After confirming this morning by Jeff Grubb within his podcast, now comes further news that seems to be formalize the now sure postponement of Horizon Forbidden West, the title of Guerrilla Games for PlayStation 5 and PlayStation 4. Jason Schreier, journalist and expert in the sector, has in fact revealed via Bloomberg that the sequel to Aloy’s adventures has been postponed to 2022.
This would confirm not only Grubb’s words this morning, but also the rumors that have been chasing each other furiously in recent weeks. According to Schreier, Forbidden West will be available on PS4 and PS5 no later than the first quarter of next year, instead of the originally planned Christmas period.
In addition to the sequel to Horizon, also Gran Turismo 7 And God of War Ragnarok they have previously suffered the same fate. Despite the reliability of Bloomberg’s journalist and insider, we now await a definitive confirmation from Sony, which will not be long in coming.
The site IGN has also officially contacted Sony asking for a comment regarding this situation, but without having received any official response. Hermen Hulst, head of the PlayStation Studios division, confirmed last June that the title was in time for the holiday season, without going into too much detail.
– IGN (@IGN) July 30, 2021
According to the article published by the newspaper Bloomberg, the postponement would now be imminent according to a person who works directly on the project, whose identity, however, is not disclosed for privacy reasons. The source therefore appears to be a person who is in close contact with the development team, thus increasing its veracity.
The previous chapter, Horizon Zero Dawn, has sold over 10 million copies since its release in 2017, quickly making it one of the most famous and remembered games. Recently the same protagonist Aloy has also been at the center of several crossovers including Fortnite or the most recent announced with Genshin Impact, scheduled for next fall.