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Guerilla Games to Focus on Horizon Forbidden West More and Less on Zero Dawn PC

Game developer Guerilla Games recently announced that their focus will now be on the upcoming video game sequel Horizon Forbidden West and will be less on its prequel on PC.

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On the official website, the game studio announced the release of update 1.10 for Zero Dawn PC version. After that, they revealed their plans for the next couple of months, which was now to focus on the sequel and will only release updates for the prequel on PC when needed.

“As our team continues development on our upcoming title Horizon Forbidden West, we are shifting to less frequent updates for Horizon Zero Dawn Complete Edition for PC after this patch. Please note that we will continue to monitor our community spaces as always!”

Patch 1.10 introduces crash fixes and performance improvements that were reported by the gaming community. They thanked the fans for sending reports, which then they used for developing the new patch.

Here’s the patch notes:

Patch 1.10 (HRZ-PCR 154/6213244 00:20 – Sat Jan 09 2021)

PATCH NOTES

Crash Fixes

  • Crash fix for when players continuously pressed the windows key
  • Crash fix for when you press the LMB on the ESC button in the Benchmark Results

Performance Improvements

  • Fixed an issue which saves up to 250MB of VRAM on all AMD GPUs

Graphical Improvements

  • Fix for negative values in cubemap relighting shader (fixes for example the red graphical glitches in the Hades fight if you let the timer run out)
  • Fix for the graphics settings preset name not updating when you pressed Auto-Detect
  • Fix for the menu (and loading screen) being displayed at incorrect scale when changing AF in borderless mode
  • Fix for the resolution sometimes being too low in windowed mode
  • Fix for the errands quest list overlapping with tutorial quest list

Other Changes

  • Graphics settings are now stored in a text file instead of a binary file to facilitate easier tweaking

Horizon Forbidden West will be launched on PlayStation 4 and PS5 within this year.

Source: Official Website, 2