Horizon Forbidden West is an open world action RPG developed by Guerrilla Games and published by Sony.
It is a direct sequel to Horizon Zero Dawn and sees protagonist Aloy traveling to post-apocalyptic western America.
The expansion retails for $19.99, with pre-orders receiving the Blacktide Dye Outfit and Blacktide Sharpshot Bow for free.
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"We’re really excited about what we’ve been able to pull off in creating this stunning post-post-apocalyptic version of Los Angeles," says game director Mathijs de Jonge.
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As per a new leak, the likes of Borderlands 3 and Bandai Namco's Scarlet Nexus will also be added to the growing catalog.
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Guerrilla confirms in multiple job ads that it is looking to "bring the expanding Horizon universe to a multiplayer audience."
Though the base game is cross-gen, Guerrilla and Sony have confirmed that its upcoming expansion will be exclusive to PS5.
The expansion will take Aloy and players to the untamed wilds of Los Angeles, where she pursues a sinister threat.
Following recent speculation, a fresh leak has claimed that a full-fledged expansion of the open world action RPG will be announced soon.
Stray, A Plague Tale: Requiem, and Xenoblade Chronicles 3 have also been nominated for the Game of the Year category.
A new report claims that Sony and Guild Wars developer NCSoft have entered into a partnership that will see the latter making a Horizon MMORPG.
Also mentioned are an open world game from Sumo Digital, a survival horror title by Firesprite, and a Returnal PC port.
Lance Redddick, who plays Sylens in the Horizon games, recently published (and promptly deleted) a tweet that suggests Horizon Forbidden West is getting an expansion.
Various fixes for bugs and Main Quests are also live. Improvements to TAA on PS4 and PS5 Resolution Mode have also been done.
Monolith Soft and Nintendo's Xenoblade Chronicles 3, which debuted on top of the charts last week, falls to No. 10.
Guerrilla Games' open world action RPG saw a 120% increase in sales over last week, thanks almost entirely to its PS5 version.
Variable Refresh Rate supports dynamic resolution scaling at 60 Hz. It also targets a 60-120 Hz refresh rate along with High Refresh Rate mode.
After debuting at number one last week, Mario Strikers: Battle League falls to third place. Meanwhile, The Quarry goes from fourth to seventh.
The PlayStation action RPG saw a 31% week-on-week boost in sales thanks to sustained improvements in the PS5's supplies.
Fixes for progression blockers, improved visuals in Performance Mode, and more added along with New Game+, Ultra Hard difficulty, and so on.
The update, which is live now, also adds various other features, such as transmog, the ability to respec, and several new Trophies.
Nintendo Switch Sports drops to second place after three weeks on top while LEGO Star Wars: The Skywalker Saga drops to third place.
Sony seems to be gearing up for its first PlayStation 5 bundle, featuring a copy Horizon Forbidden West. Currently there's no set release date for the bundle.
Those who've purchased digital versions of PS One and PSP titles can download and play the same on PS4 and PS5 at no extra cost.
Guerrilla Games has released another patch for its action RPG, introducing several more fixes and tweaks across the experience.
Horizon Forbidden West leaves plenty of tantalizing questions unanswered- here are some that we're still thinking about.
Guerrilla Games also continues to work on reducing visual shimmering, progression blockers in different Side Quests and much more.
Guerrilla has combined patches 1.10 and 1.11 in Horizon Forbidden West's newest update, bringing several more fixes.
Horizon Forbidden West's latest update has brought about a new quality-of-life improvement that wasn't mentioned in the patch notes.
Guerrilla has released a new update for its open world action RPG, while confirming that it's also made some changes to address visual issues in the game.
Getting strong armor and weapons is only the start - customizing them with Weaves and Coils will give you a real edge in battle.
Here's how to unlock Legendary gear and weapons, which are the strongest items in the game, along with their various skills.
Guerrilla Games has released another new patch for its open world action RPG, fixing a number of issues across the experience.
FromSoftware's newest game was the biggest seller in Europe last month, ahead of games such as Horizon Forbidden West, Pokemon Legends: Arceus, Dying Light 2, and more.
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Elden Ring has instantly become the best-selling game of 2022 so far, while Horizon Forbidden West sets a record for the biggest launch month for a PS5 game in the US.
Guerrilla Games have released a new patch for Horizon Forbidden West, fixing several lingering issues and bringing in enhancements.
When Aloy returns for her next big adventure, we'll be hoping for these key improvements for an even more memorable journey.
FromSoftware's latest is the biggest game launch in the UK outside of the Call of Duty and FIFA series since 2018's Red Dead Redemption 2.
Guerrilla has pushed a new update for its open world action RPG, addressing a number of issues with visuals, progression, and more.
No shortage of examples here.
One particular character in the recently-released sequel "took many drafts and revisions and rethinking," according to narrative director Ben McCaw.
Here's what Forbidden West's momentous ending could mean for the series' future.
Skill Points and levels can make a huge different in one's journey through the Forbidden West. Here's how to quickly earn both.
The various Machines roaming the Forbidden West are only some of the challenges you'll face. Here's how to tackle all of the bosses.
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A recent Age Rating Guides video by the VSC Rating Board mentions connecting to an online store to purchase expansions.
49 percent of sales for the title were from the PlayStation Store, which is double that of Horizon Zero Dawn's digital sales.
The best of the best of Forbidden West's mechanical beasts.
Patch 1.05 has gone live for Guerrilla Games' newest open world action RPG, fixing various technical issues, bugs, and more.
Reports of too much sharpening in Resolution Mode, resulting in artifacting and shimmering, have seemingly been addressed by the developer.
How many hours does it to take to complete Aloy's latest adventure? What changes have been made to the fast travel system? Find out here.
Guerrilla Games' latest open world title is just behind Marvel's Spider-Man: Miles Morales in launch sales and dethrones Pokemon Legends: Arceus.
Game director Mathijs de Jonge says Guerrilla's desire to avoid crunch was partially responsible for the game's delay into 2022.
To ensure that the launch of the game is stable and smooth, Guerilla Games has released a day one patch for the upcoming Horizon Forbidden West.
Embark on a new adventure on PS4 and PS5 with Aloy as she ventures to the Forbidden West to stop a mysterious and terrible plague.
Keep these handy pointers in mind as you venture forth into the Forbidden West.
There's a lot to love in the vast and gorgeous open world of Horizon Forbidden West.
Attorney Richard Hoeg believes that Horizon Forbidden West's misleading pricing policies might result in a class action lawsuit against Sony.
Horizon Forbidden West builds upon the excellent foundations established in the original to deliver a compelling experience that might very well be one of the best games of 2022.
Horizon Forbidden West's captivating story, gorgeous open world, and thrilling combat make for one of the most uniquely memorable games I've played in recent memory.
Aloy will venture into the Forbidden West to save the world and unravel the mysteries of its past when Guerrilla's action RPG launches next week.
Aloy takes on a mighty Tremortusk in a frozen landscape, as Guerrilla releases another clip to show how its upcoming action RPG will run on a base PS4.
Options for increasing Concentration duration and activating Auto Heal or Auto Shieldwing in specific situations are also included.
Not long after having shown what the upcoming open world action RPG will look like on a PS4 Pro, Guerrilla has now offered a brief glimpse of base PS4 gameplay as well.
The latest update to Ghost of Tsushima Director's Cut adds one of Horizon Forbidden protagonist Aloy's outfits to the game.
Guerrilla Games' upcoming open world action RPG is going to have plenty of optional content on offer, some of which is highlighted in this new trailer.
Horizon Forbidden West has the potential to significantly improve upon its already-excellent predecessor.
A deep dive into three of Horizon Zero Dawn's mechanical beasts.
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Sony and Guerrilla Games have offered a brief look at what the upcoming open world action RPG will look like on a PS4 Pro.
Guerrilla Games has confirmed that its upcoming open world action RPG has gone gold ahead of its looming February launch.
Horizon Forbidden West game director Mathijs de Jonge that the upcoming action RPG's main story will be about as long as its predecessor's.
Guerilla Games has revealed some new screenshots for its upcoming open-world action RPG Horizon Forbidden West.
Guerrilla Game's open world action RPG sequel has improved on its predecessor in nearly every way. It's out on February 18th for PS4 and PS5.
The game's regional sizes in the US and Europe are going to have a gap of about 10 GB. The region size for Japan is currently unknown.
"But some nuances may change depending on the characters you have given space and attention to," says narrative director Benjamin McCaw.
Ashly Burch, Lance Reddick, John Macmillan and John Hopkins reprise their roles while Carrie-Ann Moss and Noshir Dalal play new characters.
Guerrilla Games' next big action RPG is nearly upon us and sees Aloy venturing to the Forbidden West to face new threats and stop a devastating plague.
Sony has released a new story trailer for the upcoming action RPG, showing off various characters, locations, machines, and more.
Here are some of the biggest ways Horizon Forbidden West is improving upon its predecessor.
Guerrilla Games' open world action RPG is out soon, and we can't wait to dive in and do all of these things.
Images from the build have begun to appear on Twitter though some have been removed in response to reports from "the copyright holder."
Guerrilla Games outlines other major improvements like a less cluttered HUD, assigning jobs for specific parts and more "lived in" settlements.
Take a closer look at the various customs and activities that each tribe engages in, along with spell-binding shots of sweeping vistas.
A ton of information about one of Horizon Forbidden West's new machines, the mighty Slitherfang, has emerged.
Guerrilla Games' open world action RPG is due out for PlayStation 5 and PlayStation 4 in less than two months, on February 18.
New details have emerged on Horizon Forbidden West's progression, upgrades, and more, along with new screenshots.
Unsurprisingly, it looks like Guerrilla Games' open world action RPG is going to require a good chunk of storage space on the PS5.
A giant cobra-like Machine that stalks the landscape and an armored type that rolls through foes are just some of the threats that Aloy faces.
Guerrilla Games' epic sequel looks very good on previous-gen hardware as well. It's out on February 18th 2022 for PS4 and PS5.
Guerrilla Games debuted a new gameplay trailer for the upcoming open world action RPG at The Game Awards 2021.
As we gear up for the action RPG's February launch, Guerrilla has taken another deep dive into its combat and the various improvements it makes.
The highly anticipated open world action RPG is seemingly on track to release on February 18th 2022 for PS4 and PS5.
Three different tribes inhabit the Forbidden West, each with their own mannerisms, behavior, culture and roles within different settlements.
Guerrilla Games discusses how its various Machines are more mobile and dangerous but also have multiple ways to be defeated.
While Aloy has a host of new tricks, so do her enemies as enemy factions can now mount Machines and challenge her as a group.
PlayStation CEO Jim Ryan is satisfied about how the PS5 has started off, and more excited about what's still in the pipeline.
Guerrilla Games has leveraged the PS5 for denser polygons on characters, more skeletal joins for improved facial expressions and more.
The newest member of the PlayStation Studios family might be at work on a virtual reality game set in Guerrilla's Horizon series.
PlayStation CEO Jim Ryan also confirms $10 upgrade options will be offered on all future cross-gen releases, including Gran Turismo 7 and the next God of War.
Horizon Forbidden West continues the trend of first party exclusives adopting unpopular pricing models on the PS5.
Other details about the game's pre-order bonuses and an in-game board game called Strike have also been revealed.
The Digital Deluxe Edition includes the PS4 and PS5 versions, Elite items, the digital soundtrack and art book, and more for $80.
Guerrilla Games has confirmed that development is in the final stage. Meanwhile, Horizon Zero Dawn receives 60 FPS support on PS5.
Releasing October 13th for PS4 and PS5 players first, Aloy can throw a projectile that splits on impact or unleash a Cryo arrow with large AoE.
Citing a "person familiar with the matter," Bloomberg's Jason Schreier says the decision behind the delay was made "a little while ago."
Jeff Grubb says he's "hearing" about a potential delay but that it's not a "sure thing." Next State of Play is also apparently in September.
As part of a collaboration with Sony, the protagonist of the Horizon series will be available for PS4/PS5 players in October.
Horizon Forbidden West will also receive more trailers and a release date this Summer according to an insider on Reddit.
Game director Mathijs de Jonge says that having to develop the game for the PS4 hasn't limited the developer's vision in any way.
Game director Mathijs de Jonge explains that though there is some destructibility, "it's not like the entire world can be destroyed."
"There's still a lot to do with a game of this size and magnitude, but we're in the final stages," says game director Mathijs de Jonge.
As was Guerrilla Games' Horizon Forbidden West- although the decision to make Gran Turismo 7 was allegedly only recently made.
Players will be able to climb anywhere in the wild frontiers of the Forbidden West. The map design is also a "little bit bigger" with more density and content.
Upgrading armor and weapons will now provide access to new skills and damage/ammo types. Resources are gathered from plants, animals and machines.
Aloy will also spend more time with her companions, both in the main story and side quests as per narrative director Benjamin McCaw.
"We are ensuring that owners of that console will have a great experience" and that it will "look fantastic" says game director Mathijs de Jonge.
Guerrilla Games confirms that the upcoming open world action RPG will have a Performance Mode on the PS5, for those who want to play the game in 60 FPS.
Valor Surges are new powerful skills that can be activated when charging their respective bar. New ones can be unlocked from the overhauled skill tree.
PlayStation Studios head Hermen Hulst says the company is "working as hard as we can" to confirm the release window "as soon as we can."
Guerrilla Games have revealed a ton of new details about the upcoming open world action RPG.
Guerrilla Games' upcoming open world action RPG exhibits significant graphical boosts when compared with its predecessor.
Horizon Forbidden West's State of Play presentation attracted more than 2.3 million viewers, the most for a single PlayStation game.
Guerrilla Games says an update on Horizon Forbidden West's release date will be provided "very soon."
Guerilla gets a State of Play to show off the impressive tech and new features coming to Horizon Forbidden West.
Tune in for a 20 minute-long gameplay reveal of the upcoming open world action RPG.
Sony's Hermen Hulst also says playing the game after months has been like "giving me a gift."
Guerrilla Games' action-RPG seems to be on track (for now) for its release later this year.
Guerrilla Games' open world sequel may need more time in development.
It seems Sony is quite confident that the game won't be delayed.
"All of the things that people loved about Zero Dawn – Forbidden West is just more and better," says Ashly Burch.
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Ryan claims these title will set out to take advantage of PS5 features first and foremost.
Jim Ryan says it's all about choice.
Both first party exclusives are going to be cross-gen releases.
Meanwhile, Marvel's Spider-Man: Miles Morales benefits off quicker loading, "more detailed assets."
Marvel's Spider-Man: Miles Morales also benefits from haptic feedback, indicating the direction of attacks.
John Gonzalez has previously worked on Horizon Zero Dawn, Fallout: New Vegas, and more.
Hitman 3, Marvel's Spider-Man: Miles Morales, and more also trending.
Here's everything we know (so far) about Guerrilla's upcoming open world RPG.
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Aloy will go to "great lengths" to save the world, as per game director Mathijs de Jonge.
It’s interesting to see how developers leverage PlayStation 5 technology to push these titles into the ninth-gen.
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Aloy races against imminent disaster, discovering new locations and threats on her journey.
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The title is also referred to as simply "Horizon" in a recent job listing.
Reportedly, Sony has greenlit a Horizon trilogy.
Another job ad by Guerrilla Games hints at the possibility of a sequel.
Production on the unannounced sequel might be ramping up.
Launch title for PS5, please?
Speaking to a fan recently, Janina Gavankar said, "Wait till you see the sequel."
It looks like Guerrilla Games may be working on crafting some sort of a multiplayer experience.