Not content with launching an all-new game later this year in the form of Forza Horizon 5, Playground Games is also continuing to add new content to the fourth instalment to the open-world racing game.
Series 37 will be coming to the game soon, Tuesday 29th June 2021, and not only will it include a fresh Festival Playlist filled with new challenges and rare cars, but it will also include one new car.
The first of which is the hardcore track day car, the Vuhl 05 RR. While track biased in setup, this Ford Ecoboost-powered sportscar is still road legal and comes from, of all places, Mexico. Handy that, what with FH5 being set there.
Thanks to the turbocharged power and a weight just over a scant 700kgs, this is one rapid drop top.
As always, if you choose to play the seasonal Festival Playlists, there are a bunch of cars to collect in completing the challenges.
The summer playlist has two ‘hard to find’ cars in the TVR Tuscan and the HUMMER Open Top. The featured car above, the aforementioned new Vuhl 05 RR, can also be won in this season. Also, if you’re into collecting emotes, the ‘legendary’ Robot emote can be won here too.
In the autumn, there’s another two ‘hard to find cars with the Mercedes-Benz E63 and the Porsche 718 GTS. Lamborghini fans rejoice as the ‘epic’ Lamborghini Aventador and the ‘legendary’ Lamborghini Veneno are also obtainable in this season’s playlist.
Moving to the winter, a ‘hard to find’ VelociRaptor ’19, a ‘rare’ #24 Mercedes-Benz Truck, an ‘epic’ Porsche 911 GT3 RS ’19, and a ‘legendary’ Mercedes-Benz 300 SLR can all be acquired through completing challenges here. The ‘legendary’ Porsche 718 can also be found by completing ‘The Trial’ in this season.
Finally, in Spring, the Ford Fiesta RS (WRC), Toyota Supra ’92 and Maserati Ghibli ’14 are ‘hard to find’ vehicles to be unlocked, while the ‘legendary’ Ford Hoonicorn v2 is also available alongside the Lykan HyperSport.
Alongside all this new content, we received an update to the much-anticipated Super7: High Stakes mode. Originally demoed during April’s Forza Monthly stream and categorised as ‘coming soon’, we now know that it is coming in July with the next game update and across all platforms.
A new twist on Super7 challenge creator mode, with each subsequent event you take on, you can bank your rewards, or risk them to complete another challenge and earn bigger prizes. You have a limited number of lives, three, to complete each challenge with. If you fail before your three attempts, per challenge, wave goodby to the filthy lucre.
Prizes may be items such as clothing items and Super Wheelspins. Yay. You also have one ‘burn’ to use, which will allow you to switch challenges. Based upon the stream, it looks like a fun addition that will happily tie us over until the next series instalment arrives in November.
As the team builds up to the launch of the said game, starting with the next update of Series 38 due at the end of July, things will slow down a bit. The Horizon 4 updates will see content from between Series 7 and 32 being re-used – although there are some, yet unknown, plans to add new cars and features “over these next months.”