London Monday 11th July - Forza MotorsportTM racers can now see exactly where they stand, as Microsoft Game Studios announced that it posted more than 1,400 leaderboards for competition in every category on the official Forza site at http://www.forzamotorsport.net. Drivers can review stats for all race types, including Hotlap, Point-to-Point, Autocross and Time Trials. In addition, drivers can check out leaderboards for each car class and track, as well as an overall multiplayer leaderboard. All of the leaderboards can be found on the Forza community site at http://community.forzamotorsport.net/.
After only two months, Forza's ultra-realistic driving experience is already the second most popular game on Xbox Live behind only Halo 2. More than 150,000 Forza fans have rocketed onto Xbox Live to race against other drivers, join car clubs and share custom paint schemes. Car customisation is exploding online, as thousands of Forza fans from all over the world have shown off unique designs rivaling the hottest paint schemes at real auto shows. Each driver's reputation is enhanced when he or she sports a masterpiece paint job that lets other drivers know who is overtaking them on the leaderboard.
Developed exclusively for Xbox®, Forza Motorsport is one of the highest-rated driving simulations of all time. Hailed by consumers and gaming industry media for its unprecedented realism and multiplayer features, Forza has already sold more than 700,000 units in only two months. Forza allows gamers to own, collect and transform their own personalised fleet of speed machines from an incredible lineup of more than 230 cars made by over 60 top manufacturers.
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