No Porsche in Forza 4

Fact I didn’t know: EA owns the exclusive video game rights to the Porsche brand. In order to get Porsche vehicles in your game, you have to make a sublicensing deal with EA. Unfortunately, Turn 10 was unable to do so this time around on Forza Motorsport 4.

“This kills me. … We’ve asked our contacts at EA to reconsider their position frequently and regularly over the last 18 months,” Turn 10′s Brian Ekberg said, via a blog post. “We also reached out to various influential people in gaming to lobby on our behalf, and on your behalf, but that was to no avail.

This is sad. I guess we’ll have to take solace in the several hundred other cars that WILL be in the game. How will we ever survive?

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7 Comments on No Porsche in Forza 4


On August 26, 2011 at 8:46 am

good that means more time can be spent optimizing the muscle cars!


On August 26, 2011 at 10:19 am

Porches we’re always OP in the Forza games, plus Forza has one thing most NFS/EA games don’t have, Ferrari.


On August 30, 2011 at 3:10 pm

It is a shame, why are EA suddenly being ish? I mean, forza 3 had porsches. Why would EA turn their back on one of the racing sim kings?


On September 2, 2011 at 7:40 am

No porsche no forza 4 for me


On October 13, 2011 at 10:42 pm

Bought the game today, found out that porsche isn’t in forza4……….. Driving to gamestop to trade it in. Sad


On October 14, 2011 at 9:17 am

Lol, No porsche = trade in

A few of my friends have decided not to buy it anymore

Unless more pressure is put on ea, the issue with sales will skyrocket


On October 24, 2011 at 8:48 pm

Eh, doesn’t matter. Ferrari, Lambo, Lotus, Vette, Viper, GT-R, AMG, Bugatti, Pagani, etc. The only Porsche I liked in the last one was the GT1. To not play it b/c you can’t drive a few Porsches is ridiculous, it’s a great game. EA just looks dumb here.