Forza Horizon 3 Is One Of The Best Looking Racing Game Of This Decade

we have a new champion of video game visuals in 2016, and that game is Forza Horizon 3 for the Xbox One and Windows 10 PCs. Although, to fully appreciate its brilliant visuals you must have some up-to-date gear to do so. This includes the Xbox One S and a 4K TV with HDR using the HDR10 standard, so it’s going to cost you if you don’t already have a capable setup. A high-end PC rig should also suffice, but those are even more costly than the new One S.


Forza Horizon 3 achieves its amazing visuals on the Xbox One S through its HDR support, which is the first Xbox One game to include the feature. HDR stands for High Dynamic Range, and it offers much more vibrant colors, deeper blacks, and bright whites. All of which benefit a title like Forza Horizon 3 thanks to its already vibrant graphical presentation and world, which consists of different environments and lighting styles to bring them to life. The game still looks top notch even without 4K and HDR, but the difference with those technologies enabled is as clear as water and worth pursuing if you have the funds and an appreciation for visual fidelity to do so.

Thanks to the Xbox One S’s 4K capabilities, Forza Horizon 3 already gets a resolution boost on the console thanks to its upscaling abilities, which can render standard HD content (think 720p and 1080p) in 4K, or 2160p. This improvement alone is enough to showcase how amazing this game looks on a current-gen console, but the inclusion of HDR support takes it to the next level. With a TV that supports the HDR10 standard (Sony, Samsung, some Vizios, and LGs should) this effect will be enabled automatically once you fire up Forza Horizon 3. While the 4K resolution looks much cleaner than 1080p, it’s the HDR feature that sets it apart from all of the games released in 2016 for consoles