Game news Forza Horizon 5: a new expansion unveiled at the Bethesda Xbox conference!
Xbox’s flagship game, Forza Horizon 5, appeared on the Xbox and Bethesda Show. The Playground Games game highlighted its next expansion, dedicated to Hot Wheels miniature cars.
Forza Horizon 5: some measures of its success
Game of the Year in 2021, Forza Horizon 5 is one of Xbox’s flagship games. Witness the 20 million registered players recently and the awards collected by the Game Awards (Best Audio design, innovation in accessibility). In any case, it was legitimate to expect the title during the Xbox and Bethesda conference of the Suimmer Game Fest 2022 this Sunday.
Indeed, the Forza license has pointed the tip of the nose and rather twice than once. After the announcement of a new episode of Forza Motorsport, it was Forza Horizon 5’s turn to roll out the mechanics. A one minute and thirty second trailer has been broadcast about the first expansion of the Playground Games title. Were the rumors right?
Forza Horizon 5: what we know about the Hot Wheels expansion
Remember, pictures of an extension Hot wheels leaked on Steam a few days ago. The American brand of small cars will therefore be back in vogue as it will be the subject of the first extension of Forza Horizon 5. Playground Games seems to be in favor of the adage “the best jams are made in old jars“since Hot Wheels had already appeared in the third Forza Horizon of the name.
About the program of this extension? A new five-part Horizon campaign, playable cooperatively with a friend, adding four biomes in addition to “200 km of this famous orange track, with its unlikely bends and hairpin bendsOf course, there will be new cars with 10 new vehicles (including four human-sized Hot Wheels) as well as one ‘Test laboratory dedicated to creation Hot wheels.
The Hot Wheels expansion will be available on July 19 on Forza Horizon 5, itself available on PC, Xbox One, Xbox Series.
About the Summer Game Fest
What is the Summer Game Fest?
No E3 this year, but we can still count on another world-class event: the Summer Game Fest, a great show dedicated to video game announcements coming this year or the following years. It was in 2020 that journalist and host Geoff Keighley first launched this must-see festival. Last year, the show featured stunning images of Elden Ring; so inevitably, the third iteration raises great expectations.
When does the Summer Game Fest 2022 start?
The Summer Game Fest is Thursday 9 June at 8pm. The show will once again be followed by a Day of the Devs session dedicated to the indie scene.
How to follow the Summer Game Fest 2022?
On JV, we will react live to the announcements of the LeStream channel along with Maxildan and Aymeric Lallée in particular. The show will also be viewable directly as a teaser on the JV homepage. And for those who prefer reading, they will naturally find our news throughout the conference. A written summary will also be available
What is the program of the Summer Game Fest 2022?
Among the games not to be missed is in particular the heir of Dead Space, The Callisto Protocol, which shows us its first gameplay images. For its part, Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2 presents us with its first level. Also on the agenda: Gotham Knights, Cuphead: The Delicious Last Course, the first game from the studio of Aaryn Flynn (formerly Bioware) Nightingale, the JRPG One Piece Odyssey, the free-to-play Warframe or even Planet of Lana. Geoff Keighley further announced: “We have some new game announcements for this show and hopefully a few surprises. But it is definitely a show that mainly focuses on things that are foretold. ”