Forza Horizon 4

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Forza Horizon 4
Forza Horizon 4 cover
Playground Games
Microsoft Studios
Release dates
Windows October 2, 2018
Forza Horizon 4 at Wikipedia
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Forza Horizon 4 2018


All versions require Microsoft Store DRM.
A demo is available.

Downloadable content (DLC) and expansions

Name Notes
Barrett-Jackson Car Pack Included in Car Pass
Best of Bond Car Pack Car pack of 10 cars. Known as Day One Car Pack before release.
Car Pass Includes 42 extra cars.
Expansions Bundle Includes Fortune Island and LEGO Speed Champions
Formula Drift Car Pack Car pack of 7 cars.
Fortune Island Expansion
LEGO Speed Champions Expansion
Mitsubishi Motors Car Pack Free.
Treasure Map Reveals exact locations of all Bonus Boards, Beauty Spots, and Barn finds in the main game and its expansions.
Ultimate Add-Ons Bundle Includes the Car Pass, Fortune Island, LEGO Speed Champions, VIP Membership, and Best of Bond Car Pack DLCs.
VIP Membership Includes 3 exclusive cars, bonus cosmetics and content.

Version differences[edit]

Standard Edition[edit]

Includes Formula Drift car pack.

Deluxe Edition[edit]

Includes all Standard Edition content and Car Pass and Best of Bond Car Pack,

Ultimate Edition[edit]

Includes all Deluxe Edition content and VIP Membership, 2 expansions (Fortune Island and LEGO Speed Champions)

Game data[edit]

Configuration file(s) location[edit]

System Location
Microsoft Store %LOCALAPPDATA%\Packages\Microsoft.SunriseBaseGame_8wekyb3d8bbwe\TempState\scratch\User_PCLocalStorageDirectory\ConnectedStorage\ForzaUserConfigSelections\UserConfigSelections

Save game data location[edit]

System Location
Microsoft Store %LOCALAPPDATA%\Packages\Microsoft.SunriseBaseGame_8wekyb3d8bbwe\SystemAppData\wgs\

Save game cloud syncing[edit]

System Native Notes
Xbox Cloud

Video settings[edit]

Input settings[edit]

Extending support for more wheels: Forza Emuwheel Setup guide (Discord group's: FH4 mapping fix file 2)

Audio settings[edit]

Audio feature State Notes
Separate volume controls
Master, Radio, SFX, Voice over, Cars, Tyres
Surround sound
5.1, 7.1, Dolby Atmos
Closed captions
Mute on focus lost


Language UI Audio Sub Notes


Multiplayer types

Type Native Players Notes
LAN play
Online play
12 Versus, Co-op
2-12 players for Versus, 2-6 for Co-op

Issues fixed[edit]

Game crashes[edit]

After intro movies:
  1. Set 48000Hz and 24 bit in Control Panel->Sound, or
  2. Use integrated card instead of e.g. X-Fi, or
  3. Disable enhancements in Sound (fix for AIM cards)
On startup:
  1. Exit from MSI Afterburner (bug persists in full game)
During gameplay:
  1. Create bat file and run before playing (close on exit)

START explorer.exe shell: appsFolder \ Microsoft.SunriseBaseGame_8wekyb3d8bbwe! SunriseReleaseFinal

TIMEOUT / T 70 / NOBREAK taskkill / f / im explorer.exe

  1. Alternative bat

@echo off :M1 TIMEOUT /T 600 /NOBREAK netsh interface set interface name=LAN admin = DISABLE TIMEOUT /T 30 /NOBREAK netsh interface set interface name=LAN admin = ENABLE GOTO M1 In place of "LAN" write your connection name (e.g. Ethernet or Wi-Fi).

  1. Alternative bat:

:loop @echo off cls ipconfig /flushdns ipconfig /release ipconfig /renew cls timeout /t 600 goto loop

Check for more info about possible fixes on problems with the game and MS Store here

Other information[edit]


Technical specs Supported Notes
Direct3D 12
Executable 32-bit 64-bit Notes

System requirements[edit]

Minimum Recommended
Operating system (OS) 10 (1703)
Processor (CPU) Intel Core i3-4170 3.7 GHz
Intel Core i5-750 2.67 GHz
System memory (RAM) 8 GB
Hard disk drive (HDD) 65 GB
Video card (GPU) Nvidia GeForce 650 Ti
AMD Radeon R7 250x
2 GB of VRAM
DirectX 12 compatible
A 64-bit operating system is required.