Horizon Forbidden West release still expected 2021

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Horizon Forbidden West is still expected to launch in 2021! Here's everything we know about that and this important update from PlayStation.

Although it wasn't an official update, a series of new PlayStation 5 advertisements has revealed that Horizon Forbidden West is still on course to meet it's 2021 release window.

This goes against rumours it was being delayed until 2022 and we have everything you need to know below.

For details on the best place to pre order Horizon Forbidden West, check out Stock Informer!


PlayStation Advert Hints

One of the adverts which offer this confirmation is the PlayStation 5 "Game Range" trailer.

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You can check it out below and see what we mean when Horizon Forbidden West is on-screen.

This information has also appeared on several other advertisements from PlayStation and reinforces recent statements made by Jim Ryan, SIE CEO.


Although we still don't know anything too specific at the moment, in the wake of several high-profile delays and the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on the industry this is undoubtedly good news.

READ MORE: Everything We Know About Horizon Forbidden West

Horizon Forbidden Planet is the sequel to Guerrilla's award-winning Horizon Zero Dawn and could be one of the PlayStation 5's most iconic titles in its opening twelve months.

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DANGER - There are things lurking in the West, can Aloy survive them?

Horizon Zero Dawn is set in the 31st Century and follows Aloy's rise to heroic action against a malicious AI called HADES. Now, in Forbidden West, she is travelling to new frontiers in the search for more answers about the strange world she was born into.

However, evil lurks in the Forbidden West... A Plague that could kill all life. Can Aloy save her people again?

Horizon Forbidden West is due to launch in the second half of 2021 and remains without a specific release date.