March Update for Forza Motorsport 7 brings spectate ticker, telemetry, improvements to livery editor

Arif Bacchus

Turn 10 today announced the details of the Forza Motorsport 7 March Update. This update packs the Spectate Ticker, Spectate Telemetry, improvements to the Livery Editor, and more. Also announced is the March Car Pack, with new cars from Alfa Romero, Jaguar, Nissan, Lincoln, Chevrolet, and Volvo.

With the new Spectate Ticker in this update, those who are spectating in Forza 7 online races will now have access to new data types. This includes time behind leader, time intervals, distance gap from the car ahead, lap times, and race order changes.

Also new is the telemetry screen, available when spectating races. This screen works with the race-footage and shows viewers more about each driver. Features available for viewing include car specs, the dashboard instruments, telemetry, suspension, tire heat, and friction.

Finally, with the improved Livery Editor, players can now paint cars with ease. There are a new mirror and flip options on the layer select screen, a flip option on the layer position screen, and new favorite colors, positioning and snap options.

The new cars for this month include the following. Feel free to watch the video above for more details on the cars.

  • 1932 Alfa Romeo 8C 2300 Spider
  • 1983 Jaguar #44 Group 44 XJR-5
  • 1988 Nissan #33 Bob Sharp Racing 300ZX
  • 1977 Brabham #8 Motor Racing Developments BT45B
  • 2017 Lincoln Continental
  • 2017 Chevrolet Colorado ZR2
  • 2017 Volvo XC90 R-Design

These updates are all part of the upcoming Forza Racing Championship, starting on April 2. This event is open to all Forza gamers, but the top 24 in the eSports event are eligible $100,000 prize pool. Drivers competing in the event will have to compete in ranked events and earn points and climb up a leaderboard.