Forza Horizon 5 - abbreviated as FH5 - is an upcoming open-world racing game developed by Playground Games and Turn 10 Studios, following the Horizon Festival in Mexico.
Announced during the Xbox & Bethesda Showcase during E3 2021, Forza Horizon 5 takes place in Mexico with an adventurous campaign mode taking the player across Mexico, and the inclusion of ray-tracing in Forzavista.
It will be releasing for Xbox One, Xbox Series X/S, Windows 10 PC, Steam, and Xbox Cloud Gaming on November 9, 2021. Xbox Game Pass subscribers gain access to the standard release on November 9, 2021.
- 1 Horizon Festival
- 2 Cars
- 3 Player Avatar
- 4 Systems
- 5 Releases
- 6 Downloadable Content
- 7 Trivia
- 8 Media
- 9 References
The Horizon Festival is a music and motoring celebration held by Horizon within Mexico. Players arrive at the festival and are greeted with the expansive landscape of Mexico, hundreds of cars to choose from, and a multitude of other racers at the festival to compete or co-operate with in events.
Set in Mexico, players can drive across various environments and treacherous conditions, through a dense jungle, a lush living desert, street racing through towns, along the shoreline, and traverse a volcanic caldera.
A series of campaign stories and challenges, allowing players to meet new characters and determine the outcome of their Horizon Story. Players will take on expeditions across Mexico, battling the elements in hundreds of the world's greatest cars.
An AI assistant that intelligently tracks player status, the people they've meet online, and helps players connect to play together.
Players can journey to Arcade markers across Mexico to engage in various challenges and mini games.
A toolset that allows players to create their very own races, game modes, and game play experiences – allowing to customize everything – right down to the fundamental rules of the game.
Refines the traditional Forza Horizon player-vs.-player experience with an emphasis on lower friction and fun by unifying it under one banner, allowing players to seamlessly jump into sessions for Racing, Games, Drift, Eliminator, and more allowing them to stay until they have had their fill.
See players from around the world jump into races across Mexico, meeting up with other players to race against Drivatars on Average difficulty.
Capturing the experiences of a car-meet, players can meet up anywhere to race and have the option to continue together to the next Tour location in Mexico.
The Eliminator is a 96-player battle royale game mode in which players battle against each other in Head-to-Head sprint races within an ever shrinking arena until a single player remains as 'The Eliminator'.
Players can choose from a selection of cars; buggies, roads cars, concepts cars, trucks, and road cars.
- 2015 Alumi Craft Class 10 Race Car
- 2018 Apollo Intensa Emozione
- 2016 Ariel Nomad
- 2014 BAC Mono
- 2013 Caterham Superlight R500
- 2015 Chevrolet Camaro Z/28
- 2018 Chevrolet Camaro ZL1 1LE
- 2017 Chevrolet Colorado ZR2
- 2020 Chevrolet C8 Corvette Stingray
- 2016 Dodge Viper ACR
- 2019 Ferrari 488 Pista
- 1994 Ferrari F355 Berlinetta
- 2017 Ford #14 Rahal Letterman Lanigan Racing GRC Fiesta
- 1975 Ford Bronco
- 2021 Ford Bronco
- 2017 Ford Bronco "Brocky" Off-Road Buggy
- 2019 Ford Bronco R Race Prototype
- 1932 Ford De Luxe Five-Window Coupe
- 1973 Ford Escort RS1600
- 2017 Ford F-150 Raptor
- 2017 Ford GT
- 2011 Ford Transit SuperSportVan
- 2019 Ford Ranger Raptor
- 2018 Funco Motorsports F9
- 2018 Hennessey VelociRaptor 6x6
- 2019 Hyundai Veloster N
- 2016 Jaguar F-TYPE Project 7
- 1993 Jaguar XJ220
- 1990 Jaguar XJR-15
- 2020 Koenigsegg Jesko
- 2012 Lamborghini Aventador LP700-4
- 2014 Lamborghini Huracán LP 610-4
- 1967 Lamborghini Miura P400
- 2020 Land Rover Defender 110
- 1974 Lancia Stratos HF Stradale
- 2014 Local Motors Rally Fighter
- 2018 McLaren 720S Coupé
- 2019 McLaren 720S Spider
- 2018 McLaren Senna
- 2018 Mercedes-AMG GT 63 S 4MATIC+
- 2021 Mercedes-AMG Project ONE "Forza Edition"
- 2014 Mercedes-Benz Unimog U5023
- 2008 Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution X GSR
- 2014 Morgan 3 Wheeler
- 2016 Pagani Huayra BC
- 2011 Penhall The Cholla
- 1989 Porsche 911 "Desert Flyer"
- 1973 Porsche 911 Carrera RS
- 2019 Porsche 911 Carrera S
- 2018 Porsche 911 GT2 RS
- 2016 Porsche 911 GT3 RS
- 2019 Porsche 911 GT3 RS
- 1986 Porsche 185 959 Prodrive Rally Raid
- 2016 Porsche Cayman GT4
- 2017 Porsche Macan Rally Raid
- 2015 Polaris RZR XP 1000 EPS
- 2020 Porsche Taycan Turbo S
- 2019 Rimac Concept Two
- 2016 RJ Anderson 37 Polaris RZR-Rockstar Energy Pro 2 Truck
- 2004 Saleen S7
- 2013 Subaru BRZ
- 1998 Subaru Impreza 22B STi
- 1998 Toyota Supra RZ
- 2005 Vauxhall Monaro VXR
- 2014 Volkswagen Golf R
- 2019 Zenvo TSR-S
A complete UX overhaul to bring the experience in-line with modern image manipulation software. We have also added 100 new rims, hundreds of new visual upgrades, and thousands of performance upgrades.
Send and receive gifts from the community. You can take one of your cars, apply upgrades and a paint job and then drop it as a gift to another player.
Players can choose their own avatar to participate in the Horizon Mexico festival from increased and diverse cast of selectable characters
New customization options include the ability to customize hair style and color, select prosthetic limbs, choose pronouns, select from different voices, and the ability to purchase clothing with in-game credits.
A social currency awarded between players for positive acts, unlocking flairs that can be attached to a player’s label and visible to others.
Releasing on Xbox One, Xbox Series X/S, Windows 10 PC, Xbox Cloud Gaming, and Steam, player can play with and against each other through cross-play.
Cross-save is supported across all platforms with the exception of Steam, but Steam players can play with those with any other release through cross-play.
The PC release is available for purchase through the Microsoft Store and Steam, with both being released on the same day.
|OS||Windows 10 version 15063.0 or higher|
|CPU||Intel i3-4170 @ 3.7Ghz or Intel i5 750 @ 2.67Ghz|
|GPU||NVidia 650TI or AMD R7 250x|
|Network||Broadband Internet connection|
|OS||Windows 10 version 18362.0 or higher|
|CPU||Intel i3-4170 @ 3.7Ghz / Intel i5 750 @ 2.67Ghz or AMD FX-6300|
|GPU||NVidia GTX 760 OR AMD RX 460|
|Network||Broadband Internet connection|
Xbox Series X/S
The Xbox Series X/S releases are provided using Smart Delivery, which allows for higher detail environments, increased draw distances, and ray-tracing in Forzavista.
|Series S||Series X|
|Quality||1920 x 1080 at 30 fps||3840 x 2160 (4K) at 30 fps|
|Performance||Unknown resolution at 60fps||Unknown resolution at 60fps|
Forza Horizon 5 releases for Xbox One, Xbox Series X/S, Windows 10 PC, Steam, and Xbox Cloud Gaming on November 9, 2021.
Releasing on November 9, 2021 for all available platforms, it includes only the base game and is available through an online store or physical retail.
It is also the release offered to those playing with any tier of Xbox Game Pass.
- Main article: Forza Horizon 5/Deluxe Edition
The Deluxe Edition releases on November 9, 2021 for all available platforms only through an online store.
It includes the base game and the downloadable Car Pass pack.
- Main article: Forza Horizon 5/Premium Edition
The Premium Edition releases on November 5, 2021 for all available platforms only through an online store.
It includes the base game as well as the downloadable Car Pass, Expansion One, Expansion Two, VIP, and Welcome Pack packs.
- Main article: Forza Horizon 5/Downloadable Content
Downloadable Content packs offered for Forza Horizon 5 include expansions to new locations and additional cars.
- The announcement trailer features the song You Can Get It by Arkells & K.Flay.