dynamic weather and nextgen sky in the focus of Playground

During the last episode in streaming of the Forza Monthly series, the authors of Playground Games have returned to discuss the dynamic weather of Forza Horizon 5 and how the latter will affect the gaming experience.

The developers of the English subsidiary of Xbox Game Studios took the opportunity to interact with fans and tell them about the hard work of reconstructing the dynamic climate and digital skies of Forza Horizon 5’s huge open world of Mexico.

The representatives of Playground intervened in the streaming explained, for example, that they went to Mexico to be able to take sequences of photos of the sky at regular intervals, for a total of 400 hours of filming. In this way, it was possible to create extremely detailed skyboxes which, in the final title, will contribute to making the gaming experience even more realistic and immersive.

To tap into this incredible amount of data, the Playground team had to organize numerous shipments from Mexico to Great Britain to receive the hard drives where the 75 TB of data from the 400 hours of shooting were poured. No less interesting, for the purposes of gameplay, are the words used by the developers of the Xbox Team to underline how the dynamic weather of Forza Horizon 5 represents an important evolution of the Forza Horizon 4 weather. race started we will see the appearance of various events including sandstorms, intense rains and other localized atmospheric phenomena.

In the next episodes of Forza Monthly, the guys from Playground promise to dissect further aspects of the playful and content experience of their blockbuster arcade racing. In the meantime, we remind you that Forza Horizon 5 will be available from November 9 on PC, Xbox One and Series X / S, with immediate arrival in the Xbox Game Pass catalog.