Forza Horizon 2 gets Storm Island expansion
A new location to explore with fast changing weather and off-road tracks
Microsoft and Playground Games have announced the release of Forza Horizon 2: Storm Island expansion.
This expansion pack for Forza Horizon 2 features a new location to explore, the Storm Island. This is a land of variety and challenge, with sudden and dramatic terrain changes. Storm Island also features the most severe weather conditions ever seen in a Forza game, including fierce tropical storms and thick fog. New features like swaying trees in extreme windstorms and the rays of the sun cutting through thick fog bring the Storm Island to life.
The expansion features 90 new events with five new event types. These new events include Rampage, Brawl, Extreme Cross Country, Cross Country Circuit , and Gauntlet. Also included are new roads and bonus boards, a brand new Car Meet, new Bucket List challenges, new speed trap and speed zone leaderboards, and additional Rivals events.
Players can head online to discover new content as well, including four new multilplayer Playground arenas, 20 unique online race routes, six Gauntlet events, three new Showdown events (accessible from the new Storm Island Car Meet location), and five online championship event types including Brawl, Rampage, Extreme Cross Country, Cross Country Circuit, and Mixed events, each of which contain tons of variety in terms of weather, time of day, etc.
The pack will also include five new iconic cars and trucks, plus a new barn find car. New cars include 2013 Robby Gordon #7 Speed Energy Drink Stadium Super Truck, 2013 MINI X-Raid All4 Racing Countryman, 2014 Ford Ranger T6 Rally Raid, 1981 Ford Fiesta XR2, and 1992 Mitsubishi Galant VR-4. New off-road suspension, tire, and transmission upgrades that can be applied to any of Forza Horizon 2’s 200+ cars.
The Forza Horizon 2: Storm Island expansion is available now exclusively on Xbox One and can be purchased from the Xbox Live Store for $20. Forza Horizon 2 VIP owners will receive a 50 percent discount on the expansion.