Horizon: Forbidden West first preview is out and showcases the huge leap in quality from Horizon: Zero Dawn

Get an in-depth look at Horizon Forbidden West.

Horizon Forbidden West is the sequel to the highly-praised Horizon Zero Dawn and releases on Feb. 18, 2022. Ahead of its release, developer Guerilla has sat down with IGN to showcase a gameplay preview. In this preview, players get a look at new features and improvements to all old ones.

It has been almost five years since the original Horizon Zero Dawn release. In that time, Guerilla has seemed to take fans' feedback into consideration and made incredible progress with the sequel in terms of gameplay and quality. Some new features and improvements to gameplay that fans may notice include:

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  • Improved climbing.
  • Deeper settlements.
  • More rewarding side quests.
  • Improved combat.
  • Improved focus.
  • New tools such as the Pullcaster and Shieldwing.

Horizon Forbidden West will release on PlayStation 4 and PlayStation 5 come Feb. 18, 2022. While the prequel was also released on PC three years after its PlayStation release, it is unknown if the sequel will also release on PC.

For more information on Horizon Forbidden West, check out How many years later is Horizon Forbidden West? – when it is set, explained and How old is Aloy in Horizon Forbidden West? on Pro Game Guides.

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