Forza Horizon 5 European Automotive Series Patch Notes: New Cars, EventLab Items & more

Forza Horizon 5
Credit: Playground Games / Xbox Game Studios

Forza Horizon 5
Credit: Playground Games / Xbox Game Studios

Forza Horizon 5 has gotten a new update in the form of the European Automotive Series Patch.

This update has brought new cars, new EventLab items and both bug fixes and general quality of life improvements to the game. Forza Horizon 5 is a game that we're still enjoying even after over two years of it being on the market.

Forza Horizon 5 European Automotive Series Patch Notes

The European Automotive Series update went live on Forza Horizon 5 on 27th February. This is a free update for all Forza players on all systems, so, Xbox Series X | S, Xbox One and Windows PC.

This update brings a lot to the table, with the main attraction being eight new cars available for you to unlock as well as another four in the

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As the name of the update suggests, these are all European cars from various manufacturers around the continent. The four in the pack are the 1987 Mercedes-Benz AMG Hammer Wagon, 2019 Jaguar XE SV Project 8, 2020 Automobili Pininfarina Battista and 2021 Bentley Continental GT Convertible.

These are available through purchasing the European Automotive Car Pack, which is available for £3.99, $4.99 or €4.99. This is not included in the Car Pass nor Premium Editions of Horizon 5.

The eight unlockable cars are divided into four Festival Playlist Rewards cars and another four seasonal championship event reward cars.

European Automotive Series Full Patch Notes

For those wanting to see the full patch notes for the European Automotive Series, we've got them below for you to read through. These cover everything in this update from top to bottom.

This includes everything shared from developers Playground Games from the version number of the game for each console to even the smallest bug fix:

Version Number:

  • Xbox One: 2.636.732.0
  • Xbox Series: 3.636.732.0
  • PC: 3.636.732.0
  • Steam: 1.636.732.0

New Features (Available from February 27th)

  • Every Class in Rally Adventure Rivals
  • 65 Plots and Primitives EventLab Props (featuring Snap functionality)
    • 25 Ramp & Platforms: 5 Asphalt, 5 Dirt, 5 Grass, 5 Ice, 5 Snow platforms
    • 40 Shapes: 4 Cones, 4 Cubes, 4 Cuboids, 4 Cylinders, 4 Pyramids, 4 Frustums, 4 Spheres, 4 Torus, 4 Wedges, 4 Large Wedges
  • 6 Dinosaurs EventLab Props
    • Aknylosaurus, Brachiosaurus, Pterodactyl, Stegosaurus, Triceratops, Velociraptor
  • 1 European Automotive EventLab Prop
    • Gameplay: Star Trophy

4 “European Automotive” Car Pack cars (Available from February 27th - Not included with the Forza Horizon 5 Car Pass, Standard, Deluxe or Premium Editions)

  • 1987 Mercedes-Benz AMG Hammer Wagon
  • 2019 Jaguar XE SV Project 8
  • 2020 Automobili Pininfarina Battista
  • 2021 Bentley Continental GT Convertible

8 Unlockable cars (Available from February 29th onwards)

  • 4 Festival Playlist Reward Cars
    • 1992 Mercedes-Benz 500 E
    • 2021 Mercedes-AMG SL 63
    • 2021 Volkswagen ID.4
    • 2022 Aston Martin Valkyrie AMR Pro
  • 4 Seasonal Championship Event Exclusive Reward Cars
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  • 1966 Volkswagen Double Cab Pick-Up
  • 1968 Lancia Fulvia Coupé Rallye 1.6 HF
  • 1975 DS 23
  • 2002 Lotus Esprit V8

"European Automotive" Limited Timed Series Features (Available from February 29th to March 28th)

  • Evolving World: Star Trophy Collectible
  • European Automotive Collector Accolade

Bug fixes and changes


  • Fixed an issue where Chapter 8 Intro ASL video of Made in Mexico Story was out of sync (Bug ID 3892574)
  • General performance and stability fixes


  • Fixed an issue with the 1993 Nissan Skyline GTR and the 1995 Nissan GTR LM where artifacts could be visible with Ray Tracing enabled (Bug ID 3926668, 3926669)
  • Fixed an issue with the 2008 Aston Martin DBS where texture issues were visible on the left door (Bug ID 3926843)
  • Fixed an issue with the 2022 Hyundai Kona Forza Aero front bumper where its end wasn’t fully attached to body (Bug ID 3928807)
  • Fixed an issue with the 2022 Porsche Cayman GT4 RS where it wasn’t possible to remove the rear wing (Bug ID 3914148)
  • Fixed an issue with the 2021 RJ Anderson #37 Polaris RZR Pro 4 Truck where searchlights are not correctly working in the dark (Bug ID 3930227)

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