Forza Horizon 5, which made one of the biggest openings of the year for Xbox Game Studios, managed to reach more than 6 million players in its first week. Thegame, which was released on November 9, 2021, was included in the Xbox Game Pass PC and console library from the first day. It should also be noted that the game’s release week is still ongoing and will probably reach more than 9 million players this week.
Aaron Greenberg, responsible for Xbox game marketing, states that the game broke Xbox Game Studios’ record for the best release week ever. In his Twitter account, he wrote: “You all are amazing, not only did we set the record for biggest Xbox Game Studios’ launch ever, but now over 6 million players and growing, still in our launch week!”.
You all are amazing, not only did we set the record for biggest Xbox Game Studios’ launch ever, but now over 6 million players and growing, still in our launch week! 🤯💚 #ForzaHorizon5 https://t.co/kiTB3eGknp
— Aaron Greenberg 🙅🏼♂️💚U (@aarongreenberg) November 11, 2021
Officially released on November 9, 2021, the production managed to reach 6 million players in just one week. This number, which continues to increase constantly, seems to continue to break the records of the Xbox side.
Forza Horizon 5 Hit 6 Million Players in Its First Week
The game released for Xbox One, Xbox Series X|S and Microsoft Windows. The game managed to perform a successful release process for the consoles but we cannot say the same for the PC side. The developer team stated that these errors will be fixed with the incoming update. the Playground team also said they will deal with the connection problems.