Developer Turn 10 has announced that the web servers for Forza Horizon and Forza Horizon 2 are being shut down on August 22. Once the servers have been shut down, on-line performance like matchmaking and leaderboards will now not be accessible.
The studio has acknowledged, nonetheless, that each of the video games will nonetheless be absolutely playable offline. Turn 10 states that it made the choice due to the age of each video games, and the truth that each titles had small participant populations.
It can be price noting that, whereas it’s now not attainable to purchase the primary two Forza Horizon video games, those that did buy them can freely obtain them once more to play single-player content material.
Online options for more moderen video games within the Forza Horizon franchise—particularly 3 and upwards—will proceed to be accessible and the studio doesn’t appear to have plans to alter that quickly.
Turn 10 is at present targeted on its most up-to-date launch, (*2*) and its expansions, which hit a milestone of getting had (*1*).
Forza Horizon 5 is on the market on PC, Xbox One, and Xbox Series X/S.