Interested in learning what's next for the gaming industry? Join gaming executives to discuss emerging parts of the industry this October at GamesBeat Summit Next. Register today.


Forza Horizon games know how to throw players into an exciting starting sequence, and Forza Horizon 5 will be no exception.

The open world racing game launches November 9 for Xbox Series X/S, Xbox One, and PC. Each entry in the series takes place in a different part of the world, and Horizon 5 lets players drive around Mexico. Microsoft showed off the opening sequence during today’s Gamescom 2021 Xbox Stream.

The intro has players taking control of several cars, all of which are dropped out of an airplane. These include Forza Horizon 5’s two cover cars, the AMG1 Mercedes and 2021 Ford Bronco Badlands. This exciting opening event ends with the player racing to the Horizon Festival, even trying to outpace the airplane.

Event

GamesBeat Summit Next 2022

Join gaming leaders live this October 25-26 in San Francisco to examine the next big opportunities within the gaming industry.

Register Here

Forza Horizon 4 put an emphasis on changing seasons. That feature will be back in the sequel, although they will impact Mexico differently than Horizon 4’s England. You won’t see much snow even in winter, unless you’re at some of the higher elevations.

GamesBeat's creed when covering the game industry is "where passion meets business." What does this mean? We want to tell you how the news matters to you -- not just as a decision-maker at a game studio, but also as a fan of games. Whether you read our articles, listen to our podcasts, or watch our videos, GamesBeat will help you learn about the industry and enjoy engaging with it. Learn more about membership.