Mathjis de Jonge, director of game at Guerrilla Games and responsible for the next Horizon Forbidden West, admits they had “a list of things we want to improve regarding the first game. “In an interview with Vandal in which the narrative director Benjamin Mccaw have cited some of those improvements in the combat, characters and exploration.
The main person in charge of the title says that “an improved aspect could be seen in the demonstration [del State of Play]: the options for moving through the environment have been expanded“.” And because we felt it was too limited in the first game, the close combat [tambin se ha mejorado]. It has been given more depth to fights against humans and now they are a little more sophisticated. So there more options and more opportunities“.
“One area we really wanted to study was Aloy’s teammates“Mccaw adds.” And you can also check this in the demo honoring. We really want to make sure that while Aloy travels to the Forbidden West, she passes more time with your peers and that includes some of her old ones from the first game. “That’s right, the protagonist.”also meet new amazing tribes and [nuevos] compaeros. So that was definitely a prominent focus for us on the story side. “
Forbidden West arrive by the end of 2021 or 2022
Throughout the interview, both developers have also explained to us that this time the teams of gameplay and narrative have worked together from the beginning, that the title is also aimed at those who did not play first and that “goes a verse increble in PlayStation 4”.
Horizon Forbidden West reach PlayStation 5 and PlayStation 4, predictably, at the end of 2021, but from PlayStation Studios they point out that, Depending on how development progresses, they may have to delay it until 2022 as they have done with God of War: Ragnarok.