The snow returns to the world of Forza Horizon 4 this week. Winter is here and with it comes some fresh championships and challenges! As ever, we've got the lowdown.
Series 38 was the first of the Forza Horizon Mixtape. Events from previous seasons are being repeated with some further opportunities to win some rare cars.
Winter Festival Playlist
The weekly seasonal playlist rewards are the Rover SD1 and the Koenigsegg CCX. Earn these for 50% and 80% season completion respectively.
For the whole series, 50% earns a Backstage Pass and 80% the Saleen S1.
This week, the Forzathon challenge is based around the 2019 Ford Ranger Raptor. It's taken from the winter of Series 11.
|Chapter 1 - A Power And A Force||Own and drive the all-new 2019 Ford Ranger Raptor, completely redesigned from the ground up for supreme off-road capability|
|Chapter 2 - Ride into the Ranger Zone||Run in those giant shock absorbers! Combine Air Skills and Wreckage Skills to earn 10 Crash Landing Skills in your Ranger Raptor|
|Chapter 3 - Ranger Things||Turn your world upside down by earning a Barrel Roll Skill in your Ranger Raptor|
|Chapter 4 - Game Ranger||Prove that your Ranger Raptor is the king of all terrain by winning 5 Events of any type! Road, Dirt, Cross Country, Street, and Drag races all count.|
"Go Further" weekly Forzathon challenge
Earn 100 FP for completion, doubled if you own the Lake Lodge.
The Daily Challenges are taken from the winter of series 25. Earn 10 FP per daily challenge and 60 FP bonus for completing all the whole week. This is also doubled if you own the Lake Lodge, so make sure to invest in that! Here’s the daily challenges:
|#1||Absolutely Smashing||Earn 3 Wreckage Skills|
|#2||Take the Lead||Closely overtake while racing to earn 2 Great Pass Skills|
|#3||Horticulturist||Earn 3 Landscaping Skills|
|#4||In a Jiffy||Earn 2 Speed Skills|
|#5||Risk Assessment||Earn 1 Great Near Miss Skills|
|#6||Powerslider||Earn 1 Ultimate Drift or E-Drift Skill|
|#7||Brace for Impact||Combine Air and Wreckage Skills to earn 3 Crash Landing Skills|
Winter Daily Challenges
Photo Challenge and PR Stunts
The winter photo challenge is #buddyup. Take a photo with another player or drivatar to earn a super wheelspin.
The seasonal PR Stunts are the Mudkickers' Showjump danger sign, the Roman Mile speed trap and the Derwent Water speed zone. A tricky selection! Make sure you have rewinds enabled for the danger sign, as it can be pretty frustrating to get stuck in those concrete tubes otherwise.
As ever, if you own the DLC remember to also tackle the two additional PR stunts on Fortune Island and one in Lego Valley for extra super wheelspins.
AWD Spotlight wins you the 2018 Mercedes-AMG GT 4-Door Coupé, Ford Cup wins you the Ford Mustang S5, and Snowball Fighter wins you the mighty Ford Fiesta GRC.
Remember, for each of these rewards you need to top the points table after the three races against drivatars with the Highly Skilled difficulty at a minimum.
The winter Playground Games offers the Mexican Hat Dance car horn as its reward. To earn this prize you just have to take part.
There's a showcase remix: race the train in the Austin Taxi.
For the Trial, the prize is a Chevrolet ZR2.