The competition isn't restricted to just racing either; whether you're chasing other players in King or nailing your line through a speed zone, Forza Horizon 2 provides you with a Rivals update to let you know when you've beaten your friends or Clubmates.
Every event in Horizon 2 hangs off the Road Trip. Travel with your friends or their Drivatars across both France and Italy and go for gold in over Championships. If you win enough Championships you'll be invited to race in the Horizon Finale, for which the prize provides an extra twist and gives you even greater freedom. Whether you're using an Xbox One Wireless Controller or one of the supported Racing Wheels, Forza's best-in-class physics engine means that every time rubber meets road, you're in for an incredible authentic experience.
Players who are new to the Forza experience might want to take advantage of the large range of driving assists offered including traction control to maintain stability and ABS to aid braking. At every stage of the Horizon Road Trip you enter a Championship. Each Championship is restricted to a specific type of car and consists of multiple events. After each Championship race you earn points based on your finishing position.
Once every race in a Championship has been completed, the winner is awarded with a trophy. At a Destination Hub you can change the Championship you've signed up for, visit the Garage, or browse and buy cars at the Autoshow. Showcases are special events set up by the Horizon Festival.
Rather than racing competitors in other cars, you can expect to be pitted against vehicles such as Hot Air Balloons or a Train! In Forza Horizon 2 there are many ways to earn Skills but the concepts you should try to master are drifting and dodging traffic. Try driving as stylishly as you can and chaining Skills together to earn a massive Skill score. As you perform Skills you fill the Skill bar. Upon filling the bar in its entirety you're rewarded with a Skill Point. You can spend Skill Points to unlock Perks which give you additional rewards and abilities.
Unlocking a perk makes other adjacent Perks available to unlock. Perks on the outside of the Perk grid cost more Skill Points so plan your unlocks accordingly! To start a challenge you must discover a Bucket List car in the world and activate it. The Horizon Bucket List is split into two parts. More Bucket List challenges will be added to Forza Horizon 2 in future, so check back often for new exciting challenges.
As you are exploring Europe you can earn extra cash by taking photos of the wide variety of cars at the Festival. To take a photo, pause the game and select the Photo Mode tile on the Home tab. Across Europe, there are 10 rare cars that have been untouched for many years known as Barn Finds. Occasionally, while driving, you'll hear a rumor about the general location of a Barn Find. When you hear a Barn Find rumor, use the shaded area on your map to guide your search for the car.
Once found, Ashley, the Festival Mechanic, will restore the car for you free of charge. If you want to speed up the process, you can pay Credits to fix the car instantly. Every time you smash one, you receive instant XP or a Fast Travel discount. Whenever you see a Drivatar driving around Europe, you can challenge it to a Head-to-Head race.
To start the race, drive closely behind the Drivatar and start the race when prompted. The Horizon Festival has set up speed cameras around France and Italy to allow festival goers to record their best speed on specific sections of road. There are two types of camera: Speed Trap - Records your speed as you race through it Speed Zone - Records your average speed between two points.
Simply say one of the phrases displayed on the screen to activate the associated functionality. If you're finding your car difficult to control then you might want to enable one of the many driving aids that Forza offers. In Forza Horizon 2, you have access to multiple radio stations. Upon arriving at the Festival you gain access to the first three, and the rest will unlock as your progress through the Road Trip.
The Online Road Trip allows you and a group of other players to compete against each other while travelling around Europe and competing in a variety of events. You goal in each event is to earn as much XP as possible by racing cleanly and stylishly to top the XP leaderboard. After four events at a Destination, a vote commences and the next Road Trip Location is decided. Online Freeroam allows you and a group of other players to freely compete in any Horizon events of your choosing.
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