Microsoft pledges to fix word filter in Forza Horizon 5

Originally published on GamesIndustry.biz by Danielle Partis

Feature is currently set to mark several common Arabic names as “inappropriate content”

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Microsoft is reportedly working on fixing a word filter in Forza Horizon 5, following the discovery that some names are being deemed as “inappropriate.”

The game includes a feature where players can write their own name or word onto the registration plate of the in-game cars, but as it stands, does now allow certain names.

The omission was highlighted by several users on Twitter, including Osama Dorias, game designer at WB Games Montreal. In a tweet, Dorias showed a screenshot of the filter stopping

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