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2022

July 26, 2022 (Hotfix)

Version Number

  • Xbox One: 2.488.996.0
  • Xbox Series: 3.488.996.0
  • PC: 3.488.996.0
  • Steam: 1.488.996.0

General

  • Fixed the "One for All" and "Back in the Saddle" Achievements not unlocking
  • Fixed a crash on PC that occurs in certain locations, including the Hot Wheels Expedition
  • Fixed a bug preventing some tuned vehicles from being drivable on the Hot Wheels expansion, despite reaching the Hot Wheels Legend rank
  • In-game links to the Hot Wheels expansion will now correctly send players to the Steam Store, rather than the Microsoft Store, when playing on the Steam platform
  • Fixed a bug that allowed Car Collection rewards to be re-awarded on the Hot Wheels expansion
  • Additional stability improvements

July 19, 2022

General

  • Various stability and performance improvements
  • New Save Recovery System has been added. If loss of save data is detected, players will be shown a pop-up offering to restore a previous backup.
  • Players will not be able to recover lost saves from prior to Series 10 with this new system.
  • Fixed an issue that could cause players to lose credits if their Auction House bid failed
  • Fixed an issue where certain cars were more unstable when using simulated steering after a physics change in Series 9
  • Fixed a bug that could cause the Horizon Tour in Festival Playlist to autocomplete
  • Fixed the timer in Test Driver: Horizon Wilds - Off the Beaten Trail
  • ANNA and VO are now affected by the Speech Volume setting
  • Player character prosthetics will now be consistent in the V10 Story cutscenes
  • Fixed a bug that could cause loud echoes in Forza Vista when opening car parts

New Car Customisation features

  • New Hot Wheels Semi-Slick Race Tyre Compound
  • Hot Wheels Spectraflame paint featuring 12 colours variation

Online

  • Fixed an issue that could cause the Win Screen timer to show 0 seconds when completing a Story Mission in Co-op
  • Fixed an issue that could cause players to timeout when joining an EventLab event in Co-op
  • Fixed an issue that could prevent players from getting challenged in Eliminator when displaying the Telemetry UI
  • Fixed an issue that could cause players to be kicked back to Freeroam during Horizon Open

Cars

  • Fixed an issue where the Koeniggsegg Jesko was able to reach unintended top speed
  • Fixed an issue where the Volkswagen Beetle '66 passenger side front window wasn't showing tint from the cockpit camera view
  • Fixed an issue with the McLaren 620R passenger side headlight not working as intended
  • Fixed an issue with the Audi TT RS 2018 where the "Unable to Paint" message was not appearing when trying to paint mirrors

PC

  • Fixed wheels appearing very blurry with TAA enabled
  • Fixed Photo Mode sometimes appearing white or black when TAA is enabled

July 5, 2022 (Hotfix)

  • [PC only]

General

  • Fixed an issue on PC platforms that prevented the Treasure Chest from spawning for some players after successfully completing a Treasure Hunt challenge. We're aware there are further issues with Treasure Chests which we're continuing to investigate.

Note

  • In a future Forza Horizon 5 update, the Series 9 Treasure Hunt Summer challenge will be retroactively completed for all players. This will also grant the associated rewards.

June 27, 2022 (Hotfix)

Version Number

  • Xbox One: 2.478.020.0
  • Xbox Series: 3.478.020.0
  • PC: 3.478.020.0
  • Steam: 1.478.020.0

General

Fixed an issue where being part of a large Club and discovering new roads would crash the game

June 21, 2022

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Version Number

  • Xbox One: 2.475.474.0
  • Xbox Series: 3.475.474.0
  • PC: 3.475.474.1
  • Steam: 1.475.474.0

General

  • Added new localization languages
  • Added Subtitles for Danish, Greek, Dutch, Norwegian, Swedish, Finnish, European Portuguese
  • Added Voice Over for European Spanish, Italian, Korean
  • Added new Forza EV Rivals event
  • Added Horizon Story Co-op
  • Added TAA option when playing on PC
  • Various stability and performance improvements
  • Fixed issue where hood and bumper cam was too dark during dusk and night time of days
  • In Series 9, the Accolade “It Just Works” now unlocks as intended once players have completed the Car Mastery skill tree on the 1963 Volkswagen Beetle. Players who already fulfilled this requirement prior to this update will need to select and drive the car to successfully unlock the Accolade.
  • All players will now see their Creative Hub rank increase as intended.

Exploits

  • Fixed exploit when using Photo Mode
  • Fixed exploit with gifted cars

Festival Playlist

  • Fixed issue where players could lose Daily Challenge progress

Online

  • Fixed rare issue where players matchmaking for Co-op Seasonal Championship can result in a player entering the wrong event
  • Fixed issue which could end up in wrong car class in an online race
  • Fixed issue which could cause Horizon Arcade events to not spawn
  • Fixed issue where players in a convoy could end up not seeing all other members of the convoy

Cars

  • Added a duplicate car filter to Car Select screen filters
  • Added Freeroam convertible functionality to Ferrari California T and McLaren 650 S Spider
  • Updated Volvo's logo
  • Fixed idle RPM on the 93 Nissan 240SX SE
  • Removed Forza Aero Splitter from the Maserati MC12
  • Fixed 97 Lamborghini Diablo engine audio when at high RPM
  • Fixed issue with Audi RS4 Avant and 2011 RS5 interior cockpit dash
  • Fixed misaligned backfires on the Mercedes C63 AMG when using the Liberty Walk body kit

EventLab

  • Added Car Horns from Series 6 and 7 to EventLab
  • Added Orbit Cam option
  • Added stepped rotation
  • Added new camera speed options
  • Fixed an issue where players entering EventLab events with a full convoy could get disconnected
  • Fixed an issue where the stadium floor wouldn't load when starting an event nearby
  • Fixed an issue where props could remain in Freeroam
  • Fixed Rule Importing only showing events with Custom Routes
  • Fixed an issue with one of the flood lights which would appear invisible when placed

April 26, 2022

Version Number

  • Xbox One: 2.455.111.0
  • Xbox Series: 3.455.111.0
  • PC: 3.455.111.0
  • Steam: 1.455.111.0

Accolades

  • New Horizon Tour events allow "Power Trip" Accolade to be completed
  • Fixed "Now we're talking" Accolade
  • Fixed "It's go time" Accolade
  • Fixed "Prophet of Regret" Accolade
  • Fixed "Seven Day Wonder" Accolade where completing any dailies outside of the current season would not complete this

Festival Playlist

  • Fixed issue where Series Rivals was awarding 4 points per season instead of 4 points per Series 
  • Fixed issue which could cause the Treasure Chest not to appear after solving the clue
  • Fixed issue where the Forzathon Weekly wouldn't register the required car being owned and driven in the first chapter

Online

  • Added over 200 new Horizon Tour events 
  • Added specific Drivatar names to Horizon Tour and The Trial
  • Improved the UI flow when leaving the Badges screen
  • Improved the Custom Racing UI logic when choosing PI and Type 
  • Fixed crash when playing an Open Championship when at a Horizon Open level of 1000
  • Fixed scenario where a Convoy joining a complex EventLab event could result in the Convoy not making it into the event

EventLab

  • Added Series 6 collectables to EventLab props
  • Added new conditions "get torque scalar" and "get gravity scalar" to EventLab rules of play
  • Added new low and medium strength Bounce Pads in addition to the existing Bounce Pad in EventLab props
  • Updated Apex Wall Prop to not have invisible collision above it in EventLab
  • Fixed broken UI when creating a different race type Event from the base Event type in EventLab
  • Fixed issue where players couldn't turn traffic on even if there were no props

Cars

  • Updated Morris Minor to reflect correct year
  • Fixed Volvo V60 Polestar left wing mirror was showing the right mirror's projection
  • Fixed livery mapping on the 2008 BMW M3 when using certain body kits
  • Fixed issue where an auto upgraded Unimog couldn't be driven in Manual w/ Clutch

PC

  • Fixed stall when engaging in a Head to Head both in Freeroam and during Eliminator
  • Fixed issue when moving the game to a second monitor and making it full screen

General

  • Various stability improvements
  • Added Screen Reader functionality to more screens
  • Fixed exploit with Drift Zone and Trailblazers
  • Fixed issue in Super7 where retrying or revalidating a challenge wouldn't let the creator edit any placed props
  • Fixed Mask layer group UI in the Livery Editor
  • Fixed issue where a tree had appeared in Ek Balam Cross Country Circuit
  • Fixed subtitle errors in Drift Club Mexico
  • Fixed an issue where Festive decoration could incorrectly appear in Freeroam

March 30, 2022

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Version Number

  • Xbox One: 2.443.870.0
  • Xbox Series: 3.443.870.0
  • PC: 3.443.870.0
  • Steam: 1.443.870.0

General

  • Stability and Performance improvements
  • Improved save flow for Weekly Forzathon to reduce chances of any progression loss
  • Updated string for Car Voucher to be more specific about what its function is
  • Updated Seasonal Event map pins to match the Seasonal PR Stunt pin
  • Fixed issue where brake calipers were getting left behind from the car when changing Tunes in Freeroam
  • Added HUD for cars with Race Mode type functionality to support the new Drivetrain swap mode on the Ford Mustang Mach-E
  • Added low-res mesh under the world to improve the visuals when world chunks dropped out at high altitudes such as when using the new Gravity Action in EventLab (Series X/S and PC only)

Online

  • Horizon Open has been updated with a new progression system including Badges which can be unlocked through gameplay
  • Added Custom Racing to Horizon Open, which will allow players to find races for their chosen race discipline and PI class
  • Fixed some scenarios where the player could be left waiting longer than necessary in the post-race flow

PC

  • Fixed an issue where distant trees could look black or very dark on Very Low Preset
  • Fixed Crash that occurred in Livery Editor when Ray Tracing was on

Cars

  • Fixed dent in Jaguar XJS220s
  • Fixed brake callipers being incorrectly offset on the 2014 VW Golf R
  • Roll cage was incorrectly being added to the Sports Chassis reinforcement instead of the Race Chassis reinforcement on the 2016 Porsche Cayman GT4
  • Fixed issue where one of the rear brake callipers on the 2020 Lamborghini Hurácan Evo wasn't paintable
  • Fixed issue where passenger side rear brake calliper wasn't paintable on the 2010 Lexus LFA
  • Fixed livery mapping issue with the 2018 KTM X-Bow in low LOD
  • Fixed quiet superchargers on some muscle cars, in particular Dodge
  • Fixed the 2012 Gallardo LP570-4 Spyder Performante hood not matching the selected colour
  • Fixed broken mesh on the Work Emotion 11R Rims
  • Fixed the Work Emotion M8R Rims not looking correct with certain paint options
  • Fixed the shift animation on the 1968 Renault 4L

EventLab

  • Added Gravity Action to Rules of Play which allows players to manipulate Gravity in EventLab creations
  • Added option to preview sounds
  • When using manual gears, moved Blueprint Builder off the View button to the Route Options menu as it was conflicting with Place Checkpoint
  • Fixed issue where players could get soft locked after an event and loading back to Freeroam
  • Fixed an issue where playing your own EventLab creation after publishing, could sometimes cause it to load without props

Accolades

  • Fixed issue with "The Completionist" Accolade not unlocking under the right conditions
  • Fixed description of "Showpiece" Accolade

March 1, 2022

Version Number

  • Xbox One: 2.435.64.0
  • Xbox Series: 3.435.64.0
  • PC: 3.435.64.0
  • Steam: 1.435.064.0

General

  • Added ability to view followed players when on the Creative Hub tab on the Pause Menu via the button bar
  • Updated Map Seasonal PR Stunt UI to be clearer
  • Improved Livery Editor UI when using layers to not hide the layer contents
  • Fixed Manufacturer rewards for new Series 4 Manufacturers
  • Fixed Street Racing perk only working on Road Races
  • Improved Car Collection navigation
  • Fixed issue where HUD would sometimes not appear in Freeroam
  • Fixed issue where player was unable to change their Radio Station
  • Updated Logo on Horizon Race Suit to use FH5 rather than FH4
  • Fixed issue where screen water droplets effect could persist after it's stopped raining
  • Auto-complete broken Festival Playlist challenges from Series 1 and 2:
    • Series 1 Dailies: Crowd-Pleaser, Wash for 20 Seconds, Explorer, Riveting, Zoomies, Triple Drop, Go Wild
    • Series 1 Weeklies: A True Super GT, I wanna be a rock star
    • Series 1 Collectable: Gotta Smash em all
    • Series 2 Treasure Hunt (Season 1)
  • The prompt informing players of an incoming Season change will now appear in Horizon Life
  • Fixed an issue that could cause the sky to not update after a Street Race, leaving future races at night (but without headlights)
  • Fixed incorrect player name voice over in Spanish
  • Final Checkpoint flares now appear in Street Race Rival events
  • Time of Day is now paused in Photo Mode
  • Fixed an issue where some players could lose credits after getting bid failed error message in the Auction House

Accessibility

  • Added ASL and BSL option for Cinematics
  • Added new difficulty preset "All Assists"
  • Fixed Tritanopia setting on upgrade screens
  • Colourblind options now change the mini-map route colour
  • Various improvements to Screen Narration across the title

Multiplayer

  • Fixed issue whilst joining events when already in a Convoy
  • Fixed minor notification not always displaying the correct car restrictions in Horizon Tour
  • Fixed issue where Horizon Tour would appear as already completed in a series, and cause players to lose their Tour points on historic Series
  • Fixed issue where expired Horizon Arcade events from appearing on the map
  • Fixed issue where Horizon Arcade HUD could display incorrect time in Mini Missions
  • Fixed scoreboard not updating in Team King when in collapsed state
  • Fixed some bad Eliminator car drop locations
  • Added more responses to LINK Phrases
  • Fixed an issue that could cause the "Finding a session" message to persist on screen
  • Fixed an issue that could result in a leader-less convoy
  • Improvements to civilian traffic synchronisation
  • Fixed an issue that could cause civilian traffic to not appear after an online event
  • Fixed an issue that could prevent civillian traffic cars appearing in street races
  • Fixed connection issues that could occur after resuming from a suspended state
  • Players are now offered the choice of whether to stay in a convoy created by Link after the event is completed

EventLab and Super7

  • When editing routes, added ability to start editing from the start line rather than the first placed checkpoint
  • Added ability to view Creator Hub from the Challenge Browser in Super7
  • Fixed "No Music" not working correctly in Super7
  • Updated Jump Pad prop to have more predictable behaviour. This was previously using the car's orientation, which could vary a lot but will now use the Jump Pad's orientation
  • Fixed an issue where EventLab creations at a PG Games location (such as the Arena), would ignore collision settings
  • Added icon to show EventLab flyers to indicate whether it has props or not
  • Fixed issue where some events weren't showing the specific car restriction on the flyer
  • Fixed issue where Car Theme would update to player's current car, when editing an existing Blueprint
  • Fixed issue where car would continue to drive whilst editing checkpoints in certain circumstances
  • Fixed an issue that caused the EventLab titles to be incorrect after the Festival Playlist feature Event

Accolades

  • Fixed "Most Iconic Trio"
  • Fixed El Camino Accolade "Statues Beneath Blue Water"
  • Fixed typo on "Cover Cars" Accolade
  • Fixed issue where Vocho was missing associated Accolades on the map details
  • Improved linked Accolade logic when entering the screen from the map
  • Fixed a bug in the tracking of the Bonus Board Accolades

Cars

  • Fixed Nissan Dakar car part visibility issue
  • Fixed BMW 1 Series gauge lighting bug
  • Fixed GMC Jimmy not showing visual roll cage upgrade part
  • Corrected Car Name from Zenvo TS1 to ST1
  • Fixed an issue affecting the bumpstop physics when a car is running extremely short suspension travel
  • Fixed an issue where the Ferrari 575 and 599GTO sounded the wrong way round

February 16, 2022 (Hotfix)

Version Number

  • Xbox One: 2.430.371.0
  • Xbox Series: 3.430.371.0
  • PC: 3.430.371.0
  • Steam: 1.430.371.0

PC

  • Fixed an out of memory crash that could occur when racing The Colossus on PC
  • Fixed a crash that could occur on boot when the profile contained a high number of cars in their garage

General

  • Fixed an issue with the 2018 Audi TT RS Sport Bumper disappearing
  • Changed some restrictions in the Festival Playlist to make them more appropriate to the countries being represented

February 1, 2022

Version Number

  • Xbox One: 2.422.400.0
  • Xbox Series: 3.422.400.0
  • PC: 3.422.400.0
  • Steam: 1.422.400.0

Game Stability

  • Miscellaneous stability, memory, and performance fixes
  • A crash could occur when the game was installed at a path that was too long (Steam only). An error message will now appear instead.
  • Fixed a bug that could block progress on Horizon Stories, with later chapters not unlocking despite meeting their requirements
  • Fixed a crash that can occur when deleting a Rival Notification in the Message Center

Multiplayer

  • Various fixes for server stability and bandwidth optimisation to improve the reliability of all online game modes
  • Players will no longer lose their Skill Chain when they disconnect from Horizon Life
  • Fixed an issue that would prevent friends from appearing in the Online Player list
  • Fixed the Online Player list displaying the incorrect car and player level for other players in the session
  • Fixed an issue where Horizon Arcade "Stay with the group" message could get stuck on screen after the event finishes
  • Fixed a bug that could cause the "Finding a Session" notification to persist on screen
  • Fixed an issue where the car names may not appear in the Online Player list
  • Fixed a bug that could cause the Horizon Tour matchmaking HUD to display when matchmaking for the Trial
  • Players will now be placed at the Horizon Tour sign up location after their tour is complete
  • Added an on-screen message when matchmaking into Horizon Open
  • Prevent invites via LINK while in the Horizon Open session, waiting for the next event to start
  • Fixed a bug that could cause Horizon LINK invites to exclude the event type
  • Players can no longer accept LINK invites to PR stunts they have not unlocked
  • LINK can now be used to join a Seasonal Championship
  • Fixed a bug that allowed more than 6 players to enter a co-op event via LINK
  • Players can now respond "Thanks <Gamertag>" after being sent "Good Luck" via LINK
  • Prevented the Horizon Adventure screen from appearing during Horizon Arcade events
  • Added audio cues to the Mini Mission HUD in Horizon Arcade
  • Updated Horizon Arcade messaging when quitting the session
  • Fixed a bug that could cause the Mini Mission HUD to stay on screen once the round was complete
  • The Pinata Streak Bonus in Horizon Arcade now scales with player count
  • Group Waypoint will now be cleared if set to a Horizon Arcade event that closes
  • Group Waypoints are now removed when the player is no longer part of a convoy
  • Fixed a bug that would prevent players from accessing the map in Eliminator
  • Fixed a visual glitch with the sky, that can occur in Eliminator during a season change
  • All players will now see all Horizon Outposts during Eliminator, regardless of whether they have unlocked them yet
  • In Eliminator, if a player disconnects after you challenge them you are now considered to have won the challenge, rather than lose it
  • Fixed inconsistency in Team names in the end of race leaderboard

Wheel Compatibility

  • Fixed missing rumble on Wheel input devices on PC
  • Fixed a bug that could cause the player to get stuck in Change Input Mapping settings after changing input for a Steering Wheel
  • Fixed a bug that could cause FFB to be lost on the Logitech G920 after suspending the title
  • Added wheel mapping for Hori Force Feedback Wheel
  • Addressed a bug that would prevent some handbrake peripherals from working consistently

Exploits

  • Rebalanced some Car Mastery tables to remove exploit loops. This will refund player's Skill Points on any affected cars.
  • Fixed an exploit which allowed players to earn Skill Points whilst AFK
  • Fixed an exploit with Wheelspins

PC

  • Improved the distance texture quality when running the Ultra quality setting on PC
  • Improved the foliage quality when running the Ultra quality setting on PC
  • Turning off screen effects now turns off chromatic aberration
  • Fixed chromatic aberration becoming too extreme with ultra-wide resolutions
  • The Limit Frame Rate option now works as expected
  • Fixed a bug that caused longer loading times on PC when the framerate was unlocked
  • Adjustments were made to the Target Hardware Profiler to better select the correct graphical preset

Cars

  • Fixed hole near wiper on Zenvo ST1
  • Fixed car reflectors clipping with rear bumper Toyota Arctic Cruiser
  • Fixed Toyota Celica where applying JSP Motorsport Sport Rear Wing flips vinyls upside down
  • Fixed Lamborghini Espada broken textures on wipers
  • Added missing ForzaVista pins on Jaguar XJ220S
  • Fixed Jaguar XJ13 cockpit cameras being too dark
  • Addressed cockpit camera being too dark for convertibles when the roof was down
  • Fixed rear brake position on Hoonigan Porsche 911 which was causing clipping issues
  • Fixed collision on Reliant Stabilisers
  • Fixed AO on the back of the Can-Am Maverick
  • Fixed Trial - Street Front Bumper being overly dark
  • Added new engine audio for the Pagani Zonda Cinque

Accolades

  • Fixed the 'Stay Frosty' and 'Shopping Spree' Accolade unlocks
  • Fixed Proof Positive, Canyon Statue and Statues beneath Blue Water in El Camino not unlocking for some players
  • Fixed the Horizon Arcade accolades which required you to complete a specific Arcade type, not unlocking when it was the third round of a Horizon Arcade
  • Fixed some Rival accolades unlocking without beating the Rival ghost
  • Fixed some Rival accolades not unlocking when racing a P2P event
  • The 'Jump to Reward' option in the Accolades menu will now take you to the accolade, rather than the category

EventLab

  • Previously created routes can now be edited
  • Difficulty bonus payouts from EventLab now scales with the number of Drivatars in the event
  • Players can now add and edit checkpoints when using Route Creator at a Street Race location
  • Players can now search EventLab events by keyword
  • Editing a text string in EventLab (such as notification text) will no longer delete what is already there
  • Added a "2020s" car restriction option
  • Added Chinese car restriction option
  • The flask poster icon (indicating custom rules) will now appear correctly after publishing the event
  • Fixed up some assets that were missing collision
  • Tooltip added for the "Add Rule" pill
  • EventLab events can now be started via LINK
  • Additional EventLab creations will be surfaced at all activation points
  • Fixed a bug that caused surfaced EventLab events from being duplicated on the event select menu
  • Crowd will no longer disappear after quitting EventLab event creation

Festival Playlist

  • Fixed an issue where Seasonal Championships wouldn't complete if the player changed difficulty settings on the Pre-Race menu
  • Players can now match make into an Horizon Open event directly from the Horizon Open tile on the Festival Playlist
  • Prevented progress on the Festival Playlist Weekly Challenge being reset after the user experiences a server error
  • Fixed a bug that caused PR stunts to disappear after the weekly season change
  • 'Weekly Challenges Completed' stat was fixed to show the number of completed challenges, rather than chapters
  • Seasonal Collectible challenge progress will now persist between boots of the game
  • Treasure chests and seasonal collectibles are no longer counted towards the Bonus Board collection stats
  • Players must now take part in a complete Horizon Arcade (complete 3 rounds or all 10 minutes) in order to complete the Festival Playlist challenge
  • The Weekly Challenge will no longer show incorrect progress towards its chapters when driving a car that does not meet its requirements

Other

  • Added simplified Chinese Voice Over
  • Fixed a bug that would allow users to redeem multiple manufacturer rewards from the Car Collection screen
  • Some items in the Forzathon Shop will now only be purchasable a limited number of times
  • Livery Editor's default scaling option has been changed to 'non-uniform', in line with previous titles
  • Added "Mobil" decal to the Livery Editor
  • Head to Head challenges in Freeroam are now cancelled if the opposing player gets too far away before accepting the challenge
  • Fixed several instances of overlapping text in some languages on the Tuning screen
  • A new option has been added to the Video settings screen to open the HDR system calibration app (console only)
  • Voice over that plays when finishing a Super7 event is no longer cancelled when returning to the Super7 screen
  • Prevented users from being able to erroneously publish Super7 events with both props and traffic enabled
  • Fixed a bug that caused controller rumble and haptics to be lost after exiting during Horizon Open signup
  • Improved car shadowing when entering tunnels
  • Fixed a bug where players sometimes couldn't make progress on V10 Horizon Story if they earned 3 stars in a previous chapter.
  • Fixed some text overlapping on the Race Scoreboard in some languages
  • The game will now show an explanation popup when trying to select exclusive emotes or clothing, rather than a marketplace error
  • Players will no longer be announced as the winner after quitting and losing to the selected rival
  • Notifications showing the CR earned in an event will now show after all events, when returning to Freeroam
  • Fixed a bug that would remove car control from the player if they switched cars while changing the convertible roof state
  • Fixed a bug when rewinding on the finish line in Rivals, causing an impossibly fast lap time

2021

December 14, 2021 (Hotfix)

Version Number

  • Xbox One: 2.417.812.0
  • Xbox Series: 3.417.812.0
  • PC: 3.417.812.0
  • Steam: 1.417.812.0

Game Stability

  • Various stability fixes
  • Server stability improvements

Multiplayer

  • Network improvements
  • Convoy matchmaking improvements
  • Fixed an issue with convoy members disappearing
  • Fixed an issue with players trying to join another players server

Saves

  • Fixed an issue with Direct Storage Issues on Series X|S

Other

  • Freeroam car traffic improvements

December 7, 2021 (Hotfix)

Version Number

  • Xbox One: 2.414.967.0
  • Xbox Series: 3.416.408.0
  • PC: 3.414.967.0
  • Steam: 1.414.967.0

Fixes

  • Fixed an issue that would cause some players to become stuck when attempting to save on Series consoles

December 3, 2021

Version Number

  • Xbox One: 2.414.967.0
  • Xbox Series: 3.414.967.0
  • PC: 3.414.967.0
  • Steam: 1.414.967.0

Game Stability

  • Various stability fixes
  • Fixed crash that could occur when loading Chapter 6 in the Born Fast Horizon Story
  • Fixed crash that could occur when replaying the Canyon Expedition
  • Fixed a soft lock which could occur during the Baja Expedition

Multiplayer

  • Improvements for an issue where convoy members and other players can disappear
  • Horizon Open - Reduced the amount of races in Open Racing events before a car change, from 5 to 3
  • Horizon Open - Removed The Goliath from pool to prevent long wait for race completion
  • Horizon Open - Street Race routes will now be at night
  • Horizon Open - Removed S2 Cross Country races from rotation
  • Horizon Open - Fixed issue with scoring HUD in Open Drifting
  • Eliminator - Randomised position of Eliminator car drops
  • Fixed an issue where searching for a convoy via 'Find a Convoy' could result in an infinite load
  • Convoy leaders accepting a Forza LINK invite now accepts for the whole convoy
  • Convoy icon on Player Label in the map has been updated to be more readable
  • Horizon Arcade - Score target now scales based on number of participants
  • Horizon Arcade - Fixed an issue where convoy members were seeing different score totals
  • Horizon Arcade - Prioritise grouping players in larger groups when event starts
  • Horizon Arcade - Increased the time at which a Horizon Arcade event radius will appear on the map ahead of it starting to 10 minutes
  • Horizon Arcade - Adjusted completion requirements for some Horizon Arcade events
  • Horizon Arcade - Fixed issue where finding a Barn Find during a Horizon Arcade event could leave players in a bad game state
  • Horizon Arcade - Fixed issue where Horizon Arcade Mini Missions HUD wouldn't show players when next mission is starting
  • Horizon Arcade - Added unique icons for each Horizon Arcade game type on the map
  • Horizon Arcade - Fixed an issue where some ramps might not appear during Horizon Arcade bullseye events
  • Horizon Arcade - Reduced the completion requirements as part of Festival Playlist
  • Made car restrictions for Horizon Tour clearer
  • Fixed issue where beating a record in Rivals and Series Rivals wouldn't provide a new rival in the post-race screen
  • Fixed issue where players could see incorrect points total in Playground Games events when a player left
  • Fixed issue where no traffic was present for online street races
  • Fixed issue with destination pin when playing expeditions in co-op
  • Fixed issue with AI cars disappearing when playing expeditions in co-op

Wheel Compatibility

  • Fixed an issue where button prompts were not appearing for users with a Logitech G920

Exploits

  • Fixed an issue where players could tune their car to a higher class vehicle before starting a race
  • Fixed an issue where times from Blueprint events could be erroneously posted to the leaderboard for the race at that location
  • Fixed an issue where players were able to post to Rivals and PR Stunt leaderboards when using modified game speed settings

PC

  • Fixed issue where Pause Menu could show two tabs at once when changing focus away from the game and unpausing with a controller
  • Fixed issue where mouse input was being ignored in the Horizon Story Post Race Stars screen
  • Stopped mouse being able to move the camera during Pre-Race cinematic
  • Fixed an issue where low video memory warning could be displayed incorrectly on AMD Renoir
  • Fixed an issue where running at 3440x1440 resolution would cause graphical artefacts on the screen edge
  • Improved messaging around out of date drivers

Cars

  • '98 Toyota Supra RZ - Corrected window trim issue and various other fixes to upgrade parts
  • Added Freeroam Convertible functionality to the Willys Jeep and Porsche 918 Spyder
  • '18 BMW M5 - Corrected colour in front left brake calliper
  • '70 Mercury Cyclone Spoiler - Stock brakes can't be painted
  • Fixed DeLorean logo on Car Collection screen
  • Reduced Transmission whine on stock car audio
  • Updated the engine audio for the Porsche 918 Spyder

Accolades

  • Fixed an issue where some completed Accolades could reset to being incomplete
  • Fixed an issue with Accolades for photographing the statues in the El Camino story not unlocking
  • Fixed an issue where the Accolade for taking a short cut in the final Lucha De Carreteras story chapter would not unlock
  • Fixed "Raised in the Desert" not requiring the player to be in the designated car
  • Fixed "Unlimited Power" description to say Unlimited Off-road rather than Extreme Off-road
  • Fixed "Ready, Set, Go!" unlocking if player lost the race
  • Removed some Accolades which could become incompletable which required the player to complete a PR Stunt in a specific car
  • Corrected typo on the "A True Advantage" description from 2018 to 2019 Aston Martin Vantage
  • Fixed "Ford of the Wings" where the objective wouldn't appear when pinned
  • Fixed issue where "Monster Destroyer" would not complete if the player wins after a restart
  • Updated the "Canon Run" accolades to use the correct name
  • Corrected the number of air skills required for the "Air In A G Wagon" Accolade
  • Fixed an issue with the "Unbeatable Dirt Racing" Accolade counting progress incorrectly
  • Fixed "Money To Burn" Accolade directing players to wrong drift zone
  • Updated "Don't Break It, There Isn't Many Left" Accolade to inform player of danger sign they need to complete
  • Fixed issue where pinning Accolades for some danger signs would not set the route correctly
  • Added ability to jump to rewards in the Accolade menus

Super7

  • Super7 second pre event screen now shows Title and Description rather than the Creator and Description
  • Fixed issue in Super7 where players can experience a long load if creating a challenge far from a road
  • Fixed issue where Super7 challenge props wouldn't load after publishing
  • Fixed issue where player could stop getting new Super7 challenges
  • Removed an incorrect VO line from playing when returning to Freeroam from Super7

Other

  • Fixed an issue where Seasonal PR Stunts would state 1mph/1ft/1m more required despite meeting the completion criteria
  • EventLab - Props will now appear as the colour variant selected before being placed
  • Removed some erroneous props present in the stadium when creating EventLab events
  • Fixed an issue where players could not see their own Events in Event Blueprints menu
  • Changed "Place" variable in Rules of Play to "Rank" to be more representative
  • Fixed issue in Blueprint Builder where prop thumbnail wouldn't appear
  • Altered the flow of the Forza LINK tutorial to avoid players with custom control mappings getting stuck
  • Added scrolling delay to long Forza LINK phrases to help with legibility
  • Fixed an issue with Forza LINK when sending "Follow me" in reply to the barn find request not setting a route
  • Rewinding during a showcase could cause the game to ignore the offline game speed accessibility setting
  • Infiniti Car Collection now awards the "STONKS" Forza LINK phrase
  • Fixed issue where player would get spawned in the wrong location when replaying Expeditions
  • Added accessibility option to progress Horizon Stories without completing the proceeding challenges
  • Fixed Hall of Fame banners not prioritising friends who had joined the Hall of Fame
  • Fixed various bad Fast Travel points which could leave the player stuck
  • Fixed an issue where the Lugar Tranquilo player home could become locked again after having purchased it
  • Fixed player labels showing the wrong PI on the map
  • Marathon icon no longer overlaps the Horizon Street Scene outpost icon on the map
  • Change map filters to include the Eliminator map icon under multiplayer events, rather than Festival sites
  • Fixed camera clipping through scenery during post-race results cinematic
  • Fixed issues with clipping on various clothing items in character creator
  • Fixed issue with price displaying incorrectly for Car Pass and Premium Add-Ons Bundle in Steam
  • Fixed an issue where Festival Playlist displayed more points earned than are achievable
  • Fixed prestige stars not appearing in online leaderboards
  • Added the Ability to 'View Eligible Cars' on Seasonal PR Stunts in the Festival Playlist screen
  • Made the final checkpoint in street race events visually distinct from normal checkpoints
  • Made it so that the Add Layer feature in the Livery Editor now correctly adds the layer to the top of the stack
  • Fixed Achievement tracking for the "Unlimited Prowess" Achievement
  • Fixed an issue where players were able to skip the whole race in Chapter 2 of Lucha de Carreteras
  • Fixed an issue where the radio could be turned back on after turning it off
  • Updated Fast Travel message from pause menu to correctly inform player it will take them to the nearest Festival site
  • Fixed an issue where players could be switched from manual to automatic gears after a cutscene

November 17, 2021 (CU3 & CU4)

Version Number

  • Xbox One: 1.410.860.0
  • Xbox Series: 3.410.860.0
  • PC: 3.410.860.0
  • Steam: 1.410.860.0

Game Stability

  • Fixed several crashes
  • Fixed a potential crash that could happen if an emote was earned whilst offline
  • Fixed a potential crash that can happen when starting a Horizon Arcade
  • Fixed a potential crash that occurred when spawning traffic cars
  • Fixed a crash when loading EventLab events
  • Fixed a crash when upgrading cars

Multiplayer

  • Improved stability of Horizon Life connections
  • Improvements to online traffic
  • Fixed issue where player’s car would get stopped when losing connection to Horizon Life
  • Disabled Convoy voice chat to help track down the long load times in Online events
  • Improvements to Horizon Arcade for other player visibility and joining and leaving Arcade events
  • Fixed Eliminator Head to Heads not ending when players reached the finish point

Wheel Compatibility

  • Fixed a disconnect pop up that was preventing Wheels from functioning correctly on PC

Exploits

  • Updated the Car Masteries for various cars to address an exploit
  • Removed an exploit that could be achieved when creating Challenge Cards
  • Removed an exploit when creating specific route configurations in EventLab
  • Fixed an issue which allowed players to purchase cars from the Car Collection screen which weren’t available in the Autoshow
  • Added checks to stop an exploit with driving assists
  • Stopped players being able to download tunes before a race starts

DLC

  • Fixed VIP Player House not being free for some VIPs
  • Fixed VIP House not giving player correct Forzathon Point multiplier
  • Fixed issue where some VIP players weren’t receiving Super Wheelspins

Rewards

  • Fixed players not receiving the loyalty reward for playing Forza Motorsport 5
  • Fixed an issue with Car Collection where it was possible that a player could lose pending rewards if they quit the game
  • Rebalanced UGC payouts

PC Settings

  • Fixed Resolution Scaling causing GTAO depth issues on PC
  • Fixed issue where distant terrain could appear as low res on PC Ultra settings

Other

  • Fixed an issue where it was possible for the player to fall out of world after completing the Trial
  • Fixed an issue where input stops working on the Press Start screen
  • Cross Country Event difficulty has been tuned slightly easier on Drivatar Difficulty levels below Unbeatable to smooth off some difficulty spikes
  • Fixed EventLab notifications persisting in Freeroam
  • Fixed some Accolades missing icons on Xbox One and Xbox One S
  • Fixed profanity filter not applying correctly on Super7
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