Update: Forza Horizon 5 Hot Wheels Crossover Expansion Confirmed

6/12 UPDATE: 

As we previously reported below, a leak heavily hinted that Forza Horizon 5’s first expansion would be a Hot Wheels crossover. Today, at the Xbox Games Showcase, it was not only confirmed, but a high-speed trailer featuring the toy cars from our childhoods whizzed across the screen on the tracks and red loops we’ve come to know. You can watch the trailer above. The expansion hits on July 19. 

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According to Eurogamer, Forza Horizon 5’s first expansion – a Hot Wheels crossover – leaked on the Steam store listing and was immediately taken down. The listing was posted to Reddit, where it gained traction. You can see the image of the crossover below. 

This wouldn’t be the first time the two car-racing giants joined forces. Hot Wheels DLC packages sped onto the scenic tracks of Forza Motorsport 5 and Forza Horizon 3 and 4. What Playground Games has in store with its latest arcade racing simulator is anyone’s guess. 

Forza Horizon 5 cracked Game Informer’s Top 10 Games of 2021 list: 

“To merely say Forza Horizon 5 is among the most mechanically sound racing games ever created would be a disservice and overlook what makes the game worthy of praise. Yes, the foundational act of driving feels fantastic, but it’s the rest of the package that truly elevates this fifth entry in the series to the rarified air that demands a place on our list of the top 10 games of the year.”

Are you excited about the alleged crossover?

[Source: Eurogamer]

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