23rd October 2009 - “Forza Motorsport 3” hits Australian shelves today, giving you the chance to get behind the wheel of over 400 of the world’s most amazing cars on 100 exotic road courses from around the globe. Among the vehicles available are eight Australian V8 Supercars from the V8 Supercar Championship Series, bringing the Ford Vs Holden rivalry direct to your living room.
“Forza Motorsport 3” takes V8 Supercars to world-famous tracks including; Suzuka, Nürburgring Nordschleife and the Sebring International Raceway. New environments like the mountainous Montserrat region in Spain, the rugged Amalfi Coast in Italy and the American Southwest will provide gamers with beautiful scenery to complement their “Forza Motorsport 3” experience.
The extensive roster of cars in the “Forza Motorsport 3” garage includes 30 Ferraris, 28 Porsches, 8 Australian Holden and Ford V8 Supercars. Cars not previously available in any racing game will also be available, such as the new Aston Martin DBS, Dodge Viper SRT-10 ACR, and the 2009 Acura ARX ALMS race car.
The Motorsports Legends Car Pack gives players another great reason to be excited about picking up “Forza Motorsport 3”, delivering 10 classic race cars and roadsters, on top of two extra tracks: the brand new Benchmark High Speed Ring and the returning circuit Sidewinder Proving Grounds. This pack will be exclusively available via a one-time-use token card included in every new copy of “Forza Motorsport 3” while stocks last.
The Benchmark High Speed Ring is best described as an old airfield and hangar converted into a race track and automotive playground, perfect for all manner of creative “Forza Motorsport” hoonage and multiplayer mayhem. The track is characterised by 6.3 kilometres of rough surfaces and huge open areas, featuring a massive oval, an 8-lane drag strip, and an airplane hangar that players can drive (or drift) through.
The bonus Motorsports Legends Car Pack includes these 10 cars hand picked by Turn 10:
· ’65 Alfa Romeo Giulia Sprint GTA
· ’64 Aston Martin DB5 Vantage
· ’81 BMW M1
· ’60 Chevrolet Corvette
· ’69 Dodge Charger
· ’57 Ferrari 250 Testa Rossa
· ’80 Fiat 131 Abarth
· ’67 Lamborghini Miura P400
· ’71 Nissan Skyline 2000 GT-R
· ’65 Shelby Cobra Daytona Coupe
The Ultimate Accessories
Make the most of “Forza Motorsport 3” by purchasing the Xbox 360 Wireless Wheel for the ultimate living room racing experience.
The Wireless Racing Wheel is inspired by professional race car cockpits for high performance and true-to-life handling that simulates different kinds of road surfaces. With powerful Force Feedback and dual Rumble motors right in your hands, you’ll feel the drifts, turns and skids as you roar toward the checkered flag.
“Forza Motorsport 3” is rated G and available now for a recommended retail price of $99.95 RRP or $119.95 RRP for the Limited Collector’s Edition.
Xbox 360 “Forza 3 Motorsport” + Wireless Wheel is available at participating retailers for AU$199.90rrp*, a saving of AU $50.00.