Where is Forza Horizon 5 Set?

Forza Horizon 5 switches things up by heading to a brand new locale for its open-world map. The last game was set in Britain, focusing on lush countryside and small villages. This time around, there's a much more diverse playground to race around in. Let's take a look at where Forza Horizon 5 is set, as well as some info on the types of biomes you'll encounter.

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Where Is Forza Horizon 5 Set?

Forza Horizon 5 is set in Mexico, pulling together several biomes to create an interconnected open-world map. It's not exactly a 1:1 creation, instead feeling more like a greatest hits of the country. This means you'll see everything from ruins to beaches and even a snow-capped volcano. Here are some of the main features to look out for:

  • Snow Capped-Volcano that features the highest point in a Forza game ever
  • Lush Jungle areas with thick foliage and tress
  • Sandy beaches perfect for drifting
  • Colourful towns with tight turns and tunnels
  • Tropical storms and towers of sand that can spread across roads that you are driving on
  • Vast Canyons
  • Hidden ruins
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Weather

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Forza Horizon 5's weather is some of the most diverse in the series. It can be hot with sunshine in areas, and pouring it down with tropical rainstorms in others. As the seasons change, so does the weather. Snow comes into play in the winter, and storms will be more prevalent during certain seasons. Expect all kinds of driving conditions, and tune your cars accordingly.

That's where Forza Horizon 5 is set. For more on the game, be sure to check out our guide on choosing Graphics or Performance Mode. Elsewhere there's our page on How to Fast Travel.

Our friends over at RacingGames.GG already have some great guides up for Forza Horizon 5. They're sure to be drilling much deeper than most, so head on over for some expert tips on playing the game.