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The latest video for Forza Horizon 5 shows the first 8 minutes of gameplay.

Microsoft has released a new Forza Horizon 5 video showcasing the first eight minutes of gameplay,

The video above, first shown during a live stream on Xbox Gamescom on Tuesday, shows the recently unveiled cars from the game’s covers: the 2021 Mercedes-AMG ONE and Ford Bronco Badlands. The former boasts Formula 1 hybrid technology, while the latter specializes in off-roading.

The video also showcases three of 11 “different and unique biomes” in the form of the active snow-capped volcano Gran Caldera, a dust storm on Mexican farmland and jungle filled with dense vegetation.

Earlier this month, developer Playground Games unveiled a complete world map of Forza Horizon 5, which Creative Director Mike Brown says is “50 percent larger, or 1.5 times larger than Forza Horizon 4.”

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Forza Horizon 5 will release on November 9, 2021 for Xbox Series X / S, Xbox One, and PC.

A limited edition Xbox controller based on Forza Horizon 5 will release on November 11, Microsoft also announced on Tuesday.

The controller is made of translucent bright yellow plastic, allowing players to see the rumbling motors, with splashes of blue and pink paint across it. The D-pad is white, while the analog sticks are blue and pink.

According to Xbox, the design is inspired by the fireworks that light up throughout the day during the Horizon in-game festival.

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