Microsoft announced plans to phase out Forza Motorsport 7 on September 15.
The Xbox One racing game, released in October 2017, is approaching “the end of its lifecycle,” said Jacob Norwood, Community Manager at Turn 10. wrote in the blog.
From mid-September, the game and its DLC will no longer be available for purchase from the Microsoft Store and are not available with Xbox Game Pass.
Players who already own the game and any DLC will still be able to download and play it after that date, while multiplayer and online services will also remain available.
Xbox Game Pass players who previously purchased the Forza Motorsport 7 DLC will also receive a token for the game so that they can continue playing after it is discontinued. Tokens must be distributed by August 2 and will expire on September 15.
“For those following our Rivals events with our esports partners, after September 15, we will continue to provide content to support our partners’ esports competition with new Rivals events coming soon, so there is still a lot of racing action ahead,” Norwood said.
Forza Motorsport 7 has also been downgraded, with the Standard Edition now priced at $ 9.99 / £ 7.49 / € 9.99, the Deluxe Edition at $ 14.99 / £ 12.49 / € 12.49, and the Ultimate Edition at $ 14.99 / £ 12.49 / € 12.49. US $ 19.99 / £ 17.49 / € 19.99.
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