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Sony confirms Horizon Zero Dawn PC release

It’s been rumoured for a while, but now it’s confirmed: (former) PlayStation exclusive Horizon Zero Dawn is coming to PC.

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It’s been rumoured for a while, but now it’s confirmed: (former) PlayStation exclusive Horizon Zero Dawn is coming to PC.

It’s a sadly familiar pattern of events. Kotaku’s Jason Scheier reveals some interesting news about a video game. Then, hordes of internet morons give him abuse for some reason. He’s called all sorts of unpleasant names and is accused of being a liar, an agitator, or both.

Then the thing that Jason predicted comes to pass. And do you know what? All those people, who gave him abuse for no reason at all – they don’t rush forward to apologise when he’s proven right. (They never do.)

In the latest variant, pertaining to Horizon Zero Dawn, the salient details are as follows:

  • Horizon Zero Dawn released exclusively for PlayStation 4 in 2017
  • In the intervening period, lots of people bought and enjoyed the game on PS4
  • Sony (and Guerrilla, the developer) presumably wanted to make more money
  • (If they make more money, it will allow them to make more video games)
  • Jason Scheier suggested that Horizon Zero Dawn would be coming to PC
  • PlayStation fanboys got very upset with him, because of reasons only they can explain
  • (They can’t explain the reasons. There’s no reason to gatekeep. Ever. Grow up.)
  • Sony today announces that Horizon Zero Dawn will be coming to PC this summer

https://twitter.com/Guerrilla/status/1237394221050417153?s=20

Specifically, the Horizon Zero Dawn PC release will be the game’s Complete Edition. That includes the base game, the excellent Frozen Wilds expansion, and also a bunch of other stuff that isn’t really important.

The game already has a Steam store page, too. We don’t have a release date for it, yet, but the Horizon Zero Dawn PC version will release in Summer 2020.

(Do yourself a favour – don’t read the replies on that Tweet. Or replies to Jason, as a rule.)


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