Forza Horizon 5 August 16 Update Brings New Features, Cars, Cosmetics, and More

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Forza Horizon 5 received quite a lot of content recently, thanks to the August 16 patch. It added new features, cars, and more. It also brought a good amount of bug fixes and improvements.

A new Horizon Story called Made in Mexico has been added to the game. The patch also brings two new speed zones, 12 new accolades, and a new collectible, Golden Trophy. Two new cars are added to Forza Horizon 5, namely, the 2021 BMW M4 Competition Coupe, and the 2020 XPeng P7. The patch also brought back five cars that were playable in previous Forza games. You can check out their names below.

A new "So Cute!" emote and tons of new clothing items are introduced.

New Features
  • New EventLab props: Battery, Extreme E Billboards, and Flags
  • Added Thrustmaster T248X Display Integration featuring different stats (Car Speed, Current Gear, RPM, Lap count, and more)
New Cars
  • Returning To Forza
    • 1955 Mercedes-Benz 300 SLR
    • 1956 Porsche 550 Spyder
    • 1985 HDT VK Commodore Group A
    • 1990 Subaru Legacy RS
    • 2010 BMW E92 M3 GTS
New Cosmetics
  • Clothing Items
    • Bird Pattern Sundress
    • Doodle Summer Skirt
    • Farid Rueda Lion Motorcross Helmet
    • Leaf Pattern Leather Boots
    • France Race Gloves
    • Italy Race Gloves
    • Japan Race Gloves
    • UK Race Gloves
    • Farid Rueda Bear Jumper
    • Watermelon Crew Socks
Bug fixes
  • The Summer and Autumn Treasure Chests for Series 9 have been retroactively completed for all players
  • General performance and stability fixes
  • Fixed a bug that could see the player placed in a different car after relaunching the game
  • Fixed "Testing the Limits" accolade not unlocking in Horizon Open Custom
  • Fixed a bug that allowed EV to gain excessive power
  • Fixed the alignment issue with the Large Vertical Loop when snapping
  • Booster props now have audio when placed in Mexico
Hot Wheels
  • Fixed the "Mission Complete!" achievement not unlocking for some players
  • Fixed a bug that could cause the player to return to Mexico rather than the Hot Wheels expansion after relaunching the game
  • The Forest Escape Build Stub has been added to the Hot Wheels expansion
  • Slow motion moment during the drop in Dragon's Fall Speed Circuit no longer happens during Rivals
  • Fixed a bug with the 2002 BMW Z3 M Coupe where the gauges on the dash did not match the HUD version of the gauges for mph and rpm
  • Fixed a bug with the 2018 Subaru WRX STI ARX Supercar where the rain light was too bright
  • Fixed a bug with the 2020 Ferrari F8 Tributo door handle texture rendering

The complete patch notes are available on the official site.

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