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Posted: 5 weeks ago.

Author: @GeekDadGamer.


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.

Vicious storms and an unstoppable blight ravage the scattered remnants of humanity, while fearsome new machines prowl their borders. It's up to Aloy to uncover the secrets behind these threats and restore order and balance to the world. Along the way, she must reunite with old friends, forge alliances with warring new factions and unravel the legacy of the ancient past – all the while trying to stay one step ahead of a seemingly undefeatable new enemy.

As you fight, hunt and explore your way through the land, you discover hostile regions ravaged by massive storms that are occupied by new deadly machines. This takes the premise of the first game and plays it out in broader locations: lush valleys, dry deserts, snowy mountains, tropical beaches and ruined cities, both above and below the water.

Progress into the mysterious western frontier grants not only a larger map but new secrets about the world. You discover messages and artefacts from the Old Ones, lying beneath the ruins. This takes you to a ruined version of San Francisco and the Yosemite Valley.

On PlayStation 5 the new game will add haptic feedback via the Dual Sense controller.

DetailsGame Details

Rating: PEGI 16+

Release Date: Coming soon

Platforms: PlayStation 5

Genres: Action, Adventure, Fighting, Narrative, Open World and Shooting

Developer: @Guerrilla


Duration: This game will take between 22 hours and 33 hours to complete.
Players: This is a single player game.


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Age RatingsAge Ratings

This game has been rated PEGI 16+.

This game has been rated ESRB TEEN.


We haven't recorded accessibility settings for this game yet. Our Horizon Forbidden West Accessibility Report details system-wide settings that may help, and suggests similar games with accessibility features.

Game SeriesThe Horizon Series

Horizon Forbidden West is part of the Horizon series of games:

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