How to Play Forza Horizon 5 Early - Release Time in US, UK and New Zealand

Get your motor running for Forza Horizon 5 Early Access

November 8, 2021

Forza Horizon 5 players can get their motors running a little early so here is when you can get your hands on the premium edition and also find out how much it will cost.

Playground Games’ fifth instalment into the long-running franchise Forza Horizon is just around the tyre screeching corner. First hitting the road in 2012, Forza was showcased on the Xbox 360 and the rest is history.

If you can’t wait to get in the driver’s seat and take in the open-world environment based on a fictional representation of Mexico but don’t want to fork out for the premium edition, here’s the release time for the Forza Horizon 5 around the globe.

Forza Horizon 5 | Official Launch Trailer

Forza Horizon 5 | Official Launch Trailer

What Date does Forza Horizon 5 come out?

Early access is only available for those prepared to pay out for the Premium edition of Forza Horizon 5 was available on November 5. This edition will set you back $99/£84.99 which is quite a lot although players will get four days of play before everyone else, 42 extra cars, VIP membership and lots more goodies.

The standard version of the game is out on Tuesday, November 9 globally.

Pre-load for Forza Horizon 5 is now available on all platforms which also includes Steam. If you’re looking to save some cash, the Standard edition will be available via Xbox Games Pass on November 9.

Release time for Forza Horizon 5

Forza Horizon 5 is set to release at midnight in players’ local time zones (PDT, ET, GMT, CET), however, for those who want to jump in early, by setting your Xbox region to New Zealand, you can jump in the game from:

  • 3 am PT
  • 6 am ET
  • 11 am GMT

Download Size

Before you get stuck into some races, you may want to know how big the game actually is. Check out the download size below.

  • Xbox Series X|S: 103 GB
  • Xbox One: 116 GB
  • Windows: 103 GB
  • Steam: 103 GB
Image: Microsoft News
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