24 13:08:24 In reply to Tomarru
Posted by Tomarru
Um, those images look pretty damn horrific, there appears to be no AA at all and i thought they had pulled the cockpit back a bit?
Is this an old build (the usual excuse) or does the game really look this bad, my gold ran out last week like i said, so cant try it myself.
The game looks terrific in motion.
Commented on 2009-09-24 13:10:20
this image hurt my eyes http://www.gamersyde.com/pop_images_forza_motorsport_3-11621-12.html, I wouldn't be so critical if they didn't start shooting their mouths of about being the best looking game period.
Commented on 2009-09-24 13:15:03 In reply to omniscient
Posted by omniscient
this image hurt my eyes http://www.gamersyde.com/pop_images_forza_motorsport_3-11621-12.html, I wouldn't be so critical if they didn't start shooting their mouths of about being the best looking game period.
Thats the one that really hit me, the ferrari looks like a PS2 model, covered in jaggies and very low detail, not to mention that it looks like theres no reflection on the body. Just looks sooo sooo poor.
Commented on 2009-09-24 13:16:49
Really? Terrific? horrific?

OMFG! This is the most important game ever, for me. NFS Shift is better, then?
Commented on 2009-09-24 13:20:09
It better not look like that in the final game. It does look pretty damn BAD in those screens. Absolutely no AA. Just like they did with Forza2.
Commented on 2009-09-24 13:23:09 In reply to Tyl3n0L
Posted by Tyl3n0L
It better not look like that in the final game. It does look pretty damn BAD in those screens. Absolutely no AA. Just like they did with Forza2.
lol the screens above are just plain BAD. ive heard the sense of speed is appalling too especially compared to nfs shift, and the cockpit view isnt half as good cos all you can see is one dial and a bit of dash = pointless! come on turn 10 what you playing at :(
Commented on 2009-09-24 13:28:59
It worked. To download the US Demo, just go to the M$ XBL website and program the download there. It will start when you turn your xbox on.

http://marketplace.xbox.com/en-US/games/media/66ac...
Commented on 2009-09-24 13:37:35
They're playing at making a damn good driving game, that's what. Tyres being felt skudding across tarmac, gripping AI racing, real weight and feel to each different car. It's great. And looks brilliant in motion too - little details like full mirror reflections, the way the tyres deform on contact with the road (and on jumps, which there is a little one in the demo), the way each car feels different and controls smoothly even at speed. When you lose control it's totally your fault.

Everything else is nitpick, really. Turn 10 have done a great job. Not saying that there aren't problems, the AA's there but it's 2x by the looks of things on my screen so there IS aliasing. But when the package is so good and looks fine anyway when running it really is a nitpick.
Commented on 2009-09-24 13:41:52
Wait for the HD videos before casting it to the flames people.
Commented on 2009-09-24 13:44:23 In reply to rob230
Posted by rob230
Wait for the HD videos before casting it to the flames people.
Or better yet download and play it for themselves!
Commented on 2009-09-24 13:50:48
lol Now you see why Turn 10 released nothing but shots from photo mode. You know something's up when you have to resort to 'underground' means to catch gameplay clips of a RACING game
Commented on 2009-09-24 13:59:52
It's LEGO Forza 3!!
Commented on 2009-09-24 14:00:51
You guys are really looking to scratch the mods ire, aren't you?

If you want that kind of discussion, take it to Gametrailers.
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