An Inside Look at How Audio for the Cars in the Video Game ‘Forza Horizon 5’ Was Recorded

Fraser Strachan, the lead audio designer for Playground Games, offered a cool, informative inside look at how the audio for the cars in the upcoming video game Forza Horizon 5 was recorded. As it turns out, Strachan used real (high-end) automobiles that were miked up in order to capture a very realistic sound.

I’m sure some of you are wondering how we record the cars for Forza Horizon 5. Well, have a look at this video and see for yourselves.

Here’s a preview of the cars in the game.

Lori Dorn
Lori Dorn

Lori is a Laughing Squid Contributing Editor based in New York City who has been writing blog posts for over a decade. She also enjoys making jewelry, playing guitar, taking photos and mixing craft cocktails.