Next week, Forza Horizon 4 will receive Update #7. The update will introduce a new Festival Playlist, plenty of gameplay improvements and bug fixes, and new achievements.
The new Festival Playlist will allow players to easily view all of the seasonal content available in the game, such as Forzathon, as well as Monthly Rivals and Online Adventure. It also neatly rounds up your progress and shows all of the rewards that are on offer. To get 100% in the Festival Playlsit and win the ultimate reward, players will need to complete seven Daily Challenges and a series of seasonal events per season, as well as qualify for Online Adventure, and complete a lap in Monthly Rivals.
As well as the Festival Playlist, update #7 will include a bunch of bug fixes and gameplay improvements. While the full patch notes are not available just yet, these are the major highlights:
However, you're more likely to be interested in the new achievements. The main game will be receiving 18 new achievements worth 500 Gamerscore. There will be achievements for the three Forza Horizon stories that have been added to the game since its release, plus there will be achievements tied to the Festival Playlist for completing the seasonal content, and two for playing the new free-for-all racing Online Adventure. Some of these achievements are apparently live in-game now, but the rest will be added with next week's update.
- Four new trial events for Fortune Island
- Changed conditions for earning influence through Mixer
- Fixed issues with the character customiser so hats will appear properly with all glasses combinations
- Car Passes can now be used offline
- Fixed credits exploit with switching race type during route creation
- Fixed achievement exploit with route blueprints - Better Get Cracking and Leviathan Slayer achievements will now need to be earned properly
The stream can be seen in full below. The stream begins with a trailer at 7:32 if you don't want to stare at a splash screen for ages. If you want to skip straight to the nitty-gritty details, the stream itself starts at 7:57.
Update #7 will be arriving next week.
We've got the full list of Forza Horizon 4 achievements - check the list for guides to unlocking them.
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