The open-world racing game will reach its “End of Life” status on September 27, 2020.
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Forza Horizon 3 will no longer be able for purchase after September 27, 2020. The official Twitter account of Forza Horizon announced the game is heading towards its “End of Life” status. Features like multiplayer and online services will still be accessible for owners of the game.
Forza Horizon 3 is headed towards “End of Life” status, and we’re celebrating the Australian festival with a sale on the Standard and Ultimate Editions! Visit https://t.co/2IZtzgkotM for all the details! pic.twitter.com/fM7HugVtCh— Forza Horizon (@ForzaHorizon) August 11, 2020
As well as the main game, its DLCs will also be taken off digital stores. Until Forza Horizon 3 reaches its “End of Life”, several versions of the game will be on sale. If you buy the game before September 27, you will still be able to download it after the deadline.
Forza Horizon 3 was released on September 27, 2016 for Xbox One and Microsoft Windows. The open-world racer takes place in Australia and features more than 500 cars. It was developed by Playground Games and Turn 10 Studios.
When Forza Motorsport 6 was taken off shelves in September 2019, owners of Xbox Live Gold were gifted the game via Games for Gold shortly beforehand. Some fans are already speculating about a similar deal for Forza Horizon 3.
This will mean the game will be Games with Gold in September correct, I mean Forza games usually go on there when near delisting— Dane (@Omegamario17) August 11, 2020
Fans say goodbye
Underneath the tweet announcing the “End of Life” of Forza Horizon 3, many people have shared their memories and feelings about the game.
So many good memories… pic.twitter.com/y31K1RufEW— Ventura (@iCantBeHuman) August 11, 2020
My 6 year old son played it for the first time today and loved it. Such a brilliant game will always be one of my favourites— Dazza (@DazJudge1) August 11, 2020
Was fun while it lasted! pic.twitter.com/VSFl5s6dsZ— KaptainVanilla (@KaptainVanilla) August 11, 2020