Guerrilla has confirmed that he is working on a multiplayer game set in the Horizon universe, and will feature an all-new cast of characters and a new art style.
in the job posting of twitterthe Amsterdam-based studio has revealed that “a new internal team is developing another online project set in the Horizon universe.”
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“Featuring a new cast of characters and uniquely stylized looks, friends can explore the majestic Milds of Horizon together,” it said.
Rumors hinting at a multiplayer Horizon game surfaced earlier this year, but this is the first time Guerrilla has confirmed such plans for a machine hunting series.
Job postings provide a little more context.of story designer Online projects need to “tell deep and complex stories,” suggesting that this is likely to be more than just a competitive-based multiplayer game.of game writer was asked to “sell compelling ideas for quests, factions, and backstories” and refers to what would be a game with narrative elements at least similar to those found in the mainline series. lead combat designer The project will be responsible for creating “a variety of enemies (machines and humanoids) focused on exciting combat with cooperative elements”.
Guerrilla said in a Twitter post that he “continues to create an epic solo adventure for Aloy,” so we can only assume that a third mainline Horizon game is also planned.
However, this new multiplayer project isn’t the first game to expand the world of Horizon. In February, the PSVR 2 headset will debut in Horizon: Call of the Mountain. This is the developer’s colorful post-apocalyptic virtual representation of his reality.
For more on the series, read our review of Horizon: Forbidden West, one of the highest-rated games of 2022. His DLC for the game, Burning Shores, was announced at the recent Game Awards 2022.
Matt Purslow is IGN’s UK News and Features Editor.