Forza Horizon 5 Series 9 Update patch notes: New Hot Wheels cars and Improved Graphics

Forza Horizon 5 Series 9 Update

Forza Horizon 5 Series 9 Update

Playground Games have confirmed that a new Series update for Forza Horizon 5 has gone live. There is a lot to cover when it comes to the new content and improved quality of life updates from today's update.

Here are the highlights and the full patch notes!


Forza Support's Twitter account posted this image going over the highlights of Series 9's update. This covers new features such as new Hot Wheels vehicles and improved TAA graphics for PC players.

Forza Horizon 5 Series 9 Update
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There are also bug fixes, such as lighting problems for front and rear cameras and the full 12 car convoys loading properly. For a full look at the improvements from today's update though, check out the patch notes below.


Forza Horizon 5 Series 9 Update
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  • Added new localization languages
  • Added Subtitles for Danish, Greek, Dutch, Norwegian, Swedish, Finnish, European Portuguese
  • Added Voice Over for European Spanish, Italian, Korean
  • Added new Forza EV Rivals event
  • Added Horizon Story Co-op
  • Added TAA option when playing on PC
  • Various stability and performance improvements
  • Fixed issue where hood and bumper cam was too dark during dusk and night time of days
  • In Series 9, the Accolade “It Just Works” now unlocks as intended once players have completed the Car Mastery skill tree on the 1963 Volkswagen Beetle. Players who already fulfilled this requirement prior to this update will need to select and drive the car to successfully unlock the Accolade.
  • All players will now see their Creative Hub rank increase as intended.


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  • Fixed exploit when using Photo Mode
  • Fixed exploit with gifted cars

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  • Fixed issue where players could lose Daily Challenge progress


Forza Horizon 5 Series 9 Update
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  • Fixed rare issue where players matchmaking for Co-op Seasonal Championship can result in a player entering the wrong event
  • Fixed issue which could end up in wrong car class in an online race
  • Fixed issue which could cause Horizon Arcade events to not spawn
  • Fixed issue where players in a convoy could end up not seeing all other members of the convoy


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  • Added a duplicate car filter to Car Select screen filters
  • Added Freeroam convertible functionality to Ferrari California T and McLaren 650 S Spider
  • Updated Volvo's logo
  • Fixed idle RPM on the 93 Nissan 240SX SE
  • Removed Forza Aero Splitter from the Maserati MC12
  • Fixed 97 Lamborghini Diablo engine audio when at high RPM
  • Fixed issue with Audi RS4 Avant and 2011 RS5 interior cockpit dash
  • Fixed misaligned backfires on the Mercedes C63 AMG when using the Liberty Walk body kit


Forza Horizon 5 Update Series 9
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  • Added Car Horns from Series 6 and 7 to EventLab
  • Added Orbit Cam option
  • Added stepped rotation
  • Added new camera speed options
  • Fixed an issue where players entering EventLab events with a full convoy could get disconnected
  • Fixed an issue where the stadium floor wouldn't load when starting an event nearby
  • Fixed an issue where props could remain in Freeroam
  • Fixed Rule Importing only showing events with Custom Routes
  • Fixed an issue with one of the flood lights which would appear invisible when placed
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