Support for Forza Horizon 4 has continued into the new year with the release of the first update of 2019. The Series 5 update introduces a new adventure playlist, a free car pack, a new Horizon Story, and plenty of other bug fixes and gameplay improvements.
Free-for-all Adventure is a new online adventure playlist that allows players to compete individually rather than teaming up with other players. Players can find the playlist in the Online Adventure tab and have the option of racing in Ranked and Unranked modes.
The new Horizon Story introduces a new Horizon Business. Isha wants to run the fastest taxi service in the world, but she needs someone to drive it, and that's where you come in. As well as the Daily Payouts that come with a new business, players can take on ten new Horizon Story missions, and drive the Austin FX4 taxi and Cadillac TXS Limousine. If players drive well enough, they can earn the Austin FX4 as a Level 10 reward.
The free car pack delivers seven Mitsubishi vehicles in the form of the "Mitsubishi Motors Car Pack". For no charge, players will get the following vehicles:
Horizon Seasons receives some new features too. There are 12 new season events, including trial events and PR stunt challenges, as well as a new Rivals event. There are also new cars and shop items. Finally, there is a list of gameplay improvements and bug fixes that you can see in the spoiler below.
If you want to see these changes in action before taking the plunge yourself, Playground Games held a developer stream where they showed off the Free-for-all Adventure, Horizon Story, the new cars, feature updates, and even went into some detail about what players can expect from the upcoming Series 6 patch. The stream begins at 5:06 if you don't want to stare at a splash screen for a while.
The Series 5 update is due to go live today.
We've got the full list of Forza Horizon 4 achievements - check the list for guides to unlocking them.
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