Parents' Guide to

Forza Horizon 2 Presents Fast & Furious

By Chad Sapieha, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 10+

Licensed expansion pales in comparison to stellar original.

Game Xbox 360, Xbox One 2015
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Forza Horizon 2 is a terrific open-world racing game, but this shallow, shameless licensed expansion doesn't do it proper service. Beyond a trailer for the film that runs at the game's outset, some familiar cars, and one of the movie's personalities acting as mission narrator, there's little to warrant the inclusion of "Fast & Furious" in its name. There's no connection between narratives, no guest spots by stars such as Vin Diesel and The Rock, and no over-the-top stunts that recall scenes from the film. The Fast & Furious moniker exists seemingly only to promote the films.

That'd be fine if the expansion still delivered fresh content that altered and grew the Forza Horizon 2 experience, but it doesn't. The locations, event types, and even many of the cars have been carried forward from the base game. There's exceptionally little new here. The racing mechanics are as solid and enjoyable as ever, and everything looks beautiful, but Forza Horizon 2 Presents Fast & Furious feels like a demo for the original that probably should have been released prior to rather than after the main game. It may be worth a look only if you're still deciding whether you want to invest in the full Forza Horizon 2 experience.

Game Details

  • Platforms: Xbox 360, Xbox One
  • Pricing structure: Paid
  • Available online?: Available online
  • Publisher: Microsoft Studios
  • Release date: March 27, 2015
  • Genre: Racing
  • Topics: Cars and Trucks
  • ESRB rating: E10+ for Mild Violence, Suggestive Themes
  • Last updated: August 24, 2016

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