Forza Horizon 5 Series 8 Winter: Festival Playlist, reward cars, challenges & more

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Winter has arrived in Forza Horizon 8 Series 8 and with it comes seven shiny new cars for players to earn and challenges to complete. This week’s Festival Playlist has a Photo Challenge and Treasure Hunt to conquer to keep you busy. 

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We’ve got everything you need to know in our complete guide to the Forza Horizon 5 Series 8 Winter Festival Playlist.

Forza Horizon 5 Series 8 Winter

Series 8 Winter starts at 3.30pm BST and runs from 09 June to 15 June.

Continuing the German Automotive Excellence theme, the two Season Progress cars are the Mercedes-AMG GT at 20 points and the #185 Porsche 959 rally raid car at 40 points.

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Forza Horizon 5 Series 8 Winter Festival Playlist
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Seven shiny German cars can be yours in the Series 8 Winter Festival Playlist.

These aren’t the only German cars up for grabs, however.

Reward cars

Five more German cars can be yours in Forza Horizon 5 Series 8 Winter. Completing The Trial rewards you with the 2012 Porsche 911 GT2 RS, while this week’s EventLab reward car is the 1982 Porsche 911 Turbo.

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This week's Festival Playlist has a Photo Challenge and Treasure Hunt to complete.

Yet another Porsche can be yours by completing the Modern Classics Seasonal Championship, which unlocks 2014 Porsche 911 Turbo. The other Road Show Seasonal Championship earns you the Mercedes-AMG Hammer Coupe. 

Finally, finishing The Eliminator Battle Royale unlocks the Opel Manta 400.

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Photo Challenge

In this week’s Photo Challenge, you need to photograph the 2015 Audi TTS Coupe at the Estadio Stadium. This rewards you with the Red Suit clothing item.

If you need help finding the location, check out our guide on how to find the Estadio Horizon stadium in Forza Horizon 5.

Treasure Hunt

There’s also a Treasure Hunt this week with the following clue: "Couped Up? Let's up the ante by seeing the Heights of Mulegé!"

Stumped by that? Check out our High Jump Treasure Hunt guide!

Forzathon Daily Challenges

Day Name Description
1The Ring Drive 13 miles (20.9 km) in any German vehicle
2Rally Around Win a Dirt Racing Event in the 1984 Opel Manta 400
3Super Hero Earn 20 Wreckage Skills in any German Sports Utility Hero
4Built for Racing Complete a Horizon Open Custom Race in any BMW
5Rising Star Earn 9 Stars at Speed Zones in any Porsche
6Own Goal! Smash a Goal Post in any German vehicle
7Hammer Down Jump 1000 in a 1987 Mercedes-Benz AMG Hammer Coupe

Forzathon Weekly Challenge

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The 2008 BMW Z4 M Coupe features in this week’s Forzathon Weekly Challenge.

To complete Chapter 1, all you need to do is own and drive the 2008 BMW Z4 M Coupe. You then need to take a photo of the Z4 M Coupe in Chapter 2. 

For Chapter 3, win 3 Road Racing Events in the Z4 M Coupe to celebrate its success in GT3 racing. Finally, earn 20 Drift or E-Drift skills in the RWD Z4 M Coupe to complete Chapter 4.