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FMOD Studio-enabled game Forza Motorsport 5 scoops award for best sound

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Melbourne - 31st January, 2014 - Firelight Technologies confirmed today that Forza Motorsport 5, a recent IGN award winner for best audio on Xbox One, is powered by its next generation audio tool suite FMOD Studio.  IGN praised the game’s audio implementation saying "Forza 5 is a stirring symphony of internal combustion and the best sounding game on Xbox One".

"We are honoured to have worked with Turn 10 on this flagship title.  Forza 5 sounds incredible and we're stoked that they've received this accolade from IGN” said Raymond Biggs, lead developer for FMOD Studio.

Developers are invited to discover FMOD Studio for themselves. For more information about FMOD Studio, visit the FMOD website ( www.fmod.com).


Email:  info@fmod.org

Twitter: @fmodstudio

About FMOD:

Firelight Technologies is the industry leader in gaming audio systems. Firelight’s FMOD lines of tools -- FMOD Studio, FMOD Designer and the FMOD Ex Programmer’s API – are globally regarded as the leading tools for the creation and playback of interactive audio. The FMOD product line has gained a strong reputation for its ease of use, powerful software-mixed architecture and comprehensive cross-platform support.

Today, FMOD products are widely used within the gaming industry. The sound of over 1500 different titles, FMOD Interactive Audio Middleware has been used in games series such as: World of Warcraft, Starcraft, Crysis, Bioshock, Forza, Guitar Hero and other hit titles such as Dragon Age and L.A Noire. Users of FMOD products include: Activision Blizzard, Disney, Microsoft, Sony, Ubisoft, THQ, Take 2 Interactive, Unity, Crytek, Havok.  Outside of the gaming industry, FMOD is used in the auto industry and the simulation sector of the civilian and defence industries.

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