The Forza Motorsport launch date could have been delayed, it’s been claimed

Microsoft could have delayed the Forza Motorsport launch date, it’s been claimed.

Xbox introduced final June that the sport can be launched within the spring of 2023 and stated individually it was scheduled for launch within the first half of the 12 months.

However throughout Wednesday’s Xbox and Bethesda Developer_Direct showcase, the newest replace on the sport solely confirmed that it was nonetheless focusing on a 2023 launch, resulting in hypothesis that it could have slipped.

Forza Motorsport – Developer_Direct, introduced by Xbox & Bethesda

Following the present, Big Bomb reporter Jeff Grubb stated he’d been informed the sport had been delayed till the second half of the 12 months.

“What I’m listening to—I’m feeling fairly good about this after asking round a few occasions after listening to about it the primary time earlier at this time—it does appear to be Forza goes to slide later into the 12 months and doubtless gained’t be the primary half of the 12 months,” he stated on Thursday.

Grubb added: “The timeframe I’m listening to for Forza is like Q3, and possibly even a bit of bit later than that.”

VGC has contacted Microsoft to ask if the sport continues to be scheduled for launch within the first half of 2023, as introduced final 12 months.

Throughout Wednesday’s Xbox showcase, Microsoft confirmed a Minecraft Legends launch date of April 18 and a Redfall launch date of Might 2.

Final 12 months, Bethesda delayed Starfield‘s launch from November 2022 to “the primary half of 2023”. The sport was absent from this week’s presentation as Microsoft has stated it’s planning to carry a standalone occasion at a later date with a purpose to “dedicate the correct period of time for a deep dive” into the sci-fi RPG.

In the meantime, a newly up to date Forza Motorsport help web page confirms that the Xbox Collection X/S and PC sport will even be playable on Xbox One as a cloud model.

“Forza Motorsport has been constructed from the bottom as much as leverage the complete energy and efficiency of Xbox Collection X/S consoles and ship our most lovely, technically superior sport but,” it reads.

“Whereas there won’t be a local Xbox One model of the sport, Xbox One gamers can stream Forza Motorsport via Xbox Cloud Gaming (Beta) included in Xbox Recreation Go Final.”