Forza Horizon 3’s Hot Wheels patch is now live, which will allow the game engine to utilize more threads offering better CPU performance and more DirectX 12 performance advantages.

This update should allow the game to easily maintain framerates of 60FPS+ by using more CPU resources as well as add several new graphical options to allow lower-end PC to offer additional performance. Now Forza Horizon 3 features a Very Low graphical preset, which can be used with the game’s dynamic optimization options. The new threading option can be disabled under the graphical options menu with the “Threaded Optimization” option.

 

PC Update Improvements

Alongside the release of the Forza Horizon 3 Hot Wheels expansion we are pleased to announce numerous critical improvements included in the Windows 10 PC version of the game. These improvements are included in today’s automatic update, and do not require the Hot Wheels expansion to take advantage of.

 

Expanded Driving Wheel Support

With the most recent update of Windows 10, Windows Creators Edition, we have expanded our list of officially supported steering wheels for PC. The full list of newly supported wheels:
· Logitech Driving Force GT
· Logitech MOMO Force Feedback Racing Wheel
· Logitech G920
· Logitech G29
· Logitech G25
· Logitech G27
· Fanatec ClubSport Wheel Base V1
· Fanatec CSV2
· Fanatec CSR
· Thrustmaster TS-PC
· Thrustmaster T150
· Thrustmaster T500 RS
· Thrustmaster TMX V1
· Thrustmaster TMX V2
· Thrustmaster T300RS
· Thrustmaster TX 458 Edition
· Thrustmaster TX 599 Edition
· Thrustmaster TX Leather Edition
· Thrustmaster TX F1 Edition
· Thrustmaster TX GTE Edition
· Thrustmaster RGT

With this new patch, Forza Horizon 3 now comes with a reduced PC system requirement. The new minimum system requirements are down below.

CPU i3-4170 @ 3.7Ghz
GPU NVIDIA GT 740 | AMD R7 250x
VRAM 2GB GDDR5
RAM 8GB
Hard Drive Type HDD
Resolution 1280 x 720
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Suvendu Mardi (SAM)
A Graduate, in Computer Application, Hardware Enthusiast, and Die Hard PC Gamer, Work as hardware consultant and building custom PC since 2007