Forza Motorsport PC Specs Revealed– SSD Required, DLSS 2, FSR 2.2, DirectStorage Supported

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Today, Turn 10 Studios made an exciting revelation, unveiling the official PC specifications for their highly anticipated racing simulation extravaganza, Forza Motorsport. The game is slated to hit the digital tracks on October 10th, with a neat twist: the Premium Edition pre-purchasers get an early head start, enjoying the thrill five days before the official release date, much like the much-anticipated Starfield.

Delving into the system requirements, there’s a common thread with the recent Starfield announcement – Forza Motorsport also mandates the presence of a trusty SSD. This means players will need the zippy responsiveness of an SSD to fully immerse themselves in the high-speed action and stunning graphics of Forza Motorsport. Beyond this, the specifications tread on familiar ground.

What’s truly intriguing, though, is Turn 10’s commitment to enhancing the gaming experience through advanced technologies. The game is set to roll out with support for both NVIDIA DLSS 2 and AMD FSR 2.2 right from the get-go. These technologies promise to elevate the visual fidelity and performance of the game, delivering crisp details and buttery-smooth gameplay. Additionally, Turn 10 has embraced the power of DirectStorage, a technology designed to turbocharge data loading by offloading much of the heavy lifting to the CPU. This translates to swifter track loading times, ensuring that players can jump into the action without any lag.

A notable move by the developers is the conscious decision to balance the competitive landscape in the multiplayer domain. To achieve this, they’ve opted to cap frame rates in multiplayer sessions. This levels the playing field between PCs with varying specifications and the Xbox Series S|X consoles, ensuring that the exhilarating online races are about skill and strategy rather than hardware prowess. While the exact frame rate lock remains shrouded in mystery, many speculate it to be around the silky-smooth 60 frames per second mark. On the flip side, the solo racers among us will be granted the freedom to push the frame rates to their limits, experiencing the game in all its unbridled glory.

Moreover, Turn 10 Studios is championing inclusivity by catering to diverse screen setups. Ultrawide displays will be treated to a panoramic view of the tracks, and even ‘non-standard’ resolutions will be supported, allowing players to experience Forza Motorsport in all its breathtaking splendor, regardless of their screen dimensions.

As the countdown to October 10th draws nearer, anticipation for Forza Motorsport continues to mount. With its SSD requirement, innovative technological support, and meticulous attention to multiplayer balance, it’s shaping up to be a high-octane thrill ride that caters to both the competitive and the aesthetically inclined gamers. So, buckle up and prepare to hit the virtual tarmac with Forza Motorsport – a game that promises not only heart-pounding races but also a technologically enriched journey into the world of gaming.

                    Minimum Requirements           Recommended       Ideal Requirements
CPU i5-8400 6 cores @ 2.8 Ghz Ryzen 5 1600 6 cores @ 3.2 Ghz i5-11600k Ryzen 5 5600X i7-11700k Ryzen 7 5800X
CPU CORES 6 physical cores 6 physical cores 6 physical cores 6 physical cores 8 physical cores 8 physical cores
GPU GTX 1060 (6GB) RX 5500 XT RTX 2080 Tl RX 6800 XT RTX 4080 RX 7900XT
VRAM 4 GB 4 GB 8 GB 8 GB 16 GB 16 GB
SYSTEM RAM 8 GB dedicated 8 GB dedicated 16 GB 16 GB 16 GB 16 GB
STORAGE SSD with 130 GB free space SSD with 130 GB free space SSD with 130 GB free space SSD with 130 GB free space NvME SSD with 130 GB free space NvME SSD with 130 GB free space

Here’s the full list of compatible racing wheels at launch:

Fanatec Clubsport V1
Fanatec ClubSport V2
Fanatec ClubSport V2.5
Fanatec CSL
Fanatec CSR
Fanatec CSR Elite
Fanatec DD1
Fanatec DD2
Fanatec CSL DD
Fanatec GT DD
Logitech Driving Force GT
Logitech Driving Force Pro
Logitech G25
Logitech G27
Logitech G29
Logitech G920
Logitech G923
Logitech MOMO
Logitech Pro DD
Moza R9 (CS Wheel)
Moza R9 (GS Wheel)
Thrustmaster RGT
Thrustmaster T100
Thrustmaster T500 RS
Thrustmaster TX 458
Thrustmaster TX Leather
Thrustmaster T300 Ferrari
Thrustmaster T300 Ferrari GTE
Thrustmaster T300 Ferrari Int
Thrustmaster T300 RS
Thrustmaster T300 RS GT
Thrustmaster 458 Spider
Thrustmaster T150
Thrustmaster T150 Pro
Thrustmaster TMX
Thrustmaster TMX Pro
Thrustmaster TS-PC Racer
Thrustmaster TS-XW
Thrustmaster T128
Thrustmaster T248
Thrustmaster T818

Last but not least, the iconic Nürburgring circuit is confirmed to be included at launch. The original 12.9-mile (20.83 km) Nordschleife version of the track will be added post-launch in Spring 2024.

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