Forza Horizon 3 Hot Wheels Expansion Release Date Announced; Stunning New Photos Released

Forza Horizon 3's newest expansion based around Hot Wheels, is arriving on May 9th.

on April 26, 2017 3:34 PM

Playground Games and Microsoft Studios have announced that the newest expansion for their hit racing game Forza Horizon 3, will be launching on May 9th, 2017. The expansion, which is based on the popular toy car franchise Hot Wheels, will be launching on both Xbox One and PC.

The Hot Wheels Expansions will include a new location including six new islands. These islands will be connected by the traditional orange Hot Wheels tracks we all know and love. The new expansion will also include the following cars:

  • 1969 Hot Wheels Twin Mill
  • 2011 Hot Wheels Bone Shaker
  • 2012 Hot Wheels Rip Rod
  • 2005 Hot Wheels Ford Mustang
  • 2016 Jeep Trailcat
  • 2016 Zenvo ST1
  • 2007 Toyota Hilux Arctic Trucks AT38
  • 2010 Pagani Zonda R
  • 1972 Chrysler VH Valiant Charger R/T E49

Twenty-eight new Xbox Achievements can also be earned once the Hot Wheels Expansion hits, for a total of 500 Gamerscore. Microsoft also confirmed that when the expansion launches, a new patch will be sent out for the Windows 10 version, which will include a number of new options and bug fixes.

If you want to see the expansion in action, on May 8th at 1 p.m. PDT, you can go here and watch a livestream of the Hot Wheels DLC straight from Hot Wheels Headquarters. If you want a first look at the expansion, you can check out a gallery of screenshots, or the brand new trailer, straight from Microsoft, below.

Forza Horizon 3 launched on September 27th, 2016, on Xbox One and Windows 10. We gave Forza Horizon 3 a 9.5 out of 10.

Tanner Pierce is a Staff Writer at When he isn't writing, he is pursuing a major in Journalism at the University of Central Florida.