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Forza Horizon 5 Community Choice Series Brings Back 10 Fan-Favourite Cars


Forza Horizon 5 Community Choice Series Brings Back Fan-Favourite Favourite Cars

It’s a new month, and that means a new Forza Horizon 5 series update has arrived, bringing an array of new cars and challenges. 2024’s first Forza Horizon 5 series has a unique twist, however.

As the name suggests, the Community Choice update’s reward cars, decorations and events are all chosen by the community.

Chosen by the community

Back in September, Playground Games invited the community to vote for their favourite cars, challenges, and stunts from past Forza Horizon 5 series to feature in a future series. Four months later, Forza Horizon 5’s first series curated by the community is here to start the year.

The new series sees the return of neon decorations from the Midnights at Horizon update back in March last year, with the glowing snake pattern illuminating the Aeródromo en la Selva’s landing strip and drone shows lighting up Mexico.

Forza Horizon 5 Community Choice neon airstrip
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Returning cars

Several fan-favourite cars voted by the community are also returning to Forza Horizon 5. Previously limited-time reward cars, these cars will be available to buy at the Autoshow from 30 January:

  • 1990 Porsche 911 Reimagined by Singer
  • 2010 Aston Martin One-77
  • 2021 Lamborghini Sian Roadster
  • 2021 Rimac Nevera
  • 2010 Ferrari 599XX
  • 1971 Porsche #23 917/20
  • 1962 Ferrari 250 GT Berlinetta Lusso1990
  • 1967 Ferrari #24 Ferrari Spa 330 P4
  • 2018 Italdesign Zerouno
  • 1965 Peel Trident

New cars

As well as old favourites, the Community Choice update brings eight new cars to Forza Horizon 5. Among the highlights are the 2011 McLaren 12C, McLaren’s first road-legal car after the McLaren F1, the sleek 2008 Aston Martin DBS, and 2006 Koenigsegg CCX.

Forza Horizon 5 Community Choice reward cars
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  • 2011 McLaren 12C Coupe
  • 2008 Aston Martin DBS
  • 2006 Koenigsegg CCX
  • 2016 W Motors Lykhan Hypersport
  • 2012 Pagani Huayra
  • 1967 Mercedes-Benz 280 SL
  • 2016 Spania GTA Spano
  • 1969 FIAT Dino 2.4 Coupe

While these cars are new to Forza Horizon 5, none of them are new to the series having appeared in Forza Horizon 4. Each can be unlocked in the seasonal Community Choice festival playlists.

Forza Horizon 5 Community Choice Pagani Huayra
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Throwback stunts

As well as cars, 16 PR stunts are returning to Mexico in the Community Choice series:

Danger Signs:

  • Salto de Rio
  • San Juan Jump
  • Ranas Saltarinas
  • Metal Bird

Trailblazers

  • Cruse de Granja
  • River Rapids
  • Festival Descend
  • Jungle Traversal
  • Over the Dune
  • Desert Descent

2 Speed Zones

  • Green Hills
  • River Run

4 Speed Traps

  • Tulum
  • Pantano Pass
  • East Resort
  • Horizon Baja Speed Trap

Summer festival playlist

The Forza Horizon 5 Community Choice series kicked off yesterday with the Summer festival playlist offering a chance to win the McLaren 12C Coupe and Aston Martin DBS among other cars.

Forza Horizon 5 Community Choice GTA Spano
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Treasure Hunts must be popular with the community because there are not one but two to complete this week. There’s also a Photo Challenge that sees you snap a photo of a Lamborghini at the neon-lit Aerodromo en la Selva.

Forza Horizon 5 Community Choice patch notes

Here are the full patch notes for the Forza Horizon 5 Community Choice update:

"Community Choice" Limited Timed Series Features (Available from January 4th until February 1st)

  • Community-chosen types of activities/rewards in the Festival Playlist
  • Returning Evolving World Neon Decorations in Open World and Races
  • Returning Neon Drone Show and Neon H cube collectible
  • 4 Community-made liveries featured in the Festival Playlist Photo Challenge tiles
    • Week 1 Photo Challenge - Livery by “EaglezRock”
    • Week 2 Photo Challenge - Livery by “FormFirm”
    • Week 3 Photo Challenge - Livery by “NoMagix”
    • Week 4 Photo Challenge - Livery by “STEADYY”
  • 2 Community-designed Badges
    • Badges designed by “soupmcpasta” (on the Forza Forums)
  • 16 Returning Evolving World PR Stunts

Unlockable cars (Available from January 4th onwards)

  • 8 Festival Playlist Reward Cars
    • 1969 FIAT Dino 2.0 Coupe
    • 1967 Mercedes-Benz 280 SL
    • 2006 Koeniggsegg CCX
    • 2008 Aston Martin DBS
    • 2011 McLaren 12C Coupé
    • 2012 Pagani Huayra
    • 2016 Spania GTA Spano
    • 2016 W Motors Lykhan Hypersport
  • (Available from January 30th) 10 Previous Exclusive Reward cars added to the Autoshow (voted by players)
    • 1962 Ferrari 250 GT Berlinetta Lusso
    • 1964 Ferrari #24 Spa 330 P4
    • 1965 Peel Trident
    • 1971 Porsche #23 917/20
    • 1990 Porsche 911 Reimagined by Singer
    • 2010 Aston Martin One-77
    • 2010 Ferrari 599XX
    • 2018 Italdesign Zerouno
    • 2021 Lamborghini Siàn Roadster
    • 2021 Rimac Nevera

Bug fixes and changes

General

  • New engine audio for the 2023 Chevrolet Corvette Z06 (Bug ID 3917537)
  • Fixed an issue with ASL/BSL Sign Language videos not showing in Chapter 1 and 3 of Icons of Speed and Chapter 6 of Donut Media Lo-Team stories
  • Fixed an issue where players were unable to auction the 2005 Ferrari FXX (Bug 3912566)
  • General performance and stability fixes

PC

  • (PC) Fixed an issue where 2022 BMW i4, 2022 Porsche 718 Cayman GT4 RS, and 2024 Czinger 21C front windows could become black, in first person view, when raining (Bug ID 3913092, 3916073)
  • (PC) Improvements made with graphic performance loss while driving the 2021 Audi RS e-tron GT (Bug ID 3880392)

Cars

  • Fixed an issue with the 1991 BMW M3 E30 where the intercooler upgrades with turbo were missing (Bug ID 3904815)
  • Fixed an issue with the 2019 RAESR Tachyon where anti-roll bar upgrades or tuning were missing (Bug ID 3904932)
  • Fixed an issue with the 2023 BMW M2 were the engine block had 0 displacement (Bug ID 3912445)
  • Fixed an issue with the 2023 Meyers Manx 2.0 EV where it wasn’t possible to tune the gear ratio (Bug ID 3914984)
  • Fixed an issue with the 2017 Saleen S7 LM where it wasn’t possible to paint the Sports Rear Wing (Bug ID 3915997)
  • Fixed an issue with the 2017 Saleen S7 LM where the roll cage was obstructing visibility when in first person view (Bug ID 3916830)
  • Fixed an issue with the 2019 Volkswagen Golf R where the roll cage was visible in all chassis options (Bug 3880073)
  • Fixed an issue with the 2022 Porsche 718 Cayman GT4 RS where liveries weren’t applying to the hood (Bug 3916798)
  • Fixed an issue with the 2024 Czinger 21 where in certain instances the explode Forzavista features were not functioning correctly (Bug 3916831)

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