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Forza Horizon gets a Season Pass, $50 for access to all DLC


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Microsoft has announced a Season Pass DLC plan for the upcoming Forza Horizon, the latest entry in the racing series that is set in a virtual representation of the state of Colorado. The Season Pass will cost $50 USD (or 4,000 Microsoft Points), and grant access to the game's Expansion Pack set to arrive in December.

Season Pass holders will also nab each of the six car packs as they're released over the next year, as well as five exclusive Season Pass vehicles and a batch of launch day rides. Turn 10 will reveal all of these cars gradually on its Twitter feed. The Season Pass (which represents a 17 percent saving on all of this content) will be available for purchase on October 23, right when the game turns the key for launch.

In addition, we've got tracklists for each of the game's three radio stations, all churning out tunes during the in-game "Horizon Festival." Have a look at the songs, after the break.

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"Forza Horizon" Reveals Entire Music List, Season Pass Details and Behind the Scenes Video #2
New video documentary welcomes racing fans to the open roads of Colorado

Microsoft, Playground Games, and Turn 10 Studios have released a new edition of the "Forza Horizon –Behind the Scenes" video documentary series. In this latest edition of the video series fans have a chance to explore the open world playground of Colorado, which is the backdrop for all of the automotive action in Forza Horizon.

Forza Horizon's creators spent months creating the incredible version of Colorado that fans will be able to race, drive, and explore in Forza Horizon. In this video, fans will be able to get an inside look at how the team took the hundreds of hours of video footage and the tens of thousands of photographs gathered during multiple reference trips to Colorado, and translate them into the massive, fun-filled world that makes up Forza Horizon. From the treacherous sun-baked cliffs of Red Rock to the pulsing non-stop party that is the Horizon Festival itself, Forza Horizon's Colorado is an automotive playground brimming with intense action and surprises around every turn.

The multi-part "Forza Horizon: Behind the Scenes" video documentary series opens the door to the creation of this year's biggest racing game, Forza Horizon.

Forza Horizon Season Pass Details Released: The "Forza Horizon" Season Pass is your action-packed ticket to automatic access to the "Forza Horizon" Expansion Pack (available Dec. 18, 2012), along with six game car packs, as they're released through the next year. Each car pack will include six new vehicles and those who purchase the Season Pass will also get access to five exclusive season pass vehicles and the launch day pack.

The "Forza Horizon" Season Pass will be available for purchase starting Oct. 23, on the Xbox LIVE Marketplace for only 4,000 Microsoft points ($49.99 USD), representing a 17 percent overall savings as compared to purchasing the content separately.

Forza Horizon Music List Unveiled: Forza Horizon is set against the backdrop of a fictional automotive music festival – the Horizon Festival. This robust music list includes over 65 songs spanning more than 60 artists and was curated and created specifically for the game by Rob da Bank, a BBC DJ and creator of the Bestival music festivals in Europe. Players can tune into three distinct radio stations while playing "Forza Horizon," each with a different style of music and each with its own authentic DJ giving players Horizon Festival updates.

The name and a description of each station is below:

Station 1 / "Horizon Bass Arena" – "A bleeding-edge mix of the latest electronic and dance music, from dubstep to electro to drum & bass. If it's got bass, you'll find it here."
Station 2 / "Horizon Pulse" – "An eclectic selection of indie festival favourites, remixed to keep you driving"
Station 3 / "Horizon Rocks" – "If it's got guitars in it, it's here. Whether these bands are hitting the festival scene for the first time in 2012 or are legends reforming for one last gig, you'll find a diverse selection of music on this station, all turned up to eleven.

Here is a list of all the tracks included in "Forza Horizon," including the station they'll be playable on:

Forza Horizon Track List

Horizon Bass Arena:

Levels (Skrillex Mix) - Avicii

Reckless (With Your Love) - Azari & III

Cinema (Skrillex Remix) - Benny Benassi

Blind Faith (feat. Liam Bailey) - Chase & Status

Hot Mess (feat Elly Jackson) (Duck Sauce Mix) - Chromeo

Encore - Digitalism

The Power (feat. Dizzee Rascal) - DJ Fresh

Silicone Lube - Feed Me

Lies (Alex Metric Remix) - Fenech-Soler

Icarus - Madeon

Show Me A Sign - Modestep

Lick The Rainbow - Mord Fustang

Remanence (Junior Remix) - Mr Magnetik

Me & You - Nero

Reaching Out (Fred Falke Remix) - Nero

Blue Monday - New Order

Language - Porter Robinson

Everyday (Netsky VIP Remix) - Rusko

Somebody to Love (Sigma Remix) - Rusko

The Hope - Scuba

Bass 4 - The Hacker

Illmerica (Extended Version) - Wolfgang Gartner

Horizon Pulse:

Need You Now - Cut Copy

Awake - Electric Guest

Walking on a Dream - Empire of the Sun

Iron Deer Dream (Chad Valley Remix) - Fixers

Don't Stop (Color on the Walls) - Foster The People

Hawaiian Air - Friendly Fires

Hurting - Friendly Fires

No Love -Hooray for Earth

Over & Over - Hot Chip

Black, White and Blue - Ladyhawke

Let Me Go - Maverick Sabre

Paddling Out - Miike Snow

Life is Life (Yuksek Remix) - Noah and the Whale

Take A Walk - Passion Pit

1901 - Phoenix

Bom Bom - Sam and the Womp

Disparate Youth - Santigold

Spirit of the Night - Tesla Boy

Pelican - The Maccabees

Punching in a Dream - The Naked & Famous

Aroused - Tom Vek

Something Good Can Work (The Twelves Remix) - Two Door Cinema Club

Yeah Yeah - Willy Moon

Horizon Rocks:

R U Mine - Arctic Monkeys

Lonely Boy - Black Keys

The Infected - Four Year Strong

Back of your Neck - Howler

Give It Up - LCD Soundsystem

Bring Em Down - Lostprophets

We Bring An Arsenal - Lostprophets

Teenager - Mona

Animal - Neon Trees

Wildfire, Smoke & Doom - Pulled Apart By Horses

Lazy Eye - Silversun Pickups

Surrender - The Duke Spirit

Away from Here - The Enemy

Had Enough - The Enemy

Hate To Say I Told You - The Hives

She Bangs The Drums - The Stone Roses

Rock n Roll Queen - The Subways

Motoring - TOY

Bug - Wavves

Farewell to the Fairground - White Lies

Bite My Tongue (feat. Oli Sykes) - You Me At Six

Get Away - Yuck

More Forza Horizon Cars Announced: This week, Microsoft and Turn 10 Studios announced additional cars in its ongoing rollout of cars for Forza Horizon, which will be available starting on Oct. 23. Three brand new cars to the Forza universe were included in the rollout, including the 2012 Infiniti IPL G Coupe, the 2012 Eagle Speedster, and the 2009 Lamborghini Reventón Roadster. The most recently announced cars:

1954 Mercedes-Benz 300 SL Gullwing Coupe
1966 Ford GT40 MkII
1969 Pontiac GTO Judge
1971 Nissan Skyline 2000GT
1981 BMW M1
1983 Audi Sport quattro
1984 Volkswagen Rabbit GTi
1987 Ford Sierra Cosworth RS500
1988 Lamborghini Countach LP500 QV
1991 BMW M3
1995 Volkswagen Corrado VR6
2002 Nissan Skyline GTR V-Spec
2005 Honda NSX-R GT
2008 BMW M3
2009 Chevrolet Corvette ZR1
2009 Lamborghini Reventón Roadster
2010 Dodge Viper SRT10 ACR-X
2012 BMW M5
2012 Eagle Speedster
2012 Hennessey Venom GT
2012 Infiniti IPL G Coupe

Turn 10 Studios is continuing to reveal new Forza Horizon cars on a daily basis, showcasing the hundreds of incredible cars that players will be able to collect, customize, and drive in the game. By following the official Forza Motorsport Twitter and Facebook feeds, fans will get daily updates on new car announcements, along with daily screenshots from the game and the chance to win Forza Horizon prizes.

Forza Horizon: Where Cars Belong: "Forza Horizon" will be available starting on Oct. 23 in a Limited Collector's Edition ($79.99 U.S. ERP) and a Standard Edition ($59.99 U.S. ERP). The game is rated "T" For Teen by the ESRB.

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