BMW M3 Forum (E90 E92)

BMW Garage BMW Meets Register Search Today's Posts Mark Forums Read


Go Back   M3Post - BMW M3 Forum > M3 (E90 / E92 / E93) > General M3 Forum (E90 + E92 + E93)
 
OneEighty
Post Reply
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread
      11-06-2012, 08:37 AM   #1
phillye30fanboy
Second Lieutenant
United_States
7
Rep
245
Posts

 
Drives: 1988 BMW 325, now with 24v!
Join Date: Apr 2012
Location: philadelphia

iTrader: (0)

forza horizon

myy god dude i almost died!!! they put the 2010 M3 GTS in the game.... and i thought to my self after buying the car pack for $5 that if i can't remove that stupid spoiler ima be pissed....guess what! you can!!! and you can also switch front and rear bumpers to that of a 335i or an M-tech or Hamann bumpers, i was stupid happy. this was kinda random but whatever im still a kid at heart!
__________________
I'm not superstitious, but I am a little stitious.
Appreciate 0
      11-06-2012, 08:52 AM   #2
Ghetto2315
Major
United_States
32
Rep
1,288
Posts

 
Drives: Like I Stole It...
Join Date: Feb 2012
Location: The REAL Jersey Shore

iTrader: (1)

Garage List
Sounds cool. Only for XBox, right? The kid in me wants to go out and get it!
Appreciate 0
      11-06-2012, 10:26 AM   #3
roastbeef
Captain
roastbeef's Avatar
United_States
13
Rep
880
Posts

 
Drives: E92 M3
Join Date: Nov 2010
Location: Orange County, CA

iTrader: (0)

gt5 is the reigning king.
__________________
Appreciate 0
      11-06-2012, 10:49 AM   #4
FormulaMMM
Major
FormulaMMM's Avatar
United_States
25
Rep
1,443
Posts

 
Drives: E90 M3
Join Date: Oct 2011
Location: Midwest

iTrader: (1)

GTS or not, I could fall asleep playing Forza after F1 2012.
__________________
DCT E90 M3: Akrapovic Evolution, KW Clubsport, Stoptech ST-40 Front + Pagid RS29 | Stock Rear + Stoptech SP, Apex ARC-8 + Hankook Ventus S1 noble2 275/35/18 (street), Apex EC-7 18x10 ET25 + Nitto NT01 275/35/18 (track), tbd...
Past: Velos Designwerks Tune, Megan Racing Catback, Macht Schnell Filter
Appreciate 0
      11-06-2012, 12:17 PM   #5
dmk08
///Maniac
dmk08's Avatar
85
Rep
3,520
Posts

 
Drives: 15 F80 MG/SO 6MT
Join Date: Jul 2012
Location: Atlanta

iTrader: (9)

Garage List
Quote:
Originally Posted by roastbeef View Post
gt5 is junk.
Fixed it for ya
Appreciate 0
      11-06-2012, 03:58 PM   #6
drchuck72
First Lieutenant
drchuck72's Avatar
Canada
5
Rep
388
Posts

 
Drives: 2009 BMW M3 Coupe
Join Date: Jan 2011
Location: Toronto, ON

iTrader: (8)

I just wish there was a steering wheel option for the XBOX. Although, playing with the controller presents new challenges.

Is Forza Horizon significantly different enough from Forza 4 to justify buying it?

Also, someone mentioned F1 2012. I have F1 2011 and was wondering if it's worth buying?
__________________
DR CHUCK
2009 E92 M3 Le Mans Blau on Schwartz. DCT. RAC RG63, KW V3, Eisenmann Race, AP Racing, Vorsteiner GTS5 Front Bumper, Vorsteiner GTS-V Rear Diffuser.
Appreciate 0
      11-06-2012, 07:40 PM   #7
JohnnyRoaster
Captain
JohnnyRoaster's Avatar
United_States
15
Rep
944
Posts

 
Drives: 09 Jerez Black M3 Sedan
Join Date: Nov 2008
Location: Outside Beantown

iTrader: (0)

Quote:
Originally Posted by drchuck72 View Post
I just wish there was a steering wheel option for the XBOX. Although, playing with the controller presents new challenges.

Is Forza Horizon significantly different enough from Forza 4 to justify buying it?

Also, someone mentioned F1 2012. I have F1 2011 and was wondering if it's worth buying?
Check out this wheel

I prefer the way that Horizon's story is set up. A bit more of a story line. I think the game looks and plays a lot better.
__________________
Appreciate 0
      11-06-2012, 09:07 PM   #8
FormulaMMM
Major
FormulaMMM's Avatar
United_States
25
Rep
1,443
Posts

 
Drives: E90 M3
Join Date: Oct 2011
Location: Midwest

iTrader: (1)

Quote:
Originally Posted by drchuck72 View Post
Also, someone mentioned F1 2012. I have F1 2011 and was wondering if it's worth buying?
Yes it is. I have '10 and '11 as well.
__________________
DCT E90 M3: Akrapovic Evolution, KW Clubsport, Stoptech ST-40 Front + Pagid RS29 | Stock Rear + Stoptech SP, Apex ARC-8 + Hankook Ventus S1 noble2 275/35/18 (street), Apex EC-7 18x10 ET25 + Nitto NT01 275/35/18 (track), tbd...
Past: Velos Designwerks Tune, Megan Racing Catback, Macht Schnell Filter
Appreciate 0
      11-07-2012, 03:36 AM   #9
SenorFunkyPants
Colonel
SenorFunkyPants's Avatar
United Kingdom
38
Rep
2,624
Posts

 
Drives: E92 DCT M3
Join Date: Mar 2009
Location: UK

iTrader: (0)

You should be able to use the "Smartglass" Microsoft app with this game.
The Microsoft wireless steering wheel is not the greatest but its significantly better than the std controller.
__________________
Appreciate 0
      11-07-2012, 12:13 PM   #10
radiantm3
Apex Everything!
radiantm3's Avatar
United_States
159
Rep
3,883
Posts

 
Drives: >1000 HP in my garage
Join Date: Sep 2008
Location: Danville, CA

iTrader: (6)

Garage List
2011 E92 M3  [4.80]
2013 BMW X5M  [4.33]
2014 BMW i3  [0.00]
Quote:
Originally Posted by dmk08 View Post
Fixed it for ya
Forza is more fun, but GT5 has much more realistic physics. Usually the people who disagree are playing both with a controller.
Appreciate 0
      11-07-2012, 12:13 PM   #11
radiantm3
Apex Everything!
radiantm3's Avatar
United_States
159
Rep
3,883
Posts

 
Drives: >1000 HP in my garage
Join Date: Sep 2008
Location: Danville, CA

iTrader: (6)

Garage List
2011 E92 M3  [4.80]
2013 BMW X5M  [4.33]
2014 BMW i3  [0.00]
Quote:
Originally Posted by SenorFunkyPants View Post
You should be able to use the "Smartglass" Microsoft app with this game.
The Microsoft wireless steering wheel is not the greatest but its significantly better than the std controller.
Not the greatest? It's probably the worst.
Appreciate 0
      11-08-2012, 01:58 PM   #12
TVMA Doc
Captain
TVMA Doc's Avatar
7
Rep
709
Posts

 
Drives: 2011 E90 M3, Jerez Black
Join Date: Dec 2011
Location: SF Bay

iTrader: (0)

Garage List
Quote:
Originally Posted by Ghetto2315 View Post
Sounds cool. Only for XBox, right? The kid in me wants to go out and get it!
My 7 year old son is having a great time in Horizon. The first cars he went for were the ones in the garage-a 2003 S2000 and the M3 (unfortuntaely they only have e92, we have e90-but close enough for him).
Appreciate 0
      11-15-2012, 12:52 PM   #13
davesaddiction
is fast cars
davesaddiction's Avatar
United_States
34
Rep
1,600
Posts

 
Drives: '08 E90 M3 6MT SSII BPM Stg II
Join Date: May 2012
Location: Tulsa

iTrader: (0)

Dan Greenawalt, the creative director for the game, owns an '08 M3.

http://jalopnik.com/5960851/the-man-...horizon-exists
__________________
Daddy's Rocket Sled! _
Clarkson: "It is... pretty much perfect... Why don't I have one of these cars?"
Harris: "The saloon is definitely the M3 of choice."
Appreciate 0
      11-15-2012, 01:00 PM   #14
Poppin Fresh
Colonel
Poppin Fresh's Avatar
Philippines
33
Rep
2,128
Posts

 
Drives: With a sunroof and front plate
Join Date: May 2009
Location: Bergen County NJ

iTrader: (0)

Dammit, I knew I should have bought this game when I saw it on the pre-owned section!!! Looks like I'll be making a quick run to Gamestop!
__________________
Appreciate 0
      11-15-2012, 01:32 PM   #15
sycd
Lieutenant
United_States
7
Rep
414
Posts

 
Drives: F80 YMB 6MT
Join Date: Mar 2008
Location: SF Bay Area

iTrader: (0)

Garage List
2015 M3  [0.00]
2013 X5 50i  [0.00]
Got this game last week and love it. I liked forza 4 a lot but the same race tracks got boring after a while. Horizon keeps the excellent physics of forza but applies them to an open environment and adds different challenges and some story line. A great buy, I'm considering getting the season's pass as well.
__________________
2015 M3 6MT Stripper | Yas Marina Blue, Cloth, CF | Adaptive M Susp, 437M
2013 X5 xDrive50i | Carbon Black | M Sport + M Perf, 333M Wheels
Appreciate 0
      11-15-2012, 02:12 PM   #16
donovan
Brigadier General
donovan's Avatar
Germany
73
Rep
3,553
Posts

 
Drives: E92 m3 AW, light package
Join Date: Aug 2008
Location: le' Murica

iTrader: (12)

At first I was like :dafuq did I just read: then I was like oh... video game.
__________________


e46 m3 Black
Too many mods
Appreciate 0
Post Reply

Bookmarks

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Forum Jump


All times are GMT -5. The time now is 01:37 PM.




m3post
Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.7.0
Copyright ©2000 - 2014, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
1Addicts.com, BIMMERPOST.com, E90Post.com, F30Post.com, M3Post.com, ZPost.com, 5Post.com, 6Post.com, 7Post.com, XBimmers.com logo and trademark are properties of BIMMERPOST