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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

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    • 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
    Jack Johnson
    Jack Johnson
    Jack Johnson mainly writes about game-related news and updates. He is a passionate gamer, music lover, and traveler.

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