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Forza Horizon 5 (FH5) Bugs and Known Issues for PC & Xbox (Updated)

Forza Horizon 5 is now available to download on Xbox and PC. Unfortunately, some players are experiencing issues, error codes, lag, crashes, and various bugs in FH5. Today, we have compiled a list of Forza Horizon 5 known issues, bugs, and how you can fix them.

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List of Forza Horizon 5 (FH5) Known Issues and Bugs

CROSS-PLATFORM

  • The Forzathon Shop is currently not open, please keep an eye on our social channels for when this is available
  • Accessibility – Player is not informed that it is not possible to join the Horizon Life session when the Game Speed is lowered
  • User is asked to save changes in Wheel Controls Settings regardless if changes were made
  • Audio – Audio no longer works after turning on Dolby Atmos or Windows Sonic on PC
  • Custom Controller mapping cannot be saved with unassigned actions
  • Super 7 –  The Horizon Super 7 progress is automatically reset when entering The Horizon Super 7 Screen after winning last Challenge Card
  • Publishing an arena in EventLab navigates to the custom events screen which shows the newly-created event
  • When changing output format from stereo to 7.1 (or any other combination) the game sometimes goes silent.
  • Online friends are occasionally not shown in the Online Players List
  • Cut-scenes lock to 30 FPS while user setting is set to “Unlocked Frame-Rate (Variable)”
  • Non-standard aspect ratios do not have their native resolution set by default
  • Game input intermittently non-functional on Press A To Start screen
  • Challenge Cards can be created in offline mode even though they cannot be published
  • Player is unable to set group/convoy run from map screen
  • Player may become blocked after switching input devices in some areas.
  • Cars visibly despawn in player’s view
  • After creating a Custom Layout player is unable to use any ANNA/LINK options
  • Controller vibration suddenly stopped working after being disconnected from an online session
  • User has to terminate and relaunch the title to apply an installed language pack
  • Blueprint-  Ramp assets placed during creation may not appear in race
  • It is possible to change the state of a challenge card from “revealed” to “covered” while burning them
  • Head-to-Head – Losing the race during rewind forces the player out of the rewind and causes the car to be stuck in place with high speed
  • Players are not able to join another Player after they create a significant number of new convoys back-to-back
  • Rebooting the console with headphones plugged into the controller and then booting the game results in only the radio audio being heard
  • Eliminator – The Player may become unable to pause or open the map during an Eliminator session
  • Black bars persist on top of the screen when creating a new route in playground games
  • Telemetry overlay may not turn off preventing usage of other menu items
  • There is no on-screen message while matchmaking for Horizon Open
  • Event Lab – The “Set Player Objective” action in EventLab doesn’t work in certain conditions
  • Not completing Co-op “Buggy and the Beast” can cause persistent cinematic black bars
  • Idle players are sometimes not properly kicked for inactivity
  • Audio – The looped sound occurs when the Player gets kicked out for inactivity from the Seasonal Race Coop
  • Navigation lines may be missing when using ANNA to complete more Horizon Stories for Accolades
  • Checkpoints cannot be placed if creating a route blueprint at a Street Race location in EventLab
  • Barn Finds – Unable to collect the Mk1 Ford Escort until after a reboot
  • Props will occasionally fail to load in Challenges
  • Players’ dots on the map may appear to be driving a D-class car
  • Player liveries may not load in free roam.
  • Convoys – Joining a player after sending them an invite causes an absence of convoy leader
  • “Off the Beaten Trail” Test Driver Story and certain optional Expedition objectives cannot be completed with maximum assists enabled
  • The “No Music” option is not working when creating a Challenge Card in Super7
  • Air Event volcano – GPS route did not update for Round 3 Danger Sign
  • Buggy and the Beast – Player does not get the accolade “monster destroyer” if they win the event after a restart
  • Prestige Stars may not display correctly in leaderboards
  • Players may experience infinite “Waiting for Players” screens after finishing first stage of the Co-op Baja Expedition
  • xCloud – The majority of game settings (including controller layouts) are not retained when playing on different platforms
  • Expeditions – Canyon – Players are not able to finish expedition with the entire convoy
  • Terrain may disappear temporarily during Co-op Expeditions
  • Friends/Players shows no one online when a friend is actively playing
  • The Trial – After “Event Starting” countdown solo players are not prompted if they want to participle in event
  • Drag Racing: AI cars seem unusually difficult at higher difficulties.
  • Accolades – Danger Signs – Don’t Break It, There Isn’t Many Left – doesn’t tell the player about the specific danger sign you need
  • xCloud – Players are unable to join or invite to a Convoy using LINK (‘X’ Action)
  • DLC – Player may lose VIP crown and house after restarting the game
  • Accolades – Some Accolades may display uncomplete even after being completed
  • Crash – EventLab – Playing an Event that was created in Performance mode while playing in Quality mode causes a crash
  • Accolades – When playing on Xbox some Accolades are missing icons in the Menu
  • Some Drift Zone, Speed Zone, and Danger Sign Accolades may become impossible to achieve
  • Mouse input may not work in some post-race scenes
  • The Festival Pass “Max Points” score may occasionally be incorrect
  • Quitting a club via the Club Info panel leads to invalid options in the UI
  • Corrupted textures are visible on the road and terrain in certain areas of the map after completing a Horizon Arcade event
  • A prompt saying that the convoy leader is already in a convoy sometimes appears when attempting to invite other players
  • Long wait times can be experienced during matchmaking
  • The livery or tune on a Gift Drop can be removed if an error is encountered while uploading it
  • xCloud – Players may experience mouse control issues on the Replay screen
  • Crash – When using Sogou Pinyin input software, the game crashes during the initial drive.
  • Convoy – Players in a convoy may disappear and reappear repeatedly.
  • Lotus Elise GT1 1997 tagged as Barn Find in Auction House
  • When applying a livery players may notice the background to be filled in rather than being transparent
  • Porsche Spyder 918 main body of the aero wing remains inactive when the car is speeding up or braking
  • “William” used instead of “Willian” in Brazilian Portuguese
  • 1998 Toyota Supra RZ has window trim issues on each side
  • 1998 Toyota Supra RZ is missing a gear shift animation
  • Convertible feature does not work in free roam for some cars such as the Honda S2000, Mazda mx5 2016, Mazda mx5 2013, and Mercedes-Benz SLK55 AMG
  • Water droplet effects may remain on screen.

XBOX SERIES X & S

  • No audio after resume

WINDOWS 10/11

  • There are flickering water reflections on low spec PC with AMD graphics card
  • Car dials have a “white-ish” texture and are blurred when car is moving on AMD card with integrated Radeon graphics
  • Horizon Stories – Born Fast – AI drivers are not spawning in the race / loses track in CO-OP mode
  • It is possible to fall through the world after the race ends during “The Trial” Seasonal Championship event
  • If the player has selected maximum driving assists, they are unable to explore expeditions at full speed (or complete certain optional objectives)
  • PC – While using ‘Alt+Enter’ combination the Title still reads ‘Enter’ button as an input
  • Upon changing hardware the game doesn’t ask you if you want to re-run the graphics setup.
  • Clicking buttons with the mouse can trigger the wrong action
  • Capturing the video using Xbox Game Bar with Scaled display in Windows result in partially black recording
  • PC – UMA video memory is not supported
  • At first launch in game resolution does not match the Windows resolution
  • Game window is partially obscured when launching in full screen mode
  • Turning off screen effects in the menu does not turn off chromatic aberration
  • PC – Chromatic aberration get very extreme with ultra wide resolutions
  • PC – User is not messaged to download media pack on Windows N version (windows 10 and 11)
  • Tabbing out during launch will cause window to open cut off in bottom right of screen
  • Some car elements have missing transparency on PC with AMD GPU
  • DRS on PC can cause GTAO depth issues at high resolution
  • Texture rendering issues on PC for terrain and vegetation
  • Horizontal stripes on road when SSAO is enabled
  • Graphics artifacts on screen edge at 3440×1440 resolution (Ultrawide)

STEAM

  • There are flickering water reflections on low spec PC with AMD graphics card
  • Car dials have a “white-ish” texture and are blurred when car is moving on AMD card with integrated Radeon graphics
  • PC – While using ‘Alt+Enter’ combination the Title still reads ‘Enter’ button as an input
  • Upon changing hardware the game doesn’t ask you if you want to re-run the graphics setup.
  • Clicking buttons with the mouse can trigger the wrong action
  • Capturing the video using Xbox Game Bar with Scaled display in Windows result in partially black recording
  • PC – UMA video memory is not supported
  • At first launch in game resolution does not match the Windows resolution
  • Game window is partially obscured when launching in full screen mode
  • Turning off screen effects in the menu does not turn off chromatic aberration
  • PC – Chromatic aberration get very extreme with ultra wide resolutions
  • PC – User is not messaged to download media pack on Windows N version (windows 10 and 11)
  • Tabbing out during launch will cause window to open cut off in bottom right of screen
  • Steam – Mouse Cursor is stuck on screen at all times
  • Some car elements have missing transparency on PC with AMD GPU
  • DRS on PC can cause GTAO depth issues at high resolution
  • Texture rendering issues on PC for terrain and vegetation when using Resolution Scaling On
  • Players may not be able to change their radio station
  • Players my get an e:1047-0 Invalid Save error message
  • Players my get an e:1045-0 Invalid Save error message
  • Horizontal stripes on road when SSAO is enabled
  • Graphics artifacts on screen edge at 3440×1440 resolution (Ultrawide)

WHEEL

  • Fanatec Clubsport Shifter SQ V1.5 – Input from the shifter is not registered
  • Logitech G920 – Driving wheel no longer produces force feedback after suspending the title
  • Logitech G920 – LINC – Quick Chat Phrases are not being displayed when selecting them on Wheels’s D-pad in events and in Freeroam
  • Players using wheels are unable to navigate the Controls Mapping screen using the D-pad after creating a new Custom Layout
  • There is no “Rev Engine” binding in the Upgrade Shop when using a wheel
  • Steering wheels have car feedback during cinematics in Initial Experience
  • When using the Logitech G920 steering wheel on Xbox, button icons for prompts are not visible
  • Players may experience recurring disconnects when using the Logitech G923 and Thrustmaster wheels
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