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Top Gear and Forza join forces for Ultimate Collection

by Steven Williamson on 30 September 2010, 15:55

Tags: Microsoft (NASDAQ:MSFT), Racing

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The hottest name in racing games and the world’s biggest car show today announced the beginning of a long-term collaboration, kicking off with the release of Forza Motorsport 3 Ultimate Collection in October.

The Forza Motorsport ranchise is collaborating with BBC’s Top Gear team to integrate the Top Gear brand in future versions of Forza Motorsport products. Fans will get their first taste of the results of this collaboration with 90 minutes of specially edited Top Gear TV content plus access to the Stig’s Garage Car Pack, all downloadable exclusively through Xbox LIVE, as part of the new Forza Motorsport 3 Ultimate Collection available from this October.

“Bringing together Top Gear and Forza Motorsport is a natural fit,” said Dan Greenawalt, franchise director at Turn 10, the studio within Microsoft Game Studios that created and nurtures the Forza Motorsport franchise and community.“Top Gear is all about automotive passion and playing around with cars which is exactly what we deliver with Forza Motorsport games. We are looking forward to collaborating with their team to bring some of what they do so well on television to our game design process.”

Forza Motorsport 3 Ultimate Collection is the complete award-winning racing title, including all previously released Game add-ons, bringing the total car count to 500 and offering more than 100 track configurations. It includes an Xbox LIVE downloadable content card giving players access to three of the hottest new cars on the market today as part of “Stig’s Garage Car Pack.” These include The Koenigsegg CCX, LEXUS LFA, and Mercedes Benz SLS-AMG. In addition to the car pack, the Top Gear downloadable content will also feature an exclusive 90-minute Top Gear video from lads on Top Gear including Jeremy Clarkson, Richard Hammond and James May and an Xbox LIVE Theme featuring Top Gear.

Forza Motorsport 3 Ultimate Collection”is available in the United Kingdom and Ireland starting October 29, 2010.

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But will we get the Top Gear track? That's what I really want.
i agree, they should do the track :clapping:
+1, I was about to say the same thing myself. :)

ps, GT5 has “the Stig” and the top gear test track, what the hell is a “90 minute compilation” and a set of cars called “the Stigs garage”? rather than trying to steal thunder with knockoffs could you try and do something off your own back? and stick to it when you decide to do it?
Does'nt matter what they do now GT5 will blow away the competition!