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62 Great Games Like Horizon Forbidden West

Our experts have spent time searching for great games similar to Horizon Forbidden West and have found the following:

Horizon Forbidden West is a post-apocalyptic action-adventure where you explore an overgrown landscape with now-crumbling remnants of modern life. The story of Aloy continues as she sets out to investigate a plague terminating from an arcane frontier known as the Forbidden West.

If you enjoyed Horizon Forbidden West, there are other games in the Horizon franchise you should try. Unfortunately, Horizon Forbidden West is not available on Android, Mac, PC, Switch, Xbox One, Xbox Series X|S or iOS. However, we recommend the following games that offer a similar experience or theme, and at a lower age rating:

DetailsGame Details

Release Date: 18/02/2022

Price: 43% off

Platforms: PS4 and PS5

Content Rating: PEGI 16

Skill Rating: 13+ year-olds

Players: 1

Genres: Adventure, Role-Play (Action, Fighting, Narrative, Shooting and Traversal)

Accessibility: 34 features

Components: Day and Night, Open World and Weather

Developer: Guerrilla (@Guerrilla)

Costs: Purchase cost, In-Game Purchases and In-Game Pass

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Release Date: Coming soon

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Components: Day and Night, Open World and Weather

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41 Similar Games Long List

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16 Video Games Like Horizon Forbidden West Based on Genre

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4 Video Games With More Documented Accessibility Features than Horizon Forbidden West

If you like the sound of Horizon Forbidden West but it doesn’t offer the accessibility you require, the games in this section offer a similar experience but with more Accessibility Features. You can view a full breakdown in our Horizon Forbidden West Accessibility Report.
 

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