Forza Motorsport Update 4 patch notes: New track, cars, bug fixes, more

Aakash Regmi
2023 Aston Martin Valkyrie in the pit lane of the Kyalami circuit

Update 4 of Forza Motorsport is live, so here is everything that was added with the update, as well as full patch notes detailing all the bug fixes and improvements. 

The fourth major update for Forza Motorsport, Update 4, is now live. Similar to previous massive updates Microsoft’s serious racer has received, it’ll fix many bugs and add new content.

Turn 10 Studios highlighted that Update 4 won’t touch on some of the biggest criticisms, like AI and grinding, having already issued a statement on it recently. But there are still plenty of changes coming to Forza Motorsport, including the release of a brand-new racetrack.

So, here’s everything added with Update 4 of Forza Motorsport. 

New track in Forza Motorsport Update 4

Forza Motorsport Update 4 will add the historic Daytona International Speedway racetrack. The track has two layouts, and it’ll be the third track added, with the previous two being Yas Marina and Hockenheim.

The Daytona International Speedway will be available just as the update goes live.

New cars in Forza Motorsport Update 4

Update 4 will add four new cars to the Forza Motorsport Car Pass. As usual, they’ll launch on a fixed schedule of one per week, here’s the full list of cars and when they’ll arrive, as shared by Turn 10 in their blog post:

2019 McLaren Senna GTRJanuary 18, 2024
2019 Ferrari #62 Risi Competizione 488 GTEJanuary 25, 2024
2022 Aston Martin Valkyrie AMR ProFebruary 1, 2024
2018 Cadillac #57 TA CTS-VFebruary 8, 2024

The Car Pass is available for Deluxe Edition and Premium Edition players or can be purchased separately.

There will also be spotlight cars that can be bought at a discount, so here is the spotlight schedule for Update 4:

1992 Lancia Delta HF Integrale EVOJanuary 18-24
2017 Abarth 124 SpiderJanuary 25-31
2017 Alfa Romeo Giulia QuadrifoglioFebruary 1-7
2007 Ferrari 430 ScuderiaFebruary 8-15

Forza Motorsport Update 4 will add a new Featured Tour in Career Mode, Italian Challengers, and update to Open Tour. Here is the schedule for newly added events as well as the regular featured events and Rivals for Update 4:

New Career Tour — Italian Challengers

All-Wheel DrivenJanuary 18, 20241992 Lancia Delta HF Integrale EVO
Roadster RenaissanceJanuary 25, 20242017 Abarth 124 Spider
Alfa PerformanceFebruary 1, 20242017 Alfa Romeo Giulia Quadrifoglio
Prancing PowerFebruary 8, 20242007 Ferrari 430 Scuderia

New Career series — Classic Open Class

Like previous updates, you can continue to upgrade your cars with new Open Tours in Forza Motorsport. This time, it is all about the classic cars, with the reward for completing it before February 15, 2024, being the 1965 Alfa Romeo Giulia Sprint GTA Stradale. Turn 10 notes that all refreshed Open Tour series (C, B, A, and S) will be available on January 18.  

Forza P1 Series, Formula Mazda SeriesS Class Series, A Class Series1992 Lancia Delta HF Integrale EVOJanuary 18-24
Daytona Sports Car Series, Formula Mazda SeriesX Class Series, C Class Series2017 Abarth 124 SpiderJanuary 25-31
VW Golf GTI Spec Series, Formula Mazda SeriesR Class Series, E Class Series2017 Alfa Romeo Giulia QuadrifoglioFebruary 1-7
Modern Factory Racecar Series, Formula Mazda SeriesP Class Series, B Class Series2007 Ferrari 430 ScuderiaFebruary 8-15
Featured Track – Daytona1990 Mercury #15 Whistler Radar Cougar XR-7Daytona Tri-oval CircuitJanuary 18 – February 15
*VIP – Titanic Tuner2019 Subaru WRX STI S209 Forza EditionRoad America – East RouteJanuary 18 – February 15
Logitech McLaren G Stage #32015 McLaren P1 GTRGrand Oak Raceway – National CircuitJanuary 18 – February 15
Spotlight – Lancia1992 Lancia Delta HF Integrale EVOSuzuka Circuit – EastJanuary 18-24
Spotlight – Abarth2017 Abarth 124 SpiderLime Rock Park – Full AltJanuary 25-31
Spotlight – Alfa Romeo2017 Alfa Romeo Giulia QuadrifoglioMid-Ohio Sportscar Course – ShortFebruary 1-7
Spotlight – Ferrari2007 Ferrari 430 ScuderiaMugello Circuit – FullFebruary 8-15

Forza Motorsport Update 4 patch notes

Other than the added content mentioned already, here are the full patch notes for Update 4 of Forza Motorsport, detailing all the bug fixes and Improvements:

Bug Fixes and Improvements    

[Tracks] All Platforms 

  • Laguna Seca: Fixed issue where an invisible collision in the middle of the track would cause the car to spin out, as if it hit an object. [1639011] 
  • Homestead: Fixed issue where AI would aggressively return to the race line upon existing the pits at the Homestead – Road Circuit. [1652367] 
  • Silverstone: Fixed issue where driving over red concrete squares can slow down the player’s car.[1653179] 
  • Yas Marina: Adjusted the overall track surface to feel less bumpy and smoother to drive on. [1658297] 
  • Yas Marina: Smoothened the rumble strips on turns 14 and 15 as they previously felt too bumpy and sometimes caused the player to lose control of their car. [1658295] 

[Cars] All Platforms 

  • 2018 Audi #44 R8 LMS GT3: Rebalanced this car to be more competitive, fairer and in line withits opponents in the Forza GT Spec Series in Featured Multiplayer. 
  • 1987 Buick Regal GNX: Fixed issue where headlights do not cast at night-time. [1502026] 
  • 2011 Citroën DS3 Racing: Fixed issue where livery was missing logos from the real-life car.[1658673] 
  • 2011 Citroën DS3 Racing: Fixed issue where Acura manufacturer logo appeared on the hood of the car. [1658582] 
  • 2018 Dodge Challenger SRT Demon: Fixed issue where aftermarket street hood would not be visible when applied to the car. [1652039] 
  • 2019 Dodge #9 American V8 Road Racing TA Challenger: Fixed an issue where the car had no engine audio in gameplay. [1663644] 
  • 2017 Ferrari #25 Corse Clienti 488 Challenge: Fixed issue where the driver and dash cameras both appear off-center from where the driver is sitting in the car. [1644617] 
  • 1977 Ford Escort RS1800: Fixed issue where street hood would not be visible after applying the visual upgrade to the car. [1642425] 
  • 1992 Honda NSX-R: Fixed issue where dash camera view causes visual clipping through the “Race” roll cage visual modification. [1644521] 
  • 1992 Honda NSX-R: Fixed issue where a visible gap would appear in the car’s geometry after installing a widebody kit. [1640528] 
  • 1988 Lamborghini Countach LP5000 QV: Fixed issue where the car’s red taillight covers are missing. [1640439] 
  • 2011 Lamborghini Gallardo LP 570-4 Superleggera: Fixed issue where floating light would appear above the car after upgrading the rear wing. [1641290] 
  • 2002 Mazda RX-7 Spirit R Type-A: Fixed issue where pop-up lights are not visible from cockpit camera views. [1640883] 
  • 1989 Mercedes-Benz #63 Sauber-Mercedes C 9: Fixed issue where the V8 engine audio is inaccurate compared to its real-life counterpart. [1651824] 
  • 1993 Nissan Skyline GT-R V-Spec: Fixed texture issue seen on the trunk of the car. [1646189] 
  • 2002 Nissan Skyline GT-R V-Spec II: Fixed issue where the car color appeared too bright. [1639289] 
  • 1982 Porsche 911 Turbo 3.3: Fixed issue where race rear bumper is not visible when applied to the vehicle. [1640434] 
  • 1999 Toyota #3 Toyota Motorsports GT-ONE TS020: Fixed issue where multiple lights on the dash light up when applying the brakes. [1642396] 
  • 1998 Toyota Supra RZ: Fixed issue where Toyota emblem would partially appear through the geometry of the KRC Japan Sport Wing. [1650050] 
  • 2019 Volkswagen Golf R: Fixed visible gaps appearing in the car’s interior after installing the race roll cage visual modification. [1639213] 

[Livery Editor] All Platforms 

  • Fixed issue preventing stock rear wing from being painted on several cars.  [1621084] 
  • Rendering bugs when tinting windows has been fixed on several cars. [1554831] 
  • 2016 Chevrolet Camaro Super Sport: Fixed issue where liveries do not properly apply to the vehicle. [1555708] 
  • 2011 Citroën DS3 Racing: Fixed numerous livery mapping issues. [1652967] 
  • 2017 Ford Focus RS: Fixed issue where decals applied to the right side of the aftermarket widebody kit would automatically apply another decal inverted on the left side. [1652291] 
  • 2017 Ford Focus RS: Fixed issue where decals applied to the right front fender are obscured by the aftermarket widebody kit. [1652292] 
  • 2018 Ford Mustang GT: Fixed issue where the Magnetic Grey color appeared matte. [1564418] 
  • 2011 Lamborghini Gallardo LP 570-4 Superleggera: Fixed issue where the manufacturer livery is not fully covered when a custom paint is applied to the vehicle. [1642183] 
  • 1971 Plymouth Cuda 426 Hemi: Fixed issue where the hood is not paintable. [1548666] 
  • 2023 Nissan Z: Fixed issue where graphical artificing would appear visible on the roof of the car after painting it black. [1652237] 
  • 2018 Porsche 718 Cayman GTS: Fixed issue where decals on the right side of the car are mirrored on the left side. [1646557]  
  • 2020 Porsche Taycan Turbo S: Fixed issue where decals applied to the front left side of the car are mirrored on the right side. [1646602] 

That’s everything shared about the upcoming Update 4 of Forza Motorsport, for more on the game, check out:

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Aakash Regmi is a Games Writer at CharlieIntel and primarily covers Genshin Impact, Call of Duty, and major racing games. Before joining CharlieIntel in July 2023, he wrote for Collider, Hard Drive, DualShockers, and Try Hard Guides. You can contact him at [email protected].