Guerrilla Video games confirmed it was creating a multiplayer Horizon recreation after a report alleged one (together with a remake of the primary recreation) was in manufacturing. The affirmation and job postings have been the one issues the studio formally confirmed, however now it seems as if footage of this recreation (or some forebear to it) has leaked out, in addition to some supposed idea artwork.
As famous by Insider Gaming, the footage was posted on Reddit by person BirdonWheels. It’s simply over 12 minutes and doesn’t have a lot conventional gameplay, however does present a bunch of various characters working round a decidedly Horizon-like surroundings. Every one appears to have their very own skills that embody a protect, lure, and a few bombs, simply to call a number of.
And whereas the world appears prefer it got here out of Horizon (on this construct, a minimum of), the characters don’t slot in fairly as cleanly. This matches Guerrilla’s official description, because the crew mentioned the sport would have a “distinctive stylized look.”
The construct is clearly unfinished, one thing its a number of placeholder belongings and heads-up show components make fairly clear. BirdonWheels mentioned the construct was from summer season 2020, which predates Horizon Forbidden West by virtually two years. The menus even nonetheless have that sequel’s title in them and all of the characters have Aloy’s grunts and dialogue.
BirdonWheels additionally posted supposed idea artwork of the sport, which reveals 5 characters making an attempt to take down a Thunderjaw.
Video Video games Chronicle initially reported on a multiplayer Horizon recreation in 2021, going off Guerrilla’s multiplayer job listings and its personal sources. Cooperative play was initially deliberate for Horizon Zero Daybreak however was canned with a purpose to put in additional options, as famous by a Noclip interview from 2018 and leaked idea artwork from 2014.