playground games' Forza Horizon 5 is due out next week and racing fans couldn't be more excited for the arrival of the latest title in the acclaimed series. This racing game follows on from the critically acclaimed Forza Horizon 4, so Xbox fans can't wait to get their hands on it. That being said, did you know that there is a way to play the game even before its global release? Here's how to play Forza Horizon 5 early on Xbox.
How to play Forza Horizon 5 early
Forza Horizon 5 will be released on November 9, 2022, but there is a way to play the game 4 days before its global release. To do this, players must have brought Forza Horizon 5 Premium Edition, which will entitle them to participate in the early access phase of the game, scheduled to start in 2 days, on November 5th. For those determined to play the game even sooner, Xbox gamers can try playing the game sooner by changing their console's region to New Zealand, which will allow them to play the title a day before it is not available in early access in the United States. .
How to change the region of your Xbox One and Xbox Series X|S console
You can change your region on Xbox One and Xbox Series X/S by pressing the Xbox button on the controller, then going to Profile & System. After that, you need to go to Settings and then System. Once there, just go to Language & Location, choose your new region, then go to Restart Now. To recap, here's how to change your console's region so you can play the game sooner:
- Press the Xbox button in the center of your controller
- Go to Profile and system
- Go to Settings, then to System
- Once in the system, go to Language and Location
- Choose your desired region
- Click Restart Now
Forza Horizon 5 is scheduled for release on November 9, 2022 on Xbox One, Xbox Series X/S and on PC via Steam. The game will also be available as part of the Xbox Game Pass library from day one.