Forza Horizon 4 Sees Two Million Players Hit the Streets of Britain During its First Week

Issa hit, y’all! Forza Horizon 4 is holding it down for Microsoft and Playground Games, seeing an incredible two million players join the Horizon Festival in the first week of release. Since the release of the game on October 2nd, Forza Horizon 4 has seen nearly 1 billion miles driven, over 4.6 million hours of gameplay watched across Mixer, Twitch, YouTube, and Facebook, 4.1 million in-game properties purchased and over 377 million roads discovered.

That’s not to mention the nearly 80 million cars owned by Horizon participants. In a blog on Xbox Wire, Studio Director of Playground Games Gavin Raeburn had the following to say:

It has been one week since we launched Forza Horizon 4 and we are humbled by the overwhelmingly positive feedback we continue to receive from players around the world. We are proud to say that in this first week alone, there are currently two million players driving around Forza Horizon 4’s Britain. On behalf of everyone at Playground Games, thank you for supporting Forza Horizon 4 and making the game such a success! 

With such incredible global engagement with Forza Horizon 4, the game is now the highest-rated Xbox exclusive of this generation and Forza continues to be the best-selling racing franchise of this console generation. — Gavin Raeburn – Playground Games Studio Director

As revealed during Inside Xbox at Goodwood Motor Circuit in West Sussex, UK, there’s a lot more coming down the pike for Forza Horizon 4, including the fan-requested “Route Creator,” making its way to the game on October 25.

Check out our review of Forza Horizon 4 here!

Forza Horizon 4 is available with Xbox Game Pass on Xbox One and Windows 10 as an Xbox Play Anywhere Title. 

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