Forza Motorsport 6 is a 2015 racing video game developed by Turn 10 Studios and published by Microsoft Studios for the Xbox One. It is the sixth Forza Motorsport and eighth overall installment in the Forza series, and available worldwide on September 15, 2015. Forza Motorsport 6: Apex, a free-to-play version for Windows 10, was released on September 6, 2016.
Forza Motorsport 6 features new gameplay elements, such as rain and night racing returned from Forza Motorsport. Also featured, is a new story mode called “Stories of Motorsport”, which offers approximately 70 hours of gameplay. Forza Motorsport 6 features more than 450 cars, more than twice the number of cars in Forza Motorsport 5, and 27 tracks in all, of which seven are new to this game along with returnings.
First revealed during the North American International Auto Show in Detroit, Michigan on January 12, 2015, Turn 10 continued to partner with BBC automotive series Top Gear, and features the show’s test track at Dunsfold Aerodrome. Unlike the previous two installments, the game features no commentary from the show’s hosts. Turn 10 also partnered with Ford Motor Company, the manufacturer of the 2017 Ford GT cover car.
Upon release, Forza Motorsport 6 received generally positive reviews, with critics agreeing it to be an improvement over its predecessor and praising the game’s visuals, gameplay and game modes.