May is just around the corner and with it some interesting holidays: May 1st, as day of work, May 4th, as May the Force in a wide, distant galaxy, father or men’s day, Pentecost, Mother’s Day and many Further.

With their new update, the developers of Forza Horizon 5 plunge to a purely Mexican holiday.

The new update of Forza Horizon 5 opens the Series 7 in Mexico. Series 7 is all about the Mexican holiday “Cinco de Mayo” (on May 5th) and is actively supported from Ferrari. Cinco de Mayo celebrates the Mexican culture, kitchen and origin in all possible colors and clothes.

Guanajuato is ready for the festivities with new, colorful decorations that decorate the city. The players can also celebrate by unlocking new clothes that are inspired by Mexico’s wall paintings and the Puebla region. In the meantime, the Horizon Tour continues to develop with new championships and Ferrari takes over the festival playlist.

Horizon Tour

The update adds over 200 new championships, including the much coveted “Power Trip” . Furthermore, you will see some characters of the Forza Horizon Festival in the future, starting with Series 7, who take part in the tours.

Event Lab

For all creative players, two new modifiers are added to the game rules for self -created events. On the one hand, the “motors torque”, which allows you to adjust the torque of 10 % to 200 % of the default value . On the other hand, the parameters of the “gravity” rule were specified, which was introduced in Series 6. In addition, all players receive new decorations for their self-created events, a colorful T-Rex , color barrels, flower stands, as well as new light and medium-strong bounce pads.

Festival playlist

In the festival playlist there are many new rewards to unlock, including clothes, car horns and vehicles:

car horn:
  • Falling
  • Bass drop
  • Nature
vehicles Ferrari:
  • 2020 Ferrari SF90 Stradale (April 28th to May 25th)
  • 1962 Ferrari 250 GT Berlinetta Lusso (April 28th to May 4th)
  • 2014 Ferrari California T (May 5th May)
  • 1992 Ferrari 512 TR (May 12, 18 May)
  • 2020 Ferrari F8 Tributo (May 19, May 25)


The auto-pass also gets four new additions, all of which #Newtoforza are:

  • 2003 Ford F-150 SVT Lightning (available from April 28th)
  • 2014 Forsberg Racing Nissan ‘Safariz’ 370Z Safari Rallye Tribute (available from May 5th)
  • 2019 Toyota Tacoma TRD Pro (available from May 12th)
  • 2008 Dodge Magnum SRT8 (available from May 19)

bugfixes and release notes

FH5 Update 7 Summary | Cinco de Mayo World Update & Tons of Ferraris!

The most important fixes are not appearing treasure chests In the weekly forzathon challenge, a mistake that does not recognize that you have a required vehicle in chapter one and crashes during the head-to-head race on the PC were remedied. You can read the rest here.

The outlook in the future shows that series 8 will deal with the topic of ‘German Automotive Excellence’, this series is planned for the following month.

However, the best message only comes to the conclusion that the update for series 7 can already be downloaded and installed from April 26 **.