Forza Horizon 5 is an open world racing game developed by Playground Games and published by Microsoft.
It is set in a fictional recreation of Mexico.
To begin this feature, we’ll answer the big question straight away: can The Crew Motorfest overtake Forza Horizon as the definitive open world racing experience? Well, chances are it can’t.
The 1956 Chevrolet Corvette EV Corvette and 2022 GMC Hummer EV Pickup, styled after Barbie and Ken, are available now for all players.
The racing sim franchise's next instalment is due out for Xbox and PC in October, a new leak has claimed.
Forza Horizon 5 has seen immense success since its release, recently surpassing 30 million players, according to its leaderboards.
The track will be fully explorable in free roam for the High Performance series only, but will also be permanently added as a race route to the game.
The new Sierra Nueva region offers six biomes, and there are new events, ten new cars, new songs, and more rally parts and body kits.
Forza Horizon 5 continues to deliver excellent racing content with its newest expansion.
Here's what you should know about the next expansion for Playground Games' open world racer.
Playground Games has revealed the full open world map of Sierra Nueva, the setting of Forza Horizon 5's second expansion.
The open world racer's upcoming rally-focused expansion will add 10 new cars that are "specialized for the extreme off-road" racing.
The open world racer's second expansion will take players to Sierra Nueva, bringing new cars, a new career, and more.
Playground Games' open world racer continues to enjoy steady success, having amassed over 28 million players since release.
Playground Games confirms that it will be announcing the open world racer's second expansion later on this week.
In the absence of a concrete release date announcement for the upcoming racing sim, Xbox boss Phil Spencer has assured fans that it's still set to launch this year.
Mike Brown, former creative director for the Forza Horizon series, leads the studio. Its first game is a premium open-world title for consoles and PC.
The bundle features all of the game's post-launch content, and will be available via participating retailers worldwide for $559.
Ray tracing will have two presets - Ultra and Extreme - with the latter adding full-resolution reflections in ForzaVista, Free Roam, and Races.
"We'll have more to share after we enter the new year," Playground Games says about the open world racer's next expansion.
The new Horizon Origins Story, Midnight Battles, classic cars and tracks from across the series, and much more are coming next week.
The open world racer's first paid expansion launched earlier in July, and has already been played by over a million people.
Appropriately enough for one of the best racing games of its time, Forza Horizon 5's first expansion is an unmissable experience.
Developer Playground Games has revealed a top-down image of the new and whacky open world map that serves as the upcoming expansion's setting.
The first paid expansion for Playground's acclaimed open-world racer is out soon. Here's what you need to know before diving in.
The expansion, which launches on July 19, will be available very early on in the base Forza Horizon 5 experience, which means new players won't have to do too much to be able to jump in.
Just like Forza Horizon 3 before it, Forza Horizon 5 will be delivering Hot Wheels-themed content with its first major expansion.
Similar to Forza Horizon 3, Forza Horizon 5 is also going to get a Hot Wheels-themed expansion, as per a recent Steam leak.
Playground Games' open world racer is maintaining its impressive momentum, having reached over 20 million players since launch.
A recent job listing for a level designer at Playground Games has seemingly confirmed that development on the next Forza Horizon game is underway.
The Series 7 update adds 5 new Ferraris and the Cinco de Mayo celebration alongside many bug fixes and feature additions.
Forza Horizon 5 Series 6 Car Pass holders will be able to add four new cars to their collections over the coming weeks.
Drift Club is also coming to Mexico in a new Horizon Story with the opportunity to earn the 2021 Ford Mustang Mach-E 1400 for free.
More than 300 cinematics will support American Sign Language (ASL) and British Sign Language (BSL) with a new content update.
As per a recent leak, Playground Games' open world racer could add a handful of cars to its roster over the coming weeks.
An expansion for the open world game seems to be in the testing phase, implying that a reveal and launch could be close.
Playground Games has released an update for the game on all platforms, bringing various improvements and bug fixes.
Playground Games' acclaimed open world racer continues to go from strength to strength, having amassed over 18 million players since launch.
Playground Games' open world racer crosses another major milestone, amassing over 15 million players since its November 2021 launch.
Struggling to earn just enough Credits for your racing needs? Fortunately, there are a number of different avenues for earning the same.
Car Pass owners will also receive one new car per week for the next four weeks, starting with the 1966 Jaguar XJ13 tomorrow.
Resident Evil Village takes the Game of the Year, while prominent games like Deathloop and others take their respective spots as well.
Jumping in and racing can be fun but if you want to get the most out of your car, then tuning is a must. Here's how to get started.
Forza Horizon 5 gives out 5 free Super Wheelspins to all players on winning GOTY awards from IGN and a slew of other publications.
Call of Duty: Vanguard, Battlefield 2042, Pokemon Brilliant Diamond and Shining Pearl, and Forza Horizon 5 topped proceedings on the software front.
Call of Duty: Vanguard and Battlefield 2042 were also the first and second best-selling titles of the month despite mixed receptions from fans.
Season 2 begins December 9th and includes numerous Lamborghini and Ferrari cars, along with the return of the classic Peel P50.
The 2020 Koenigsegg Jesko is the fastest car in the game, bar none. Here's how to easily unlock it (along with some alternative choices).
The dev is also giving out 1000 free Forzathon points to all players in response to numerous multiplayer connectivity issues.
What is the Hall of Fame and how do you reach this "end" of the campaign? Find out here, along with the method for unlocking fast travel.
Can't stop racing through the streets of Mexico? Neither can we.
Available for Xbox Series X/S, Xbox One and PC, it's had the biggest first week for a title in both Xbox and Xbox Game Pass history.
Jurassic World Evolution 2 and Shin Megami Tensei 5 also see debuts in the top 10, while Call of Duty: Vanguard retains the top spot.
Microsoft and Playground Games' open world racer continues to enjoy great success, having attracted over 8 million players since launch.
Just a few days after release, Playground Games' open world racing sim is already the biggest Xbox Game Studios' launch ever.
Forza Horizon 5 players have been collecting, upgrading, and gifting the 1940s Willys Jeep in the hundreds as a quick means to make progress in the game.
Xbox's Phil Spencer says it's the largest launch day for an Xbox Game Studios title, with triple the peak concurrent player count of Forza Horizon 4.
Forza Horizon 5 has many reports of crashing on PC, and a support page suggests that streaming software such as Discord might be the reason.
Playground Games' excellent open world racer has gotten off to a flying start, already having amassed over 3 million players.
Playground Games' open world racer hasn't officially launched yet, but those who got early access with the game's Premium Edition already stand over a million strong.
Support for American Sign Language (ASL) and British Sign Language (BSL) in cinematics with a picture-in-picture display is also coming soon.
The highly anticipated racing sim launches day one on Xbox Game Pass but it already has a high number of Premium Edition owners.
Conquer the streets of Mexico with these handy pointers.
With an aggregate rating of 91, Playground Games' upcoming Forza Horizon 5 has gone on to become the highest-rated new game of 2021.
Playground Games have delivered the goods yet again with Forza Horizon 5. The tech on the PC and Xbox Series X's versions are a mile ahead of anything we have seen in open world racing games and we ca...
Playground Games' newest open world racer is launching tomorrow for Premium Edition owners, and a few days later for everyone else.
History repeats itself as Playground Games once again delivers one of the best open world racers you'll ever play.
It all kicks off tomorrow with Minecraft: Java and Bedrock Editions being available for PC along with Unpacking on consoles, cloud and PC.
The racing title requires 103 GB of free space on PC and Xbox Series X/S. Xbox One owners will need to have 116 GB of free space ready.
Playground Games has wrapped up development on the upcoming open world racer ahead of its launch in November.
The stream will see Playground Games announcing the open world racer's soundtrack along with "tons of last minute details" before launch.
Check out the opening showcase in both modes. Performance mode offers a 4K/60 FPS experience while Quality mode runs at 4K/30 FPS.
“I think people are really gonna love it. It’s an Xbox One game, it’s not gonna look as good as the Series X," says Playground's Mike Brown.
Creative director Mike Brown discusses Festival Playlists and how they provide a "snackable and manageable amount of stuff that's new."
Here's everything you should know about Playground Games' upcoming open world racer.
The iconic vehicle will be available in the first week of the Festival Playlist. Over 400 cars will be available when the game launches in November.
Playground Games reveals the full extend of what kind of a rig you'll need to run the upcoming open world racing title.
While Horizon Open offers a variety of different activities for players, Horizon Tour promises a more chilled out co-op racing experience.
Giving something a little different, the game's official YouTube is giving you something for relaxation.
Players can keep track of them in the Car Collection screen or view them in Forzavista, which supports ray tracing on Xbox Series X/S and PC.
Different types of racing are now divided into separate Festivals with their own unique chapters and content to play through.
Playground Games also confirms that the leveling system will be akin to Forza Horizon 4 with six Festival sites and the return of Horizon Stories.
In their most recent "Let's Go!" stream, Playground Games showed off even more gameplay footage, showing more of the open world and several different cars.
Players start their journey from the snow-covered Gran Caldera volcano and race through dense jungles, dust storms and much more.
In the latest episode of the Let's Go video series, we see the game's entire map and its impressive size and amount of biomes.
Playground Games will showcase the full map on the latest episode of "Let's ¡Go!" which airs today at 10 AM PDT/6 PM BST.
We take a took at every entry in the Forza Horizon series just to see how far the series has come since its inception - graphically speaking.
Playground Games uses reference data and concept images along with photogrammetry to "make it feel like you’re really there."
Playground Games will be hosting another weekly stream for the upcoming open world racer tomorrow, so be prepared for new details.
Playground Games' upcoming open world racer is leveraging the Xbox Series X hardware in impressive ways, in spite of the fact that it's coming to the Xbox One as well.
Playground Games' open world racer uses ray tracing to make audio bounce off of objects in the environment much more realistically.
Playground Games' upcoming open world racer is making all the right promises, and we can't wait to get our hands on it.
Playground Games has shelled out some more details about Forza Horizon 5, including animals, drag races, convertibles, and more.
Playground Games shot over 400 hours of sky photos to provide over seven times the number of sky presets than the previous title.
Forza Horizon 4’s Series 37 update, which is scheduled to release on June 29th, will be the last update to feature new content.
Microsoft have announced the next instalment in Playground Games' open world racing series- here's what you should know about it,
"We're already used to delivering a game on a whole range of system specifications," says Forza Horizon 5 creative director Mike Brown.
Playground's Mike Brown goes through the curated experiences of Expeditions and also explains changes to multiplayer and Forzathon Live.
Other noteworthy winners include Halo Infinite, Mario + Rabbids Sparks of Hope, The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild 2 and more.
"Mexico is a country which is almost like the whole world in one country," explains Forza Horizon 5's creative director Mike Brown.
Playground Games also confirms the game will use ray-tracing in Forzavista to "make the cars look even more true to real life."
Expansions, additional vehicles, and other additional packs are going to be included in the open world racer's Premium Edition.
Recommended system requirements haven't yet been revealed, but minimum requirements for the open world racer are surprisingly modest.
Dust storms, tropical storms and other "big, massive weather events" can occur depending on the season as per creative director Mike Brown.
More gameplay for Forza Horizon 5 will be streamed today following yesterday's announcement, on Forza's official Twitch channel.
Forza Horizon 5, set in Mexico, offers the largest and most diverse open world setting in series history, and launches later this year for Xbox and PC.
The next game in the Horizon series is rumoured to be set in Mexico.
VentureBeat's Jeff Grubb also speaks briefly about IO Interactive's rumored Project Dragon.
Earlier rumours about the game being set in Japan might not be accurate after all.
The rumoured open world racer still seems to be scheduled for release this year.
Playground Games' next entry in the Forza franchise could be ready to go before Turn 10's next outing.