Forza Horizon 5 News: DURING THE XBOX GAMES SHOWCASE EXTENDED, PLAYGROUND GAMES EXPLAINED WHY THEY DECIDED THAT THE NEXT DELIVERY WILL TAKE PLACE IN THIS COUNTRY
Forza Horizon 5 will take place in Mexico and that this racing video game chose this country surprised many people who wondered why. But, its creative director has the answer: ‘We wanted to make the largest, most diverse and contrasting Forza that we could (…) Mexico is the whole world in one country’.
During the Xbox Games Showcase Extended, Mike Brown explained that since the planning of Forza Horizon 5 they had in mind to make the largest Forza to date, not only in size, but in diversity. So, in Mexico he found the country that has everything he was looking for in one nation: snowy mountains, tropical jungles, canyons, beaches, beautiful architecture of historical and modern cities.
WORKED HAND-IN-HAND WITH ARTISTS FROM MEXICO TO MAKE FORZA HORIZON 5
In the same interview, Mike Brown says that to achieve the best representation of Mexico in Forza Horizon 5 they had a whole team of local artists in the development. From scriptwriters, actors and actresses to all voices, visual artists, etc. You may even have noticed Farid Rueda’s work on the Túlum map during the trailer.
One detail that can escape from this collaborative work between Mexico and Playground Games for Forza Horizon 5 is the country’s landscape. Mike Brown commented that they had over 400 hours of recording of the Mexican sky to be able to portray every light and every shadow in the game. So, all you have to do is play it and discover more of its secrets.
This delivery will arrive on PC and all Xbox consoles on November 9, 2021.