Forza Horizon 2 and the Mad Catz Pro Wheel from E3 2014

Shaun Cole On June 24, 2014
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The Xbox booth at this years E3 was completely packed with new games for the Xbox One.  Taking up a majority of the space at the booth was Forza Motorsports.  They had the latest version of Forza Horizon 2 setup for all to try out.  It was a single player mission with 3 cars to choose from.  They also had the recently released version of Nurburgring there on a triple screen rig.  This rig was equipped with the new Mad Catz pro wheel that we were also able to try out for the first time.

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Shaun Cole On 2014-06-25 14:42:22
Shaun Cole

Lol on the layout fail.  Nice pickup Alan.  Well I think they got the track surface correct but may have missed the actual layout. 

And Jason,  I did not ask about that.  I wonder if it is as simple as 3 xboxes, and 3 copies of the game like t was on the 360 versions.  I will try to find out an answer to that question though.

Jason Ashfield On 2014-06-25 20:19:07
Jason Ashfield

Please do find out what you can Shaun, I'd appreciate that!! I have triple screen using my PC......playing Forza in triple screen would  be amazing!!! I was told that the xbox one does not have system link capability....hence wondering how they did it!!! But I can't see any other way in my opinion!! And no.....I can no way afford another 2 xbox if that is the case......I'll stick with triple screen on PC!!!!! 


Alan Dallas On 2014-06-25 09:04:26
Alan Dallas

Heheheh, did anyone else notice that the Nurburgring version that FM5 now has isn't exactly spot on 100% accurate? They have the track in a supposed 24h layout. However it's incorrect. The 24h layout does not run the GP turns 2, 3, and 4 Omega. It uses the old Castrol-chicane still. So no, not 100% accurate to any current race layout. Fail.


Jason Ashfield On 2014-06-24 18:08:55
Jason Ashfield

Hi Shaun, did they say how on gods earth they got triple screen on xbox one?????


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