In a completely unexpected development, the now-former creative director for Playground Games, Mike Brown, has parted ways with the company to form a new AAA studio along with some of his former coworkers.
Exactly one year ago, Playground Games unleashed Forza Horizon 4. The third iteration of the franchise this generation, FH4 took players to a Greatest Hits version of Britain, complete with four seasons.
Last week saw the release of the Season 5 update for Forza Horizon 4. With it, came a bevy of new events, new cars, and best of all, the return of Mitsubishi. Season 5 kicked things off the right foot, there’s little denying that.
Ever since the Forza franchise moved to an annual release schedule with Forza Horizon in 2012, fans have grown accustomed to the series alternating between the Motorsport and Horizon genres respectively.
EDITOR UPDATE: Microsoft released player figures of its own on Wednesday, October 10. According to the PR blast, over two million players have explored Britain since release, covering 822.7 million miles between them. The rest of the article remains unchanged.
Less than a week remains until the release of Forza Horizon 4. Before the game releases on October 2, Ultimate Edition owners will have first crack at the game. When, you ask? This Friday, and for some the fated day can’t arrive soon enough.
Last week we got a chance to check out what the winter map of Forza Horizon 4 will look like. Now with the snow gone, we finally get to see it in all its splendor as the preview of the seasons comes to a close.
Amidst all the news about the upcoming Forza Horizon 4 this past month, an impressive stat on its predecessor flew under the radar. According to Ralph Fulton, FH3 has had over 9 million players since its September 2016 launch.