Forza 7 PC pre-load broken, wasting precious GBs of download

Errors in every single place.

Forza 7 pre-loads on Home windows 10 aren’t precisely working as deliberate. In reality, they’re outright damaged.

Since Turn 10’s announcement that the game was able to begin downloading ahead of launch, gamers have encountered quite a few errors. A fast scan of the Forza Subreddit and the sport’s official forums confirms as a lot.

“I’ve started downloading the game (not the demo) a few hours ago. I was at 20 go. And now it started from 0. For no reason,” consumer Cooly08 wrote. “Oh boy. Same story again. They just can’t do someting [sic] working on Windows Store.”

Most often, as Cooly08 described, the download will cease midway by way of, error out after which start the download course of from scratch. As you may anticipate, these of us with shoddy web or knowledge caps are shedding their minds; Forza 7 may very well clock in at over 100GB even if a download goes smoothly.

An unofficial repair on a Home windows 10 PC is to reset the Home windows Retailer cache by hitting Home windows + R, then “wsreset”. There’s no assure that’ll work, nevertheless.

In case you’ve acquired knowledge caps in place, it’s most likely finest to cancel your pre-load and wait till phrase again from Microsoft that issues are working as anticipated. We’ll, of course, hold you posted. Pre-loading on Xbox One appears to work simply effective.

Forza Motorsport 7 heads to Home windows PC and Xbox One as an Xbox Play Anywhere title on three October. Those that buy the sport’s can play from 29 September.

Steve Wright

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