Sony has only just remade the first one The last of us game, and now it looks like it’s redoing the first one as well Horizon. According to a few reports, the company is releasing a remake or remaster of the 2017 open-world RPG as well as a new multiplayer title.
MP1st first broke the report which Video Games Chronicle and insider Tom Henderson confirmed with their own sources. This alleged remake or remaster of Horizon Zero Dawn is said to have more advanced character models, lighting, animations and accessibility features, as well as additional graphics modes and gameplay improvements. All of this is supposed to bring the first game more in line with the sequel from 2022something that it seems to have in common with The Last of Us Part Iwhich had many similar adjustments from The Last of Us Part II.
Platforms were not listed in either report, but it is likely that it will release on PlayStation 5 and PC, given how the first game and The Last of Us Part I both hit these systems. Horizon Zero Dawn received an update in August 2021 that gave PS5 owners a better version of the game with faster load times, running at 60 frames per second at a checkered 4K resolution, as explained by Digital Foundry. The PC port had some extra settings, but worked with the same version, meaning there was only so much the more powerful hardware could do.
The reports also said that Sony is developing a multiplayer Horizon game. VGC in the first place reported about this in 2021, disappearing from Guerrilla’s multiplayer job listings and its own sources. Co-op was originally planned for the first game, but was scrapped to add more features, as noted by a 2018 Noclip interview and leaked concept art from 2014. Given the setup of hunters and monsters dropping several different kinds of parts, it’s possible that it would be like Monster hunterbut its general loop and states were not detailed.
Sony has not commented on these two titles, but they have committed to making more live services games. In addition to those confirmed The last of us multiplayer spin-off and Mystery game by Haven StudiosSony is reportedly working on a new one Twisted Metal. More are also on the way, as the company stated that it was make 10 live service games before 2026, which this Horizon title, if genuine, would probably be part of.