Forza Horizon 5 Update: 4 new cars added plus general bug fixes

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We know that Donut Media will feature heavily in the next Series and now we have a new Forza Horizon 5 update to truly highlight the theme of Thursday's new Series.

The latest update also brings in a huge raft of improvements, added car customisation, and four new cars too.

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Let's see what the patch notes have in store for us.

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Forza Horizon 5 update

As is usual before a new Series, the update to FH5 lays the ground for the new content and has taken some time to fix a few bugs.

The biggest point for those that love the single-player side of FH5 is the addition of the Donut Media @ Horizon Story.

This will feature the Donut Media Test Track as a new location on the map.

Donut Media in Forza Horizon 5

Along with that there are new Donut Media clothing items, emotes, ForzaLink, and a collectible. There are also eight new Accolades for players to go after.

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New cars

Four fresh cars are hitting Mexico in this update. Three have been seen in Horizon before, but one is brand new.

Our favourites are the wooden-framed duo, the 1953 Morris Minor Series II Traveler and 1965 Morris Mini-Traveller.

Morris Minor in Forza Horizon 5

These two are making their return to Forza Horizon along with the 1946 Ford Super Deluxe Station Wagon.

The only brand-new car is the 2020 Lynk & Co #62 Cyan Racing 03.

Lynk & Co #62
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There will be 21 new Rocket Bunny Widebody kits for FH5 too.

These will apply to:

  • 1997 BMW M3
  • 2005 BMW M3
  • 1992 Honda NSX-R
  • 2003 Honda S2000
  • 2015 Lexus RC F
  • 1994 Mazda MX-5 Miata
  • 1997 Mazda RX-7
  • 1993 Nissan 240SX SE
  • 1969 Nissan Fairlady Z 432
  • 2003 Nissan Fairlady Z
  • 1992 Nissan Silvia CLUB K's
  • 1994 Nissan Silvia K's
  • 1998 Nissan Silvia K's Aero
  • 2000 Nissan Silvia Spec-R
  • 1993 Nissan Skyline GT-R V-Spec
  • 2015 Porsche Cayman GTS
  • 2013 Subaru BRZ
  • 2013 Toyota 86
  • 1992 Volkswagen Golf GTI 16v Mk2
  • 2014 Volkswagen Golf R
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Patch notes

Here are the rest of the patch notes from this update.

PC Improvements

  • AMD FidelityFX Super Resolution 2.2
  • Enhanced DirectX Raytracing
  • Includes two new presets "Ultra" and "Extreme" which render reflections for the player's car in Free Roam, Races, and Drivatar reflections in Photo Mode
  • NVIDIA DLSS Super Resolution
  • NVIDIA DLAA
  • 3DRap Hand Controller HC1 compatibility

Bug fixes

  • Fixed an issue where players were systematically getting prompted to set a route in the world map for Horizon Origins story
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  • Fixed an issue where "Car Type" sorting was not displaying in alphabetical order
  • General improvements to ASL and BSL for various Story missions
  • General improvements to localized VOs in Horizon Stories
  • General performance and stability fixes
  • Fixed an issue where big hats were not visible in some cabriolets while in free roam
  • Fixed an issue with the Tankito Doritos outfit where the hat was missing the brand logo
  • Fixed an issue where the microphone was missing from the Karaoke emote

Cars

  • Fixed an issue with the 2020 Toyota Supra GR where all engine check lights were active at the same time

EventLab

  • Improvements to the Props memory budget UI showing incorrect values upon re-editing a custom blueprint

PC

  • Fixed an issue where Steering Wheels input mapping layout was changing to default after restarting the client
  • Fixed an issue with 40xx Series NVIDIA GPUs where default graphic preset was set as "Low" instead of "Extreme"