With Forza Horizon 5 Series 8 coming to a close, the next series is about to begin.
During the latest Forza Monthly show, Playground Games provided a deep dive into Forza Horizon 5 Series 9, revealing the new reward cars and events players can look forward to throughout July.
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Forza Horizon 5 Series 9 Hot Wheels
Forza Horizon 5 Series 9 will have a Hot Wheels theme, with five legendary Hot Wheels reward cars to collect in addition to the ten cars included in next month’s Hot Wheels Expansion.
Forza Horizon 5 Series 9 starts on next week on June 23, with each season commencing on Thursdays at 3.30pm BST. The Series 9 game update will drop on 21 June.
Sticking with the Hot Wheels theme, the main Series 9 reward car is the Twin Mill Hot Wheels car at 80 points. The other Series Reward car is the Ferrari Dino at 160 points.
Each Festival Playlist is filled with Hot Wheels references and legendary Hot Wheels reward cars to add to your collection.
Summer’s Season Progress cars include the 2JetZ Hot Wheels Car at 20 points and the Lamborghini Aventador J at 40 points.
In Series 9 Summer, you can also get the 1970 Chevrolet Corvette by completing The Trial and the Penhall Cholla for completing the EventLab.
The Seasonal Championship reward cars are the Plymouth Cuda, 2015 Dodge Charger, and Bone Shaker Hot Wheels car.
Autumn’s Season Progress cars are the Plymouth Barracuda (20 points) and the electric NIO EP9 supercar (40 points).
Completing The Trial rewards you with the iconic 1971 Lamborghini Countach, while the 2015 Chevrolet Corvette is the EventLab reward car.
Other Autumn reward cars include the #34 Volkswagen Beetle, 1967 Chevrolet Corvette, and 2013 Aston Martin Vantage S.
In Series 9 Winter, the Season Progress Cars are the Dodge Super Bee (20 points) and the Danish Zenvo ST1 sports car (40 points).
You can also earn the 1971 Ford Mustang Mach 1 in The Trial and the 2017 Acura NSX in the EventLab.
Seasonal Championship reward cars include the Hummer H1 and #11 Ford F-150. You can also earn the 1971 Nissan GT-R by completing Horizon Open.
Previously featured in the Forza Horizon 4 Hot Wheels Legends Car Pack, the first Season Progress car is the Hot Wheels Metro at 20 points. The other Season Progress car is the Peel Trident at 40 points.
The trial reward car is the 1969 Chevrolet Camaro. Other reward cars include the 1970 Ford GT40, Ferrari 365 GTB4, 2004 Porsche 911 GT3, and 2017 Ford Raptor.
Horizon Stories co-op returns
Also announced during the Forza Monthly show was the return of Horizon Stories co-op. In Series 9, up to six players can play all Horizon Stories together including Drift Club Mexico from Series 6.
The Series 9 update will also add an option to enable temporal antialiasing on PC as well as bug fixes for issues with 12-player online convoys, exploits for car gifting and photo mode, and an issue causing progress to be lost. There will also be a new option to filter duplicate cars.