As well as revealing the new Forza Horizon 5 Rally Adventure Expansion, Playground Games also provided a deep dive into next week's Forza Horizon 5 Horizon Wilds Takeover update during the Forza Monthly February show.
Starting next week on 2 March, Horizon Wilds Takeover sees the return of a fan-favourite location. It also brings back one of Ken Block’s most iconic cars and features two brand-new cars never seen in Forza before.
Forza Horizon 5 Horizon Wilds Takeover
With a focus on rallying and stunt driving, Forza Horizon 5 Horizon Wilds Takeover brings back Ken Block’s iconic 2016 Ford Focus RS RX. Not only did it star in Gymkhana 9, but it was also the first Ken Block car to feature in Forza Horizon.
Driving it or any other Hoonigan car for 4.3 miles will also unlock Ken Block's #43 helmet as a Player Badge.
To prepare you for the Rally Adventure Expansion, off-road dominate in the Horizon Wilds Takeover festival playlists.
Two new off-road buggies will make their Forza debut in Horizon Wilds Takeover: the 2021 Sierra 700R and the 2021 Polaris RZR Pro, along with five returning vehicles.
As for Series Progress cars, you can unlock the 1980 Subaru Brat GL pickup at 80 points and Sierra 700R at 160 points.
Stadium Stunt Park returns
Horizon Wilds Takeover also sees the return of the fan-favourite Stadium Stunt Park, updated with new colours in Horizon Wilds Takeover to celebrate the upcoming Rally Adventure expansion.
In the Autumn season, a Pinata Dinosaur collectable will be added to the Horizon Stadium. Completing the Pinatasaurus challenge will also unlock a novelty Dinosaur Outfit for your player avatar.
Additionally, new decorations will be added to the Horizon Wilds Festival Outpost
Playground Games also provided a complete breakdown of the Horizon Wilds Takeover Festival Playlists and reward cars.
Summer kicks off Horizon Wilds Takeover with the Iconic #2 Audi Sport Quattro S1 Group B rally car (20 points) and BMW X6M (40 points) as Season Progress cars.
Other reward cars for completing challenges are the Honda Civic ‘18, Hoonigan Group A, #43 Hoonigan Focus, Ford Racing Puma, and Hoonigan Bel Air.
Unlocked at 20 points, the Honda Ridgeline Trophy Truck ’15 returns in the Autumn Festival Playlist as a Season Progress reward car. The rugged pickup is joined by the Hyundai Veloster N, unlocked at 40 points.
Autumn’s remaining reward cars are the Alpine A110 ’73, Mitsubishi Lancer MR ’06, Hot Wheels Bone Shaker, Toyota FJ40, and Jeep Trackhawk.
In Winter, you can unlock the Polaris RZR Pro at 20 points and #42 Extreme E at 40 points.
Completing challenges will also earn you the Audi Quattro, Hoonigan Gymkhana 10 Ford Focus RS RX, Jeep Gladiator, Opel Manta 400, and BMW M3-GTR.
Finally, Spring’s Season Progress cars are the Nissan Safari (20 points) and Mini X-Raid (40 points).
Other reward cars include the Ford RS200, Hoonigan F-150, #65 Porsche Rothsport Racing 911, Local Motors Rally Fighter, and Ferrari Portofino ’18.
Midnights at Horizon update teased
Playground Games also teased the next series after Horizon Wilds Takeover: Midnights at Horizon.
Starting on 30 March, the night-themed Midnights at Horizon update will add “extended night time” along with new cars, neon decorations, and a new Horizon Collectible.
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