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Accessibility may make Forza Motorsport the most popular simulation racer ever

Forget ever greater resolutions, constantly rising frame rates, gorgeously rendered beams of light, crystal clear reflections, and dappled shadows, photorealistic textures and dense environments… Forget all of that, because one of the greatest areas of innovation and advancement for video games in the last decade has been accessibility and modern, approachable game design.

One of the most impressive games I have ever seen in this respect is coming later this year, and its incredible array of granular, customizable accessibility features practically guarantees it’ll be one of the most popular simulation racing games of all time. Forza Motorsport (2023) is almost here, and it’s a shoo-in as one of the best Xbox racing games just based on the sheer, obvious passion for accessibility on display within. Let’s talk about it.

Dozens of options to tailor your experience

Dozens of options and ways to tweak your experience are similar to upgrading and tuning your car. (Image credit: Xbox Game Studios)

“People are different, people have different challenges… That changes how you go towards a game. I think a really strong, accessible design doesn’t treat any person as a single thing.” — Dan Greenawalt, General Manager of Turn 10 Studios.


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