Guerrilla Video games confirmed it was growing a multiplayer Horizon sport after a report alleged one (together with a remake of the primary sport) 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 sport (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 consumer BirdonWheels. It’s simply over 12 minutes and doesn’t have a lot conventional gameplay, however does present a bunch of various characters operating round a decidedly Horizon-like atmosphere. Each appears to have their very own skills that embody a protect, lure, and a few bombs, simply to call a couple of.
And whereas the world appears prefer it got here out of Horizon (on this construct, at the very least), the characters don’t slot in fairly as cleanly. This matches Guerrilla’s official description, because the staff stated the sport would have a “distinctive stylized look.”
The construct is clearly unfinished, one thing its a number of placeholder property and heads-up show components make fairly clear. BirdonWheels stated the construct was from summer season 2020, which predates Horizon Forbidden West by nearly 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 exhibits 5 characters making an attempt to take down a Thunderjaw.
Video Video games Chronicle initially reported on a multiplayer Horizon sport 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 to be able to put in additional options, as famous by a Noclip interview from 2018 and leaked idea artwork from 2014.