Forza Motorsport 5 is the sixth installment of the Forza Motorsport series. It was announced on May 21, 2013 during the Xbox One reveal.
It is the first title in the series to feature laser-scanned race tracks, as well as open-wheel racing cars from fourth generation Dallara IndyCars and classic Formula One cars.
Similar to its predecessor, Forza Motorsport 5 features a partnership with the BBC television show Top Gear again and includes narrations of every show host. The player will also be able to compete against the Stig's "Digital Cousin" in unique car challenges.
- Main article: Forza Motorsport 5/Career Mode
Drivatar is a cloud-based artificial intelligence that is capable of adapting to the gameplay style of the player. It gathers information by recording the driving of the player and translates it into Drivatars.
Players can improve the skill level of their Drivatars by allowing them to sit on their passenger seats. Players can also quit the game and let their Drivatar compete in online games.
- Main article: Autovista
Autovista makes a reappearance in the title but under the name Forzavista. Different to Forza Motorsport 4, every vehicle can be explored by the player. Forzavista uses the technology of Kinect for a virtual tour of any car the player wishes to explore. Vehicles may be viewed by using swiping gestures, voice commands, etc.
Day One Edition
- Main article: Forza Motorsport 5/Day One Edition
The Day One Edition release features a downloadable content car pack and a unique game box with additional artwork.
- Main article: Forza Motorsport 5/Limited Edition
The Limited Edition release includes VIP membership privileges, 1250 Car Token points, and three downloadable car packs.
Aside from bonus digital content, it also comes with vinyl stickers featuring Audi, Forza Motorsport 5 and Xbox One motives. The game disc is put in a steelbook case.
- Main article: Forza Motorsport 5/Paddock Edition
The Paddock Edition is a merchandise exclusive release that comes with a Forza Motorsport hoodie, a stainless steel water bottle, stem caps, a key chain and Spy Optics sunglasses made from Grilamid. It is limited to 3,000 units worldwide.
Game of the Year Edition
- Main article: Forza Motorsport 5/Game of the Year Edition
The Game of the Year Edition is a bundle of Forza Motorsport 5 with the Top Gear Car Pack that was released on December 11, 2014, in digital and disc form.
- Main article: Forza Motorsport 5/Greatest Hits
The Greatest Hits is a bundle identical to that of the Game of the Year Edition, with the former being the most recent physical release. Included in this bundle is Forza Motorsport 5 with the Top Gear Car Pack. It is only available in disc form.
- Main article: Forza Motorsport 5/Downloadable Content
- Main article: Forza Motorsport 5/Track List
- Main article: Forza Motorsport 5/Cars
- Main article: Forza Motorsport 5/Achievements
- Main article: Forza Motorsport 5/Challenges
- Main article: Forza Motorsport 5/Soundtrack
The soundtrack of Forza Motorsport 5 includes various tracks composed by Lance Hayes and John Broomhall.