Forza Horizon 4 Season Change: A Gladiatorial Summer

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Time for an old rant to get repeated again. Citroën DS23 is perfect for summer season, but we get a massive Jeep. Winter is perfect for the Jeep, but then we get the Citroën.

Why oh why does PG insist on offering cars during seasons in which they fit the least... Ok, I know the DS has rally history, but it would still have been so much more ideal for summer cruising.
 
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They like to troll all the Winter haters.:lol: I don't remember last time the Winter didn't feature a prize car.

Back to the Gladiator. I'm really starting to like it. It's a good CC car. Not as good as the Raptor or the Merc X, but still a solid car. It would probably be my Jeep to go when needed.
 
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It should also be brought to light that the latest update is causing Forza Horizon 4 to crash and not even load. A fix is currently being worked on and they should have it tomorrow.


 
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It should also be brought to light that the latest update is causing Forza Horizon 4 to crash and not even load. A fix is currently being worked on and they should have it tomorrow.


Yeah, I was not amused yesterday. There is a workaround though. You just need to go offline, start the game, pass the intro and you can go online again.
 
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Yeah, I was not amused yesterday. There is a workaround though. You just need to go offline, start the game, pass the intro and you can go online again.
People have been saying that’s not working either. I’m not going to risk losing all of my cars or anything like that so I’ll just wait for them to make a patch. I have every single Forzathon reward car to date.
 
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People have been saying that’s not working either. I’m not going to risk losing all of my cars or anything like that so I’ll just wait for them to make a patch. I have every single Forzathon reward car to date.
Worked for me and my friend too. I don't think your save is at risk, the game crashes on intro, it doesn't come even close to loading the save. I even restarted the game, since it wasn't registering the weekly forzathon challenges.
I have all the cars too, although they managed to destroy my save last year without any patches, they gift all the cars and items back in that case.
 
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Worked for me and my friend too. I don't think your save is at risk, the game crashes on intro, it doesn't come even close to loading the save. I even restarted the game, since it wasn't registering the weekly forzathon challenges.
I have all the cars too, although they managed to destroy my save last year without any patches, they gift all the cars and items back in that case.
From what I read about someone losing all of their stuff due to the same issue last year, they only gifted in game money and said that they couldn’t give the person all the cars that they lost.
 
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Speaking of issues with Forza Horizon 4, Forza Horizon 2 & Forza Horizon 3 also suffer from issues, too. I at least hope there is some sort of Consolation Present or something.
 
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Speaking of issues with Forza Horizon 4, Forza Horizon 2 & Forza Horizon 3 also suffer from issues, too. I at least hope there is some sort of Consolation Present or something.
You need to get over it. FH2 and 3 both reached EOL. Those games are not gonna get patched. The only thing that could get a fix are the servers. And I'm not sure why would they need to give some sort of presents too. There is a work around to this problem.
 
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You need to get over it. FH2 and 3 both reached EOL. Those games are not gonna get patched. The only thing that could get a fix are the servers. And I'm not sure why would they need to give some sort of presents too. There is a work around to this problem.

To be fair, they shouldn't need to do a patch anyway. The games are not connecting with the servers for anything community related whereas it was before. Which means it's a server issue only, nothing to do with the game. They broke something at their end on the servers.

But I doubt they will fix anything as they are EOL.


Doesn't affect me as I'm not a "creator", but can someone confirm if you can still access your FH2 and FH3 designs on FH4?
If not, you've lost them forever.

*This* is the real problem for some people potentially. Unless you fancy spending hours recreating them all...
 
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To be fair, they shouldn't need to do a patch anyway. The games are not connecting with the servers for anything community related whereas it was before. Which means it's a server issue only, nothing to do with the game. They broke something at their end on the servers.

But I doubt they will fix anything as they are EOL.


Doesn't affect me as I'm not a "creator", but can someone confirm if you can still access your FH2 and FH3 designs on FH4?
If not, you've lost them forever.

*This* is the real problem for some people potentially. Unless you fancy spending hours recreating them all...
You're right. I'm tempted to install FH2 again just to see it myself.

Thankfully the Series consoles got patched so at least they fixed that problem.
 
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You're right. I'm tempted to install FH2 again just to see it myself.

Thankfully the Series consoles got patched so at least they fixed that problem.

Lies... I've recently looked into Forza Horizon 2 and I still couldn't claim my Daily Drivatar Rewards or access others' Designs. It has been like this for over 4 days now.
 
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Lies... I've recently looked into Forza Horizon 2 and I still couldn't claim my Daily Drivatar Rewards or access others' Designs. It has been like this for over 4 days now.
They patched FH4 today since the series 35 caused crashes on Series consoles. I doubt they gonna fix FH2/3 anytime soon, if ever.
 
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Doesn't affect me as I'm not a "creator", but can someone confirm if you can still access your FH2 and FH3 designs on FH4?
If not, you've lost them forever.

*This* is the real problem for some people potentially. Unless you fancy spending hours recreating them all...
They broke the import feature itself on PC and Xbox One in the Series 29 update, and that hasn't been fixed in the Series 35 update. Yeah, they haven't fixed it in 7 months.
 
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They broke the import feature itself on PC and Xbox One in the Series 29 update, and that hasn't been fixed in the Series 35 update. Yeah, they haven't fixed it in 7 months.
My save is also broken around 7 months, probably related. They closed my support ticket with the conclusion that it's a known issue. Thumbnails are not updating, cannot load tunes, download gift cars, sell cars on auction house, can save designs only with complicated workarounds, etc. And they even lost my save in the mean time and it's the same problem with the new one.
 
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Compared with the above, my issues seem tiny.

Main thing bugging me at the moment is on the Star Card for businesses my earnings are stuck at 1.7m and never update so I cant get the award for earning 2m 🙄
 
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Main thing bugging me at the moment is on the Star Card for businesses my earnings are stuck at 1.7m and never update so I cant get the award for earning 2m 🙄
Yeah they should really fix Magnate. I already completed it long ago, but I can only imagine the frustration. Some may think it's not a game breaking bug... to me it is. I feel uncomfortable and it doesn't affect me at all. :lol:
 

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Well this week was a good week in that I actually enjoyed all the events and races in the Summer Season for Series 35.

Not sure if I picked a 'good time' to do the online stuff but had good results in 'The Trial', won the Sumemr Games and had my best 'initial' ranking of Tier 11 in the Online Adventure part of the game for Series 35.

Prizes however were shall we say a little 'uninspiring' this month and most of the cars in this season playlist I already own so unless something good is up on the Super 7 I doubt I'll do full 100% season this time.

What actually happens in a Forza game when the 'season playlists' come to an end, do those cars just become 'rare' and only obtainable through the auction house?
 
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What actually happens in a Forza game when the 'season playlists' come to an end, do those cars just become 'rare' and only obtainable through the auction house?
Who knows? They could surprise everyone and put everything in backstage and make backstage passes obtainable through Super7. That way players could get those even after the game reach EOL. I can't see Playlists continue after the next game come out and support ends....
I suspect it will probably end like FH3 where the AH is the only place to get exclusive cars. But even with the AH option getting the 599XX in FH3 (for example) is near impossible.
And another thing, the servers. FH2 doesn't have the AH but have a lot of problems with servers. Without them the AH is useless. FH2 is 6 years old. 2 years since it reached EOL. Would you believe FH4 servers to work 5 years after the game goes EOL? I'm not sure.
 
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Who knows? They could surprise everyone and put everything in backstage and make backstage passes obtainable through Super7. That way players could get those even after the game reach EOL. I can't see Playlists continue after the next game come out and support ends....
I suspect it will probably end like FH3 where the AH is the only place to get exclusive cars. But even with the AH option getting the 599XX in FH3 (for example) is near impossible.
And another thing, the servers. FH2 doesn't have the AH but have a lot of problems with servers. Without them the AH is useless. FH2 is 6 years old. 2 years since it reached EOL. Would you believe FH4 servers to work 5 years after the game goes EOL? I'm not sure.

What is the number of cars released through the Playlists in FH4, compared with the number in FH3? I suspect it must be a lot more, since even 35 Playlists x2 cars = 70 cars and some Playlists had more than 2 cars included.

However, the issue is likely to be whether they have thought about this and planned ahead. It doesn't look like they did for FH3, for the reasons you stated above, but they have seemingly dealt with this better for whenever Forza7 reaches EOL since all the cars (except the MG grrr :ouch:) can be bought through the car collection now, or won via the career mode.

PS I solved my issue re FH2 clubs - I had to change my privacy settings from custom to "adult" on my xbox and now they work. I'm currently second in the club xp ranks this week, so I'm not the only person playing FH2! :lol:
 
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What is the number of cars released through the Playlists in FH4, compared with the number in FH3? I suspect it must be a lot more, since even 35 Playlists x2 cars = 70 cars and some Playlists had more than 2 cars included.
We got around 130 cars that are exclusive to playlist so far. Not counting Car pass, Expansions, Top Gear, Eliminator, Super7, Mitsubishi and whatever I forgot to mention.
In FH3 we got 29 cars and 2 barn finds through Forzathon.
Yeah a big jump.
 
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I think the game will simply revert to older playlists once PG stops adding new ones. That’s what has happened the few times a new update didn’t get released on time. Just my guess on how it will work out, as it feels like the only right thing to do with so many non-Autoshow cars in the game.
 
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Just a reminder, dont forget to do the Super 7 if you dont have that #7 Escort like me. I always remember last day... :lol: