Horizon Forbidden West: Burning Shores – Release date, trailer, platforms & more

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Horizon Forbidden West’s Burning Shores DLC is a highly anticipated dip into the fantastic life of Aloy as she journeys to new landscapes filled with all the danger and designs many know and love. Here’s everything you need to know about Horizon Forbidden West: Burning Shores.

Developed by Guerrilla Games, Horizon Forbidden West took the gaming world by storm upon its release in February 2022. Now, it’s set to do the same with the new Burning Shores DLC featuring new regions, battles, stories, and more.

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So, with the new expansion here, we’ve put together everything you need to know about Burning Shores so you can jump in easily and explore everything the DLC has to offer.


Horizon Forbidden West: Burning Shores release date

Horizon Forbidden West: Burning Shores was released on April 19, 2023, at midnight local time.

The time will be dependent on your timezone and you’ll need to download the DLC first, which clocks in a littler over 16 GB. Make sure you have the space reserved for the DLC!

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Horizon Forbidden West: Burning Shores trailer

Back when the expansion was revealed, alongside the release date, Guerrilla Games and PlayStation showed off an announcement trailer. It depicts Aloy flying on a pterodactyl through a mysterious landscape that quickly reveals itself as Los Angeles. You can watch it here:

On April 19, 2023, PlayStation also released a launch trailer, detailing a little more about the DLC along with some exciting new gameplay and cutscenes. You can watch it below:

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Horizon Forbidden West: Burning Shores story

Thanks to the game overview on the PlayStation website, we know that Burning Shores will be a continuation of Aloy’s story as she heads “South of the Tenakth Clan Lands” where “millennia of volcanic eruptions and violent seismic activity have carved the ruins of Los Angeles into a treacherous archipelago.” In the trailer, we learn that the enemy has traveled to this new location and again poses a threat on everything you’ve fought to save.

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On top of this, the expansion will add new characters, and adventures, and will follow on from the end of Horizon Forbidden West so you must complete the main story before gaining access to this DLC.

What platforms can you play Burning Shores on?

Horizon Forbidden West: Burning Shores will only be available on the PlayStation 5. There is currently no information regarding its availability for other PlayStation consoles or PC

That’s all we know about the upcoming expansion. When more information is released we will be updating this article so check back soon. In the meantime, take a look at some of the other upcoming titles:

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