Explore Blizzard Mountain in Forza Horizon 3

Posted December 2, 2016

Christmas is coming early this year for fans of Forza Horizon 3, and it’s going to be a white one after all!

While those crazy days of summer, surf and sand may seem endless now, Microsoft has busily been preparing a snowy mountain wonderland for players as part of the game’s upcoming Blizzard Mountain expansion. This will be the games first expansion, and will launch December 13th for both Xbox One and Windows 10.

So grab yourself a warm cup of coco and sit down by the fire at the lodge, because here’s a taste of what you can expect out of Blizzard Mountain, from Microsoft:

“Blizzard Mountain is a mountain paradise for car fans, full of adventurous terrain and challenging driving conditions. New areas like the extreme sports snow park and a massive frozen lake make this the ultimate snowy playground for players’ favourite vehicles. In addition, players will find bonus boards to smash, beauty spots to enjoy, and a brand new hidden Barn Find vehicle.

Filled with over 50 new events and challenges to check out, along with new race types such as Hill Climb, Descent and Blizzard, things are bound to get a bit chilly for some players. With the expansion also set to see you driving in alpine conditions and weather like snow and ice for the first time ever, winter is definitely revving things up for players.

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As well as the above mentioned content a slew of new cars are headed to the game with the Blizzard Mountain expansion as well, including:

  • 2016 For GYMKHANA 9 Focus RS RX
  • 1965 Ford F-100 Flareside Abatti Racing Trophy Truck
  • 1975 Lancia Stratos HF Group 4
  • 1985 Lancia Delta S4 Group B
  • 2016 Nissan Titan Warrior Concept
  • 2016 RJ Anderson #37 Polaris RZR-Rockstar Energy Pro 2 Truck
  • 2016 Subaru #199 WRX STI VT15r Rally Car

Players who are brave enough to take on the Mountain will also be rewarded with a bounty of new achievement rewards to their Gamerscore, 28 of them to be precise. The new Xbox Live Achievements will total 500 points for those achievement hunters out there. Blizzard Mountain can be purchased separately or as part of the Forza Horizon 3 Expansion Pass. So throw another snow-tyre on the WRX and get your mittens ready. I know I am!



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