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HWM Singapore|December 2018

Forza Horizon 4

Salehuddin Husin

Something happened when I crested a hill near the Glenfinnan Viaduct and saw the wide-open fields of the Scottish Highlands: I fell in love with Forza Horizon 4.

Make no mistake, Forza Horizon 4 isn’t a normal racer. It’s for those who like their racing unfiltered and dirty. If it’s a track or circuit you’re after, you’re probably better off playing Forza Motorsport 7 instead.

Cross Country and Dirt Racing events are easy highlights though. I’ll never get tired of power-sliding around muddy corners or scoring airtime from massive jumps. And the whole off-road experience stays fresh due to a new dynamic seasons feature. It’s like you get four different games in one, as vehicles handle very differently between seasons. I personally found autumn and winter the most fun to play, with all the mud and snowmaking off-roading especially awesome.

Forza Horizon 4’s coup de grace are its Showcase Events, where you take on various machines on a straight-out, balls-to-the-wall race.

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