News - Calendar - Livestreams | June 20-26

Weekly Calendar
February 28 - March 6, 2022

LIVESTREAMS

Mar 1st: The Series 5 content update is released with fixes and improvements.

Mar. 3rd: Series 5 begins with Horizon Rush Takeover content, new clothing and car horns, and Summer season Festival Playlist making the exclusive KTM X-Bow GT4 available for the first time.

Mar. 3rd: The Car Pass adds the #NewToForza 1986 Ford Mustang SVO to the game.

Mar. 4th: Three Horizon World Cup reward cars gifted to all players via the message center.

Announced during Microsoft’s quarterly earnings call on Tuesday, Forza Horizon 5 has had 18 million players join the festival to date.

2022 BAFTA GAMES AWARDS NOMINATIONS


The BAFTA Games Awards nominations announcement on March 3rd included Forza Horizon 5 in six categories:

  • Best Game
  • British Game
  • Family
  • Game Design
  • Multiplayer
  • Technical Achievement

The award ceremony will be streamed live on 7 April 2022.

Weekly Calendar
March 7 - 13, 2022

LIVESTREAMS

Tune in to Twitch to catch our daily livestreams. All times are Pacific

Monday - Forza GT with Alie Tacq, SmacAttakk with Shannon MacIntosh
Tuesday - Tuesday Drive with Johniwanna
Wednesday - Wheel and Pedal Wednesday with Johniwanna
Thursday - Thumbs Up Thursday with Johniwanna
Friday - Hey Watch This with Verena Mei, Forza Friday with TurboTiff5574
Sunday - FH5 Team Wars with Yaachts All Stars, Forzamingo (Spanish language stream) with Eternitum

EVENTS

Mar. 10th: New Forza Forums navigation and Suggestions categories launched.

Mar. 10th: Summer season changes to Autumn on Thursday at 6:30am PT with a new set of Festival Playlist events and rewards, making the #NewToForza exclusive 2019 Toyota 4Runner TRD Pro available for the first time.

DLC

Mar. 10th: The Car Pass calendar releases car #17: the 2020 Toyota Tundra TRD Pro is #NewToForza.

Weekly Calendar
March 14 - 20, 2022

LIVESTREAMS

Tune in to Twitch to catch our daily livestreams. All times are Pacific

Monday - Forza GT with Alie Tacq, SmacAttakk with Shannon MacIntosh
Tuesday - Tuesday Drive with Johniwanna
Wednesday - Wheel and Pedal Wednesday with Johniwanna
Thursday - Thumbs Up Thursday with Johniwanna
Friday - Hey Watch This with Verena Mei, Forza Friday with R2Dubs
Saturday - Yaachts All Stars with Alie Tacq
Sunday - Forzamingo (Spanish language stream) with Eternitum

EVENTS

Mar. 17th: Autumn season changes to Winter on Thursday at 7:30am PT with a new set of Festival Playlist events and rewards, making the exclusive Noble M600 available for the first time.

DLC

Mar. 17th: The Car Pass calendar releases car #18: the 2006 Noble M400 is #NewToForza.

Weekly Calendar
March 21 - 27, 2022

LIVESTREAMS

Tune in to Twitch to catch our daily livestreams. In addition to the regular streams this week, tune in on Thursday for Forza Monthly and Forza Horizon 5: Let’s ¡GO! with news, interviews, and info about Series 6.

Streaming times are Pacific time (currently UTC-7)
Forza Monthly starts at your local time: Thursday, March 24, 2022 4:00 PM

Monday - Forza GT with Alie Tacq, SmacAttakk with Shannon MacIntosh
Tuesday - Tuesday Drive with Johniwanna
Wednesday - Wheel and Pedal Wednesday with Johniwanna
Thursday - Forza Monthly & Let’s ¡GO!, Thumbs Up Thursday with Johniwanna
Friday - Hey Watch This with Verena Mei, Forza Friday with Hashtag Dadlyfe
Saturday - Yaachts All Stars with Alie Tacq
Sunday - Forzamingo (Spanish language stream) with Eternitum

GAME DEVELOPERS CHOICE AWARDS LIVESTREAM

Forza Horizon 5 is among the nominees for the Game Developers Choice Awards, which will be livestreamed on the GDC Twitch channel on Wednesday at 6:30pm Pacific, adjusted to your local time zone:
Thursday, March 24, 2022 1:30 AM

EVENTS

Mar. 24th: Winter season changes to Spring on Thursday at 7:30am PT with a new set of Festival Playlist events and rewards, making the #NewToForza exclusive Nissan GT-R NISMO '20 available for the first time.

DLC

Mar. 24th: The Car Pass calendar releases car #19: the 2017 Ferrari #25 Corse Clienti 488 Challenge is #NewToForza.

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FORZA MONTHLY | March 2022


0:00 Stream start
5:12 Show start
6:46 FH4 Series 47 Festival Playlist
12:12 FH5 Series 6 - Drift Club Mexico, Vaugh Gittin Jr., and the Ford Mustang Mach-E 1400
36:53 Community Spotlight - VuKKuu
51:53 Community Events

Twitch replay
YouTube replay

SERIES 6

Playground Games previewed Series 6 content in the March 24th Let’s ¡GO! livestream:


Twitch replay
YouTube replay

Highlights from the Series 6 Announcement article:

  • Horizon Open Custom Racing - new filters, progression, leaderboard, badges
  • EventLab Gravity settings and new props
  • New Story: Drift Club Mexico (available March 30th)
  • New Cars, including the Ford Mustang Mach-E 1400 with drivetrain toggle
  • New Clothes and Car Horns
  • Festival Playlist with new Collectibles, two EventLabs per week, community photos used in the seasonal Championship tile, Super Wheelspin rewards for PR Stunts
Season Dates
Summer March 31 - April 7
Autumn April 7 - 14
Winter April 14 - 21
Spring April 21-28

Weekly Calendar

March 28 - April 3, 2022

LIVESTREAMS

Tune in to Twitch to catch our daily livestreams.
Streaming times are Pacific time (currently UTC-7)


As announced in the March Forza Monthly livestream, this will be the last week of our regular featured stream hosts, with a new broadcast format coming soon.

Monday Forza GT with Alie Tacq, Hey Watch This with Verena Mei, SmacAttakk with Shannon MacIntosh
Tuesday Tuesday Drive with Johniwanna
Wednesday Johniwanna Garage with Stew Waliser’s Ferrari 812 Superfast
Thursday Thumbs Up Thursday with Johniwanna
Friday Forza Friday with TurboTiff5574
Saturday Yaachts All Stars with Alie Tacq
Sunday Forzamingo (Spanish language stream) with Eternitum

EVENTS

Mar. 30th: The content update for Series 6 will release after 5:00:00 PM with fixes and improvements.

Mar. 31st: Spring season changes to Summer 2:30:00 PM with a new set of Festival Playlist events and rewards, making the exclusive 2012 Ascari KZ1R available for the first time.

DLC

Mar. 31st: The Car Pass calendar releases car #20: the 1966 Oldsmobile Toronado is #NewToForza.

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Weekly Calendar

April 4 - 10, 2022

LIVESTREAMS

Tune in to Twitch to catch our livestreams.
Streaming times are Pacific time (currently UTC-7)

As announced in the March Forza Monthly livestream, this is the first week of our new livestream format, with our first Community Streamer Spotlight.

Friday, April 8, 2022 8:00 PM Forza Friday hosted by neonpurpleraven
Friday, April 8, 2022 10:00 PM Community Streamer Spotlight featuring Rudeism

OFFICIAL EVENTS

Apr. 6th The Forza Website Survey closes.
Apr. 7th Summer season changes to Autumn 7:30am Pacific with a new set of Festival Playlist events and rewards, making the exclusive 2021 McLaren 765LT available for the first time.

DLC

Apr. 7th The Car Pass calendar releases car #21: the 2021 McLaren 620R is #NewToForza.

COMMUNITY EVENTS

The BAFTA Games Awards ceremony will be livestreamed on April 7th. Forza Horizon 5 is nominated in multiple categories.

Take a look at other events being held by the community:

BAFTA GAMES AWARDS 2022


Forza Horizon 5 won the British Game category at the British Academy Games Awards tonight.

Mike Brown was also interviewed during the after-party show and discussed the inclusion of sign language support in Forza Horizon 5 - a first for any game.

Weekly Calendar

April 11 - 17, 2022

LIVESTREAMS

Tune in to Twitch to catch our livestreams.
Streaming times are Pacific time (currently UTC-7)

Thursday, April 14, 2022 6:00 PM Community Streamer Spotlight featuring HokiHoshi
Edit: (Sorry, Forza Friday is a late cancellation this week - back next Friday!)



OFFICIAL EVENTS

Apr. 14th Autumn season changes to Winter at 7:30am Pacific with a new set of Festival Playlist events and rewards, making the exclusive ATS GT available for the first time.
Week 009 Official Photo & Livery Competitions close.
Apr. 15th Week 010 Official Photo & Livery Competitions open.

DLC

Apr. 14th The Car Pass calendar releases car #22: the 2021 MINI John Cooper Works GP is #NewToForza.

COMMUNITY EVENTS


Take a look at other events being held by the community:

Weekly Calendar

April 18 - 24, 2022

LIVESTREAMS

Tune in to Twitch to catch our livestreams.
Streaming times are Pacific time (currently UTC-7)

Friday, April 22, 2022 8:00 PM Forza Friday featuring Turn 10’s Hashtag Dadlyfe
Saturday, April 23, 2022 2:00 PM Community Streamer Spotlight featuring TORA’s Suzuka 10 Race Start
Saturday, April 23, 2022 5:00 PM Community Streamer Spotlight featuring SnowFoxyTV
Saturday, April 23, 2022 9:00 PM Community Streamer Spotlight featuring TORA’s Suzuka 10 Race Finale



OFFICIAL EVENTS

Apr. 21st Winter season changes to Spring at 7:30am Pacific with a new set of Festival Playlist events and rewards, making the exclusive McLaren 620S Spider available for the first time.
Week 010 Official Photo & Livery Competitions close.
Apr. 22nd Week 011 Official Photo & Livery Competitions open.
BMW i8 with Earth Day livery gifted to all players

DLC

Apr. 21st The Car Pass calendar releases car #22: the 2019 Porsche 911 Speedster is #NewToForza.

COMMUNITY EVENTS


Take a look at other events being held by the community:

Weekly Calendar

April 25 - May 1, 2022

LIVESTREAMS

Tune in to Twitch to catch our livestreams.
Streaming times are Pacific time (currently UTC-7)

Monday, April 25, 2022 4:00 PM Forza Monthly with FH5 content and Community Spotlight interview
Monday, April 25, 2022 5:00 PM Let’s ¡Let’s Go! featuring Series 7 content
Thursday, April 28, 2022 4:30 PM Community Streamer Spotlight featuring robi4tv
Friday, April 29, 2022 8:00 PM Forza Friday featuring Turn 10’s TurboTiff5574



OFFICIAL EVENTS

Apr. 28th: Spring season changes to Summer at 7:30am Pacific with a new set of Festival Playlist events and rewards.
Week 011 Official Photo & Livery Competitions close.
Apr. 29th: Week 012 Official Photo & Livery Competitions open.

DLC

Content Update: The Series 7 content update will be released prior to Thursday.
Apr. 28th: The next Car Pass car will be released.

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Community Survey

Forza Community Members, we want to hear from you! Let us know how were are doing by filling out our Spring 2022 Forza Community Survey:
aka.ms/ForzaCommunity

Digital Foundry: Inside Forza Horizon 5 - From Concept To The Evolving World

30 Apr 2022

Just before the launch of Forza Horizon 5, Rich visited Playground Games to get the low-down on the team’s work in creating the game, to talk tech and to get an accurate view of how the game scaled across the Xbox consoles. An interview was also shot that was delayed for various reasons but here it is at last! Learn how Forza Horizon 5 came to be, and how the game has been designed with an ‘evolving world’ in mind - a teaser on how the game is set to change over time.

YouTube:

Weekly Calendar

May 2 - 8, 2022

LIVESTREAMS

Tune in to Twitch to catch our livestreams.
Streaming times are Pacific time (currently UTC-7)

Tuesday, May 3, 2022 3:00 PM Community Streamer Spotlight with Azhbruh
Friday, May 6, 2022 8:00 PM Forza Friday featuring Turn 10’s neonpurpleraven



OFFICIAL EVENTS

May 5th: Summer season changes to Autumn at 7:30am Pacific with a new set of Festival Playlist events and rewards. Newly added exclusives 2014 Ferrari California T and 2020 Ferrari SF90 Stradale become available to collect for the first time.
Week 012 Official Photo & Livery Competitions close.
May 6th: Week 013 Official Photo & Livery Competitions open.

DLC

May 5th: The next Car Pass car will be released: the 2014 Forsberg Racing Nissan ‘SafariZ’ 370Z Safari Rally Tribute is #NewToForza

Weekly Calendar

May 9 - 15, 2022

LIVESTREAMS

Tune in to Twitch to catch our livestreams.
Streaming times are Pacific time (currently UTC-7)

Be sure to catch up with the Forza team this Thursday from 9am PT for the latest Forza Monthly livestream. Our friends at Playground Games will be sharing an in-depth preview of the Series 8 Festival Playlist beginning later this month, featuring German Automotive Excellence cars and clothing. Instead of a separate Let’s Go livestream, our May Forza Monthly will be slightly extended to cover all the game and community info we want to share.

YouTube replay timestamps:
0:00 Stream start
6:23 Show start
8:05 FH4 Series 49 - Festival Playlist
11:48 #ForzaPaintBooth - Community Liveries
13:12 FH5 Series 8 - Reward Cars
26:40 FH5 Series 8 - Clothing
29:23 Community Spotlight - TheCanadianPrincee
38:01 #Forzashare - Community Photos
39:34 FH5 Series 8 - Festival Playlist
54:23 Community Events
1:11:18 FH5 Series 8 - Car Pass Cars

Thursday, May 12, 2022 4:00 PM Forza Monthly and Series 8 Preview
Thursday, May 12, 2022 5:30 PM Community Streamer Spotlight featuring TheCanadianPrince
Friday, May 6, 2022 8:00 PM Forza Friday featuring Turn 10’s R2Dubs



OFFICIAL EVENTS

May 12th: Autumn season changes to Winter at 7:30am Pacific with a new set of Festival Playlist events and rewards, making the newly added exclusive 1992 Ferrari 512TR available to collect for the first time.
Week 013 Official Photo & Livery Competitions close.
May 13th: Week 014 Official Photo & Livery Competitions open.

DLC

May 12th: The next Car Pass car will be released: the 2019 Toyota Tacoma TRD Pro is #NewToForza

COMMUNITY EVENTS

Check out these events being hosted by community members:

Weekly Calendar

May 16 - 22, 2022

LIVESTREAMS

Tune in to Twitch to catch our livestreams.
Streaming times are Pacific time (currently UTC-7)

Friday, May 20, 2022 6:00 PM Forza Friday with Spartyy0n & chupacaubrey
Friday, May 20, 2022 8:00 PM Community Streamer Spotlight with Mesasphere in FM7


OFFICIAL EVENTS

May 19th: Winter season changes to Spring at 7:30am Pacific with a new set of Festival Playlist events and rewards, making the newly added exclusive 2020 Ferrari F8 Tributo available to collect for the first time.
Week 014 Official Photo & Livery Competitions close.
May 20th: Week 015 Official Photo & Livery Competitions open.

DLC

May 19th: The next Car Pass car will be released: the 2008 Dodge Magnum SRT8 is #NewToForza

COMMUNITY EVENTS

Check out these events being hosted by community members: