Microsoft and Team 10 announced the release date for the open beta of free-to-play edition of Forza Motorsport 6, entitled Apex, which will be available on May 5 for all users of Windows 10.
Forza Motorsport 6: Apex – Open Beta will begin on May 5; System Requirements Revealed
The beta will be single-player only, presenting the new Showcase Tour mode with 12 events, coupled with the unique events of the Spotlight series, which is regularly updated.
There will be Xbox Live achievements for up to 1000 gamerscore points, along with a new career points system to encourage players to disable assists, with the aim of improving their skills.
The beta will feature 53 cars, with 20 circuit configurations across six locations, including nights and rainy weather variations.
Of course, Forza Motorsport 6: Apex will support DirectX12 and 4k resolutions. However, support for steering wheels, as an option to disable the V-sync and implementation to support FPS software will be implemented soon. The latter can be done with the latest version of Dxtory, already tested in games like Quantum Break.
At the moment, Apex does not include a multiplayer portion or Livery Editor Guide. However, Microsoft said a Livery Editor of the Forza community will be added through an update.
Below you can see the minimum and recommended system requirements for 1080p and 4k resolutions:
“Forza Motorsport 6: Apex has recorded Forza innovations such as Drivatar opponents, along with a selection of 63 opponents Forzavista enabled, each with functional cabins and a full set of brand damage.
With impressive race cars like the 2014 Audi No. 2 Audi Team Joest R18 e-tron quattro, modern masterpieces like the 2017 Ford GT, and classic American Muscle 1973 as the Pontiac Firebird Trans Am SD-455. The cars in Forza Motorsport 6: Apex represent a wide diversity of DNA which is part of Forza.
Players can compete with these cars in 20 exciting tracks, set over 6 locations like – Brands Hatch circuit Spa-Francorchamps, Rio de Janeiro, Sebring International Raceway, Top Gear and Yas Marina, including variants night rainy time.
Showcase Tour, system objectives and Spotlight series, as are items designed for players new to the Forza franchise. Forza Motorsport 6: Apex delivers an authentic experience characterized by actions Wheel-to-Wheel, a unique automotive content and constant rewards. Career mode consists of 12 events “Tour Showcase”, introduces players to fascinating cars and unique matching system, through a series of wonderfully funny and narrated by celebrities like James May and automotive Richard Hammond videos.
Forza Motorsport 6: Apex has a new system and score goals, challenging the player to increase their skill and compare your score with your friends. Each event is a completely unique experience with endless replay value.
Besides the new “Spotlight” Apex series will feature new events Showcase style that will be updated regularly. Whether running around in the rain at Brand Hatch on your choice or four wheels, traveling downhill on The Stig in “Top Gear” in view of co-pilot, there will always be new challenges challenging and fun to explore. “