Horizon Forbidden West is an upcoming action role-playing game developed by Guerrilla Games and published by Sony Interactive Entertainment for the PlayStation 5. It is the sequel to Horizon Zero Dawn (2017), and is played in a post-apocalyptic open world with a third-person perspective. Players control protagonist Aloy, a machine hunter, as she travels to a western California ravaged by massive storms and deadly machines. It is set to be released in 2021.
Horizon Forbidden West is an action role-playing game with a third-person perspective. Players control Aloy, a hunter in a world ruled by machines. The game features an open world set in a post-apocalyptic California, featuring locations including a ruined San Francisco and the Yosemite Valley.
Development and release
Horizon Forbidden West is being developed by Guerrilla Games and published by Sony Interactive Entertainment for the PlayStation 5. It is a sequel to 2017's Horizon Zero Dawn. Ashly Burch and Lance Reddick reprise their roles as Aloy and Sylens, respectively. The game was announced during Sony's PlayStation 5 reveal event in June 2020, and is expected to be released in 2021.
A comic book series, set after the events of the first game, will be published by Titan Comics on 5 August 2020.