Horizon Forbidden West: Release postponed to 2022, date for PS5 & PS4 is fixed

Horizon Forbidden West: Release postponed to 2022, date for PS5 & PS4 is fixed

Horizon Forbidden West

The rumors have been confirmed: Horizon Forbidden West will no longer appear this year. In a recent blog entry, Sony and Guerrilla Games announce that the publication will not take place until 2022. A specific date has been set: The new open-world action RPG will be released on February 18, 2022 for PS5 and PlayStation 4. When the developers presented the first gameplay a few months ago, they entered the final phase of development. "We were right on schedule, but we weren't quite sure whether we would be able to polish the game to the quality level we had in mind," commented Game Director Mathijs de Jonge.

There was also guerrilla Games have been badly affected by the global pandemic. "We had to adapt to new work processes, procedures and other challenges, while we had to protect our team and focus on a healthy work-life balance," continues the developer. Finally, February 18, 2022 can be confirmed as the release date for Horizon Forbidden West (buy now € 79.99). Pre-orders will be possible from September 2nd.

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Horizon Forbidden West has been delayed to February

During the Gamescom Opening Night Live Showcase, Horizon Forbidden West developer Guerrilla games revealed the long-awaited sequel’s release date has been delayed. Horizon Forbidden West is now set to launch on February 18 after originally being scheduled to launch this holiday season.

In the next entry of the Horizon franchise, players will continue to play as the protagonist of Horizon Zero Dawn: Aloy. The threat in her latest adventure is a strange new red fauna that seems to kill everything in its path, save for the robotic giants inhabiting the Earth.

The game is also moving to a new location, one that should be familiar to anyone living on the west coast of the U.S. Horizon Forbidden West will take players to a post-apocalyptic version of San Francisco, complete with a still-standing Golden Gate Bridge. Players will be able to venture through the ruined city and swim through its now-pristine waters. The game will also make use of the PlayStation 5’s next-gen hardware, with Horizon Forbidden West game director Mathijs De Jonge saying, “With the additional power of the PS5, we can make the world even more detailed, more vibrant, more immersive.”

Players will also have access to a wealth of new equipment in Horizon Forbidden West. While a full list isn’t available, a recent State of Play event focusing on the game revealed that Aloy will have access to a grappling hook, rebreather, and a glider that harkens back to Link’s in Breath of the Wild.

Along with a release date for Horizon Forbidden West, Guerrilla games revealed that a next-generation patch that enables 60 frames-per-second gameplay for Horizon Zero Dawn is now live on the PlayStation 5.

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