It seems the rumors were true, as Guerrilla Games has today announced the Horizon Forbidden West release date is set for February 18, 2022, confirming that indeed the game has been delayed from its original 2021 launch date.
Check out the announcement of that below. Guerrilla Games has confirmed that the on-going COVID-19 pandemic has affected development, which shouldn’t surprise anyone.
On the PlayStation Blog, sony has announced that pre-orders will be available starting Sept. 2, 2021!
While the decision to move the game’s launch to 2022 certainly wasn’t easy, we’d like to take a moment to thank all of our fans for their unwavering support; we know how much you’ve been looking forward to reuniting with Aloy and her friends, continuing her story, and exploring a new and more dangerous world. Your passion, fan art, cosplay, virtual photography, and videos have meant the world to all of us.
No new gameplay was revealed, but once we know more, we’ll be sure to let our readers know.