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Forza Motorsport Update 5: Bug Fixes, Enhancements, and Patch Notes for PC and All Platforms

Forza Motorsport Update 5 has been released for all platforms and is now available for download on PC. The update brings several bug fixes, improvements, and patch notes. The file size may vary depending on the gaming platform you are using. So if you’re playing Forza Motorsport, make sure to update to version 5 to experience the latest enhancements and fixes.

Forza Motorsport Update 5: Detailed Patch Notes

Stability Fixes:

  • Game Unresponsive State in Open Practice: Fixed an issue where the game would become unresponsive when returning to Open Practice in Featured Multiplayer from a suspended state. This issue has been resolved. [1612807]
  • Crash After Selecting “Skip Practice”: Fixed a crash that could occur after selecting “Skip Practice,” exiting the race, and re-entering the event. Players will no longer experience this crash. [1657219]
  • Crash in Forzavista: Fixed a crash that could occur when entering Forzavista. Players can now enter Forzavista without any issues. [1671290]
  • Game Crash When Opening Race Replay: Fixed a game crash that could occur when opening a race replay. Players will no longer encounter this crash. [1672588]

Photo Mode and Replays Fixes:

  • Letterboxing in Saved Photos: Fixed an issue in Photo Mode on PC where non-16:9 resolutions included letterboxing in saved photos. This issue has been resolved. [1671404]
  • No Results in Search for Replays or Photo Galleries: Fixed an issue where searching for Replays or Photo Galleries by Track or Track Layout would return no results. Players can now search and find the desired replays or photos. [1604588]

Gameplay Fixes:

  • Skipping Completed Practice: Players are now presented with the option to Skip Practice in the Career mode pre-race menu. Furthermore, if the player previously completed Practice, the game creates a save point and gives the player additional options when returning to a series for replaying or skipping complete practice. [1635662]
  • Ghosting Issue in Private Multiplayer: Fixed an issue in Private Multiplayer where someone driving the wrong way wasn’t correctly ghosted and could collide with other players. This issue has been resolved. [1613125]
  • Missing Car Model Names in Free Play: Fixed an issue in Free Play where car model names were missing from the drivers list. The car model names will now be displayed correctly. [1660255]
  • Additional Information for Projected Finishes: Additional information has been added for projected finishes in the Challenge the Grid screen. Players will have a better understanding of their projected finishes. [1673345]
  • AI Driver Names Missing in Builders Cup: Fixed an issue in Builders Cup where the series standing list was missing the names of AI drivers. The AI driver names will now be displayed correctly. [1668229]
  • Infinite Loading Screen in Featured Multiplayer: Fixed an issue in Featured Multiplayer where players could encounter an infinite loading screen when attempting to change their Fuel and Tire setup at Grid Preview. This issue has been resolved. [1611726]
  • Incorrect Lap Count in Featured Multiplayer Events at Hockenheim: Fixed an issue where Featured Multiplayer events at Hockenheim had only 3 laps instead of the intended lap count. The lap count will now be correct. [1691754]
  • Incorrect Time-of-Day in Builders Cup Skip Practice Option: Fixed an issue in Builders Cup where the Skip Practice option loaded the incorrect time-of-day for the track intro cinematic. The time-of-day will now be displayed correctly. [1674381]
  • Number of Laps Reset in Free Play Quick Events: Fixed an issue in Free Play Quick Events where the “Number of Laps” would return to the track layout default when going to Event Setup in the pre-race menu. The selected number of laps will now remain unchanged. [1629341]
  • Explanation for Featured Tab in Buy Cars Menu: Introduced a first-time pop-up to the Buy Cars menu that explains the Featured Tab. Players will now have a clear understanding of the Featured Tab. [1635604]
  • Checkmark Issue in Showroom: Fixed an issue in the Showroom where cars had a checkmark despite not being properly selected. The checkmarks will now be displayed correctly. [1602611]
  • Missing Post-Race Prompts: Fixed an issue where the “Do You Like This Design?” and “Do You Like This Tune?” post-race prompts were not appearing. These prompts will now be displayed correctly. [1604582]
  • Descriptions for Non-Race Tires: In the Fuel and Tires setup menu, descriptions have been added for non-race tires that explain their all-weather capability. Players will have a better understanding of the non-race tires. [1607316]
  • Multiple Classes Displayed in Forza GT Spec Series: Fixed an issue in Featured Multiplayer Forza GT Spec Series where multiple classes were displayed when filtering by class. Only the intended class will now be displayed. [1607337]
  • Load/Save Event Setup Options in Free Play Advanced: Fixed an issue where Load/Save Event Setup options appeared in Free Play Advanced while offline. These options will no longer be displayed offline. [1446888]
  • Time of Day and Weather Settings Remembered: Time of Day and Weather will no longer always be randomized for the “Next Event” after a Free Play race. Your settings will be remembered. [1598884]
  • Audio Issue in Post-Race Podium Finish Sequence: Fixed an issue where audio sounds were played twice when pressing and releasing the “A” button on the controller in the post-race podium finish sequence. This issue has been resolved. [1555390]
  • Inaccurate Post-Race Information in Variable Weather: Fixed an issue in Free Play where the post-race information on the next race screen was inaccurate when weather was set to Variable. The post-race information will now be accurate. [1569880]
  • Mixed Up Driver Suits in Driver Customization Menu: Fixed an issue where the “Seeing Stars” blue and teal Driver Suits were mixed up in the Driver Customization menu. The Driver Suits will now be displayed correctly. [1603140]
  • Explanation for Fuel and Tires Setup Menu: Added an explanation to the Fuel and Tires menu that clarifies why tires cannot be changed while using a rental car. Players will now understand the limitations for changing tires on rental cars. [1612374]
  • Exploded Car Model in Forzavista: Fixed an issue in Forzavista where the car model remained “exploded” after accepting a Multiplayer invite. The car model will now be displayed correctly. [1646951]
  • Post-Race Rewards Flow Adjustment: Adjusted the post-race rewards flow to ensure credits earned are displayed before a new Driver Suit unlock. [1651459]
  • Rewind Issue in Builders Cup: Fixed an issue in Builders Cup where players could not use Rewind after AI Drivatars had completed the race. Players can now use Rewind at any time during the race. [1269413]
  • Disabled Rewind in Free Play Solo Race and Builders Cup: Fixed an issue where Rewind was disabled for the first 30 seconds of a Free Play Solo race and in Builders Cup during Open Practice and the Featured Race. Players can now use Rewind at any time during the race. [1577801]

Livery Editor Fixes:

  • Prompt to Save Livery: Players are now prompted to save their livery if they attempt to exit the Livery Editor without saving. This prompt will ensure that no changes are lost. [1437864]
  • Missing Button Hint in Livery Editor: Fixed an issue where the “Color Fine Tune” button hint didn’t appear until the player moved off then back on to a color option. The button hint will now be displayed correctly. [1441863]
  • Exiting Search in Livery Editor: Fixed an issue when exiting a search in “Find Designs,” it would exit the design section of the Livery Editor. This issue has been resolved. [1490136]
  • Unpaintable Upgraded Calipers: Fixed an issue where upgraded calipers were unable to be painted. Players can now paint upgraded calipers without any issues. [1555302]
  • Partially Disappearing Manufacturer Livery: Fixed an issue with the 2004 Maserati MC12 where the manufacturer livery partially disappeared when paint and decals were applied to the vehicle. The manufacturer livery will now be displayed correctly. [1557639]
  • Negative Vinyl Group Sizes: Fixed an issue where Vinyl Group sizes could become negative, leaving it difficult or even impossible to get them back to positive values. This issue has been resolved. [1603790]
  • Sharing Issue with Vinyl Groups: Fixed an issue where shared Vinyls created and used by the same author on a Car Livery would lock sharing on the livery. Sharing will now work correctly for these Vinyls. [1608207]
  • Zooming Issue in Livery Editor on PC: Fixed an issue on PC where zooming in with the mouse wheel scrolled the decal layers as well. The zoom function will now work as intended. [1612231]
  • Custom Advanced Zoom in Livery Editor: Added custom advanced zoom to the Livery Editor when applying decals to a car, giving players more control over the zoom level. [1621135]
  • Paint Wing Option Accessibility: Fixed an issue where the Paint Wing option would still be accessible when the wing was removed from the car. This option will no longer be available when the wing is removed. [1556604]
  • Curated Groups Inconsistencies: Fixed an issue in Apply Decals > Vinyl Group where Curated Groups did not populate if selected too quickly and layers displayed incorrectly. These issues have been resolved. [1631003, 1536758

PC Fixes:

  • Improved CPU and GPU Utilization: Numerous under-the-hood improvements have been made to reduce CPU spikes and better utilize the GPU, resulting in improved framerate consistency while driving. [1536749, 1651623]
  • Crash Fixes: Fixed numerous crash scenarios caused by multi-threaded rendering. Players will no longer experience these crashes. [1624448, 1659051]
  • Full Screen Mode with Integrated GPU: Fixed an issue where players were unable to use full screen mode when using a PC with an integrated GPU. Full screen mode can now be used without any issues. [1603057]
  • Framerate Issue After Video Settings Change Reversion: Fixed an issue where the framerate became erratic after reverting a video settings change. The framerate will now be stable after reverting a video settings change. [1577163]
  • Improved Mouse Navigation: Mouse navigation has been improved by allowing the right mouse button (RMB) to behave like the escape (esc) key followed by the back (B) key, allowing players to navigate back through menus. [1486418]
  • Performance Boost Issue on PC: Fixed an issue on PC where players did not see a performance boost when switching from a high-quality mode to low quality. Performance will now improve when switching to low-quality mode. [1648332]
  • Missing Objects in Car Reflections: Fixed an issue where objects were missing from car reflections in Photo Mode and Forzavista. The objects will now be correctly reflected in car reflections. [1670932]

Wheels Fixes:

  • Custom Wheel Input Layouts Resetting: Fixed an issue causing custom wheel input layouts to reset to their default settings after relaunching the game with both a controller and a steering wheel connected. Custom wheel input layouts will now be saved correctly. [1593360]
  • Illuminated Shift LED Light on Logitech G923: Fixed an issue that caused the first shift LED light on the Logitech G923 to be illuminated when the car is idling. The shift lights will now work correctly on Logitech steering wheels. [1653804]
  • Shift Lights Blinking Issue on Logitech Steering Wheels: Fixed an issue where the shift lights didn’t blink on Logitech steering wheels when the car exceeded redline. The shift lights will now blink correctly. [1653801]

Graphics Fixes:

  • Improved Screen Space Reflections: Improved screen space reflections to handle quick dynamic resolution changes, resulting in better visual quality. [1670567]

AI Fixes:

  • Off-Track Issue with AI Controller: Fixed an issue where using “Skip Lap” forces the player off-track at Suzuka Full Circuit if they have adjusted their fuel levels on certain X class cars. Players will no longer be forced off-track. [1681253]
  • Off-Track Issue at VIR North: Fixed an issue where the AI controller takes the player car off the track at VIR North when using “Skip Lap” or at the start of a Test Drive session. This issue has been resolved. [1682343]

Car Fixes:

  • Updated Audio for 2010 Lexus LFA: Fixed an issue with the 2010 Lexus LFA where the car audio was inaccurate. The car audio will now sound correct. [1653741]
  • Display Issue with Rear Tire Width Options for 2017 Mercedes-AMG GT R: Fixed an issue where the Rear Tire Width options were displayed in the wrong order for the 2017 Mercedes-AMG GT R after applying a widebody kit. The options will now be displayed correctly. [1664831]
  • Audio Issue with 2009 Ford Focus RS: Fixed an issue where the 2009 Ford Focus RS’s audio sounded metallic and distorted. The audio will now sound correct. [1661365]

Track Fixes:

  • Object Clipping Issue at Hockenheim: Fixed an issue where race-day objects clipped into the post-race cinematic at Hockenheim when the player did not earn a podium finish. The objects will no longer clip incorrectly. [1663889]
  • Floating Crew Members Issue at Daytona: Fixed an issue where crew members could appear floating during the walk-the-grid cinematic in Featured Multiplayer at Daytona. Crew members will now appear correctly. [1671191]
  • Typo on Welcome Sign at Spa-Francorchamps: Fixed the typo on the “Welcome to Circuit de Spa” track sign. The sign will now be spelled correctly. [1675335]

Accessibility Fixes:

  • Issue with AI Takeover Cue in Blind Driving Assists: Fixed an issue where the AI Takeover Cue pitch-volume setting was not honored during pit entry if the player entered with Pit Assist enabled. The pitch-volume setting will now work correctly. [1639525]
  • Issue with Deceleration Cue Pitch in Blind Driving Assists: Fixed an issue where the Deceleration Cue Pitch preview did not function properly in the Accessibility settings menu. The preview will now work correctly. [1639445]
  • UI Contrast Setting Text Issue: Fixed an issue where the UI Contrast setting text did not accurately describe the setting function. The text will now accurately describe the setting. [1593309]
  • Driving Line Issue at Laguna Seca: Fixed an issue at Laguna Seca where certain P and X Class cars did not follow the driving line with throttle assist turned on. These cars will now follow the driving line correctly. [1662584]
  • Driving Line Issue at Daytona: Fixed an issue at Daytona where certain P and X Class cars did not follow the driving line with throttle assist turned on. These cars will now follow the driving line correctly. [1662599]
  • Speed Unit Issue with Screen Narrator: Fixed an issue where the Screen Narrator read acceleration or braking stat changes in kilometers per hour when miles per hour was displayed. The Screen Narrator will now read the correct unit of measurement. [1613130]
  • Leaderboard Issue with Screen Narrator in Rivals: Fixed an issue where the Screen Narrator read “no results for this leaderboard are available at this time” when entering the leaderboard in Rivals. The Screen Narrator will no longer read this message. [1657145]
  • Issue with Turn Navigation Preview in Blind Driving Assists: Fixed an issue where the Turn Navigation preview did not function properly in the Accessibility settings menu while on track. The preview will now work correctly. [1657217]
  • Audio Cues Issue in Benchmark Mode: Fixed an issue where audio cues were present during and after the Benchmark mode on PC, and the player was unable to control the vehicle. The player will now have control of the vehicle in Benchmark mode. [1607324]
  • Hyphenation Issue in Honda Civic Type R Inspection: Added hyphenation for the common compound word “front-wheel drive” in the subtitle when inspecting the 2018 Honda Civic Type R during the Builders Cup Intro Series. The subtitle will now be displayed correctly. [1576107]
  • Incorrect “Confirm” Button Narration in Quick Upgrade Menu: Fixed an issue in the Quick Upgrade menu where the “Confirm” button initially narrated the incorrect status. The narration will now be accurate. [1603873]
  • Leaderboard Information Issue with Screen Narrator: Fixed an issue where the Screen Narrator did not readily read all the VIP event information in Rivals. The Screen Narrator will now read all the VIP event information. [1625474]
  • New Series Highlight Issue with Screen Narrator: Fixed an issue where the Screen Narrator did not inform players that they were highlighting a new Series they had not viewed before in Career mode. The Screen Narrator will now provide this information. [1581960]
  • Fixed an issue in the Showroom where the “Owned” text appeared much larger than its UI box while Menu Text size was set to the largest. The “Owned” text will now be displayed correctly. [1601222]

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