If you thought the Forza Horizon 5 launch was big enough, think again, drivers. In just one week, over 10 million players have taken their cars to the streets in what is now Xbox’s biggest launch to date with Forza Horizon 5.
Forza Horizon 5 Races to the Finish Line
Developer Playground Games and Xbox have reached more than just the player threshold milestone, in fact. The ever-growing popularity of the Xbox Game Pass has introduced many players to a wide selection of unique games. From day-one launches to old-school titles, there’s a game for everyone on the Game Pass.
— Forza Horizon (@ForzaHorizon) November 19, 2021
With that in mind, Forza Horizon 5 also became the subscription’s most played game for its launch. The Forza Horizon 5 team shared their enthusiasm through the game’s Twitter page by saying:
Thank you to the more than 10M #ForzaHorizon5 fans for the biggest first week in @Xbox history and @XboxGamePass EVER. GG!”
Originally released on November 9, 2021, Forza Horizon 5 was met with fantastic critical reception, with many claiming it to be a quintessential racing title that should not be missed. Even as we continue to play through it with our guides, there’s so much engagement to be had as you progress through the Festivals in Mexico.
Forza Horizon 5 is an open-world racing title by Playground Games that gifts drivers the wonders of being out and about under the sun in Mexico. With too many cars to count and too few complaints to report, Forza Horizon 5 is a thrilling experience that any player will find joy in once they start up their engines. Forza Horizon 5 is available now for the Xbox Series X|S, Xbox One, and PC.
Are you one of the 10 million players that have hopped into their rides without stomping on the brake? Did you think Forza Horizon 5 was going to be Xbox’s biggest launch with over 10 million players? Let us know in the comments below!