Forza Horizon 3 was released last week for Xbox One and Windows 10 PCs. A new entry to the Forza series is set in Australia with over 300 sports cars, featuring amazing in-game areas. According to the developers, a crew was sent to the Australia that captured the areas and sky, which was later synced in the game according to the timing.

Forza Horizon 3 PC Update Fixes Stuttering and Frame Rate Issues

Soon after the release of Forza Horizon 3, we saw reports of stuttering and frame rate issues on the PC version of the game. Players found it quite difficult to run the game at 60 frames per second with ultra settings, even on their high-end built. However, seems that the developers have acknowledged the issues and today, they announced a new update that addresses the issues reported on the PC version.

According to the blog update on Forza motorsport, new update for the game has been rolled out for the Xbox One and PC version that not only addresses the issues, but brings several improvements related to game stability, force feedback and much more, making the game more enjoyable. Here are the patch notes for the update;

Windows 10

– Fixed a performance issue on Windows 10 that caused stuttering with high or unlocked framerates on certain hardware configurations

– Improved stability on Windows 10

– Disable mouse move detection while driving

– The Windows 10 video options screen will no longer ask users to save when no changes have been made

– Additional options have been added to the Windows 10 Advanced Controller Menu. These include:

  • o Steering wheel sensitivity
  • o Invert Force Feedback
  • o Centre spring scale
  • o Damping scale

– Fixed a problem where pre-order cars and the Halo Warthog were not appearing in the Windows 10 version of the game for some players

Wheel Improvements

– Logitech G27 is now registered correctly on Windows 10, so the correct default mapping will be applied

– All wheels with enough buttons have had the horn added to their default mappings on Windows 10

– Fix to dead zones for acceleration and braking axes on wheels

– Default mappings for all TX Racing Wheel variants

– Fixed a bug where custom input mappings would not save successfully

General Improvements

– The Social and Rivals tabs will now unlock for players with Xbox Live Silver accounts

– Fixed a bug where the racing line would sometimes disappear

– Controller hot swapping is now available. Players can switch between controllers/their keyboard whenever they choose (including the wheel)

– Various content fixes for cars

It was also announced that the developers are working on the more known issues such as with wheel support, which will be addressed after some time. Forza Horizon 3 launched for Windows 10 PCs and Xbox One on September 27th, while the game received its first DLC called as Motorsport All-Cars that include ten new cars in the game. The expansion pack costs $10 and is free for the buyers of Digital Deluxe and Ultimate Edition. Stay tuned for more updates!

See also: Forza Horizon 3 New Trailer Showcases New Cars Included in the Motorsport All-Stars DLC