Is Horizon Forbidden West Coming to PS4?

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Horizon Forbidden West Key Art Aloy and Sunwing
February 8, 2022: Updated information to include the confirmed release date and the official news on a PS4 release.

Horizon Forbidden West is an action role-playing game from Guerilla Games. It's the sequel to 2017's highly successful Horizon Zero Dawn. Set six months after the ending of Zero Dawn, the headstrong protagonist Aloy is back, and she has to save the world again. This time, a mysterious red plague is spreading across the land and is destroying everything it touches.


Aloy ventures out into the Forbidden West to figure out what this plague is, where it comes from, and how to stop it before it's too late. Along the way, she will uncover darker plots and secrets hidden in the mysterious Forbidden West. Aloy will come across new threats, including brand new machines with new abilities. When you look at this along with all of the content PlayStation has revealed, the sequel is shaping up to be a good game.

PS5's are the newest generation of PlayStation Consoles, but they are notoriously difficult to get your hands on currently. This is why we're here to answer an important question about the game, is it coming to PS4?

Is Horizon Forbidden West Coming to PS4?

Yes, Horizon Forbidden West is coming to PS4. The game itself is a PlayStation exclusive, but it will be released for PS4 and PS5. In this PlayStation Blog post, you're given a few examples of how the game will look on the PS4 Pro. Of course, it's important to remember that the performance and the visuals of a game can be affected by your own screen quality.

If you're still unsure if this is the game for you, take a look at the story trailer below. In this trailer, you get a glimpse of the various threats and new faces you'll meet in the Forbidden West.

Horizon Forbidden West is due for release on February 18, 2022.

With a lot of new machines to discover and new challenges to face, it seems that there is no shortage of things to do in Horizon Forbidden West. You're going to need strong and inventive weapons to defend yourself with. Take a look at our guide to learn all about the new weapons and ammunition types that are available in the game. Curious about what you'll be facing? Check out our guide that details all of the new machines that we know about so far.

Contributions from Nico Parungo.