Today marks the start of a new special Forza Horizon 5 series. Celebrating the tenth anniversary of the original Forza Horizon that redefined open-world driving games on Xbox 360, the Forza Horizon 5 10-Year Anniversary Summer Festival Playlist brings a new Horizon Story along with challenges inspired by past Forza Horizon games and of course new reward cars.
10-Year Anniversary Summer
Forza Horizon 5 10-Year Anniversary Summer starts today (13 October) at 15:30 BST/14:30 UTC and ends on 20 October at 15:30 BST/14:30 UTC.
Reliving the past four Forza Horizon games, the 10-Year Anniversary series features themed challenges, a new Horizon Story, and a new radio station playing songs from the previous games.
The Summer Season Progress reward cars are the ferocious Ferrari 599XX earned at 20 points and the Plymouth Barracuda at 40 points.
More reward cars can be earned in the Seasonal Events and Challenges.
Completing The Trial rewards you with the Hennessey Venom GT. You can also get the Volkswagen Corrado VR6, which veteran players will remember as the starting car in the first Forza Horizon, and Ford Mustang '13 for completing the Dodge Brawl and Muscle Mash Seasonal Championships respectively.
Smashing ten Horizon Colorado Bonus Boards also gives you the Dodge SRT Viper GTS ’13.
Winning the Hot Wheels “Here Be Dragons” Seasonal Championship” earns you the Jeep Wrangler. Finally, completing every chapter of the Horizon Origins Horizon Story rewards you with the Dodge SRT Viper GTS Anniversary Edition – a special version of the original Forza Horizon’s cover car.
Photo Challenge: #HorizonAnniversary
As this week’s Festival Playlist is themed around the first Forza Horizon, the Summer Photo Challenge requires you to photograph the 2013 Dodge Viper GTS at the Horizon 1 Festival Site in the Copper Canyon. This is a new Festival Site introduced for the Horizon 10-Year Anniversary update.
Completing the Photo Challenge rewards you with the Colorado Cover Car Car Horn.
Party Like It's 2012
Visit the Horizon 1 Festival Site in Copper Canyon
Make Dak Proud
Spend 500,000 credits on upgrades.
Win a Dirt Racing Event
Earn 20,000 Skill Score in the 1995 Volkswagen Corrado VR6
Photograph the 1998 Toyota Supra RZ
Reach 200 mph (322 km/h) in the 2013 Ford Shelby GT500
Complete a Horizon Open Race in the 2013 Dodge SRT Viper GTS
Weekly Challenge: Welcome to Colorado
Summer’s Weekly Challenge stars, you guessed it, the 2013 Dodge SRT Viper GTS to celebrate 10 years of Horizon. For Chapter 1, you simply need to own and drive e the 2013 Dodge SRT Viper GTS.
Chapter 2 requires you to win a Road Racing Event in the SRT Viper GTS. You then need to earn nine stars at Speed Traps in the SRT Viper GTS to pass Chapter 3. Finally, earn an Ultimate Skill Chain in the SRT Viper GTS to complete Chapter 4.
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