Forza Horizon 5’s latest hotfix addresses crashes and online stability


Some crashes in Forza Horizon 5 are anticipated: that’s what occurs if you drive a Koenigsegg Jesko off a Mexican volcano, for example. Others are usually not, and they will get in the way in which of having fun with Playground Games’ latest entry within the open-world racing game sequence. Fortunately, a brand new patch is out to chop down on a few of the crashes gamers have skilled, in addition to handle a few of the connectivity jankiness that’s gotten in the way in which of online play.

Today’s patch updates Forza Horizon 5 to model 3.410.860.2, and whereas it’s billed as a hotfix, it’s acquired a wholesome record of tweaks and adjustments alongside for the trip. Playground says it’s fastened a number of crashes, together with particular potential crashes that popped up while incomes emotes offline, beginning Horizon Arcade, loading EventLab occasions, spawning in NPC site visitors, and upgrading automobiles.

Multiplayer has had some points in Forza Horizon 5 since launch – particularly, it may be tough to take care of connection at instances. Playground says it’s improved the stability of connections for Horizon Life, fastened up online site visitors, and addressed a difficulty that will trigger your automobile to cease immediately if you misplaced your Horizon Life connection.

The devs have additionally disabled convoy voice chat in the meanwhile to allow them to “track down the long load times in online events,” in line with the patch notes.

Hardcore gamers will probably be happy to be taught that Playground has additionally fastened a popup window that was getting in the way in which of wheel controllers engaged on PC – so for those who’re the proud proprietor of a flowery simpit, you’ll be able to go forward and begin your engine.

Several exploits and situations of DLC not working correctly have additionally been addressed within the latest hotfix. Playground says it’s “constantly working to improve the experience in Forza Horizon 5,” so you’ll be able to count on additional patches as points crop up.