It would appear we’re entering the next era of driving games. With the arrival of the PS4 and Xbox One comes a glut of new virtual over-steery titles: Drive Club, Need for Speed: Rivals and Forza Motorsport 5 are all debuting on the new consoles, while the venerable Gran Turismo series is getting a long-awaited reboot on the PS3 later this year.
Forza Motorsport 5 has arrived
Anyone got a copy? Let us know what you think
And today the first of them landed. As regular TopGear.com readers will know, Forza Motorsport 5, as well as the usual stellar lineup of cars, tracks and challenges, features cameos from possibly the best motoring show ever shown on BBC Two. Jeremy, James and Richard offer their own brand of wisdom in career mode (which you can watch above), you can drive our Surrey-based track, and some say you can even race a creature known only as Stig’s Digital Cousin.
We’ve yet to play it ourselves (our local Argos seems to have sold out of Xbox Ones already), but if you have, let us know what you think in the handy space below, or if you’ve got any nifty in-game footage, post some links…