Horizon Forbidden West on PC: Release Date Rumors

The release date is not known as of 2023, but we hope to see it soon

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Key notes

  • Everyone wants to play Horizon Forbidden West but the game is currently a PlayStation exclusive.
  • It is believed that the game will soon come to PC devices as well, but there wasn't a release date announced yet.
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We’re pretty sure that, you’re familiar with Horizon series. It’s a popular series and many games are looking to see Horizon Forbidden West on PC.

In fact, we wrote about Horizon Forbidden West and Zero Down comparison in one of our previous guides.

Developed by Guerrilla Games and published by Sony Interactive Entertainment, Forbidden West has proven to be the sequel many were hoping for.

The title’s story concentrates around the main character, Aloy, which is also the main protagonist in the prequel, Horizon Zero Dawn.

Is Horizon Forbidden West coming to PC?

We also know that this is a PlayStation-exclusive game, which means PC players will have to wait quite a while for it to come to Steam, as Zero Dawn did.

As of now, there isn’t a release date yet. However, as soon as one is announced, we will be updating this article.

There’s a leaked screenshot that suggest that Sony is planning to bring Horizon Forbidden West to the PC, but so far, no information is available regarding the release date.

What are the Horizon Forbidden West system requirements for PC?

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These are just predicted requirements, and they don’t come from an official source.

Minimum Requirements

  • OS: Windows 10 64-bit
  • Processor: Intel Core i5-2500K 3.3GHz / AMD FX-8320
  • Graphics: AMD Radeon RX 570 4GB or NVIDIA GeForce GTX 970 4GB
  • RAM: 8 GB
  • HDD: 65 GB
  • DirectX 11 Compatible Graphics Card

Recommended Requirements

  • OS: Windows 10-11 64-bit
  • Processor: Intel Core i7-6700K 4-Core 4.0GHz / AMD Ryzen R7 1700
  • Graphics: AMD Radeon RX Vega 56 8GB or NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1070
  • RAM: 16 GB
  • HDD: 65 GB
  • DirectX 11 Compatible Graphics Card

Can I download Horizon Forbidden West for PC?

No, Horizon Forbidden West remains a PlayStation exclusive for now. There are some sources that allow you to allegedly download Forbidden West for PC.

However, that’s likely a scam and instead of Forbidden West, you’ll get the first game, so don’t fall for it.

If you were a fan of Horizon Zero Dawn, then it’s worth checking out Forbidden West as well. However, if you need a little help with choosing your next game, we got you covered.

It’s true that there are other exciting options out there, so we’ve compared them for you, in case you need a little bit more info before making a choice.

In case you already have the original game, but Horizon Zero Dawn is crashing, be sure to check our dedicated guide to fix it.

Have you installed Horizon Zero Dawn on your PC? Share your experience with us in the comments section below.