The early access release date for when you can play Forza Horizon 5 is speeding around the corner and you can now preload the Premium edition.

It’s the most anticipated game of the year for Xbox loyalists and it will be available on Game Pass from November 9th. Away from console, you will also be able to enjoy the game on PC via Steam, but – regardless of platform – you will need lots of space to download it.

Whether you’re a car enthusiast or someone desperate to visit Mexico without boarding a flight, the good news is that you will be able to drift around sandy and beautiful locales very soon.

Forza Horizon 5 Official Cover Cars Reveal Trailer

Forza Horizon 5 Official Cover Cars Reveal Trailer

When is the Forza Horizon 5 early access release date?

The early access release date for when you can play Forza Horizon 5 is November 5th.

However, launch day for the Standard and Deluxe edition – plus its arrival on Xbox Game Pass – is November 9th. All of these days come courtesy of the Microsoft store.

Xbox Game Pass is the cheapest route as it will allow you to enjoy the game for as little as £7.99 per month on either console or PC. You can also get an Ultimate membership for £10.99 per month which will allow you to stream the game on Android phones and tablets.

How to preload

You can preload the game right now by pre-ordering it on either Xbox, Windows, or Steam.

Below is the game’s file size courtesy of its website:

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

Forza Horizon 5 Premium edition add-ons

You will need to buy the Premium edition in order to play early on November 5th.

Pre-ordering the Premium edition for £84.99 will bag you the following add-on bonuses:

  • Four days early access
  • Welcome Pack
    • Five special pre-tuned cars
    • Player House
    • One-time grant to own any car available from the Autoshow
    • Three one-time grants for any Common or Rare clothing item
  • Car Pass
    • 42 extra cars
  • VIP Membership
    • Three Exclusive Forza Edition cars, Crown Flair, Vanity Items, Emote and Car Horn
    • Gift Player House
    • 2x Credit race rewards
    • Weekly bonus Super Wheelspins,
  • Expansion 1 and 2

The Deluxe edition costs £69.99 and comes with the Car Pass, meanwhile the Standard package (£59.99) just comes with the game. You can buy the Premium bundle for £35.99, or you can purchase packs individually from the Microsoft store.

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