Forza Horizon 5 is becoming the most successful release in the history of the series, with 800,000 early access players. Since the launch of the franchise at the end of the original Xbox’s life cycle in 2005, the Forza racing franchise has become the crown jewel of the Microsoft game library. Since then, the franchise has been divided into two different racing series.
While Forza Motorsport continues to stay on the side of the road to simulate the road. The Horizon series has a wilder, more arcade racing feel and performance. Which more Exotic location definition; for example, Forza Horizon 5 takes place in Mexico.
Forza was initially considered a direct competitor to Sony’s Gran Turismo franchise. Which was undoubtedly the king of racing simulators for console gamers at the time. Since then, it has developed a loyal fan base with more than a dozen titles and millions of copies sold.
Forza Horizon 4 will continue to be the best-selling game on Xbox One and is the only game that has sold more than 10 million copies on the console. At first glance, Forza Horizon 5 seems to need to climb a mountain in order to match its predecessors. But even if it is one of the games that entered Xbox Game Pass on the first day, it seems that players have been eagerly waiting for the release of the pedal to the metal.
VideoGamesChronicle reported for the first time that “Forza Horizon 5” has witnessed nearly 1 million racers taking to the streets. A quick glance at the in-game leaderboard shows that “approximately 800,000 users on PC and Xbox” have already purchased the game.
There are two versions of the game, allowing players to play early one week before the official release of the game on November 9th: the premium version that comes with the game for $100, two DLC expansions, and one new car per week for the past eight months. Or with the same extras A $45 add-on package is provided by Game Pass users of the content.
Forza Horizon 5 looks likely to be the most powerful release in the history of the series. Its predecessor, Horizon 4, currently occupies this position and sold 2 million copies in the first week of release.
Preparations for the release are very positive. Because the game is currently one of the most acclaimed games this year, and many people consider it a legitimate contender for the game of the year. Horizon 5 kicked off Microsoft’s busy holiday.
Although there are many 2021 blockbusters in November. The publisher will launch a second exclusive work at the end of the season. Which is also a highly anticipating version; the halo is unlimited. With Forza Horizon 5 taking the lead into the final months of 2021, the season seems to have begun.