What happened? Almost everyone expected Forza Horizon 5 to be one of the biggest titles of the year, so it should come as no surprise: Xbox boss Phil Spencer revealed that the game was leading the "biggest release day." In the history of the Xbox game studio.
There were signs that Forza Horizon 5 would be a huge hit on the eve of its release. The game's scoreboard shows that nearly 1 million people (eventually reaching over 1.2 million) have purchased the $99 premium or $45 premium add-on package and will be allowed access before the official November 9 access date. VGC estimates Forza Horizon 5 made between $54 million and $118 million based on those numbers before its full launch. Spencer confirmed Forza Horizon 5's popularity on Twitter. He wrote that more than 4.5 million gamers drive in virtual Mexico across PC and console platforms, making it the biggest release date for an Xbox game studio title.
We've invested for years. on Xbox so more people can play. Forza Horizon 5, with over 4.5 million players so far on PC, cloud and console, shows that promising life goes on. XGS' biggest release day, 3x FH4 Synchronous Peak. Thanks to the players and congratulations to WeArePlayground- Phil Spencer (@XboxP3) November 10, 2021
In addition, Spencer revealed that Forza Horizon 5 has three times more players in sync than it did in the previous Forza Horizon 4. One of the biggest Games of 2018.
Forza Horizon 5 has captured the attention of both gamers and critics. IGN gave it a score of 10/10, and PC Gamer has a 90% score which is the highest score for an OpenCritic game (92) released this year. Meanwhile, on Metacritic, it has an average score of 91, making it the number one subscriber of 2021. It is also the best-selling game on Steam worldwide and is available for PC on Xbox Game Pass / Game Pass.
In other Forza Horizon 5 news, we recently heard that in post-release updates for this game, the translator is adding sign language. There are also reports of players buying hundreds of cheap '40s buggies, and spending points on an upgrade tree to unlock Super Wheelspin, a lottery-style prize pool that offers cash payouts and rare vehicles. p>
Forza Horizon 5 saw the Xbox game studio's biggest launch day, three times more than its previous release for concurrent players.
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