During the Gamescom livestream in August, the company unveiled the brightly coloured Limited Edition Forza Horizon 5 Xbox Wireless Controller. We break down everything you need to know about this exclusive controller from release date and time to features and more.
Forza Horizon 5 Xbox controller release date and time
According to Creative Director for Playground Games, Mike Brown in an Xbox Wire post, the Forza Horizon 5 Limited Edition Controller will be available on 9th November 2021. Available on the same day as the game’s global release date, pre-orders are still available for players who wish to get their hands on this festive controller.
If players pre-order the Forza Horizon 5 Limited Edition Xbox Wireless Controller, it will also include an exclusive DLC containing the Forza Edition vehicle, a cosmetic item and a victory emote. To access the DLC content, players are required to own a copy of Forza Horizon 5.
Forza Horizon 5 Xbox controller features
In the abovementioned Xbox Wire post, the controller will bear a striking transparent yellow shell with a blue and pink paint splatter and a visible motor sporting a custom colour finish. The splattered design also covers the controller’s face buttons, thumbsticks, D-pad and triggers.
Featuring textured rubber grips on the controller’s triggers and bumpers, it also sports a custom button and perforated patterned grips inspired by the high-performance steering wheel. The controller also comes with glow effects that play on the Xbox Home button.
Compatibility wise, players can pair it up with their Xbox One, Xbox Series X|S consoles as well as PC and Android and iOS devices via Bluetooth connectivity.
Forza Horizon 5 Xbox controller pricing
The Microsoft Store has listed the pricing for the Forza Horizon 5 Limited Edition Controller at $74.99. If players directly order the controller from the Microsoft Store, shipping of the controller will come at no additional cost.
Forza Horizon 5 arrives on 9th November 2021 for Xbox One and Xbox Series X|S consoles as well as PC and Xbox Game Pass.
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Featured image courtesy of Playground Games / Xbox Game Studios.