December 3, 2021

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Forza Horizon 5 surpassed 10 million players in its launch week

Forza Horizon 5 surpassed 10 million players in its launch week

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X-Box This week confirmed impressive numbers of successful people Forza Horizon 5, which in its first week since its launch has amassed over 10 million players in its extensive representation of Mexico. The title has already become the best version of Xbox Game StudiosBut now he’s also adding the feat of having the best first week of any title in 20-year history X-Box.

The racing game’s records don’t end there, as it also became the most successful title in its first week of subscription service. Xbox Game Pass. Like all Xbox-exclusive video games, Forza Horizon 5 has landed on the service from the day it was launched and at no extra charge to its subscribers, inviting many users to experience the franchise for the first time.

Of course all of these accomplishments surpass the numbers achieved by previous installments of the saga. As noted by the analyst Daniel Ahmed |It took Forza Horizon 3 two years to reach 10 million players, perhaps also thanks to Game Pass. Meanwhile, Forza Horizon 4 took 9 months to accomplish this feat.

The cultural landscape of Mexico is one of the main attractions of this game.  Photo: Xbox
The cultural landscape of Mexico is one of the main attractions of this game. Photo: Xbox

The reasons for success are many. On the other hand, the game met expectations on a playable level and significantly exceeded them visually.Which led to mostly positive reviews from the press. Of course, as mentioned earlier, Game Pass has been another essential tool for its rapid rise for gamers. The service not only has more and more subscribed users, but also offers its huge catalog on more and more devices thanks to the PC version and the cloud gaming section in iOS And Android.

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The high-resolution representation of Mexico, with monuments and historical sites recreated down to the smallest detail, was instrumental in driving the success of the title, as did the inclusion of Mexican actors and actresses, which is as uncommon as expected. Finally, the game’s accessibility options gave it a more than deserved nomination Game Awards 2021 Thanks to a unique division in the industry.

Best of all, the Forza Horizon 5 journey is just getting started, and it’s guaranteed to add additional content in the coming months, with other vehicles, events, and features looking to break even more audience records.

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