Get ready for a new spin on battle royale.

On December 12, the Forza Horizon 4 update you download will have a little something unexpected included in it. For the first time in the history of the franchise, the game will have a new battle royale mode. Playground Games announced this new mode, called Eliminator, during its latest livestream today. Before you ask: Yes, it's free.

Eliminator pits 72 players against one another in a race to the center of an open-air arena...