Now that Playground Games has revealed all of its major expansion plans for Forza Horizon 5, I've been thinking about what I'd like to see from the inevitable sequel, whenever it arrives.
For a long, long time, there's been plenty of discussion around Japan as a potential location for 'Forza Horizon 6'. The idea has merit - it'd certainly be different to what we've seen before from the series' American, Australian and European settings.
Personally, I don't have a burning desire for a Japanese location but I do agree that FH6 needs to be different. While bright and sunny Mexico was a nice change of pace from the overcast countryside scenery Forza Horizon 4 brought, it still ultimately felt very familiar. In many ways, Horizon 5 felt like a mashup of every Forza Horizon game that came prior.
That familiarity has ended up extending to the game's DLC plan as well. Expansion 1 delivered another trip to Hot Wheels Park in 2022, while Expansion 2 is set to take the environments of Forza Horizon 5's base game map and combine it with the sensibilities of Forza Horizon 1's own rally expansion. It's all a bit 'been there done that', isn't it?