Micro-transactions are generally an unwelcome sight, giving users the impression that developers are out only to make money (they are a business, right?).

Turn 10 Studios Forza Motorsport has never been a stranger to micro-transactions, utilising a token system to allow users to purchase incredible machines in-game with nothing except their credit card details.

Forza Motorsport 6 was yet to see the return of micro-transactions until now – the latest update bringing them back to the series. As of this update, one Token is equal to 500 in-game credits, with Tokens available to be purchased as follows:

  • 325 Tokens for $2.99
  • 1,250 Tokens for $9.99
  • 2,700 Tokens for $19.99
  • 8,000 Tokens for $49.99
  • 20,000 Tokens for $99.99

Forza Motorsport 6 boasts several 2 million dollar machines straight out of the box, including the Lotus E23 Hybrid Formula One – to get this will be require 4,000 Tokens, or around $25.00.

Tokens can be set to not appear in the game via the HUD options menu.

What do you think about the inclusion of micro-transactions in Forza 6?


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