The Porsche license is still under the control of EA, although agreements have been made in the past for use in non-EA games. Microsoft and EA previously stuck a deal to include a Porsche car pack in Forza Motorsport 4, with a new deal being agreed to include the cars in the Xbox exclusive.
The news of the deal was announced in a press release [via Autoblog], revealing that the Porsche Expansion pack will be coming to Horizon 2 tomorrow. It will add 10 models of Porsche, 10 Porsche themed Bucket List challenges, 10 new rivals’ events as well as 15 new achievements which add up to 500 Gamerscore.
The cars included in the pack are as follows:
• 2003 Porsche Carrera GT
• 1989 Porsche 944 Turbo
• 1987 Porsche 959
• 1982 Porsche 911 Turbo 3.3
• 1970 Porsche 914/6
• 2015 Porsche Cayman GTS
• 2012 Porsche 911 GT3 RS 4.0 (997)
• 2014 Porsche 911 Turbo S
• 2014 Porsche 918 Spyder
• 2015 Porsche Macan Turbo
“Bringing Porsche to Forza Horizon 2 is fantastic news for Xbox fans and, even better, it’s just the start! Microsoft said. “The Forza Horizon 2 Porsche Expansion is the result of an agreement between Porsche, EA, and Xbox to bring the Porsche experience to all Xbox One players. In addition to the Forza Horizon 2 Porsche Expansion, this agreement also includes adding Porsche models to Forza Motorsport 6. We will have more details to share in the future on this integration.”
The Expansion pack will cost $9.99, with no other pricing revealed so far.
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