Gamescom 2021 Xbox Showcase: Gamers Ecstatic As Forza Horizon 5 Reveals Stunning Gameplay Footage

Published 08/24/2021, 4:16 PM EDT


The Gamescom 2021 event is turning out to be a dose of euphoria for gamers. Alongside plenty of other exciting announcements, gamers got to see some amazing new gameplay footage in regard to the upcoming Forza game, Forza Horizon 5. Not only that, fans of the franchise also got to know the names of the cover cars. Additionally, there was also the announcement of a new limited edition Forza Horizon 5 inspired controller. And gamers can’t wait for the game to release.

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Xbox Showcase Forza Horizon 5: takeaway from new gameplay footage

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The live event saw Forza Horizon 5 get 8 minutes of new gameplay footage. And the footage looked absolutely stunning. The footage also showed how meticulously detailed everything looks.

Fans got to see new cars, including the cover cars in the footage. A variety of different locations were displayed, and gamers even got to see a car being driven through a dust storm. Needless to say, the footage was exhilarating. The gameplay footage also shows how meticulously detailed everything looks.

Cover Cars

The cover cars for this game have been revealed and they are the Mercedes-AMG ONE and the 2021 Ford Bronco Badlands. Gamers saw both cars in the gameplay footage. And while the Ford Bronco Badlands looks like an indestructible off-roader, the Mercedez-AMG ONE looks like a modern beast. The car just looks super sleek, and it also looks like it has the potential to run at the speed of light. This car is meant for flat roads and can reach unbelievable speeds.

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Fans of the franchise seem satisfied with both cars being on the cover. And overall, it can be taken that the exhibit was a huge success. The game looks absolutely gorgeous; the cars look super realistic, and gamers can barely contain themselves. And that seems to be the takeaway from the new Forza Horizon 5 footage.

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The game comes out on November 5.

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Soumyadyuti Ghosh

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An eSports writer at EssentiallySports, Soumyadyuti Ghosh is pursuing a bachelor's degree in Business Management. Before becoming an eSports writer for EssentiallySports, he worked as a freelance content writer, editor, and proofreader and primarily worked on projects revolving around insurance, travel, and gadgets. An unquenchable thirst to learn about all things eSports, a rather unhealthy obsession with playing video games, and an almost encyclopedic knowledge of the gaming industry make him a video game aficionado.

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