Today’s PlayStation State of Play featured our first ever take a look at Horizon Forbidden West gameplay. After a five-hour lengthy countdown that includes imagery of the assorted environments you’ll go to in Horizon Forbidden West, PlayStation Studios and Guerrilla Games lastly confirmed off 14 minutes of gameplay.

You can watch the complete presentation, together with developer commentary on Aloy’s new skills, within the video beneath:

The new gameplay featured a small trace at a number of the story, in addition to some appears to be like at very spectacular foliage. We additionally received to see Aloy in fight in opposition to just a few totally different machines and raiders, in addition to the swimming that was teased in final 12 months’s reveal. The trailer confirmed a number of the new machine-animal hybrids, just like the Tremortusk—a wooly mammoth-like machine that was below the management of a bunch of raiders—that Aloy inevitably leads to a battle in opposition to. The demo in the end ends close to “the old bridge,” which seems to be the Golden Gate Bridge that was featured in screenshots launched final 12 months. We see a mysterious merchandise seem to set off a wierd storm with pink lightning.

Aloy can nonetheless override machines to make them pleasant, utilizing them as mounts to maneuver concerning the open world a bit extra shortly. She retains her signature bow, however seems to have acquired just a few new abilities alongside the best way that promise to open up the tactical nature of exploration and fight. There’s a wierd pink blight that’s spreading the world over, choking out all life. Aloy is the one one who can cease it, and he or she’s pressured to move west with the intention to uncover the secrets and techniques of the rebels who can even tame the machines, cease this creeping menace, and uncover quite a few different mysteries that may come up all through.

The Horizon Forbidden West State of Play didn’t reveal a launch date, nonetheless. Sony stays adamant that the game is coming sometime in 2021, nevertheless it appears to be like like Guerrilla Games isn’t able to decide to an actual date simply but. They’ve mentioned they’ll replace followers “very soon.”

Horizon Forbidden West is a PlayStation console exlcusive coming to PS4 and PS5 later this 12 months.