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Posted: Nov 14, 2023 @ 02:40 pm GMT-0600
Updated: Nov 14, 2023 @ 02:48 pm GMT-0600
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As previously detailed, Turn10 have today released their second update for Forza Motorsport.

Build release:

Forza Motorsport Update 2 Release Notes – November 14, 2023

We’re working to improve your Forza Motorsport experience. Below you will find a summary of new content and features, as well as items fixed or improved upon in Update 2.0.

Version Number:

Xbox Series X|S: 1.5090.566.0
PC (Microsoft Store): 1.5090.566.0
Steam: 1.509.0566.0

New Content, Features and Events [All Platforms]

New Track

Yas Marina: Full Circuit, North Corkscrew, North Circuit, South Circuit.

New Career Events

Prestige Tour (Available from Nov. 16, 2023 – Dec. 28, 2023)
British GT Series (Starts Nov. 16)
V12 Power Series (Starts Nov. 23)
Maximum Velocity Series (Starts Nov. 30)
Boutique Builds Series (Starts Dec. 7)
Open Class – Italian Manufacturers (Available from Nov. 16, 2023 – Dec. 14, 2023)
C Class Series
B Class Series
A Class Series
S Class Series

Reward Cars

Prestige Tour: 2011 Lamborghini Sesto Elemento
Open Class Series: 2015 Ferrari 488 GTB

Spotlight Cars

2013 Aston Martin V12 Vantage S (Nov. 16 – Nov. 22)
2016 Lamborghini Aventador Superveloce (Nov. 23– Nov. 29)
2017 Mazda MX-5 Cup (Nov. 23– Nov. 29)
2011 Bugatti Veyron Super Sport (Nov. 30 – Dec. 6)
2017 Saleen S7 LM (Dec. 7 – Dec. 13)
2016 Spania GTA Spano (Dec. 7 – Dec. 13)
2020 MG #20 MG6 XPower (Dec. 7 – Dec. 13)
2022 Gordon Murray Automotive T.50 (Dec. 7 – Dec. 13)

Car Pass Cars

1965 Lotus #1 Team Lotus Type 40 (Nov. 16)
2019 McLaren #03 720S GT3 (Nov. 23)
2018 Mercedes-AMG GT3 (Nov. 30)
2019 Peugeot #7 DG Sport Compétition 308 (Dec. 7)

New Multiplayer Events

Vintage Le Mans Sportscars (Nov. 16 – Nov. 22)
Subaru BRZ Spec Series (Nov. 23– Nov. 29)
The Birth of Grand Prix – (Nov. 30 – Dec. 6)
Forza P2 Series – (Dec. 7 – Dec. 13)

New Rivals Events

Featured Track: Yas Marina – 2020 Koenigsegg Jesko – Yas Marina Full Circuit (Nov. 16 – Dec. 13)
VIP: High Velocity – 2019 Hyundai Veloster N Forza Edition – Lime Rock Full Circuit Alt (Nov. 16 – Dec. 13)
Spotlight – 2013 Aston Martin V12 Vantage S – Mugello Club Circuit (Nov. 16 – Nov. 22)
Spotlight – 2016 Lamborghini Aventador Superveloce – Hakone Grand Prix Circuit (Nov. 23– Nov. 29)
Spotlight – 2011 Bugatti Veyron Super Sport – Yas Marina North Circuit (Nov. 30 – Dec. 6)
Spotlight – 2022 Gordon Murray Automotive T.50 – Silverstone International Circuit (Dec. 7 – Dec. 13)

Bug Fixes and Improvements

Stability [All Platforms]

Many fixes to improve overall game stability and reduce crashes across all platforms.

Livery Editor [All Platforms]

Fixed issue where players can view and unlock tunes and vinyls shared by other players. [1626544]
Fixed issue causing black paint shade to show up as grey instead of black. [1604400]
Fixed issue where only the inner barrel on factory rims is paintable. [1538143]
Fixed issue where livery and tune creators would not be displayed in Private Multiplayer when viewing the vehicle information.
Fixed issue where “Likes” would not be counted for shared liveries. [1588482]
Various other livery editor issues addressed.


Fixed issue requiring shaders to recompile every time Forza Motorsport is started on AMD chipsets. Note: This fix requires the latest AMD drivers to be downloaded for your graphics card. [1607128]
Fixed specific game crash that occurs if headphones are plugged into the front panel. [1620048]
Fixed an issue on Steam where the player could not exit the Builders Cup Intro Series and return to the main menu without restarting the game. [1608859]
Improvements to alleviate track textures disappearing when playing on certain PC hardware configurations. [1615983]
Various other PC issues addressed.
Note: We’re investigating an issue where in specific scenarios, players running an AMD GPU might encounter a slight impact to their framerate during gameplay.

Multiplayer [All Platforms]

Fixes to matchmaking as a group, party management, and invites and joins across multiplayer.
Fixes to ensure custom liveries show up more consistently across multiplayer game modes.
Fixes to address cases where Intermission/Launch Countdown would take much longer than expected before the start of multiplayer races.
Fixes to automatic wet tire selection when entering an event, and fixes to fuel estimation logic. [1582678]
Fixes to title stability when resuming from a suspended state on console. [1500737]
Fixed issue in the Featured Multiplayer menu where countdown timer would appear on Series that had not yet started. [1616271]
Adjusted event schedule to provide more variation in Event start times.
Fixed issue where Race End timer did not appear for players who had already finished the race. [1482776]
Fixed exploit where players could load into any Open Class event with a P Class vehicle if they matchmake while in a party. [1608740]
Various other multiplayer issues addressed.

Gameplay [All Platforms]

Fixed an issue where players could encounter an infinite loading screen when saving a Quick Upgrade in the Builders Cup Career Mode. [1632115]
Resolved an exploit related to changing car tune mid-race. [1631855]
Fixed issue where the game becomes stuck in the “new content update” loop when entering the main menu. [1635561]
Resolved issue where the game would fail to reconnect if connection is lost during the initial races on Maple Valley or Hakone. [1607172]
Fixes to Replays in scenarios where Replays do not start playing, the cars do not move, or they float. [1598248]
Fixed issue with a forced camera change at the start of a race. [1551469]
Fixed a number of Builders Cup exploits allowing high class cars into lower class series and events. [1616897]
Fixed issues related to loss of progression or save data.
Fixed a number of visual scene transitions
Fixed a bug where replaying a series with a high standing didn’t replace the series trophy with the improved trophy. [1597484]
Improved balancing and overall impact of slipstream effect between cars in races.
Fixed issue where player would not receive credits or Driver XP when using a rental car in a Rivals event. [1634738]
Various other gameplay issues addressed.

Cars [All Platforms]

Fixed issue with the 2018 Porsche 718 Cayman GTS Sport Roll Cage visual upgrade option, which removes the roof of the car when viewed in first-person. [1608113]
Fixed tuning stat comparison indicators within the car upgrades menu. [1555287]
Fixed issue where incorrect car thumbnails would be displayed in the My Cars menu after a race. [1607398]
Various other car issues addressed.

Accessibility [All Platforms]

Fixes applied to numerous scenarios where narrator voiceovers would be missing, incorrect or would stop playing. [1489012]
Various other accessibility issues addressed.

Wheels [All Platforms]

Fixed issue that prevented the Thrustmaster T248 LED screen from displaying race position information. [1608680]
Various other wheel issues addressed.

Other Categories

Various other issues across the game have been addressed.

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