The off-roader will be free for those that already own certain Halo games.

Forza Horizon 3 is now just a few weeks away from its September 27 release, and those with early access even get the new game on the 23. The developers have a pleasant surprise for players, too, because not only do gamers have access to over 350 real-world vehicles, but the Warthog from the Halo franchise is available, too. The all-terrain buggy should have an easy time negotiating the game’s recreation of the Australian Outback.

The Warthog in Forza Horizon 3 packs a 720-horsepower biturbo V8. It’s free to anyone who has Halo 5: Guardians or Halo: The Master Chief Collection. The developers also plan to give the vehicle out to some players through a contest in October. You can get an idea of how the sci-fi off-roader handles in the video above.

Forza Horizon 3’s selection is so extensive that anyone should be able to find a vehicle to connect with. The list runs the gamut from oddities like a three-wheeled Reliant Supervan III to modern hyper cars like the Lamborghini Centenario. The Australian setting also provides the opportunity for off-road adventures, so there are also choices like a trophy truck and Local Motors Rally Fighter in the mix.

For players who prefer the customization of a PC as opposed to an Xbox One console, Forza Horizon 3 is also available for Windows 10. This version gives players the same gaming experience but offers the ability to set the resolution and graphics quality settings for things like reflections and motion blur.

The warm weather in much of the Northern Hemisphere will soon be over, and winter’s icy chill will replace the balmy temperatures. Forza Horizon 3 will let players in cold climates enjoy the incredibly hot Outback. Plus, the game will put people in control of more vehicles than most folks, except for someone like Jay Leno, will ever own in a lifetime. 

Source: Microsoft

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