Forza Horizon 5: How to Play Ahead on Xbox and PC

Forza Horizon 5 will be officially available in a few hours. Yes, but it is already possible to play it in advance, we explain how!

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Forza Horizon 5 is eagerly awaited. It is also rare that a car game is steeped in such a luminous aura among the general public, far from the specter of racing game aficionados. So much so that the title of Playground Games has already exceeded one million players even before its official release! It must be said that buyers of the Premium edition are entitled to early access and can already devour the asphalt for several days.

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The others, poor plebeians content with the normal edition or the arrival of the game in Xbox Game Pass, must wisely wait until November 9, 2021. Yes, but did you know that we are already November 9 in some parts of the world? So, maybe we can cheat …

How to play Forza Horizon 5 ahead of Xbox?

You will understand, to limit or not access to the game, your console is based on your region, and therefore your time zone. And good news: the checks are not very numerous.

If you already want to play Forza Horizon 5, you just have to make your Xbox Series X, Xbox Series S, or Xbox One believe that it is, for example, in New Zealand. With the 12 hour lag, it is already possible to play Microsoft’s new racing game on the islands of the Pacific Ocean.

For that, it’s very simple :

  1. See you in the Settings from the console;
  2. Go to the menu System, then in Language and region ;
  3. In the drop-down menu Region, choose New Zealand;
  4. Restart your Xbox.

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And There you go ! You can now launch Forza Horizon 5 from Xbox Game Pass (or your console menu if you just purchased the game from the Store).

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How to play Forza Horizon 5 ahead of PC?

Don’t have an Xbox and are more of a PC gamer? Don’t panic, the trick is also possible on Windows 10 and Windows 11!

  1. See you in the Settings from Windows;
  2. Go to the menu Time and language, then in the tab Region;
  3. In the menu Country or region, choose New Zealand.

Forza Horizon 5: How to Play Ahead on Xbox and PC

You don’t even have to restart your computer! Launch the Xbox app and you will be able to install and play Forza Horizon 5 without any restrictions. All you have to do is enjoy the large expanses available at the wheel of your car.

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