Video game fans of all ages worldwide are hotly anticipating various video games that are due to be launched in 2021. With this, here is a look at Guerrilla Games’ Horizon Forbidden West, one of the most eagerly awaited video games set to debut on various video game platforms next year.
Developed by Guerrilla Games and published by Sony Interactive Entertainment, Horizon Forbidden West, an upcoming action role-playing game, is the sequel to Horizon Zero Dawn (2017) and is set to be released in 2021 for the PlayStation 4 and PlayStation 5.
Ashly Burch and Lance Reddick reprise their roles as Aloy and Sylens, respectively.
The game was announced during Sony’s PlayStation 5 reveal event in June 2020.
The PlayStation 5 version of the game will take advantage of the console’s increased processing power, custom solid-state drive storage, Tempest Engine, and Dualsense controller to support features such as advanced haptic feedback, 3D spatial audio, and reduced loading times.
The game will also feature an updated version of the Decima engine.
Developer: Guerrilla Games
Publisher: Sony Interactive Entertainment
Director: Mathijs de Jonge
Platforms: PlayStation 4, PlayStation 5
Genre: Action role-playing
Horizon Forbidden West continues the story of Aloy, a young huntress of the Nora tribe sent on a quest to the arcane frontier known as the Forbidden West to find the source of a mysterious plague that kills all it infects.
On her journey across these uncharted lands, Aloy encounters hostile regions ravaged by massive storms and occupied by dangerous enemies and deadly machines.
She also discovers a vast array of environments and ecosystems, including lush valleys, dry deserts, snowy mountains, tropical beaches, and ruined cities, both above and below the water.
Horizon Forbidden West is a third-person action role-playing game.
Players control Aloy, a huntress in a world populated by dangerous machines.
Set in an open world located in post-apocalyptic California, Utah, and Nevada, the game will explore the mysterious frontier known as the Forbidden West.
The map will be larger than in the previous game, filled with secrets that lie beneath ruins from the world of the Old Ones.
The game will feature a multitude of iconic locations, including a ruined San Francisco and the Yosemite Valley with various biomes.
One of the main additions to the sequel is the element of underwater exploration. Players will be able to uncover the mysteries beneath the surface of seas, lakes, and rivers.
Thus far, here are few reactions of video game geeks to Horizon Forbidden West: