A month after the release of Horizon Forbidden West: Burning Shores, Guerrilla Games tells us more about how this DLC will take full advantage of the power of the PS5.
Last month, Horizon Forbidden West was already celebrating its first anniversary. But as we were able to discover during the Game Awards 2022, it turns out that Guerrilla Games has not quite finished with this second part yet. Indeed, like its predecessor, this second work will host next month a major extension, Burning Shores, which will lead Aloy to explore the remnants of the Los Angeles area. And as we get closer to the release of this DLC, it’s time for the studio to tell us a bit more about it.
Horizon Forbidden West DLC will fully exploit the PS5
It is once again through an article from the PlayStation Blog that Sony has decided to speak. Through the words of Mathijs de Jonge, the game director, we know that Burning Shores will fully exploit the power of the PS5 in which, let’s remember, it will be released exclusively. Because yes, for this DLC, Guerrilla made the decision to leave the PS4 aside, which allowed the teams to propose a vision “extremely detailed” of this new playground, which will be accompanied in particular by a people who “busy with activity”.
“Thanks to the console’s processing power, we can run certain simulations at a higher speed for more realistic results and a better gaming experience” explains the director in particular, before adding that he allowed them set up a “particularly spectacular fight scene that requires a LOT of memory and processing power”. Unfortunately, that’s all we’ll have to settle for for now as no additional images have been shared for the occasion.
Burning Shores, coming soon
That being said, there’s plenty to make your mouth water while you wait. the arrival of Horizon Forbidden West: Burning Shores, scheduled for April 19, 2023 on PS5. As a reminder, this expansion will take place after the events of the main campaign and will bring Aloy to face new dangers in the heart of a Los Angeles “too big and fractured”. described as “ambitious” by Guerrilla, will also introduce new characters about which no information has yet been revealed.