Recently, Playground Games announced the decision to delist Forza Horizon 4 from online stores. The racing game will no longer be available for sale starting December 15. The announcement shook the community, resulting in the game's peak online player count on Steam reaching record levels.

Forza Horizon 4

At the time of writing, 50,117 people were playing the Steam version of Forza Horizon 4 simultaneously, and this number continues to grow. For comparison, on June 25, the game's peak online count was 6,561 people, which is 664% less.

How Forza Horizon 4's online player count in Steam has changed over the last week

The previous record for Forza Horizon 4's online player count was set in April 2021, shortly after its release on Steam. At that time, the count was 40,399 users.

It is important to note that Forza Horizon 4 is currently on sale on Steam with an 80% discount, which likely contributed to the increase in the game's online player count.