It has been a while since an expansion was released for Forza Horizon 5. Fortunately, the wait will end in March.
Xbox Game Studios and Playground Games showed off Rally Adventure in a recent live stream, which is an expansion that takes play to the north of the original Mexico map. The new map features an "entirely new system of deformable terrain" that will accurately simulate weather and muddy roads to capture an authentic rally experience.
"Drive purpose-built rally monsters and conquer the rugged Sierra Nueva," the expansion's description reads. "Feel the intensity of massive dust trails and deformable sand roads in 10 new cars and experience the bursting flames of anti-lag. Explore dramatic craters, an abandoned quarry, and an entirely smashable palm forest."
Get your tires muddy. The Forza Horizon 5 Rally Adventure is here. pic.twitter.com/cSQz1AWVYy
— Forza Horizon (@ForzaHorizon) February 23, 2023
Rally Adventure will add an entirely new open-world map in Sierra Nueva featuring six different biomes for players to race in. In addition, ten new cars are coming alongside the rally-themed expansion such as the 1973 Hoonigan Volkswagen Baja Beetle Class 5/1660 'Scumbug' and the 2021 Alumicraft #122 Class 1 Buggy.
Unlike the previous expansion, players can bring cars they have used in the base game to Rally Adventure. Also, the new rally expansion will add a campaign mode that's said to have "the largest number of racing events of any Horizon expansion."
Finally, a new punk-rock-themed radio station will arrive in Forza 5 which suits the new mode perfectly. Alkaline Trio, The Offspring, Bad Religion, and Pennywise are just some of the bands featured on the Epitaph Radio station.
The Rally Adventure Expansion is priced at $19.99, while the Expansion Bundle, which includes Forza 5’s previous expansion, will cost players $35.
Forza Horizon 5: Hot Wheels was the racing game’s first expansion. The DLC was added in July 2022 and featured an open-world area based on the Hot Wheels toy car franchise. The expansion added 10 cars like the 2021 Hennesy Venom F5 and Hot Wheels Deora II.
Forza Horizon 5 had the biggest launch in Xbox history so far and hit 10 million players in its first week. Forza Motorsport is scheduled to launch later this year.