The Forza franchise is a collection of racing games developed for various platforms, including Xbox consoles, Windows, Android, and iOS. The series is published by Xbox Game Studios and consists of two main installments: Forza Motorsport, developed by Turn 10 Studios, and Forza Horizon, developed by Playground Games.

The Forza franchise is highly regarded within the racing game genre and is considered one of the best-selling and highest-grossing video game franchises of all time.

Forza Games

All Forza Games Ranked with Release Date for Each

To fully understand the chronology of the Forza franchise, it is important to know the order in which the games were released. The Forza series consists of two main installments, Forza Motorsport and Forza Horizon.

Here is a list of the Forza games organized by their release date:

Motorsport Series

Forza Motorsport is a racing game that centers on professional-style track events and features both real and fictional tracks. The first installment in the Forza Motorsport series was released in 2005, with the most recent game expected to be released in 2023. This game series is known for its emphasis on realism and authentic racing experiences.

Forza Motorsport

  • Release Date: May 3, 2005
  • Developers: Turn 10 Studios
  • Publishers: Xbox Game Studios
  • Platform: Xbox

Forza Motorsport 2

  • Release Date: May 29, 2007
  • Developers: Turn 10 Studios
  • Publishers: Xbox Game Studios
  • Platform: Xbox 360

Forza Motorsport 3

  • Release Date: October 23, 2009
  • Developers: Turn 10 Studios
  • Publishers: Xbox Game Studios
  • Platform: Xbox 360

Forza Motorsport 4

  • Release Date: October 13, 2011
  • Developers: Turn 10 Studios
  • Publishers: Xbox Game Studios
  • Platform: Xbox 360

Forza Motorsport 5

  • Release Date: November 22, 2013
  • Developers: Turn 10 Studios
  • Publishers: Xbox Game Studios
  • Platform: Xbox One

Forza Motorsport 6

  • Release Date: September 15, 2015
  • Developers: Turn 10 Studios
  • Publishers: Xbox Game Studios
  • Platforms: Xbox One, Windows

Forza Motorsport 7

  • Release Date: October 3, 2017
  • Developers: Turn 10 Studios
  • Publishers: Xbox Game Studios
  • Platforms: Xbox One, Windows

Horizon Series

The Forza Horizon series is a racing game that primarily focuses on racing and music festivals set in an open-world environment. In this game, players are able to explore and participate in various racing events at their own pace. The first installment of Forza Horizon was released in 2012, with the latest entry, Forza Horizon 5, being released in 2021. The Forza Horizon series offers players a more relaxed and freeform racing experience compared to the more structured and track-based racing of the Forza Motorsport series.

Forza Horizon

  • Release Date: October 23, 2012
  • Developers: Playground Games
  • Publishers: Xbox Game Studios
  • Platform: Xbox 360

Forza Horizon 2

  • Release Date: September 30, 2014
  • Developers: Playground Games
  • Publishers: Xbox Game Studios
  • Platforms: Xbox 360, Xbox One

Forza Horizon 3

  • Release Date: September 27, 2016
  • Developers: Playground Games
  • Publishers: Xbox Game Studios
  • Platforms: Xbox One, Windows

Forza Horizon 4

  • Release Date: October 2, 2018
  • Developers: Playground Games
  • Publishers: Xbox Game Studios
  • Platforms: Xbox One, Xbox Series X/S, Windows

Forza Horizon 5

  • Release Date: November 9, 2021
  • Developers: Playground Games
  • Publishers: Xbox Game Studios
  • Platforms: Xbox One, Xbox Series X/S, Windows