Forza Horizon 5 Series 1 Spring: Festival playlist, challenges, championships, PR stunts!

Our first series draws to a close in the Mexico of Forza Horizon 5 with Spring! There are some very desirable cars up for grabs this week. Let's take a look!

Playlist completion rewards

This spring, also known as the hot season, 24 playlist points earn you the futuristic-looking Raesr TS. For 44 playlist points, the ever popular Toyota Trueno is the prize!

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

Forzathon challenges

This week, the Forzathon weekly challenge New Benchmark is focused on the 2019 Ferrari 488 Pista. Complete the four chapters in order to receive 5 playlist points and 80 Forzathon points. You can double your Forzathon points just by buying a player house!

Chapter 1: Special Series
Own and Drive the 2019 Ferrari 488 Pista
Chapter 2: Blazing Fast
Earn 5 Ultimate Speed Skills in the 488 Pista
Chapter 3: Track-Ready
Win 3 Road Racing Events in the 488 Pista
Chapter 4: Flex the Pedal
Earn 3 Daredevil Skills in the 488 Pista

New Benchmark weekly challenge

If you're not sure how to earn a Daredevil skill, you need 3 near misses in quick succession. It's easiest to do this on the highway and playing offline, so go into the menu and choose "Horizon Solo" for best results.

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Drive the Ferrari 488 Pista in this weeks Forzathon challenges

Daily challenges are each worth 1 playlist point and 10 Forzathon points. Here they are:

Perk Up
Purchase 3 Car Mastery perks
Playing By The Rules
Earn 3 Clean Racing skills in a Cross Country Race
Speed Thrills
Earn 3 stars from any Speed Trap
Racing Miles
Drive a total of 10 miles in Road Racing events
Unlimited Prowess
Beat Round Three of a Horizon Arcade Event
Hold Fast
Drive above 150mph for 15 seconds in any car
The DK
Earn 3 Stars from any Drift Zone

Daily Challenges for Spring

Season events

Complete a Horizon Arcade event for 3 playlist points. For the Trial, the prize is the stunning #24 Ferrari P4. You'll need to have enough accolades to be in the Hall of Fame before you can enter the Trial.

The seasonal Playground Games is called Party Time and has the classic 1981 Ford Fiesta as the reward. The Horizon Tour also offers 3 playlist points if you participate in that.

PR stunts

This week, the PR stunts for the season are the Avenida speed trap, the Orilla Del Rio speed zone and the Los Jardines danger sign. Each of these earn you 2 playlist points. Los Jardines is all about getting a good exit from the corner at the end of the highway, but you also need a clean landing!

Seasonal championships

There's only one car as a prize for the seasonal championships this week. That's for the High Noon championship, and the prize is the Jaguar F-Type. Drop It Like It's Hot street scene championship earns you a super wheelspin and Holidays Are Comin' gets you the Jingle Bells car horn.

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The Jaguar F-Type is a prize this week

You’ll need to be first overall in each championship after three races against minimum Highly Skilled difficulty AI drivers to claim each prize.


The Eliminator gives you 2 playlist points and a car horn La Cucaracha if you can finish 30th or better. In the Horizon Open Drifting, perform 5 Ultimate Drift Skills and you'll pick up 25,000 credits and 2 playlist points.

The Monthly rivals is still at the Horizon Mexico circuit. Post a clean lap for 4 playlist points.

Earn the Forza Link phrase "Special delivery!" and 2 playlist points for completing the photo challenge. You'll need to photograph a Vans & Utility type vehicle in Guanajuato. Check you're in the right vehicle by filtering your garage in the change car menu.

Earn 10 stars in total from PR Stunts in any Mustang to unlock a 50,000 credit chest in the Treasure Hunt. Hopefully the clues will be a bit more cryptic next season!

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