Game news Forza Horizon 5: Player Count Reaches New Heights!
Forza Horizon 5 was released on November 9, 2021 for PC, Xbox One, and Xbox Series and has quickly built a solid player base. However, thanks to its availability in Game Pass, the title reached the 23 top-grossing games on Steam.
Forza Horizon 5: A Success That Never Ends
That’s what Microsoft said about the launch of Forza Horizon 5 4.5 million players had launched the title, and that a million copies of the game were sold on Steam before it was released. Ten days later, the latest edition of the open world racing game license reached 10 million players, all media together. Since then part of the community expressed their anger over the many technical problems affect multiplayer activities.
The developers quickly made various fixes, but there is still a lot to be done and the studio continues to work on making the necessary improvements. That has no visible impact on Forza Horizon 5’s popularity, which has now passed a new milestone. According to Twitter user MauroNL, who speaks a screenshot in support, more than 14 million players have started the game now
Forza Horizon 5 has exceeded 14 million players since launching November 9th.
In the first 24 hours after launch, the game was played by over 4.5 million players. After a week this number was already over 10m.
As a reference, it took FH4 almost 9 months to reach 10 million players. pic.twitter.com/GhkCSO5ywD
– MauroNL (@ MauroNL3) December 28, 2021
A very high number, the extent of which we can measure even better if we put it in front of Forza Horizon 4. In fact, upon review, it turns out that the previous opus took nine months to reach 10 million players. However, the title was released in a context where Game Pass wasn’t as prominent. Playground Games has not yet responded to this new milestone, but one thing is for sure: Forza Horizon 5 is a huge hit for Microsoft.
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