Kick up massive dust trails in Forza Horizon 5 Rally Adventure, the second Forza Horizon 5 expansion coming March 29 to Xbox Series X|S, Xbox One, PC on Windows and Steam, and Cloud Gaming (Beta).
Discover Sierra Nueva, a rugged new region, and attack our most thrilling race routes yet featuring unpredictable turns with steep inclines, blind crests and exciting asphalt jumps.
Build your ultimate rally machine using all-new rally parts including an anti-lag system and join one of three teams to experience a new Campaign featuring timed Horizon Rally stages and Horizon Races.
For a detailed overview of Forza Horizon 5 Rally Adventure, please see our Forza.net blog.
Q: What did you announce on the Forza Horizon 5 Let’s ¡GO! livestream?
A: During the Forza Horizon 5 Let’s ¡GO! livestream, we showed off the second Forza Horizon 5 expansion, Forza Horizon 5 Rally Adventure.
Q: When is the release date for Forza Horizon 5 Rally Adventure?
A: Forza Horizon 5 Rally Adventure will release on March 29, 2023, at 11:00 a.m. PDT.
Q: What platforms will it be released on?
A: Xbox Series X|S, Xbox One, Windows 10/11 PCs, Cloud Gaming (Beta) and Steam.
Q: How much will Forza Horizon 5 Rally Adventure cost?
A: This new expansion is included in the Forza Horizon 5 Premium Add-ons Bundle, the Premium Edition and Expansions Bundle. It’s also available for standalone purchase at $19.99 USD.
Q: Can I preload Forza Horizon 5 Rally Adventure?
A: There is no preload for Forza Horizon 5 Rally Adventure.
Q: What downloads are required to play Forza Horizon 5 Rally Adventure once it has been released?
A: There are two downloads required to play Forza Horizon 5 Rally Adventure and these apply to all available platforms. First you will need the supported Forza Horizon 5 series update, which can be downloaded from March 28, 2023. Once Forza Horizon 5 Rally Adventure has released on March 29, the expansion must then be downloaded separately on either the Microsoft Store or Steam.
Q: I’m new to Forza Horizon 5! How do I play Forza Horizon 5 Rally Adventure?
A: To unlock the Forza Horizon 5 Rally Adventure expedition, players will need to complete the “Initial Experience” of Forza Horizon 5. This consists of the first drive to the Horizon Festival, a Showcase Event and your first Horizon Story mission. Afterwards, the Rally Adventure icon will be added to your map.
Q: Does Forza Horizon 5 Rally Adventure support raytracing?
A: Just like in Forza Horizon 5, Forza Horizon 5 Rally Adventure leverages ray tracing to deliver true-to-life reflections for hundreds of cars featured in Forzavista. On Windows PC and Steam, ray tracing for car self-reflections can also be enabled in Races, Free Roam and Photo Mode.
Q: How does Forza Horizon 5 Rally Adventure perform on Xbox Series X|S?
A: Forza Horizon 5 runs at 4K 30 FPS on Xbox Series X, and 1440p 30 FPS on Xbox Series S. For players that prefer to optimize for framerate, there is a performance mode option that delivers 60 FPS gameplay.
Q: What can I expect with Forza Horizon 5 Rally Adventure?
A: In Forza Horizon 5 Rally Adventure, players will be able to experience a new map, cars, features, and more, including:
Discover the all-new rugged region of Sierra Nueva featuring six new biomes including dramatic craters, an abandoned quarry and an entirely smashable palm forest.
Join three rally teams and experience an exciting new Campaign mode, featuring point-to-point Horizon Rally stages and Horizon Races with navigator callouts, an all-new Horizon Rally HUD, and a co-driver who follows every race from the dynamic Horizon Rally Helicopter, including a dramatic night-time spotlight.
Attack our most thrilling race routes yet with unpredictable adverse-camber turns, blind crests and exciting asphalt jumps.
New rally upgrades including Tire Profile Size and a new anti-lag system allow you to build your dream rally machine and show it off with flame effects and fire-cracker audio.
Kick up massive dust trails with 10 all-new to Forza off-road vehicles primed to take on our most extreme terrain yet!
Q: What types of racing events are available in Forza Horizon 5 Rally Adventure?
A: Forza Horizon 5 Rally Adventure features the largest number of racing events of any Horizon expansion yet with point-to-point Horizon Rally stages and traditional Horizon Races. In these modes, players will get to compete across dirt, asphalt and challenging night races to prove their mastery of all facets of rally driving.
Q: What’s new for EventLab creators in Forza Horizon 5 Rally Adventure?
A: With the release of Rally Adventure, we’ll be expanding our roster of EventLab props with a selection of new objects including branded barriers, flags and civilian vehicles, allowing you to build new races which capture the look and feel of a Horizon Rally event! These will be available for all Forza Horizon 5 players, regardless of whether they own the new expansion.
Q: What biomes are available to explore in Sierra Nueva?
A: Sierra Nueva features a range of biomes to explore including the town of Pueblo Artza, a huge Abandoned Quarry perfect for some Gymkhana action, epic deformable Sand Dunes, the tight and twisting Desert Gorge, rolling Green Hills, and an entirely smashable Palm Forest.
Q: Does Forza Horizon 5 Rally Adventure introduce new music?
A: To celebrate the release of Forza Horizon 5 Rally Adventure, we’ll be introducing new music for all players from fan-favorite Epitaph Radio with a punk soundtrack. This new station will be added to Forza Horizon 5 radio dials in a free update alongside the expansion’s release.
Q: Will Forza Horizon 5 Rally Adventure include sign language?
A: American Sign Language (ASL) and British Sign Language (BSL) for in-game cinematics will be coming in a future update; stay tuned.
Q: Will Forza Horizon 5 Rally Adventure introduce new Festival Playlist events?
A: Yes, however like Forza Horizon 5: Hot Wheels, completion of these events is optional and not required to unlock the “Min, Meet Max” achievement nor new seasonal car rewards introduced as part of series updates. Furthermore, players are not required to complete Rally Adventure events to achieve Gold for a series when viewing Series History.
CARS & DRIVING FAQ
Q: What cars are included in Forza Horizon 5 Rally Adventure?
A: Forza Horizon 5 Rally Adventure features 10 incredible new-to-Forza off-road cars, including the Ford #4 Focus RS, the Hoonigan Volkswagen Baja Beetle Class 5/1600 'Scumbug' and the stunning, all-electric Ford F-150 Lightning Platinum.
1973 Hoonigan Volkswagen Baja Beetle Class 5/1600 'Scumbug'
2001 Ford #4 Ford Focus RS
2019 Casey Currie Motorsports #4402 Ultra 4 'Trophy Jeep'
2019 Jimco #240 Fastball Racing Spec Trophy Truck
2020 Jimco #179 Hammerhead Class 1
2021 Alumicraft #122 Class 1 Buggy
2021 Polaris RZR Pro XP Factory Racing Limited Edition
2021 RJ Anderson #37 Polaris RZR Pro 4 Truck
2022 Alumicraft #6165 Trick Truck
2022 Ford F-150 Lightning Platinum
Q: What new customization is available in Forza Horizon 5 Rally Adventure?
A: We’ve introduced Tire Profile Size, new rally parts and an anti-lag system with spectacular flame effects and fire-cracker audio, so you can build the ultimate off-road monster and take on the dirtiest, dustiest rally races in Sierra Nueva.
Q: Do I need to purchase Forza Horizon 5 Rally Adventure to use these customization features?
A: No. While these new customization options were developed with the extreme terrain of Sierra Nueva in mind, they can be enjoyed by all Forza Horizon 5 players across any of the game’s locations, regardless of whether the Rally Adventure expansion has been purchased.
Q: What features are displayed on the Horizon Rally HUD. Can these elements be customized?
A: When in a Horizon Rally event, you will see a selection of new HUD elements which can be toggled on or off in the settings menu. These include a mini leaderboard showing your position relative to the other drivers who you're competing against, a notification pop-up which appears at each timed split-gate to show whether you have improved, maintained or lost positions, and new icons representing the pace notes called by the co-driver throughout the route. It will also be possible to disable the ‘Driving Line' just for Horizon Rally events, allowing for a more authentic and challenging Rally experience!
Q: Can the co-driver role be assumed by another player? Will they be able to control the night-time spotlight on the Horizon Rally Helicopter and view its camera feed?
A: Co-driving is best left to the experts! Rami, Alex, and Alejandra will provide co-driving support from the Helicopter during the Horizon Rally events. It is not possible for another player to assume the co-driver role, control the helicopter spotlight or view the camera feed.
Q: What new game settings have been added to Forza Horizon 5 Rally Adventure?
A: We have added launch control for all cars as a new assist option to ensure everyone can experience that perfect rally start. This is available to all Forza Horizon 5 players, regardless of whether the Rally Adventure expansion has been purchased. Players will also have the option to disable the ‘Driving Line' just for Horizon Rally events.
Q: What markets will Forza Horizon 5 Rally Adventure be available in, and what are your localization plans?
A: Forza Horizon 5 Rally Adventure will be available in markets wherever Xbox games are sold and will feature localized text in the following languages:
Chinese (Simplified and Traditional)
English (American and British)
Portuguese (Brazilian and European)
Spanish (Castilian and Mexican)
Forza Horizon 5 Rally Adventure will feature full localized voiceover support for Chinese (Simplified and Traditional), English (British), French, German, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Portuguese (Brazilian), and Spanish (Castilian and Mexican).