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Horizon Forbidden West – How long to beat the new PlayStation masterpiece?

Not got much time on your hands - want to know how long you need to devote to get Aloy through her latest quest? Read on

Updated: Feb 18, 2022 1:05 pm
Horizon Forbidden West Gameplay

When you have been waiting an eternity for a big new game such as Horizon Forbidden West it’s only natural to want to know how long it will take you to beat the game and complete it.

After all, these games cost a substantial amount of hard-earned cash so you are going to want to get your money’s worth. Fortunately, the reviews all point to the same thing, it is a fabulous game that is worth every minute of your time. But how many minutes will that be exactly? Let’s have a look at how long it will take to complete Horizon Forbidden West.

How long to beat Horizon Forbidden West?

As with any game such as this a massive amount of how long it is going to take you is going to be down to you, the individual, and how much you mess around, go off the beaten track, and get engrossed in certain areas, Maybe one particular section will take much long that others or you might even find yourself stuck somewhere other don’t get stuck.

The average time to get through the game and see enough of it to at least think you have beaten it is just under 30 hours, but there is so much more in the game it could easily take you double that or more should you want to.

So could you start today and be done by the time you have to go back to school or work on Monday? Yes you could, probably. Should you? Absolutely not, take your time and savor everything this gorgeous gaming world has to offer.

How many side quests are there in Horizon Forbidden West?

We are reckoning on around the 20 mark and you can ‘complete’ the game’s main story without involving yourself in any of them, but what is the point. Also, in some of these side-quests Aloy will buff up or collect weapons that will make the future areas of the game easier to handle. Stop trying to say you beat it quickly and put some extra time in and enjoy the experience the way it was meant to be enjoyed.

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