Horizon Forbidden West, other games coming to PS4 as well as PS5

Horizon Forbidden West Aloy Underwater
Horizon Forbidden West Aloy Underwater (Image credit: Sony Interactive Entertainment)

What you need to know

  • Sony held a PS5 showcase, revealing the price and release date of the PS5.
  • After the showcase, Sony revealed that several PS5 games such as Horizon Forbidden West are coming to PS4.
  • Previously, these games were announced as PS5-only.

Today, following the PS5 games showcase where titles like a God of War sequel were shown off PlayStation Blog confirmed some truly surprising news. Horizon Forbidden West and other PS5 exclusives will be coming to PS4 as well.

So if you're interested in playing these games, you'll be able to do so on your PS4. You'll also be able to upgrade to the PS5 versions of these games for free. Previously, Sony had stated that these titles would only be coming to PS5. We'll be providing updates as we get more information on this subject.

The PS5 is set to release on November 12, with a later November 19 release for some other countries.

Samuel Tolbert is a freelance writer covering gaming news, previews, reviews, interviews and different aspects of the gaming industry, specifically focusing on PlayStation on Android Central. You can find him on Twitter @SamuelTolbert