Horizon Forbidden West Release Date

Is Horizon Forbidden West Delayed?

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The Horizon Forbidden West release date has been the source of speculation recently.

Avid fans of the first Horizon game have been looking forward to getting their hands on the game before Christmas 2021, but it remains uncertain whether or not this will be a reality (though some hope remains!)

Read below to hear about the latest information on the release date of Horizon Forbidden West.

What Is Horizon Forbidden West?

Horizon Forbidden West is a PlayStation exclusive game, developed by Guerrilla Games, coming to both the PlayStation 4 and PlayStation 5 consoles. It is the sequel to 2017’s Horizon Zero Dawn.

The game is set in the same post-apocalyptic world as the preceding game, where, in the 4th-millennium human populations have been reduced to tribes of hunter-gatherers, existing in the decayed ruins of the old world, surrounded by animal-like robots. In Zero Dawn a mysterious ‘derangement’ sent these machines hostile, and it was up to hunter Aloy to find out the source of this dangerous affliction.

In Forbidden West Aloy continues her journey, this time traveling to (you guessed it) The West! (of the United States specifically), looking to find the source of a ‘mysterious plague that kills all it infects’.

When Is Horizon Forbidden West Released?

Horizon Forbidden West was supposed to be released in Q3 / Q4 of 2021 and there has been no official statement from Sony to say otherwise, however, there have been rumors of delays from a source that is usually on the money about such things…

Horizon Forbidden West Delayed?

Bloomberg’s Jason Schreier has claimed that the Horizon Forbidden West release date has now been pushed back until 2022. Though this may not be great news for many, Schreier does have a good track record of reporting such things.

PlayStation’s Studio Head Herman Hulst has come out saying, “For Horizon, we think we are on track to release this holiday season. But that isn’t quite certain yet, and we’re working as hard as we can to confirm that.”

Obviously this can be read either way, but there may still be hope for a 2021 release!