You can now play Forza on PC for the first time ever – recommended specs revealed

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Forza 6: Apex is available now in beta through the Windows Store, exclusively for Windows 10, marking the first time the Xbox racer has ever been available on PC. 

Perhaps the full release will join our prestigious list of PC’s best racing games.

If you fancy checking the beta out, it’s currently free on the Windows Store.

While it might be the first time we’ve been treated to a racer from the acclaimed series, it looks like there are plans for more on the horizon (yes, that was a bad pun), with Microsoft saying: “Apex represents the critical first step in the future of the Forza franchise as it expands into Windows 10 PCs”.

Forza 6: Apex features 63 cars – each with full damage modeling – all driveable across 20 tracks from six locations. Time of day and weather adds yet more variety.

The beta will allow developer Turn 10 to optimise the game across as many hardware configurations as possible, with improvements planned to land across the beta’s duration. Wheel support is at the top of the agenda.

Here are the recommended specs:

Minimum:

OS: Windows 10 64-bit version 1511

CPU: Intel Core i3-4170 @ 3.7 Ghz

GPU: NVIDIA GeForce GT 740 or Radeon R7 250X

HDD: 30 GB

RAM: 8 GB

VRAM: 2 GB

Recommended (1080p at 60 fps):

OS: Windows 10 64-bit version 1511

CPU: Intel Core i7-3820 @3.6 Ghz

GPU: NVIDIA GeForce 970 or Radeon R9 290X

HDD: 30 GB

RAM: 12 GB

VRAM: 4 GB

Ideal (4K at 60 fps):

OS: Windows 10 64-bit version 1511

CPU: Intel Core i7-6700k @ 4 Ghz

GPU: NVIDIA GeForce GTX 980ti or Radeon Fury X

HDD: SSD + 30 GB

RAM: 16 GB

VRAM: 6 GB or more

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