Forza Motorsport 7 was initially announced at E3, and today at Gamescom, Turn 10 Studios revealed more information about its PC version, including an updated system requirements chart, a lengthy list of supported peripherals, and some features exclusive to Windows 10 players.
Back at E3, we discovered the minimum and recommended specs for the game, but the studio recently mentioned via Xbox Wire that it wanted to make the title playable for fans who don't have a powerful PC build at home. Specifically, Turn 10 said that it can run on “budget-friendly” systems but also mentioned that it works on Microsoft’s Surface Book 4 Ultrabook.
With these recent announcements, the studio updated its list of system requirements, which now include Ideal (Ultra) and Ultrabook (Mobile) configurations as well as suggestions for AMD CPUs. One item of note is that an AMD Ryzen 7 chip is listed for the Ultra setting, but the studio didn't mention a specific model. We've reached out to Microsoft on the matter, but in the meantime you can take a look at the updated chart below.
|Forza Motorsport 7||Minimum||Recommended||Ideal (Ultra)||Ultrabook (Mobile)|
|CPU||Intel Core i5-750 (Lynnfield, 2.66GHz)AMD FX-6300 (Vishera, 3.5GHz)||Intel Core i5-4460 (Haswell, 3.2GHz)AMD FX-8350 (Vishera, 4.0GHz)||Intel Core i7-6700K (Skylake, 4.0GHz)AMD Ryzen 7||Intel Core i5-6200U (Skylake, 2.3GHz) or better|
|GPU||Nvidia GeForce GT 740Nvidia GeForce GTX 650AMD Radeon R7 250X||Nvidia GeForce GTX 670Nvidia GeForce GTX 1050 TiAMD Radeon RX 560||Nvidia GeForce GTX 1080AMD RX Vega 64||N/A|
|OS||Windows 10||Windows 10||Windows 10||Windows 10|
|Framerate||30 fps||60 fps||60 fps||30 fps|
If you do have a high-powered PC at home, you can take advantage of the game’s multiple graphics options such as 8x multi-sampling anti-aliasing and 16x anisotropic filtering. In addition, Forza Motorsport 7 will support 21:9 ultra-wide monitors, and it will include a benchmark mode so that you can see how your build stacks up in performance against other Windows 10 users.
You can play the racing title on different variations of the Xbox One controllers—and even Sony’s DualShock 4 controller—but utilizing a racing wheel further enhances the gameplay immersion. Turn 10 provided a list, which you can see below, of 31 supported wheels from Fanatec, Thrustmaster, and Mad Catz. During our E3 preview, we were also told that Logitech racing wheels, specifically the peripherals made for the PlayStation 4, will also work for the game.
Supported peripheralsXbox 360 ControllerXbox One ControllerXbox One Elite ControllerXbox One S/X ControllerDual Shock 4Fanatec CSRFanatec CSR EliteFanatec ClubSport V2Fanatec ClubSport V1Fanatec CSLFanatec ClubSport V2.5Logitech G29Logitech Driving Force ProLogitech G25Logitech Driving Force GTLogitech G27Logitech MOMOLogitech G920Thrustmaster RGTThrustmaster T100Thrustmaster T500 RSThrustmaster T300 FerrariThrustmaster T300 Ferrari GTEThrustmaster T300 Ferrari IntThrustmaster T300 RSThrustmaster T300 RS GTThrustmaster T150Thrustmaster T150 ProThrustmaster TS-PC RacerThrustmaster TX 458Thrustmaster TX LeatherThrustmaster 458 SpiderThrustmaster TMXThrustmaster TMX ProThrustmaster TS-XboxMad Catz Pro