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Picture Perfect

Take photos of 200 different cars for Horizon Promo.

Picture Perfect-0.1
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15 Jun 2020 15 Jun 2020
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Quick description; I took photos of 200+ cars in under 45 minutes (Xbox One X + external SSD so mileage may differ).

Select any Drag Race and choose "Change Car". Using X you can sort on Car Type. Scroll all the way left to the first Car Type and choose the lowest level car like D, C or B if possible. Now start the Drag Race and if everything works, you will be matched with 4 to 8 different cars from this particular Car Type.

Once the race starts, hold UP on the D-pad for about 0.5s, move the camera back a bit (showing all cars in one shot) and press the right BUMPER/SHOULDER on your controller. It will quickly take a picture (not saving / editing / focusing as usual), tally all unique cars in the photo. Press B a few times and immediately Quit the Drag Race.

Now for the rinse & repeat; select the same Race, choose Change Car and select the NEXT Car Type. In some cases you can't easily change within the previously selected Car Type. By the time you done all Car Types (from left to right), you should have 160 to 220 photos already. If you are under 200, start from the left of the Car Types again and now select the highest possible car like X or S2. It matches you with different / unique cars for you photos.

As posted in the news section, this achievement will not pop or go live before Thursday June 18 and one should have/get an update for the game in the process.
planchetflawThanks for the bumper point. I've always been using A. This saves so much time.
Posted by planchetflaw on 16 Jun 20 at 03:35
WhiteythereaperProbably easier to sort by Car Type and go through each class E to X, avoiding trucks, vintage racers and any other category of small numbers of vehicles

Edit: also avoid forza edition cars, they tend to give the Drivatars the same car for fairness
Posted by Whiteythereaper on 16 Jun 20 at 05:49
WcG iFredy29I was going to leave a guide for this but obviously one has been done and my method is similar.

Another thing to to point out as the achievement is not out yet, if you've already done 200 different cars you should get the achievement on release as it's most likely retroactive like other achievements released for this game.
Posted by WcG iFredy29 on 16 Jun 20 at 13:33
Grape VansRB was a timesaver thank you
Posted by Grape Vans on 17 Jun 20 at 12:16
ElSelchoIt definitely unlocks retroactively. So if you already took 200 pictures it will unlock next time you start the game.
Posted by ElSelcho on 17 Jun 20 at 13:19
Captain Chao5Didn't know about RB - thank you!!!
Posted by Captain Chao5 on 17 Jun 20 at 14:26
OMGWTH00111111Didn't unlock retroactively for me. When game launched I took pictures of 300+ cars. About two weeks ago went into the game and noticed all the cars with cameras above them checked my progress I was on 0. Now currently on 10 yay. I know it won't take that long but I've already done this amount once now gotta do it again. Also, house cheevo won't unlock as I've already bought the house.
Posted by OMGWTH00111111 on 17 Jun 20 at 16:05
FZurBiagreat solution, it was quiclky in this way
Posted by FZurBia on 17 Jun 20 at 16:17
XxFrAsZeRxXNot sure if it’s because I’m on PC, but the game doesn’t have that RB option. Also, is there a way to check progress somewhere?

EDIT: You should probably mention you have to buy the house to start the promo first for those not aware.
Posted by XxFrAsZeRxX on 17 Jun 20 at 17:27
nicklkRB is the best tip!
Posted by nicklk on 17 Jun 20 at 21:06
Fuzzmeister JStarting with S2 cars seems much quicker than D
Posted by Fuzzmeister J on 18 Jun 20 at 02:07
Sol76Anybody else getting really annoyed by all the Ford Focus cars popping up at every race ? laugh
Posted by Sol76 on 18 Jun 20 at 21:17
xl CaRbOnZz lxYeah focus rs and Audi ry’s come up a lot 😂
Posted by xl CaRbOnZz lx on 27 Jun 20 at 13:52
TobesPlaysTo add to this - If you pick different styles of cars, you'll definitely get a good handful of new "other" cars every time you start a new race. Picking a rally car, picking a truck, etc.
Posted by TobesPlays on 14 Jul 20 at 18:09
ChucklestyleWorks great, started at Trucks all the way at the right and worked backwards through the vehicle types. One or 2 races were a bust but I got it before I hit the end of available types.
Posted by Chucklestyle on 18 Aug 20 at 23:13
MAJICO70As said by @XxFrAsZeRxX, you should purchase 'Sunflower Meadows' house to be able to start taking promo pictures
Posted by MAJICO70 on 30 Sep 20 at 02:10
Posted by Frank26384 on 13 Feb at 20:42
Rubber DucksssWould never of thought of using the drag race feature! Saves me going through 200+ cars myself😅 thank you very much! +1
Posted by Rubber Ducksss on 25 Mar at 14:47
segagamerDidn't know about RB. Thanks!
Posted by segagamer on 29 Jun at 14:17