How to launch Forza Horizon 5 early - play the game right now!

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How to launch Forza Horizon 5 early - play the game right now!
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The official Forza Horizon 5 release date is on November 9, but you join the party early. How?

Forza Horizon 5 reviews are out now and it looks like the game is going to be a major hit! With 91% metascore, the new Microsoft blockbuster is a strong contender for the Game Of The Year award!

Luckily, you don't need to wait until the official release day to run the game! Follow these 3 simple steps to launch Forza Horizon 5 right now on Windows 10 Xbox app!

Step 1 - sign up to Xbox Game Pass

Join Xbox Game Pass subscription. If you're new to the service, you can pay for as little as $1.00 / 1,00€ / £1.00 / 4,00 zł for your first 3 months of PC subscription or 1 month of Ultimate subscription.

Step 2 - get early access with Premium add-ons

Purchase Forza Horizon 5 Premium Add-Ons Bundle. You will need this pack to get the Forza Horizon 5 early access. Don't worry though - you're not just paying for a 4 day head start. Premium bundle also comes with extra content such as: Welcome Pack, Car Pass, VIP Membership and two game expansions which will be available at a later date.

Note: Xbox Game Pass members can save extra 10% in Microsoft Store on any additional content for Forza Horizon 5!

Step 3 - change your region settings

In order to start playing right now, you need to change your region in Windows 10 settings to New Zealand. To do this, simply search for the phrase "region" in the windows search bar and select New Zealand from the dropdown menu. 

Once you complete all 3 steps, you should be able to launch the game right now on your Xbox App! The road to Mexico leads through... New Zealand. ;)

Sadly, the same trick won't work for Forza Horizon 5 Steam users. The game will launch there simultaneously in all regions with in accordance with the UTC time zone.

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