Moonlighting achievement in Forza Motorsport 7


Complete 50 laps at night

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How to unlock the Moonlighting achievement

  • InfiniteLogicInfiniteLogic134,113
    08 Oct 2017 08 Oct 2017 08 Oct 2017
    22 3 11
    In Freeplay select Daytona Intl Speedway/Oval and select Night from the options. Decide how many laps you want to do at a time and start. Not many tracks allow Night setting, but this does and is an easy one.

    Turn on the on-screen achievement tracker and you will see it ticking up as you complete each lap.

    Only did 10 lap race, but all the laps counted, and will finish it tomorrow.

    EDIT: further 2 x 20 lap races popped the achievement! Using the Nissan GT-R Black Forza Edition car makes it very fast (205mph max) and gives a good boost and you don't need to touch the brakes.

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    KardenalBTKUnlocked on win10!! Bugged on Xbox.
    Posted by KardenalBTK on 15 May at 19:34
    ZulghinlourAs of Aug 20, 2020 this is tracking properly on Xbox again.
    Posted by Zulghinlour on 21 Aug at 04:22
    Supastar1980I can confirm what Zulghinlour said is correct. it is tracking properly now
    Posted by Supastar1980 on 25 Aug at 19:42
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  • XonatronXonatron168,944
    12 Oct 2017 12 Oct 2017 08 Sep 2018
    15 6 6
    EDIT: FriskiNiski below has noted this may have been patched. I will wait for others to confirm as well.

    EDIT 2: erichsouza76 has a note about how this solution still worked. Worth while reading it in case it helps you.

    New easier way: In a night race, pass the finish line and rewind back and pass it again, over and over.

    Like InfiniteLogic's solution, I recommend:
    - freeplay
    - Daytona Intl Speedway/Oval
    - Night (needed)
    - turn on the on-screen achievement tracker to see it unlock each "lap"

    I also recommend:
    - 2 laps (so the race doesn't end after the 1st lap so you can rewind)
    - a modern day indy car (230+ mph without the need for brakes), but the actual car only helps for the 1st lap so any car will do
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    erichsouza76Right, just a small heads up here:
    This method is still valid. I just used it and it worked as expected.
    ALTHOUGH...the issue is with the Xbox itself. For some time already, some of those lap achievements aren't unlocking and/or tracking properly.
    I had this achievement about 38% (19 laps) for quite some time. Then I resumed my career and did a plenty of night races and no change at all.
    Them I got pissed and decided to do the freeplay to unlock it once for all. No good. Did all the remaining laps and the tracker didn't change at all.
    But since this isn't the only achievement with problems, I'm tracking all of them here on TA to see if anyone unlocked it, it could be an indication to try it again.
    So I decided to give it another go but trying something different instead: doing the races on my PC.
    And BINGO...I managed to do it on my PC.
    Not sure if this is fixed again on the console version but if the problem persists, I would suggest trying on the PC instead.
    At this point, I've managed to get other 3 achievements with tracking issues as well: Rain Dancer (50 MP laps in rain), Nightvision (50 MP laps at night) and Gaining Experience (100 MP laps). And for those, my dummy account running on my Xbox, the laps weren't tracked properly for the Rain Dancer and not tracked at all for the Nightvision.
    Sorry for the long text!
    Posted by erichsouza76 on 20 Aug 18 at 20:27
    XonatronThanks for the notes. I'll instruct others to read it.
    Posted by Xonatron on 08 Sep 18 at 18:29
    Racer 6981Doesn't unlock on Xbox One anymore.
    Posted by Racer 6981 on 25 Apr at 13:59
  • NendoShisuNendoShisu231,855
    17 Oct 2017 17 Oct 2017
    9 5 4
    Easiest way is to select the following...

    - Freeplay
    - Daytona Oval and Night
    - Choose however many laps required
    - Change Steering to Super Easy
    - Start Race and tape Right Trigger Down.

    Go away do something else, Achievement will pop after 50 laps achieved
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    Racer 6981Doesn't unlock.
    Posted by Racer 6981 on 15 Apr at 08:04
    grolschieThis achievement (and others) is broken, see the known issues page:
    Posted by grolschie on 22 May at 22:56
    ONE CEL JUGGALOJust read this article so does this mean we will never be able to unlock these achievements?
    Posted by ONE CEL JUGGALO on 21 Jul at 17:05
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