Forza Motorsport 5 news and trailer

Forza Motorsport 5 - a launch title on the new Xbox One console - will rival Gran Turismo 6 on the PS3

A week after Gran Turismo 6 was confirmed by Sony, Microsoft has pulled the wraps off its arch rival driving simulator, Forza Motorsport 5.

While GT6 is a Christmas release for the soon to be replaced Playstation 3 – initially eschewing the next-generation PS4 – Forza 5 will be a headline launch title on the all-new Xbox One console, released later in 2013. It’s actually the sixth Forza title, following Forza Horizon’s 2012 release.

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Few details are yet available on the new racing game, though the trailer video (which you can see below) gives us a good inclination that realism is very high on its agenda. It shows a gruelling battle between a McLaren P1 and its F1 forebear, with some photographic detail when it comes to the tortured rear tyres, carbon diffuser and exhaust flames. Consider our appetite whetted.

Forza Motorsport 4 review here

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