Below we list all the information available on the Forza 5 release date – including the Forza Horizon 5 early access and the main public release date for the full game.
We also discuss some of the main features of the game that we’re looking forward to.
What Is Forza Horizon 5?
Forza Horizon 5 is the sequel to the smash hit Forza Horizon 4 (surprise surprise), which was unmatched in its niche of free-roaming racing game against a backdrop of beautifully realized scenic vistas.
Like the previous game, Forza Horizon 5 will follow this same template, incorporating the same sweet spot between fun, more arcadey racers and fully-detailed sim racers.
Unlike the previous setting of Great Britain and its various locales, the new Forza Horizon will be set in Mexico, and feature diverse locations from cities to jungles, grassy plains to Aztec ruins.
Multiplayer gameplay will again be a core feature of the new game, with new features like the Forza Link AI Assistant more easily allowing you and your online friends meet up at the same location, and The Events Lab giving you a vast array of customization options to come up with your own game modes to play against your chums.
Forza Horizon 5 Release Date
The much-awaited Forza Horizon 5 will be released on November 9, 2021.
The game is a Microsoft exclusive title, so will be available only on Xbox One, Xbox Series S, Xbox Series X and PC.
The game will release simultaneously on all the above platforms and on Xbox Game Pass and Xbox Cloud Gaming.
Forza Horizon 5 Early Access
If you pre-order Forza Horizon 5 Premium Edition then you will get the chance to play the game four days earlier than the official full release date.
In other words, the Forza Horizon 5 early access will be playable from November 5, 2021.
Can My PC Run Forza Horizon 5?
The main concern of any PC gamer interested in playing Forza Horizon 5 when it releases, should be can their computer actually play the game? Or at least, can it play it with sufficiently good performance to make it actually worth playing?
To make sure your rig will be able to play Forza Horizon 5 when it comes out, have a quick look at our Forza Horizon 5 System Requirements page for more info, including suggestions of alternative PC builds that will be able to run the game on different settings and resolutions.