Forza Horizon 5 series 1 autumn festival playlist: challenges, championships, and more!

It's our first autumn in the world of Forza Horizon 5! This is also called the storm season, so there will be dramatic weather! We're looking forward to seeing how the world changes with the new season.

Here are the events and prizes this week!

Playlist completion rewards

For the whole series, the prizes are the Mercedes-AMG ONE for 120 playlist points and the McLaren F1 for 180 playlist points.

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The Mercedes-AMG ONE is a series reward

This season, 22 points earn you the 1984 Honda Civic. This is the Mugen variant which is a Hard to Find car, so you can't buy this in the Autoshow. 42 points earn you the Radical RXC, another Hard to Find car.

Forzathon challenges

This week, the Forzathon weekly challenge revolves around the 1969 Volkswagen Class 5/1600 Baja Bug. Complete the four chapters in order to receive 5 playlist points and 80 Forzathon points. Daily challenges are worth 1 playlist point each and 10 Forzathon points.

Bargain Hunt
Buy a car from the Auction House
Aged Well
Earn 3 stars in any Speed Trap in a Classic Racer
Social Skills
Earn 12 Clean Racing Skills from Road Races
Spring Into Action
Jump a distance of 1,000 ft in any car
Next Day Delivery
Win a Street Race in a Vans & Utility car
Complete an Expedition
Complete any Horizon Story chapter

Autumn daily challenges

We're expecting the Jaguar XJ220 to be in the Forzathon shop for 600 points this week.

Season events

Take part and complete an event in the Horizon Arcade for 3 playlist points. The Trial has the Lamborghini Murcielago as its prize. You'll need to be in the Hall of Fame to enter the Trial, so get earning those Accolades if you're not there yet!

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The Forza Horizon 5 Hall of Fame

The Playground Games gives you a Super Wheelspin and 3 playlist points. The PR stunts are the Mountain Top danger sign, the Drag Strip speed trap and the Rio Fuerte speed zone. You'll need to check the playlist for the car restrictions for each of these. PR stunts now earn you a wheelspin and 2 playlist points.

The Horizon Tour also offers playlist points. You'll pick up 3 of those for participating this week.

Seasonal championships

There are two Hard to Find cars as championship rewards this week. Pick Up the Pace earns the Ranger Raptor while Four on the Floor earns the BMW X6 M. When It Rains, It Pours has 50,000 credits as the prize. Each of these also gives you 5 playlist points. You’ll need to come first in each championship over three races against minimum Highly Skilled difficulty AI drivers to win the prize.


If you want the Sleepy emote, you can earn that easily for this week's photo challenge. Photograph any Modern Rally Car at the volcano. You'll also pick up 2 playlist points.

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The Modern Rally Car category includes most Subaru vehicles

There's no Treasure Hunt this week. The Horizon Open challenge is to steal a crown in Horizon Open Playground Games. You'll earn 25,000 credits and 2 playlist points. Finish 30th or better in the Eliminator for the Mexican Hat Dance horn and 2 playlist points.

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