Forza Horizon 5 Is The Highest Rated New Video Game Of 2021

Forza Horizon 5 is already the highest-rated new video game of 2021. That’s at least according to aggregate websites.

Open-world racer Forza Horizon 5 was only released this week (at least for those that didn’t buy the standard edition) and it’s been met with critical acclaim from fans and reviewers alike.

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At the time of writing, Forza Horizon 5 has a critic score of 91 on Metacritic. Furthermore, on OpenCritic it has an almost equal score of 92 from critics. This means that currently, the new open-world racer is the highest-rated new video game this year.

However, in terms of being the highest-rated game on Xbox, that crown belongs to Hades which sits at the top of Metacritic’s Xbox charts with a score of 93.

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What do we think of Forza Horizon 5?

In our review of Forza Horizon 5, we said: “the variety in activities, as well as care and attention put into its mechanics and world, makes Mexico such a delight to explore. It’s most certainly the best game in the series, and could well be the best game on Xbox right now.

Forza Horizon 5 became available on Xbox yesterday for those that own the Premium Edition. For everyone else (including on Xbox Game Pass), it will release for PC, Xbox One and Xbox Series X|S on November 9th.

Have you played Forza Horizon 5 yet? If so, we’d love to hear your thoughts on the game across our social media channels.

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