Horizon Forbidden West is an upcoming action role-playing game developed by Guerrilla Games and published by Sony Interactive Entertainment. It is scheduled to be released for PlayStation 4 and PlayStation 5 in 2021. It is a sequel to Horizon Zero Dawn (2017) and has been played in a post-apocalyptic open world with a third-person perspective. The player controls the protagonist Aloy, a 31st-century robot hunter. She travels to California, Utah, and Nevada, where there are dangerous tribes everywhere, and is destroyed by storms and deadly machines.
Horizon Forbidden West continues the story of Aloy, a young huntress of the Nora tribe, who was forced to travel to the mysterious border across Utah and the Pacific coast to find the source of the mysterious plague that killed all infectious diseases. On a journey through the unknown lands of the Forbidden West, she encounters hostile areas full of natural threats, destroyed by big storms, dangerous enemies, and deadly machines (new and old). When Aloy tried to explore the vastness and depths of the Forbidden City, she discovered various environmental ecosystems, including lush valleys, dry deserts, snow-capped mountains, tropical beaches, and ruined cities on and underwater.
Horizon Forbidden West is an action role-playing game with a third-person perspective. The player controls Aloy, the huntress in a world full of dangerous machines. The game is set in the open world of California, Utah and Nevada on the end of the world. The game will explore a mysterious location called the Forbidden City. The map will be larger than its predecessor, and it will be full of secrets under the ruins of the ancient world.
The game will feature many iconic locations, including the destroyed San Francisco and Yosemite Valley with various biomes. One of the main additions to the sequel is the underwater exploration element. Players will be able to discover the mysteries beneath the surface of oceans, lakes, and rivers.
Horizon Forbidden West is developed by Guerrilla Games and published by Sony Interactive Entertainment. It is suitable for PlayStation 4 and PlayStation 5. It is the sequel to the 2017 horizon zero dawn. Ashly Burch and Lance Reddick replayed the roles of Aloy and Sylens, respectively. The game was announced at the Sony PlayStation 5 unveiling ceremony in June 2020 and is expected to be released in 2021.
Horizon Forbidden West will use PlayStation 5’s Dualsense controller to support tactile feedback, thereby enhancing player immersion. With the increase in processing power and the inclusion of custom solid-state drive storage in the PlayStation 5, the game will have near-instantaneous loading times and the functionality of various enemies, visual effects and objects in the game scene. The game will also use an updated version of the Decima engine. Titan Comics released the comic series after the first episode of the game on August 5, 2020.
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Mathijs de Jonge