Forza Horizon Uses SpeedTree

SpeedTree for Games is winner of the 2005 Front Line Award for middleware
IDV has announced that Forza Horizon, the action racing game for Xbox 360 due out October 23, will include a wide variety of vegetation created with the help of SpeedTree for Games. SpeedTree for Games delivers natural real-time trees and plants with seamless LOD transitions, an array of lighting, physics and wind effects, as well as an SDK that can be programmed to support any level of engine integration. SpeedTree includes SpeedTree Modeler, which offers a unique hybrid of hand and procedural modeling options and has been used in countless games and a growing list of movies, including 2009's Avatar.