'Forza Horizon 4' Update: Free Mitsubishi Car Pack and More In January Series 5 Update

Forza Horizon 4 has received a new update bringing with it a free seven car Mitsubishi pack. Find out everything the Series 5 update includes, here.

On Tuesday, Microsoft Studios released its latest Forza Horizon 4 Series 5 update. The new patch brings a broad array of additions and changes, including a new free Mitsubishi car pack. Below we've put together a complete rundown of everything new noted in the Forza Horizon 4 January 2019 patch notes.

'Forza Horizon 4' Series 5 January Update: What's New

Free-For-All Adventure

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The Forza Horizon 4 Series 5 update brings several exciting content changes including a free pack of Mitsubishi Cars Microsoft Studios

The Series 5 update brings a brand-new way to play Online Adventure. In addition to the traditional Team Adventure, players now have the option to compete individually. This new mode can be found in the Online Adventure Tab and is available in both Ranked and Unranked modes.

Horizon Story: Isha's Taxi

In addition to the new Online Adventure mode, the Forza Horizon 4 update also brings a new Horizon story, dubbed "Isha's Taxi. The story adds 10 new missions for players to complete, featuring the classic Austin FX 4 taxi. The new story also includes an additional mission featuring the Cadillac TXS Limousine. Players who make their way through the stylish new expansion have the ability to win the Austin FX4 as a level 10 reward.

Free Mitsubishi Car Pack

Besides the new game modes and story missions, the Series 5 update also rewards players with a new free car pack featuring 7 must-have Mitsubishi racing models. The following cars are included in the pack:

  • 1992 Mitsubishi Galant VR4
  • 1995 Mitsubishi Eclipse GSX
  • 1997 Mitsubishi GTO
  • 1999 Mitsubishi Lancer Evo VI GSR
  • 2004 Mitsubishi Lancer Evo VII MR
  • 2006 Mitsubishi Lancer Evo IX MR
  • 2008 Mitsubishi Lancer Evo X GSR

Fixes and Improvements

The devs have not only provided some exciting new content for players in the Series 5 update, they've also made some tweaks and fixes to the game — particularly the Playground Games. These fixes have been designed to improve the gameplay experience for all. Highlights among these improvements include adding new filters to Event Blueprint searching, including racing series, creator, and title, as well as adding the ability to view all eligible cars for a Trial or Season Championship. Below is a complete rundown of fixes added to this update.

Cross-Platform Fixes

  • Added Racing Series, Creator and Title filters to Event Blueprint searching.
  • Added the ability to view all the eligible cars for a Trial or Seasonal Championship.
  • Resolved issue where Drivatar names could be duplicated in events.
  • Fixed issue where a certain tune on the Forza Edition Caterham would cause graphical issues.
  • Fixed a bug where changing units to metric caused issues with the route length indicator during route creation.
  • Fixed an issue where turning off rewind in difficulty menu would prevent users from being able to rewind during route creation.
  • Fixed an issue where disabling car lights would not also disable the reverse lights.
  • Fixed an issue where flipped or snapped elements on an imported livery would unflip if ungrouped.
  • Fixed visual issues caused by Santa outfit and Reindeer nose.
  • Prevented damage being applied to player car when restarting British Racing Green: Chapter 10.
  • Improved visibility of Street Race event finish lines.
  • Fixed issue where downloading your own design via Creative Hub or the curated designs menu would not allow you to edit it.
  • Fixed an issue where leaving and rejoining a convoy during a #Forzathon Live event would allow users to collide with each other when they shouldn't.
  • Fixed an issue where passing through a Danger Sign twice in quick succession would cause all other PR stunts to stop working.
  • Fixed an issue where Drivatars could win a co-op Seasonal Championship, despite scoring fewer points.
  • Fixed an issue where the Speed Trap near the train bridge could be exploited.
  • Fixed an issue where invalid performance ranges could be displayed on event flyers.
  • Fixed an issue where player prestige level would not be shown in pre-race leaderboards in Online Adventure.
  • Improvements to stutters.
  • Various stability improvements.

Wheel Fixes

  • Fixed issue where Average Slip Damper was not working on wheels that required inverse FFB.
  • Fixed issue where center spring in FFB would remain on while in the air.
  • Fixed issue where spring effect would trigger when driving through water, even if set to OFF
  • Improved rumble and FFB feedback on wheels.
  • Fixed an issue with the UI for the Thrustmaster T150, where buttons were displaying incorrectly.
  • Fixed issue where controller mappings for a second device were not being saved.
  • Fixed an issue with the Thrustmaster TS WX Racer competition mod, where setting the steering Axis Deadzone Outside to below 50 made it impossible to drive the car.

What do you think of the new Forza Horizon 4 update? Which new Mitsubishi car is your favorite? Share with us in the comments below.

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