More than 11 million people have played a Forza title on Xbox One, Microsoft has announced. In addition, Forza is the best-selling racing franchise of this generation in the US according to NPD data.

Over three million players are racing in Forza games each month.

Coinciding with the 11 million milestone, Microsoft and Turn 10 have announced the Forza Racing Championship, which welcomes players of all levels to hone their skills as they compete for glory and real-world prizes.

"Competitions will be open and competitive for all, from brand new players taking their first laps, to the fastest virtual drivers in the world. Forza Racing Championship will be home to the best and most inclusive racing competition in gaming - where everyone has a chance to win, no matter how many miles they have behind the wheel," explains Xbox Wire.

Look out for more info in the coming weeks.

In addition, Microsoft has begun dishing out the free download codes for the 2016 #66 Ford GT Le Mans race car to all gamers who have played Forza Motorsport 6.

A new Forza title is set to be revealed at E3 next week.

Source: Xbox Wire

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