Jim Ryan has a “good feeling” with the development of Guerrilla Games, placing it in 2021.
Delays developments have been the general trend in the industry throughout the pandemic, and that makes it difficult for companies to offer long-term dates for their games. In fact, this week we learned that Gran Turismo 7 is delayed to 2022 due to problems in its development, one of the PS5 titles that was dated for the current year. And another of the great Sony exclusives for 2021 is Horizon: Forbidden West. One that, unlike the Gran Turismo game, remains dated for the second half of 2021. This is confirmed by Jim Ryan.
We have a very good feeling with HorizontJim RyanThe president of PlayStation has spoken about the PlayStation 5 catalog as part of your interview with GQ. When asked by their release plans in 2021And because of the way in which COVID-19 has affected its developments, Jim Ryan is confident that he will be able to offer the new Horizon: Forbidden West this year: “We have very good feelings with Returnal, Ratchet and Clank: A Dimension Apart and Horizon: Forbidden West “.
These three exclusive PlayStation games They are confirmed for 2021, and two of them already have a date, although we must not forget that Returnal has had to delay its premiere for a month. Again, the pandemic offers new challenges to developments, and Jim Ryan is clear that it is preferable wait to polish a game well to post it ahead of time. “You know, there are two ways to handle this: You can keep the date and publish the game regardless of quality, or you can publish it when appropriate. We have always opted for the latter. There have been some very famous cases of publishers who have tried the former. “
Horizon: Forbidden West continues to be dated 2021
As you can see, Jim Ryan cites the Cyberpunk 2077 case between the lines as an example of a hasty launch. But back to the Sony catalog, surely more than one has realized that the president of PlayStation He has not mentioned the sequel to God of War among the games planned for this 2021. It is also true that he has only mentioned those that generate “good feelings” in the face of power meet your dates, and he may not have dared to mention the Santa Monica Studio title as it is a longer-term project than the previous ones.
The point is that Horizon: Forbidden West still dated for this 2021, and hopefully this does not change between now and the second half of the year. We remind you that the sequel to Horizon: Zero Dawn will be available on both PS5 and PS4, and that it also promises to be more and better of everything you liked in the first adventure. Or so the Aloy actress says, of course. If you never got to play the original title, here is our review of Horizon: Zero Dawn. And if you’ve missed the PlayStation news last night, stay tuned: this Thursday there will be a State of Play with news about PS5 and PS4 games.
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