Feb 16, 2017 07:30 AM EST
'Forza Horizon 3' Dev To Work On A New Non-Racing Game, But Will Not Leave The Racing Game
Playground Games, the developer of the widely popular racing game "Forza Horizon 3," is reportedly working on another game. Reports said that the developer plans to offer a new studio very soon and work on a non-racing open world video game.
Forza Developers Explore A New World
According to GameSpot, Playground Games is currently looking to nearly double its current headcount to around 200 people to work on a game, whose codenamed is "Project 2."
In a recent interview with Game Industry, founder and creative director Ralph Fulton said the company love to prove themselves in a different genre and that the company will hire some very talented people with experience for the said project.
Fulton also talked more about the Forza business, claiming that racing game remains the cornerstone of its business and will not be going away from racing. Fulton added that the company will continue to make new racing games and delivering a new gaming experience to its players.
Currently, the game developer has made three Forza Horizon games but no other full titles since its inception in 2010. For now, It's still unclear what the developer's plans for Project 2 are, but the director said that the Forza team have no plans to leave the Forza game completely.
"Forza Horizon 3," which has been released last year, has already received positive reception and reviews from its audiences. The open world racing game is still going strong, adding seven new cars to its roster for this year.
Great Xbox One Deal With Forza Horizon 3 On Board
In other gaming news, Microsoft has recently announced an Xbox One S bundle - "Forza Horizon 3." As mentioned earlier by MS Power User, the recent Xbox One S bundle comes with the Xbox One S 1TB Console along with a "Forza Horizon 3" full game download for both Xbox One and Windows 10-powered PCs.
Today, Amazon is offering an even bigger deal for Forza players. The Amazon's Xbox One S Forza Horizon 3 1TB Bundle now include the following stuffs: an Xbox One S 1TB console, an Xbox Wireless Controller, a 14-day Xbox Live Gold trial, a "Forza Horizon 3" (Standard Edition digital code for Xbox and Windows 10), a power cable and a 4K-enabled HDMI cable.
And it's not just Amazon retail store, players can also pre-order this Xbox One bundle with "Forza Horizon 3" game from the Microsoft Store.
"Forza Horizon 3" is currently available on Windows 10 powered PCs and Xbox One.
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