Horizon Forbidden West: Release this year "not quite sure yet"

Horizon Forbidden West: Release this year not quite sure yet

Horizon Forbidden West

Sony gives a release update for Horizon Forbidden West. As Hermen Hulst, head of PlayStation Studios, comments on the PlayStation blog, the launch is still planned for this year - on PS5 and PS4</a>. "As far as Horizon is concerned, we are well on the way to releasing the title at Christmas time," said the Sony manager. However, that is not yet entirely certain. "We are working hard to confirm this to you as soon as possible." The developer studio Guerrilla Games recently made similar statements. Around the presentation of the PS5 gameplay, the developers announced that they would like to provide details on the release date of Horizon Forbidden West as soon as possible.

Players were able to take a first look at the PS5 gameplay of Horizon Forbidden West a few days ago . Heroine Aloy has traveled west in her new adventure to investigate a mysterious plague. During her trip she meets unknown tribes and even wilder machines.

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The State of Play edition of Horizon Forbidden West met with great interest - and records a new record. var lstExcludedArticleTicker = '1373256,1373268,1373013,1372990'; In the new gameplay video, Aloy sent her friend Erend to the remains of San Francisco to recover an important artifact. It doesn't work smoothly, of course: In doing so, he meets the bloodthirsty fighters of the Tenakth tribe who have managed to bypass machines. The Horizon heroine sets out to help her friend out of a tight spot. What she experienced on her adventure and what new features there are in Forbidden West can be found in our preview video below.

Horizon: Forbidden West targeting this holiday, next God of War in 2022

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Sony clarified the release windows of two of its upcoming biggest games today via an interview with PlayStation Studios head Hermen Hulst. He notes that Horizon: Forbidden West is hoping for a release this holiday, while the next God of War (which is probably subtitled Ragnarok) is coming in 2022.

We got a good look at Horizon: Forbidden West during a State of Play stream last month, but Sony did not reveal a release date — or an even a release window — for the game. Sony is now clarifying that it wants the blockbuster sequel to come out during the later part of the year, but it isn’t fully committing to anything.

“For Horizon, we think we are on track to release this holiday season,” Hulst says in the interview. “But that isn’t quite certain yet, and we’re working as hard as we can to confirm that to you as soon as we can.”

The pandemic has been challenging for developers, so industry watchers are expecting delays. Still, Sony likely wants Forbidden West to be its big holiday release.

God of War, meanwhile, always seemed likely as a 2022 game, even though Sony first pegged it for a 2021 release when it announced the sequel last September.

“And for God of War, the project started a little later [than Horizon: Forbidden West],” notes Hulst. “So we’ve made the decision to push that game out to next year, to ensure that Santa Monica Studio can deliver the amazing God of War game that we all want to play.”

Aside from the imminent Ratchet &amp; Clank: Rift Apart, these are Sony’s biggest upcoming releases. The PlayStation 5 is off to a strong start, and high-end software will ensure that it continues to see success.

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