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Forza Horizon 5 Launch: Racing Excitement Begins

By Mazen "Mithrie" Turkmani
Published: November 10, 2021 at 12:54 PM GMT

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Deathloop Director Becomes Studio Head

Dinga Bakaba, the visionary behind Deathloop, steps up as the new Studio Director of Arkane Lyon following the departure of the previous director. Known for leading projects that blend innovative gameplay with captivating narratives, Bakaba's promotion excites fans of Arkane's hits like Prey and Deathloop. With his track record, anticipation is high for what he will bring to future projects at the studio.

Amazon Game Sale has launched an enticing 3 for 2 sale on a variety of products, including sought-after video games. Among the highlights are popular titles like Call of Duty Vanguard, Marvel's Guardians of the Galaxy, and FF7 Remake Intergrade. This promotion is an excellent opportunity for gamers to expand their collections with these highly recommended games. Unfortunately, this special offer is currently exclusive to and not available on Amazon UK. Gamers are encouraged to explore the extensive list of games included in this deal.

Forza Horizon 5 Launch

Forza Horizon 5 has made a spectacular debut, marking the largest launch in both the franchise's and Xbox's history. Phil Spencer, Head of Xbox, celebrated this milestone on Twitter, highlighting the game's impressive reach across PC, cloud, and console platforms with over 4.5 million players. The launch day saw peak concurrent players triple those of Forza Horizon 4, underscoring the game's broad appeal and the successful fulfillment of Xbox's commitment to making gaming more accessible. For those with an Xbox Game Pass Ultimate, Forza Horizon 5 is readily available, offering an added incentive to dive into this acclaimed racing experience without the need for an additional purchase.

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