If the news is confirmed, the Guerrilla Games exclusive will not hit stores until early next year.
PlayStation would have already made the decision to delay the release of Horizon: Forbidden West on PS5 and PS4 to 2022 according to Jason Schreier, a Bloomberg journalist, in an advance information in the last hours by more media. In this way, the Japanese hardware manufacturer runs out of one of its great assets for the Christmas campaign, the date for which it was initially planned.
At the beginning of June, shortly after the presentation of the last and extensive gameplay of Horizon: Forbidden West, the director of PlayStation Studios, Hermen Hulst, already expressed his doubts about being able to meet the desired deadlines for the premiere of the new adventure starring Aloy . “We think we are well on track to publish it this Christmas. But that’s not entirely sure yet“said the manager, adding that they were working hard to be able to arrive on time.
Now, and always according to a source familiar with this matter to which Jason Schreier has had access, the action and adventure video game postpones its premiere to 2022. On the other hand, this news had been advanced by other media in recent hours, so It seems that it is only a matter of days before the confirmation arrives.
The delay of God of War 2 for PS5
This news comes two months after PlayStation itself announced that God of War: Ragnarok was postponing its release date to 2022, so if this new delay is confirmed, a somewhat less ambitious outlook would remain for the second half of the year on PS5. . We have to take into account that already in February the Japanese hardware manufacturer decided to postpone the premiere of Gran Turismo 7 to 2022.
Going back to the sequel to Horizon: Zero Dawn, Bloomberg does not quote in your information The reasons for this delay, whether they are problems in its gestation or simply, like so many other developments in recent months, the pandemic has delayed its initial plans. We will continue to report as soon as there is more news.
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