Forza Horizon 5 Series 9 Winter: Festival Playlist, rewards, cars, Photo Challenge & more

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Winter is here in Forza Horizon 5 Series 9. As always, a new season means a new Festival Playlist is launching today with a new selection of challenges and reward cars for revisiting players.

What can you expect in Forza Horizon 5 Series 9 Winter? We’ve got all you need to know in our Forza Horizon 5 Series 9 Winter Festival Playlist.


Series 9 Winter

The new Forza Horizon 5 season starts at 3:30pm BST / 10:30am ET today. Headlining this week’s Festival Playlist are two Season Progress cars.

The 1970 Dodge Coronet Super Bee can be yours at 20 points, while the Zenvo ST1 Danish supercar is your season reward at 40 points.


Reward cars

Additionally, there are five reward cars to earn for completing Seasonal Events and Challenges. The 1971 Ford Mustang muscle car is the reward for completing The Trial, while the EventLab earns you the 2017 Acura NSX.

Completing this week’s Horizon Open by earning 20 Drift or E-Drift Skills in any Horizon Open Event will get you the classic 1971 Nissan GT-R. Finally, there are two Seasonal Championship reward cars with an off-roading theme: the Hummer H1 and #11 Ford F-150 racing truck.


There are also three Super Wheelspins for a chance to win new Hot Wheels cars. Some of these will also feature in the upcoming Hot Wheels expansion.

Forzathon Daily Challenges

Day Name Description
1Flying ColoursEarn 6 Dander Signs in any car from the 1970s
2City SpeedwayTake a photo at the Calle Principal Speed Trap in Guanajuato
3Race DayWin a Road Race in the 2017 Acura NSX
4Legend of SpeedEarn 9 Stars at Speed Traps in the 1971 Nissan Skyline 2000GT-R
5Cruise BoulevardMaintain a speed of 200 mph (322 km/h) for 10 seconds in the 1998 Toyota Supra RZ
6Tour GuideComplete a Horizon Tour
7SpikyEarn 10 Smactus Skills

Forzathon Weekly Challenge

This week’s Forzathon Weekly Challenge is called Real Rider and revolves around the 2014 Mercedes-Benz Unimog U5023. All you need to do to complete Chapter 1 is own and drive the Unimog. Chapter 2 tasks you with winning a Cross-Country event.


For Chapter 3, you need to earn 1 Star on the Barranco Trailblazer with the Unimog to test its agility. Lastly, you then need to earn 10 Ultimate Wreckage Skills with the Unimog, using its heft to smash into the scenery.

Photo Challenge

For this week’s Photo Challenge, you need to photograph any Hypercar in the Copper Canyon. This unlocks the Horizon Race Gloves clothing item as a reward.

Check out our guide on how to find Copper Canyon in Forza Horizon 5 for this week's Photo Challenge.