As we reported last month, the monthly Festival Playlists for Forza Horizon 4 will not feature any significant content, for the foreseeable, and Series 38 is the first update that brings no major additions.
This is due to the team at Playground Games allocating its resources towards Forza Horizon 5, ahead of launch on 5th November 2021.
However, all is not lost, as Tom Butcher explained on the latest Forza Monthly stream.
“When Forza Horizon 5 launches, we do plan to make sure Forza Horizon 4 remains a fun experience,” explained the Senior Producer at Playground Games.
“We’re not quite ready for us to share those exact plans just yet.”
Colour us intrigued. For now, though, the new playlist for the fourth Horizon game will launch tomorrow, 27th July 2021, and features a mixture of content from the previous Series.
In the summer playlist, you can pick up the ‘hard to find’ MINI Convertible and Dodge Charger Daytona alongside some rare emotes and clothing items. 50% complete nets you a Backstage Pass and 80% a Morris Traveller.
The next month on the playlist, autumn, offers up another Backstage Pass for 50% completion and the Shelby Daytona for 80%. There are plenty of the scarcer vehicles to unlock this month, with the ‘hard to find’ Nissan Fairlady Z ‘94 and Lotus Elise ‘05. The ‘legendary’ Ferrari F40 and Ford Mustang ‘69 sit alongside the ‘epic car’ Aussie Ford XB Falcon.
Winter brings with it a couple of cross-country MINI racing vehicles, in the form of the ‘hard to find’ MINI JCW Buggy and ‘legendary’ MINI X-Raid’. There’s also the ‘legendary’ Porsche 914/6 and some collectable clothing items. 50% complete rewards you with another MINI, the contemporary Countryman, while the 80% reward is a Land Rover Series III Forza Edition.
Finally, spring provides you with the ability to unlock a Buick GSX for completing 50% of the challenges and a Forza Edition BMW M5 ‘88 for ticking off 80%. The ‘hard to find’ Lexus RC F and Apollo IE ‘18 could be added to your collection, alongside the ‘legendary’ Ford Focus Gymkhana 10 RSRX and two ‘epic’ Ferraris: the 599 GTO and the F12tdf.
In other news, the Steam version has received yet more stability updates to reduce stuttering. Stay tuned for more Forza Horizon news as and when it happens and let us know in the comments below if you’re excited for Forza Horizon 5.