Horizon Forbidden West, the sequel to 2017 adventure game Horizon Zero Dawn, was announced during last week without a release date. Developer Guerrilla Games on Wednesday narrowed it down in a video showcase: it’s scheduled for a 2021 launch.
The PS5’s SSD means the game will have “virtually no loading screens,” game director Mathijs de Jonge noted.
“In an open-world game like Horizon Forbidden West, if you open up the map and fast travel from one end to the other, restarting from a check-point will be super fast,” he said in the video. “And when you boot up the game, you’re right there — in the action.”
That open-world will be pretty big — de Jonge noted that the title Forbidden West refers to “a mysterious new frontier” stretching from Utah to the Pacific Ocean — and looks absolutely gorgeous.
Other major PS5 games revealed during Sony’s event included Resident Evil Village, and a .,