Also Known As
Horizon: Zero Dawn
Number of Players
1 (Single Player)
Release Date

PlayStation 4

  • US 28th Feb 2017
  • EU 1st Mar 2017

PlayStation Plus Extra (Subscription)

  • 13th Jun 2022
Controller Support
Feature Support


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Horizon Zero Dawn Guides

  • Guide Horizon Zero Dawn: Full Story Recap

    Aloy's story so far, summarised

    Horizon Forbidden West is here, continuing the adventures of Aloy as she journeys through the post-post apocalypse. The first game, Horizon Zero Dawn, tells a story wrapped in mystery, as we discover Aloy's history, and that of the game's world, along with the character. What happened to humanity as we know it? Why...

  • Guide Horizon Zero Dawn Guide: Tips, Tricks, and All Collectibles

    An ultimate resource for Horizon Zero Dawn

    Horizon Zero Dawn is an original open world role-playing game set in a post apocalyptic world, created by Dutch developer Guerrilla Games. Filled with quests, side-quests, errands, and collectibles, this Horizon Zero Dawn guide spans the main game as well as its Frozen Wilds expansion. On this page, we'll...

  • Guide Horizon Zero Dawn: How to Get All Possible Optional Allies to Join Aloy

    All allies joined

    How do you get all possible optional allies to join Aloy in Horizon Zero Dawn? As you prepare for the game's final mission, you'll need as much help as possible. As part of our Horizon Zero Dawn guide, we're going to show you how to ensure all allies join the defence. As a result, you'll unlock the All Allies Joined Trophy...

  • Guide Horizon Zero Dawn: How to Get the Shield Weaver Outfit

    All Power Cells locations

    How do you get the Shield-Weaver outfit in Horizon Zero Dawn? And what are all Power Cells locations? As part of our Horizon Zero Dawn guide, we're going to help you recover an ancient technology and put it to use by explaining how to complete the Ancient Armory side-quest, find all Power Cells, and unlock the best armour...

  • Guide Horizon Zero Dawn: How to Level Up Fast

    The quickest way to earn XP and Skill Points

    How do you level up fast in Horizon Zero Dawn? Like any role-playing game, you're going to want to raise your level as quickly as possible by earning XP. Each time you level up, you'll get a new Skill Point which can be spent in the game's Skill Tree. As part of our Horizon Zero Dawn guide, we're going to...

  • Guide Horizon Zero Dawn: All Ancient Vessels Locations

    Mugged off

    What are all Ancient Vessels locations in Horizon Zero Dawn? Ancient Vessels are one of the main collectibles in the game, and there are a total of 12 to snag around the post-apocalyptic open world. Essentially discarded mugs from the Old World, you may be wondering where you can find all of these. Fortunately, as part of our Horizon Zero...

  • Guide Horizon Zero Dawn: How to Fast Travel

    Fast travel without restrictions

    How do you fast travel in Horizon Zero Dawn? While you can hop around the open world, leaping from one bonfire to another, the system is gated by Fast Travel Packs which you'll either need to craft or loot. If you don't want to worry about your supply of Fast Travel Packs then you can also unlock unlimited fast...

  • Guide Horizon Zero Dawn: All Vantage Datapoints Locations

    Lookout point

    What are all Vantage Datapoints locations in Horizon Zero Dawn? Vantages are another of the game's collectibles, though they don't pertain to physical objects on this occasion. Instead they are lookout points within the open world that can be scanned for audio files and also a glitched image of the Old World. As part of our Horizon...

  • Guide Horizon Zero Dawn: All Metal Flowers Locations

    Robotic botany

    What are all Metal Flowers locations in Horizon Zero Dawn? Metal Flowers are the most abundant collectible in the game, with a total of 30 to find. These mysterious metallic plants are located all over the open world, and need to be looted when you approach them in order to add them to your notebook. As part of our Horizon Zero Dawn...

  • Guide Horizon: Zero Dawn Tips and Tricks All Beginner Hunters Should Know

    Hints to help you get started

    After plenty of build-up, Horizon: Zero Dawn finally releases on the PlayStation 4 this week – and we've put together six tips and tricks that you need to know before you get started with the game. These are spoiler-free suggestions that should help you to get off to the best possible start; recommendations that we...

  • Guide Horizon Zero Dawn: All Banuk Figures Locations

    Locate all of Arnak's figures

    What are all Banuk Figures locations in Horizon Zero Dawn? There are just six of Arnak's figures hidden around the open world, and the surrounding area is usually well decorated so they are relatively easy to spot. If you do happen to get stuck, though, as part of our Horizon Zero Dawn guide, we're going to help you...

  • Guide Everything You Need to Know About Horizon: Zero Dawn

    Every question answered

    Horizon: Zero Dawn is comfortably the biggest PlayStation 4 launch of the year so far, and it's arguably the most important new intellectual property that the platform holder's created since The Last of Us. Naturally, we've put together tons of content to help ease you into the role-playing game – and we've included answers...

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About The Game

Horizon Zero Dawn is an exhilarating new action role playing game exclusively for the PlayStation 4 system, developed by the award winning Guerrilla Games, creators of PlayStation's venerated Killzone franchise. As Horizon Zero Dawn's main protagonist Aloy, a skilled hunter, explore a vibrant and lush world inhabited by mysterious mechanized creatures. Embark on a compelling, emotional journey and unravel mysteries of tribal societies, ancient artifacts and advanced technologies that will determine the fate of this planet, and of life itself.


  • A Lush Post-Apocalyptic World – How have machines come to dominate this world, and what is their purpose? What happened to the civilization here before? Scour every corner of a realm filled with ancient relics and mysterious buildings in order to uncover your past and unearth the many secrets of a forgotten land.
  • Nature and Machines Collide – Horizon Zero Dawn juxtaposes two contrasting elements, taking a vibrant world rich with beautiful nature and filling it with awe-inspiring highly advanced technology. This marriage creates a dynamic combination for both exploration and gameplay.
  • Defy Overwhelming Odds – The foundation of combat in Horizon Zero Dawn is built upon the speed and cunning of Aloy versus the raw strength and size of the machines. In order to overcome a much larger and technologically superior enemy, Aloy must use every ounce of her knowledge, intelligence, and agility to survive each encounter.
  • Cutting Edge Open World Tech: Stunningly detailed forests, imposing mountains, and atmospheric ruins of a bygone civilization meld together in a landscape that is alive with changing weather and a day/night cycle.