The High Performance Series 20 update is coming to Forza Horizon 5 during the last week of April. The new update will introduce a lot of new content, ranging from tracks to supercars. Developers Playground Games have dropped key details about the upcoming events and what players should expect. The game continues to be developed since its release in 2021, and high performance will be added to the list. Once the Series 20 content goes live, players will have plenty of incentives to complete events, earn rewards, and more.
Forza Horizon 5’s High Performance Series 20 event could rekindle players’ interest
The High Performance Update has a lot in-store for Forza Horizon 5 players. It includes some highly anticipated content from the community. Additionally, some significant improvements in quality of life will be based on recent feedback.
The update will go live on PC and Xbox on April 27th. Players will need to install the latest update when it goes live for download. Playground Games will make the update available for pre-download and players can download it before April 25.
forza horizon 5 stadium overhaul
Series 20 will introduce a major change in the main stadium. This includes ShapeShift, as players will be able to enjoy oval-shaped tracks for the first time. The new track will be available for solo, cooperative and online events, and players can also choose to free-roam. Playground Games will also introduce 20 new rewards associated with the new track, which will also be available in the EventLab build stub.
new cars and playlist
Forza Horizon 5’s list of available vehicles was already huge at release and has only gotten bigger. The high performance event will feature four new names, some of whom will become fan favourites.
- 2019 Porsche Motorsport 935 #70
- 2020 Lamborghini Huracan STO
- 2021 Audi RS 6 Avant
- 2021 Porsche Mission R
Series 20 will also feature new events to keep players engaged. There will be six new World PR events, which will introduce unique prizes and a new collectible. In addition, players will be able to unlock three new icons based on their car collection:
- Ghost Badge: Own 500 unique cars
- Blue Heart Badge: Own 600 unique cars
- T-Rex Badge: Own 700 unique cars
The new update will also include several QoL improvements, some of which have already been officially announced.
- Removed the requirement to bind ANNA and Forza LINK to the D-pad when creating custom controller profiles.
- We’ve improved EventLab rulesets to mitigate issues where rulesets would not function correctly in multiplayer and cause players to desync.
- Festival site objects have been removed from select race routes as they cannot be shown to all players.
- An issue where roads would not be marked as discovered on the map has been fixed.
- Fixed an issue that caused Auction House searches filtered by “car type” to not return results.
- Fixed an issue with Forzathon Weekly Challenges resetting after restarting the game.
- On Xbox, the HUD is no longer stuck in the center of the screen if running on an ultrawide display.
Playground Games has said that there will be more changes once the update goes live.