The all-new Forza Horizon 5 which launched last week has broken Xbox records, as per Xbox Game Studios head.
He said that Forza Horizon 5 is now the biggest game being launched on Xbox, receiving a massive response from the community. The game is being played by over 4.5 million concurrent players, which is more than double of its predecessor, Forza Horizon 4 at the time of its launch.
Forza Horizon 5 On Xbox
Acquiring the franchise in 2018, Playground Games in partnership with Turn 10 Studios developed Forza Horizon editions greatly since then. This open-world racing game is one of the most beloved titles for both console and PC gamers, having millions of players at any given time.
With such community response, Playground Games has now shown up with the fifth edition of Forza Horizon and is keeping up with the expectations. As per the head of Xbox Game Studios, Phil Spencer, Forza Horizon 5 is now the biggest ever launched title on Xbox!
We've invested for years in Xbox so more people can play. With 4.5+ million players so far across PC, cloud & console, Forza Horizon 5 shows that promise coming to life. Largest launch day for XGS game, peak concurrent 3x FH4 high. Thank you players & congrats to @WeArePlayground
— Phil Spencer (@XboxP3) November 10, 2021
This comes after the title’s strong opening since last week, which is now having over 4.5 million concurrent players worldwide. The game is available on PC, Xbox Series X, Xbox Series S, Xbox One, Xbox Game Pass, and Xbox Cloud Gaming.
Congratulating the game developer’s team, Phil Spencer said Forza Horizon 5 is reaching about three times the concurrent players’ mark than that of its predecessor, Forza Horizon 4, which had about 2 million concurrent players at the time of its launch.
The Forza Horizon 5 is a culmination of the third and fourth editions, with players witnessing the beauty of Mexican roads. Since open-source, it’s a large game. So play at your own pace to enjoy it instead of competing with the community peers.
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