2023 did not get off to the very best begin within the racing neighborhood – with the lack of the legendary rally and Hoonigan driver Ken Block in a snowmobile accident. Not solely was he an enormous a part of automotive tradition, however he additionally had an impression on many video video games over time together with the Forza sequence.
Now, in honor of Ken’s life, the Forza Horizon 5 developer Playground Video games has introduced it is going to be sharing a particular tribute video within the subsequent Forza Month-to-month. It is also calling on the neighborhood to submit any Ken Block or Hoonigan-related footage. Here is precisely what it needed to say in its newest social media replace:
“The lack of Ken Block is felt deeply by the Forza crew and we all know the Forza neighborhood contains lots of his followers. We wish to put collectively a tribute video in his honor on behalf of Forza and the neighborhood to share on the subsequent Forza Month-to-month.”
“If you would like to share Ken Block or Hoonigan associated in-game photographs, clips, or movies you’ve got made to be included within the video, we would love so that you can submit them right here or on social channels with the hashtag #ForzaKB.”
Along with this, the Forza Horizon 5 crew have despatched gamers a 1965 Ford ‘Hoonicorn’ Mustang and a Ken Block racing swimsuit and helmet.
The crew may even honor Ken Block within the ‘March sequence replace’ with some particular in-game content material. This features a participant badge, a bunch of Ken Block-inspired accolade goals, Hoonigan vehicles featured in Competition Playlist occasions, a brand new Forza Hyperlink chat phrase, and a seasonal championship the place gamers can win a 2016 Hoonigan Gymkhana 9 Ford Focus RS RX.
The Forza groups shared some messages in regards to the legendary driver earlier this month in a sequence of posts on social media. See our earlier submit to learn them: