Horizon Forbidden West has been officially postponed.
During the Gamescom Opening Night Live event, guerrillas confirmed that the game will be released on February 18th.
In a new post on the official PlayStation blog, game director Mathijs de Jonge said the global COVID-19 pandemic had an impact on development, resulting in the team failing to achieve its planned 2021 release. explained.
“Horizon Forbidden West has just passed a major milestone and has entered the final stages of development. It’s going well, but whether we can polish the game to the level of quality we’re aiming for I’m a little uncertain, “explained de Jonge.
“It’s no wonder our team was heavily influenced by the pandemic. Keeping our team safe and prioritizing a healthy work-life balance while adapting to new workflows, protocols and other challenges. I’ve been doing it.
“Today, we’re happy to see that the long-awaited sequel will be available on both PlayStation 4 and PlayStation 5 on February 18, 2022. Pre-orders will begin on September 2, 2021, so see next week’s details. Please give me.
De Jonge has also officially confirmed the new addition to the original game, the Horizon Zero Dawn. This adds 60fps mode to PS5 users via backward compatibility.
“The decision to move the game to 2022 was certainly not an easy task, but we would like to thank our fans for their unwavering support,” added de Jonge.
“We know how much you were looking forward to reuniting with Alloy and her friends, continuing her story, and exploring a new and more dangerous world. Your passion, fan art, Cosplay, virtual photos, and videos mean the world for all of us.
“For that, we know that our community wants an enhanced performance patch for the Horizon Zero Dawn that will be played on the PlayStation 5. This patch is currently live and the PS5 player will target 60 FPS as a free update. You can enjoy. “
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