Forza Horizon 5 February 1 Update Patch Notes

Forza Horizon 5 First Update
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Forza Horizon 5 received a massive update yesterday. The patch doesn’t add a lot of content but it brings dozens of bug fixes. The game performance is improved as well, and the visuals now look even more superior in Ultra quality settings. The update is live on both Xbox and PC platforms.

We have highlighted the important changes below:

  • Improved the distance texture quality when running the Ultra quality setting on PC
  • Improved the foliage quality when running the Ultra quality setting on PC
  • Turning off screen effects now turns off chromatic aberration
  • Fixed chromatic aberration becoming too extreme with ultra-wide resolutions
  • The Limit Frame Rate option now works as expected
  • Fixed a bug that caused longer loading times on PC when the framerate was unlocked
  • Adjustments were made to the Target Hardware Profiler to better select the correct graphical preset
  • Miscellaneous stability, memory, and performance fixes
  • Various fixes for server stability and bandwidth optimization to improve the reliability of all online game modes
  • Players will no longer lose their Skill Chain when they disconnect from Horizon Life
  • Players will now be placed at the Horizon Tour sign up location after their tour is complete
  • Added an on-screen message when matchmaking into Horizon Open
  • Prevented the Horizon Adventure screen from appearing during Horizon Arcade events
  • Added audio cues to the Mini Mission HUD in Horizon Arcade
  • Updated Horizon Arcade messaging when quitting the session
  • The Pinata Streak Bonus in Horizon Arcade now scales with player count
  • Group Waypoint will now be cleared if set to a Horizon Arcade event that closes
  • Group Waypoints are now removed when the player is no longer part of a convoy
  • Fixed missing rumble on Wheel input devices on PC
  • Added wheel mapping for Hori Force Feedback Wheel
  • Previously created routes can now be edited
  • Players can now search EventLab events by keyword
  • Added a "2020s" car restriction option
  • Added Chinese car restriction option
  • Tooltip added for the "Add Rule" pill
  • EventLab events can now be started via LINK
  • Additional EventLab creations will be surfaced at all activation points
  • The crowd will no longer disappear after quitting EventLab event creation

The complete patch notes are available on the official website.

So what do you think? Are you interested in any of these changes? Have you been playing Forza Horizon 5 recently? Let us know your thoughts in the comments section below.

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