We all know that Sony has loved the reception to the discharge of its first-party PlayStation “exclusives” on PC this yr, with execs reporting earlier this yr that its new technique would deliver extra first-party video games to PC in the future. What you is perhaps shocked to study is that they are additionally releasing a first-party recreation on a non-Steam, non-Epic platform. Guerilla Video games’ Horizon Zero Dawn Complete Edition will come to GOG on November twenty fourth—its web page on the GOG store is already up. It’s going to have help for all of GOG Galaxy 2.0’s options.
As you may anticipate from a GOG launch it’s going to be DRM-free, just like the Epic retailer launch. The Steam launch makes use of Steam’s pure, built-in DRM. The launch of Horizon Zero Daybreak on PC was troubled by bugs, however the port has steadily improved with later patches.
As you may anticipate with the launch of the PS5 there hasn’t been a ton of reports round extra PS-exclusive video games coming to PC, however the report earlier this yr means extra is coming. Plenty of persons are certainly hoping for a launch like Insomniac’s Spider-Man video games, particularly now that the primary one has been remastered, in addition to the likes of the Demon’s Souls remake and the Horizon sequel, Horizon Forbidden West.
The information that Sony would maintain giving PC avid gamers its console “exclusives” mirrors Microsoft’s current renewed devotion to the PC as a platform. “Effectively, I assume we received the console wars,” mentioned our Evan Lahti earlier this year. In the meantime, we’d additionally like publishers to just admit that console exclusives are coming to PC, as a result of doing in any other case hurts gamers in the long term.