TABLE OF CONTENTS


1 Preface

The newly released “Forza Horizon 5” is equipped with a rich force feedback system. It is far beyond the keyboard and handles to experience the game with a racing model. Many people think that it is a fantasy that the direct drive simulator supports “Forza Horizon 5”.

We will introduce today: how to make the "MOZA Racing MOZA R9 & MOZA R16  & MOZA R21" direct drive base and "RM High-definition Meter" perfectly support “Forza Horizon 5”.


2 Support List

R9/R16/R21 Wheel Base

Direct connection:

PlatformWindows10Windows 11
Microsoft Store Forza Horizon 4 / Forza Horizon 5Forza Horizon 4 / Forza Horizon 5
SteamForza Horizon 5Forza Horizon 5

vJoy:

PlatformWindows10Windows 11
Microsoft Store Forza Horizon 4 / Forza Horizon 5Not supported*
SteamForza Horizon 5Not supported *

(*Tips: "vJoy" cannot be installed because of Windows 11 driver signature enforcement. But you can try How to Fix VJoy Failed to Install error in Windows 10/11 then configure "vJoy" and wheel base just like Windows 10.)


3 The first way: Direct connection operation flow


Step 1: Uninstall "vJoy" and reboot your PC

If you install "vJoy" before, reboot your PC after uninstalling "vJoy"


Step 2: Delete the registry and reboot your PC

If you have  configured  Registry for the "RBR" Game, Delete registry (Click the link to download, and double-click "Delete registry (RBR configured).reg" ),reboot your Base and Pedals.


Step 3: Connect your wheel base first, then connect your pedals

Connect the USB cable of the wheel base to the computer first, and then connect the USB cable of the pedal to the computer (note the sequence ).


Step 4: Open "MOZA Pit House", make steering wheel angle zero before load game

Open "MOZA Pit House" software, ensure that all devices are online (the device does not appear gray offline state), turn the steering wheel to 0° (or set to 0°), and then enter the experimental function page, "Base Horizon compatibility mode" and "Pedal Horizon compatibility mode"  are on and then enter the game.  

In direct connection mode, enabling "Base Horizon compatibility mode" increases the number of game frames for Forza Horizon.

After entering the game, in the control interface, click "Control", select "Steering Wheel", and bind the keys.

Step 5: Settings in the game

In the game, you need to enter [Settings]->[Control], select the "steering wheel" button, there is no "steering wheel" button. Solution: first move the cursor to the configuration, press the keyboard "→" to call up the configuration scheme page.

Items marked with a green exclamation mark are required, otherwise they will not be saved.

Finally, considering that many friends on the Internet are worried that "Horizon 4" does not support peripherals, here is a good news: "Horizon 4" can now support it! The above method not only supports "Horizon 5", but also applies to "Horizon 4", the same formula, the same operation, experience double the happiness!


4 The second way: Play with "vJoy"

Step 1: Downloading the configuration file

 Download  vJoySetup.exe first, then download the configuration file based on your wheel base.

Step 2: Install "vJoy" and configure

(*Tips: You only need to configure it once. There is no need to set it again.)

Find "vJoySetup.exe" (its vertion is v2.1.8) in the downloaded folder, click Install, and next to all the way. After installation, search "Configure vJoy" in the search bar in the lower-left corner and click open.

Set the positions of the red boxes to "128", "4 directions", and "1", and then click apply to confirm.

Step 3: Run "InsGuidGet.bat"

Configure the virtual steering wheel, find the "InsGuidGet.bat" in the current folder, and double-click to run. It can be closed after success.

Step 4: Run "Hush.exe"  

Double click to run "Hush.exe" and click Mute.

Keep "Hush.exe" running during the game. You can’t close it halfway.

The following figure shows the success.

Step 5: Run "Forza Emuwheel.exe"

Click the start button to mapping the keys, you need to keep "Forza Emuwheel.exe" running. You can’t close it halfway.

If there is no error message such as [error] in the dialog box, you can enter the game and play.

Step 6: Settings in the game

In the game, you need to enter [Settings]->[Control], select the "steering wheel" button, there is no "steering wheel" button.

Solution: first move the cursor to the configuration, press the keyboard "→" to call up the configuration scheme page.

Items marked with a green exclamation mark are required, otherwise they will not be saved.

Finally, considering that many friends on the Internet are worried that "Horizon 4" does not support peripherals, here is a good news: "Horizon 4" can now support it! The above method not only supports "Horizon 5", but also applies to "Horizon 4", the same formula, the same operation, experience double the happiness!


5 Tips

1. There are several settings that need to be adjusted according to the situation.


2. Steering wheel angle: switch the vision to enter the driving chamber, check the corresponding relationship between the steering wheel in the screen and the steering wheel angle of "MOZA Pit House", and adjust the steering wheel angle of "MOZA Pit House", 900 ° is recommended.


3. Force feedback direction: it is turned on in the opposite direction by default (when turning, the same feedback force is given to the direction), it needs to be turned off.


4. When the operator does not act, but the screen shows that the configuration is automatically filled in, press "ESC" to return to the previous level and enter the steering wheel again for configuration.


5. After configuration, press "save".


6. The key position does not have to be consistent with that in the figure and is set according to your preferences.

For some professional parameters (force feedback, etc.), some references are provided below.


6 "Forza Horizon 5" Professional parameter configuration

7 "Forza Horizon 4" Professional parameter configuration

Well, above is all the tutorials of the "MOZA Racing"  car simulator supporting "Forza Horizon 5". I think everyone is ready to move. Configure it quickly and feel the real stimulation together. The ultimate game experience of “every frame is too beautiful to breathe”.

8 FAQ


Q: Will the "MOZA" wheelbase be recognized by the game along with non-"MOZA" pedals? 


A: Yes, "Forza Horizon" games supports multiple devices. 


Q: Can the "MOZA" wheelbase play with the gamepad?


A: No, in the "Horizon" series of games, only one of the keyboard, joystick, and steering wheel can be used as the current controller to control the car.


Q: Why can't I use Xbox/PS3/PS4/Beitong/other brand controllers after using the vJoy emulator?


A: Uninstall virtual software such as "vJoy" first, then uninstall the controller driver, reconnect the controller, and update the driver. 

Example: Reinstalling the controller after the Xbox controller fails in Windows 10. 

1. In Windows "Apps and Features", find "vJoy" and uninstall it.


2. Select "Human Interface Devices" in "Device Manager" and find the "vJoy" option (if not, skip the third point).


3. After double-clicking, select "Driver" and click "Uninstall Device" → "Uninstall".


4. Select "Human Interface Devices" in "Device Manager" and find the option for Xbox controller.


5. Double-click the option in the red box, select "Driver", and click "Uninstall Device" → "Uninstall".


6. After the uninstallation is successful, re-plug and unplug the handle, select "Human Interface Devices" in the "Device Manager", and find the option of the Xbox handle (if not, unplug the handle again, and plug it in again after 5 seconds).


7. After double-clicking the Xbox-related option, select "Update Driver".

Then you can use the handle normally.



Q: What is the effect of "vJoy" and how to uninstall "vJoy"?


A: Impact: Due to the incomplete uninstallation of "vJoy", there will be no force feedback when the device is directly connected, and some controllers (steering wheel, handle) may not be recognized.


Uninstallation method: "Check whether the "vJoy" main program has been uninstalled in the start menu; if the main program is not uninstalled, uninstall "vJoy" in "Device Manager".



Q: What should I do if the "MOZA" base and other game controllers (pedal, handbrake, serial shifter) are connected to the device incapacitating feedback?


A: 1.  Make sure that "vJoy" has been completely uninstalled, and the "Compatibility Mode" of the dock is turned on in "MOZA Pit House" before starting the game.


2. At this point, unplug the USB of the pedals and other peripherals, leaving only the base connected to the computer.


3. Only configure the steering wheel to play. After finding the force feedback of the steering wheel, play for a period of time; if there is no force feedback, please contact customer service.


4. After the force feedback, insert the pedal USB, configure the pedal, and after the force feedback is still performed, connect the remaining peripherals in turn according to this method, and confirm whether the force feedback occurs in turn;  (If the phenomenon of force feedback occurs in the middle, repeat operations 1, 2, 3, until the force feedback),  generally only need to be successfully configured once, and the subsequent games will have correct force feedback.


Q: When the "MOZA" device is connected, the Horizon startup crashes or crashes, and when the "MOZA" device is disconnected, the Horizon startup is normal?


A: Have you configured the RBR game through the "MOZA" tutorial, or the registry of the "MOZA" dock? If the registry has been configured, disconnect the device first, delete the registry (click "Delete Registry.reg" to delete), and reconnect the device.


Q: Can both R16 and R9 play Horizon directly?


A: Yes, "R9", "R16", "R21", "CRP pedals" need to open "Compatible" mode in "MOZA Pit House", "SRP" pedals do not need "Compatible" mode directly connected ("MOZA Pit House" requires upgrade to above v1.2.0.7).


Q: Why is "vJoy" not working (can't use "vJoy")?


A: 

1. Please confirm whether the system is Windows 11. Windows 11 cannot use the v2.1.8 version of the "vJoy" software.

2. Whether the compatibility mode is turned on, please turn off the compatibility mode.


Q: What are the effects of the compatibility mode of "MOZA Pit House"?


A: Currently known

1. It will affect the experience of other games (eg: Dust Rally 2 has no force feedback after enabling compatibility mode).

2.Horizon is played with the "vJoy" software, and the keymaps need to be reconfigured according to the tutorial.

目录


Q: In the Horizon game, why can't the steering wheel or buttons be bound?


A: 1. Click on "MOZA Pit House", check whether all devices have signals, and if there is a disconnected device (grayed out), restart the device.


2. In "MOZA Pit House", if all devices are online and can work (display buttons and steering are consistent with the operation results), then enter the game to bind the keys.


3. The "Steering Wheel" option appears in the game, indicating that the game recognizes the device. Select the "Steering Wheel" option in "Control", then select "Configuration", and press the "→" button on the keyboard to proceed to the next step; otherwise, the next step will appear. "Invalid steering wheel configuration" error.


The above methods still cannot be bound, please contact customer service.