Forza Horizon 3 update released to fix issues

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New Forza Horizon 3 update comes with fixes and improvements. Patch is available for both Xbox One and Windows 10 users. The latest Forza Horizon 3 patch is mostly focused on improving performance on the Windows 10 version.

New in Forza Horizon 3 update:

Stability

  • Fixed an issue where having a microphone enabled in the game but no speech pack installed would cause the title to crash on Windows 10.
  • Fixed an issue that would cause a game crash for some Windows 10 players when entering Maroondah Road Bucket List event.
  • Fixed an issue that would cause a game crash for some Windows 10 and Xbox One players when joining online Bucket List Blueprint challenges with mismatched DLC.
  • Fixed an issue that would cause a game crash for some Xbox One players when pausing the game.
  • Fixed an issue that would cause a game crash for some players when collecting Loyalty Rewards while in a Convoy.
  • Fixed an issue that would cause a game crash for some players when using the AMD R9 Fury X graphics card on Windows 10.
  • Fixed a TDR for Windows 10 players.

Performance

  • Players running four-core setups on Windows 10 should see CPU improvements.
  • Improved thread layout changes for eight-core setups on Windows 10, resulting in improved performance.
  • Improvement to performance in upgrades and tuning screens on Windows 10.
  • Fixed a stall when driving in Byron Bay on Windows 10.
  • Stall fixed when applying Drivatar liveries while driving on Windows 10.
  • Stall fixed when driving in free roam on Xbox One.

Wheel Support

  • Improvements to force feedback dead zone and FFB performance when driving on tarmac on both Xbox One and Windows 10.
  • Fixed a bug so that wheel button prompts now match the in-game bindings on Windows 10.
  • Actions that must be mapped are now identified in the UI and number of actions that must be mapped has been reduced on Windows 10.

General Improvements

  • Fix for photo mode being blurry for some Windows 10 players.
  • Groove music playback improvements on Xbox One.
  • Upgrade basket UI now supports mouse input for Windows 10.
  • Fix for bug that prevented Windows 10 players from progressing past the Start screen with no internet connection.
  • Added Master Volume option for Windows 10 players.
  • Fix to Advanced Camera functionality in left and top views in Paintshop (Xbox One and Windows).
  • Fix to enable Rewind when returning from Co-Op to Solo (Xbox One and Windows).
  • Added option to mute microphones in-game (Xbox One and Windows).
  • Player can now continue driving when fuel runs out (Xbox One and Windows).

Gameplay Changes

  • Horizon Edition cars that boost either Skills or XP no longer provide a benefit in Online Adventure.
  • Fixed an issue where the Perk “The XP Bump” worked in Online Adventure. Now it provides no benefit outside of single player racing.
  • Added a 30-second cooldown to the Drift Tap Skill.
  • Reduced the amount of XP awarded for banking Skill Chains.
  • Reduced 3-Star score target on the following Drift Zones: Mountain Scramble, Mountain Foot, Reservoir, and Gold Mine.
  • Previous Horizon Edition cars removed from Wheelspins; new Horizon Edition cars added.
  • The new HE cars are the BAC Mono Horizon Edition , Chevrolet Corvette Z06 Horizon Edition, Lamborghini Countach LP5000 QV Horizon Edition, Mercedes C 63 AMG Coupé Black Series Horizon Edition, MG Metro 6R4 Horizon Edition, MINI Cooper S Horizon Edition, and the Subaru Impreza 22B STi Horizon Edition.
  • Added the name of the current Championship to Car Select in Online Adventure to help players choose a suitable car.
  • Horizon Edition cars display the correct bonus for Wheelspins.
  • Fixed an issue where the Landmarks stat was incorrectly listed as 21 instead of 19, stopping players reaching 100 percent complete.