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Forza Motorsport 5 Adds the Mount Panorama Circuit in Bathurst, Australia
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The Mount Panorama circuit in Bathurst, Australia is the latest track to be announced for Forza Motorsport 5.

“Few circuits have been requested more by the worldwide Forza fanbase than Bathurst, and for good reason,” said Turn 10 Studios Creative Director Dan Greenawalt. “It holds a special place in motorsports history as one of the most demanding and challenging circuits in the world. 

“In addition, the timing couldn’t be better to finally bring Bathurst to the Forza series; with ‘Forza Motorsport 5’, we’re able to bring the circuit to life in a way that nobody else can. 

“Through the use of cutting-edge technology like laser-scanning and our new materials-based graphics engine, we can now precisely reproduce the characteristics of every corner, straight and detail to sub-centimeter accuracy; from the narrow twists and turns of the Esses, to the thrilling rollercoaster sprint down the Conrod Straight. 

“This is the Bathurst that racing fans have been asking for years and we’re proud to bring it to them in ‘Forza Motorsport 5.’”

The reveal comes alongside the announcement that Xbox Australia and Triple Eight Race Engineering will be entering a real-life Xbox One Racing Team in the 2013 Supercheap Auto Bathurst 1000. They'll be racing in the Holden VF Commodore seen below.

Forza Motorsport 5 is out on November 22nd, launching alongside the Xbox One. You can read our latest preview of the game here.

[via Xbox Wire]


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Comment #1 by menoknow 88
Thursday, September 05, 2013 @ 10:27:02 AM
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im not usually into racing game, but this isnt looking that bad really.

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Comment #2 by IEvil IMonkey
Thursday, September 05, 2013 @ 10:29:47 AM
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@1 "Isn't looking too bad"??? Understatement of the year right there.... This game looks amazing! Can't wait to pick up my Forza 5 XB1 bundle on 22nd Nov =)

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Comment #3 by macd
Thursday, September 05, 2013 @ 10:32:14 AM
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The Forza 5 bundle is tempting me to get an Xbone earlier than I anticipated.

Bathurst is a pretty cool track. I'm awful at high speed sections with multiple corners pretty much one after the other so iirc there is a section at Bathhurst I'll find very tricky.

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Comment #4 by IEvil IMonkey
Thursday, September 05, 2013 @ 10:34:28 AM
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@3 I'm getting the Forza 5 Collectors Edition and selling the bundle version to my friend =) Rather sell Forza on than FIFA

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Comment #5 by menoknow 88
Thursday, September 05, 2013 @ 10:40:58 AM
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@2 i was just stating the fact that i hardly ever play any racing games, the last on being Mario Cart 64, so it would take something really interesting to peek my interest in any racing games now-a-days.

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Comment #6 by skribla
Thursday, September 05, 2013 @ 10:55:40 AM
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It is quite remarkable that as I look at the pictures of the car I'm not sure if it is real life or in-game art

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Comment #7 by UberPirateNinja
Thursday, September 05, 2013 @ 11:01:21 AM
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That car doesn't look super cheap to me

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Comment #8 by PrototypePancakes
Thursday, September 05, 2013 @ 11:02:18 AM
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Can't wait for this. Glad I live in the UK get to have a free copy of this with my XB1.

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Comment #9 by SilentAaron94
Thursday, September 05, 2013 @ 11:18:40 AM
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Entered the competition to get my gamertag on the car. Hope I make it!

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Comment #10 by TheGreatKoala
Thursday, September 05, 2013 @ 11:47:04 AM
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I'm not a big fan of the course, but I accept a lot of people are so I can't complain

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Comment #11 by CoLEyDiizZLe
Thursday, September 05, 2013 @ 12:02:56 PM
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Looks good, will be fun to race this car around the track with the livery on too. Looking forward to it.

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Comment #12 by Xxnativesjc23xX
Thursday, September 05, 2013 @ 03:35:14 PM
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Deffanitlly getting this

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Comment #13 by ViNyLek
Thursday, September 05, 2013 @ 03:39:06 PM
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@#5 LOL Mario Kart and Forza in one sentence. I've seen it all. This can only be good news. More is always good when it comes to racing games=D

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Comment #14 by milecoupe
Thursday, September 05, 2013 @ 04:39:25 PM
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Now if they could add another 5-9 real world tracks i'd be happy.Knowing turn 10 thought they'll add 2 take away 3 like they've done the last 2 games sadly.

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Comment #15 by Stig Semper Fi
Thursday, September 05, 2013 @ 06:20:55 PM
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The great thing about Mount Panorama is that you can drive on it anytime. The downside is you're limited to 60km/h (ish). Gonna have fun taking those two F1 cars around it, though.

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Comment #16 by reeboker
Thursday, September 05, 2013 @ 06:29:44 PM
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I will miss Horizon 2, if it ever comes out, but anyways... #Driveclub

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Comment #17 by IEvil IMonkey
Thursday, September 05, 2013 @ 09:17:03 PM
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@5 So you haven't played a racing game in 16 YEARS because nothing has peeked your interest until now?? What about the other Forza's, Gran Turismo's or PGR's for a start?? Man have you missed out BIG TIME!!

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Comment #18 by menoknow 88
Thursday, September 05, 2013 @ 09:54:42 PM
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@17 Like I had said I just never really like any racing game; I tried a bit of Burnout and I thought it was good, but there really never was any racing game that had intrigued me enough to go out and buy it, and play it longer than maybe 2-3 hours before giving up. So I just never felt it was necessary for me to get any other racing game.

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Comment #19 by pikey63
Friday, September 06, 2013 @ 03:43:25 AM
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good on you ms its great that I can get this with my xbox one free in the uk.

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Comment #20 by MadAdam81
Friday, September 06, 2013 @ 03:49:25 AM
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They need to add the Adelaide street circuit. It was the best street race for.F1s and is the best circuit for Aussie V8s.

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Comment #21 by MadAdam81
Friday, September 06, 2013 @ 03:52:15 AM
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For those who don't know, this Holden Commodore has been exported to the US, and is used in NASCAR. I cant remember which GM badge it's got though.

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Comment #22 by Slydog73
Friday, September 06, 2013 @ 05:50:58 AM
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Comment #21 I think it is under the Pontiac badge, on topic, I think I finally found a reason to pick up a XB1 early rather than waiting later to get it... happy days now just to need to go and place a pre-order

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Comment #23 by TGLFC
Sunday, September 08, 2013 @ 05:35:37 AM
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This is game is starting look excellent!

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