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Playground Games

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About Playground Games

Playground Games is an independent game development studio. Established in 2010 by some of the most experienced and talented developers in the UK industry, our mission is to make genre-defining video games for a global audience. We're proud to be the creator and developer of the award-winning Forza Horizon series.

Headquarters Location

1st Floor Rossmore House 9 Newbold terrace, Leamington Spa

Warwickshire, England, CV32 4EA,

United Kingdom

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Latest Playground Games News

Forza Horizon 5 Horizon Wilds Takeover update now available

Mar 1, 2023

Forza Horizon 5 Horizon Wilds Takeover update now available Last week Playground Games announced Forza Horizon 5 Rally Adventure —the second major expansion for the open world racing game. Rally Adventure is set to launch on March 29, but players won’t have to wait that long to get their rally racing fix thanks to the latest FH5 update: the “Horizon Wilds Takeover.” Unlike the upcoming Rally Adventure DLC, Horizon Wilds Takeover is a free-for-all-players update . Horizon Wilds Takeover will provide a nice dirt racing primer ahead of Rally Adventure beginning Thursday, March 2nd. But what exactly is in the Horizon Wilds Takeover update ? Here are the highlights. New (and returning) unlockable cars 2021 Polaris RZR Pro Other Horizon Wilds Takeover additions The Stunt Park Stadium makes a return with a fresh look for the Horizon Wilds Takeover. New decorations, a new Dinosaur Outfit, new event lab props, new photo challenges, new accolades and more. New Ken Block tribute content for the Horizon Wilds Takeover including the Forza LINK “GO FAST RISK EVERY THANG.” Also, Blocks’ 2016 Hoonigan Ford Focus RS RX and a #43 helmet player badge. There will also be plenty of bug fixes and improvements as part of the update. See here for the full release notes . Horizon Wilds Takeover will be available tomorrow, March 2nd.

Playground Games Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

  • When was Playground Games founded?

    Playground Games was founded in 2010.

  • Where is Playground Games's headquarters?

    Playground Games's headquarters is located at 1st Floor Rossmore House, Warwickshire.

  • What is Playground Games's latest funding round?

    Playground Games's latest funding round is Acquired.

  • Who are the investors of Playground Games?

    Investors of Playground Games include Microsoft.

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