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Forza Horizon 5: update available – patch notes – Xboxygen


Dec 5, 2021

Just because Playground Games was quiet enough about the game’s concerns doesn’t mean teams weren’t busy preparing a series of fixes. After having recognized major problems with online gambling, the developers have just released a big update for Forza Horizon 5.

Forza Horizon 5 December 3 Update Patch List

Although there are still elements to be corrected to make Forza Horizon 5 multiplayer mode more enjoyable with friends, the list of fixes published by the developers as part of the latest update of the game remains quite substantial. Below is the full list of fixed items!

Game stability

  • Various stability fixes
  • Fixed a crash that could occur when loading Chapter 6 in Born Fast Horizon Story
  • Fixed a crash that could occur when relaunching the Canyon Expedition
  • Fixed temporary deadlocks that could occur during the Baja Expedition


  • Improvements for issues where convoy members and other players may disappear
  • Horizon Open – Reduced the number of races in Open Racing events before a car change, from 5 to 3
  • Horizon Open – Removed the Goliath to avoid a long wait for the end of the race
  • Horizon Open – Street Race routes will now be night-time
  • Horizon Open – Removed S2 Cross Country races from rotation
  • Horizon Open – Fixed an issue with the score display in Open Drifting
  • Eliminator – Random position of the appearance of cars
  • Fixed an issue where finding a convoy via “Find a convoy” could result in infinite loading
  • Convoy leaders accepting a Forza LINK invite now do so for the entire convoy
  • The convoy icon on the player label on the map has been updated to be more readable
  • Horizon Arcade – The goal score is now based on the number of participants
  • Horizon Arcade – Fixed an issue where convoy members were seeing different score totals
  • Horizon Arcade – The game favors grouping players into larger groups at the start of the event
  • Horizon Arcade – Events appear on the map 10 minutes before the start of the event
  • Horizon Arcade – Success conditions adjusted for certain Horizon Arcade events
  • Horizon Arcade – Fixed an issue where finding a barn during a Horizon Arcade event could cause players to get stuck
  • Horizon Arcade – Fixed an issue in Horizon Arcade where the HDU of Mini Missions was not showing players at the start of the next mission
  • Horizon Arcade – Added unique icons for each type of Horizon Arcade game on the map
  • Horizon Arcade – Fixed an issue where some ramps could not appear during Horizon Arcade bullseye events
  • Horizon Arcade – Reduced success conditions for the festival playlist
  • Car restrictions clearer for Horizon Tour
  • Fixed an issue where breaking a record in Rivals and Series Rivals would not unlock the next challenge
  • Fixed an issue where players could see an incorrect point total in Playground Games events when a player left
  • Fixed an issue where no traffic was present for Online Street Racing
  • Fixed an issue with the destination pin during Co-op Expeditions
  • Fixed an issue with AI cars disappearing during Co-op Expeditions

Steering wheel compatibility

  • Fixed an issue that resulted in the buttons to use not appearing for users of a Logitech G920 steering wheel


  • Fixed an issue where players could tune their car to a higher class vehicle before starting a race
  • Fixed an issue where event times could be displayed incorrectly in the Race Leaderboard
  • Fixed an issue where players could post their Rivals and PR Stunt leaderboards while game speed settings were changed


  • Fixed an issue where the Pause menu could display two tabs at a time when switching focus out of game and resuming with a controller
  • Fixed an issue where mouse input was ignored in the Horizon Story Post Race Stars screen
  • Stopped mouse that can move the camera during the pre-race cutscene
  • Fixed an issue where the low video memory warning could display incorrectly on AMD Renoir
  • Fixed an issue where the 3440×1440 resolution caused graphical artifacts on the edge of the screen
  • Improved messaging system around obsolete drivers


  • ’98 Toyota Supra RZ – Fixed door trim issue and various other fixes to improve some parts
  • Added convertible functionality to Willys Jeep, Lamborghini Gallardo LP570 Spyder and Porsche 918 Spyder
  • ’18 BMW M5 – Color corrected in front left brake caliper
  • ’70 Mercury Cyclone Spoiler – Stock brakes cannot be painted
  • Fixed the DeLorean logo on the Car Collection screen
  • Reduced transmission sound on production cars
  • Porsche 918 Spyder engine audio update


  • Fixed an issue where some completed distinctions could be reset by remaining incomplete
  • Fixed a distinction issue for photographing statues in the El Camino story that would not unlock
  • Fixed a distinction issue for taking a shortcut in the last chapter of Lucha De Carreteras’ story
  • Fix for “Raised in the Desert” no longer requiring the player to be in the designated car
  • Correction of the description “Unlimited Power”
  • Fixed “Ready, ready, go! »- unlocking if the player loses the race
  • Removed some distinctions that could become unfinished that required the player to perform a stunt in a specific car
  • Fixed a typo on the description “A True Advantage” from 2018 to 2019 Aston Martin Vantage
  • Fixed “Ford of the Wings” where the objective was not appearing when pinned
  • Fixed an issue where “Monster Destroyer” would not end if the player wins after retrying the challenge
  • Updated “Canon Run” accolades to use correct name
  • Fixed number of required air skills
  • Fixed the number of air skills required for the “Air In AG Wagon” distinction
  • Fixed issue with incorrect progression for “Unbeatable Dirt Racing”
  • Fixed “Money To Burn” directing players to the wrong area
  • Updated the “Don’t Break It, There Isn’t Many Left” distinction to inform the player of the danger sign they need to find
  • Fixed an issue where the route was not correctly indicated by the GPS to arrive at certain danger signs
  • Added the ability to switch to rewards in the awards menus


  • Second Super7 pre-event screen now displays Title and Description rather than Creator and Description
  • Fixed an issue in Super7 where players could experience a long loadout if they create a challenge away from a road
  • Fixed an issue where Super7 challenge props would not charge after posting
  • Fixed an issue where the player could no longer get new Super7 challenges
  • Deletion of an incorrect VO line when returning for a ride from Super7


  • Fixed an issue where seasonal stunts would indicate missing 1m more required despite meeting completion criteria
  • EventLab – Props will now appear with the selected color variant 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 the menu
  • Modification of the variable “Place” in the rules of the game in “Rank” to be more representative
  • Fixed an issue in the Proof Creator where the accessory thumbnail was not appearing
  • Changed the Forza LINK tutorial flow to prevent players with custom control mappings from getting stuck
  • Added a scroll delay for long Forza LINK sentences to improve readability
  • Fixed issue with Forza LINK with the “Follow Me” command
  • Rolling back during a presentation could cause the game to ignore the offline game speed accessibility setting
  • The Infiniti Car collection now awards the Forza LINK “STONKS” mention
  • Fixed an issue that resulted in the player appearing in the wrong place when players re-launching Expeditions
  • Added accessibility option to advance Horizon stories without completing challenges
  • Fixed various bad fast travel points that could cause the player to get stuck
  • Fixed an issue where the Lugar Tranquilo House could re-lock after purchasing it
  • Fixed player labels on the map
  • The Marathon icon no longer overlaps the Horizon Street Scene icon on the map
  • Changed on map filters to include the Eliminator icon under multiplayer events rather than festival sites
  • Fixed camera clipping through landscape during post-race results cutscene
  • Fixed miscellaneous clipping issues on clothing in the character creator
  • Fixed an issue with the incorrect display of the price of Car Passes and Premium Add-Ons in Steam
  • Fixed an issue where the festival playlist would show more points earned than possible
  • Fixed Prestige Stars not appearing in Online Leaderboards
  • Added the ability to “show eligible cars” on seasonal stunts from the festival playlist screen
  • The street racing finish line is visually distinct from other checkpoints
  • The Add Layer function in the livery editor now correctly adds the layer to the top of the stack
  • Fixed progress tracking for the achievement “Unlimited Achievement”
  • Fixed an issue where players could skip the entire race in Lucha de Carreteras Chapter 2
  • Fixed an issue where the radio could stay on after turning it off
  • Updated quick travel message from the pause menu to properly notify the player that they will be taking them to the nearest festival site
  • Fixed an issue where players could switch from manual gears to automatic gears after a cutscene
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