Patch Notes: Forza Horizon 5’s Latest Update Fixes Bugs and Tidies Things Up

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A new patch is rolling out to Forza Horizon 5. Here’s what you can expect from the latest update.

If you’re still playing Forza Horizon 5 regularly, you’ll be glad to know that developer Playground Games is constantly working behind the scenes to ensure everything is working as well as it can be. The latest update doesn’t add anything major to the game, but it does make a number of fixes and improvements. We’ve rounded them all up below.

If you’re playing on Xbox One, this Forza Horizon 5 update is version 2.443.870.0. On Xbox Series X/S and Windows 10, it’s version 3.443.870.0. On Steam, it’s version 1.443.870.

You can read the full patch notes for Forza Horizon 5‘s latest update by clicking here. Below, we’ve rounded up the biggest changes to be made.

  • Seasonal event map pins now match the seasonal PR stunt pins
  • Brake calipers will no longer get left behind when you’re changing tunes in Freeroam!
  • A low-res mesh has been added under the world to improve visuals when dropped out at high altitudes (i.e. when using the Gravity Action in EventLab)
  • The dirty air aerodynamic effect has been re-tuned
  • Horizon Open has a new progression system, including badges which can be unlocked during gameplay
  • Custom racing is now available in Horizon Open
  • Distant trees will no longer look black on Very Low preset
  • The Jaguar XJS220s no longer has a dent
  • You can now preview sounds in EventLab
  • ‘The Completionist’ accolade should now unlock correctly
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