The new racing game Forza Horizon 5 has been available since November 9th and is known to have had an excellent start. This continues, because now an important milestone has been cracked surprisingly quickly.
After Forza Horizon 5 already had the biggest launch day in the history of the longstanding racing franchise and quickly counted over 4.5 million players, the wave of success continues a few days later. Microsoft has now presented quite impressive new figures.
Via Twitter The company has now confirmed that Forza Horizon 5 ultimately had more than 10 million players in the release week alone. The title thus actually marked the biggest first week of an in-house game in the entire Xbox history.
It goes without saying that the game also had the biggest week of a title in the Xbox Game Pass at the same time; As is known, subscribers received the full version as part of their subscription at no additional cost.
Even if you fade out the Xbox performance, it should be noted that the PC version on Steam does quite well. There it was last in 20th place of the most played titles with a little more than 45,000 players playing simultaneously via Steam. The peak value is just under 50,000 gamers. This is remarkable because many PC gamers are likely to play for free via the Xbox Game Pass and not be allowed to use Steam.