Turn 10 Details PC Features For 'Forza Motorsport 7'

Forza Motorsport 7 was initially announced at E3, and today at Gamescom, Turn 10 Studios revealed more information about its PC version, including an updated system requirements chart, a lengthy list of supported peripherals, and some features exclusive to Windows 10 players.


Back at E3, we discovered the minimum and recommended specs for the game, but the studio recently mentioned via Xbox Wire that it wanted to make the title playable for fans who don't have a powerful PC build at home. Specifically, Turn 10 said that it can run on “budget-friendly” systems but also mentioned that it works on Microsoft’s Surface Book 4 Ultrabook.

With these recent announcements, the studio updated its list of system requirements, which now include Ideal (Ultra) and Ultrabook (Mobile) configurations as well as suggestions for AMD CPUs. One item of note is that an AMD Ryzen 7 chip is listed for the Ultra setting, but the studio didn't mention a specific model. We've reached out to Microsoft on the matter, but in the meantime you can take a look at the updated chart below.

Forza Motorsport 7MinimumRecommendedIdeal (Ultra)
Ultrabook (Mobile)
CPU
  • Intel Core i5-750 (Lynnfield, 2.66GHz)
  • AMD FX-6300 (Vishera, 3.5 GHz)
  • Intel Core i5-4460 (Haswell, 3.2GHz)
  • AMD FX-8350 (Vishera, 4.0 GHz)
  • Intel Core i7-6700K (Skylake, 4.0 GHz)
  • AMD Ryzen 7
  • Intel Core i5-6200U (Skylake, 2.3 GHz) or better
GPU
  • Nvidia GeForce GT 740
  • Nvidia GeForce GTX 650
  • AMD Radeon R7 250X
  • Nvidia GeForce GTX 670
  • Nvidia GeForce GTX 1050 Ti
  • AMD Radeon RX 560
  • Nvidia GeForce GTX 1080
  • AMD RX Vega 64
N/A
RAM8GB8GB16GB
8 GB
StorageN/AN/AN/A
N/A
OSWindows 10Windows 10Windows 10
Windows 10
DirectX Version121212
12
Resolution
720p
1080p
4K
720p
Framerate
30 fps
60 fps
60 fps
30 fps

If you do have a high-powered PC at home, you can take advantage of the game’s multiple graphics options such as 8x multi-sampling anti-aliasing and 16x anisotropic filtering. In addition, Forza Motorsport 7 will support 21:9 ultra-wide monitors, and it will include a benchmark mode so that you can see how your build stacks up in performance against other Windows 10 users.

You can play the racing title on different variations of the Xbox One controllers—and even Sony’s DualShock 4 controller—but utilizing a racing wheel further enhances the gameplay immersion. Turn 10 provided a list, which you can see below, of 31 supported wheels from Fanatec, Thrustmaster, and Mad Catz. During our E3 preview, we were also told that Logitech racing wheels, specifically the peripherals made for the PlayStation 4, will also work for the game.

Supported peripherals

  • Xbox 360 Controller
  • Xbox One Controller
  • Xbox One Elite Controller
  • Xbox One S/X Controller
  • Dual Shock 4
  • Fanatec CSR
  • Fanatec CSR Elite
  • Fanatec ClubSport V2
  • Fanatec ClubSport V1
  • Fanatec CSL
  • Fanatec ClubSport V2.5
  • Fanatec Logitech G29
  • Fanatec Driving Force Pro
  • Fanatec G25
  • Fanatec Driving Force GT
  • Fanatec G27
  • Fanatec MOMO
  • Fanatec G920
  • Thrustmaster RGT
  • Thrustmaster T100
  • Thrustmaster T500 RS
  • Thrustmaster T300 Ferrari
  • Thrustmaster T300 Ferrari GTE
  • Thrustmaster T300 Ferrari Int
  • Thrustmaster T300 RS
  • Thrustmaster T300 RS GT
  • Thrustmaster T150
  • Thrustmaster T150 Pro
  • Thrustmaster TS-PC Racer
  • Thrustmaster TX 458
  • Thrustmaster TX Leather
  • Thrustmaster 458 Spider
  • Thrustmaster TMX
  • Thrustmaster TMX Pro
  • Thrustmaster TS-Xbox
  • Mad Catz Pro

In addition to our coverage from E3, you can also get a glimpse of the game’s car list, which includes vehicles from notable brands such as Ferrari, Porsche, Lamborghini, and Aston Martin.

NameForza Motorsport 7
TypeRacing, Simulation
DeveloperTurn 10 Studios
PublisherMicrosoft Studios
PlatformsPC (Windows 10), Xbox One, Xbox One X
Where To Buy
Release Date
  • September 29, 2017 (Ultimate Edition)
  • October 2, 2017
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