Horizon Forbidden West has reportedly been delayed until early 2022

Written by Stuart Thomas on Tue, Aug 3, 2021 1:29 PM

Although 2021 has seen some great games come out already, it’s also been a pretty slow year for big releases (at least for now). But 2022 is shaping up to be a massive year for gaming, and a new rumor suggests we’ll be adding one more big PlayStation exclusive title to that lineup, which might affect PC gamers as well.

Horizon Forbidden West may not have been announced for PC yet, but we’re pretty sure it will happen eventually. Either way, it has been reported that Guerilla Games’ upcoming sequel has now been delayed from a late 2021 release to early 2022, according to some prominent sources in the industry.

Prominent leaker and journalist, Jeff Grubb, initially started the rumors by saying that Sony was potentially “leaning toward” delaying the game to 2022, but had not actually been finalized. However, a new report from industry veteran Jason Schreier corroborates that rumor, and even suggests the delay has now been finalized.

Either way, this certainly means PC gamers will likely have to wait a tad bit longer to get their hands on the anticipated sequel. Then again, Nixxes Software is in charge of porting games to the PC platform, which will keep Guerilla hands free. So maybe the delay won’t affect PC players in the end, but it's still likely a long time before we see Horizon FW come to the platform anyway.

Uncharted 4 is the next game to be released on PC, at least according to a leaked document from Sony themselves, who haven't officially announced the PC release nor have they announced Forbidden West's delay. But we'll just have to wait and see unfortunately.

What do you think? Are you excited for Horizon Forbidden West? How long do you think until it launches for PC? Let us know!

Are you excited for Horizon Forbidden West?

How long do you think until we see a PC release after console?

Login or Register to join the debate

Rep
33
Offline
10:11 Aug-05-2021

Not surprised, and actually kind of glad. A few really good games coming out 2021. Between those and my friends dragging me into their Apex addiction, I wasn't going to have much time. Having said that, I think I'll wait for the PC version for this. I don't want to go back to aiming with a controller.


I also don't think this port will take as long (still 6-12 months), after the firsts success.

0
Rep
19
Offline
12:55 Aug-04-2021

are you (not) entertained? Read: Why am i not surprised?

0
Rep
97
Offline
admin approved badge
03:23 Aug-04-2021

Every game is delayed. wow.


i cant see why /s

0
Rep
55
Offline
23:13 Aug-03-2021

What a shocker! No one saw that coming in a pandemic world.

0
Rep
4
Offline
16:07 Aug-03-2021

Can't wait to play as Nick Avacado

3
Rep
45
Offline
admin approved badge
14:37 Aug-03-2021

Dang, that means that the PC version will get pushed back too

2
Rep
-2
Offline
14:30 Aug-03-2021

Hopefully Aloy will take this time to lose some weight...

10
Rep
105
Offline
17:17 Aug-03-2021

They made aloy body to be more in line with "real women"

2
Rep
19
Offline
19:14 Aug-03-2021

wtf?

0
Rep
79
Offline
admin approved badge
06:34 Aug-04-2021

Her face gained cca 10 kilos. Looks more like a Balloonloy at this point. Must be due lockdowns or something. Gained some weight.

3
Rep
24
Offline
20:58 Aug-04-2021

Kind of reminds me of the children in Skyrim.

2
Rep
79
Offline
admin approved badge
05:50 Aug-05-2021

Yep

0
Rep
28
Offline
13:34 Aug-03-2021

What is this the "game (delayed) debate"?

0

Can They Run... |

| 30FPS, Low, 720p
Core i5-480M 2.66GHz HD i5 M480 8GB
| 30FPS, Low, 720p
APU A6-5400K Dual-Core Radeon HD 7450 4GB
| Ultra, 1440p
Ryzen 3 3300X 4-Core 3.8GHz Radeon RX 570 4GB 16GB
| 30FPS, Medium, 720p
Core 2 Duo E7500 2.93GHz Radeon R7 250X Sapphire 1GB Edition 4GB
0% No [2 votes]
| 60FPS, High, 1080p
Core i7-10870H 8-Core 2.20GHz GeForce RTX 3060 Mobile 16GB
| 60FPS, Ultra, 4k
APU A10-9700E 4-Core 3.0GHz Radeon R5 M320 2GB 12GB
0% No [1 votes]
| 60FPS, Medium, 1080p
Core i5-11400 6-Core 2.7GHz GeForce GTX 1660 Ti Asus TUF Gaming 6GB 16GB
100% Yes [1 votes]
| 60FPS, Low, 1080p
Core i5-6500 3.2GHz GeForce GTX 1060 16GB