‘Horizon Zero Dawn’ DLC Expansion on PS4 Confirmed; Impressive Sales Exceeding 2.6 Million Units [VIDEO]

By Pia Merci, Posted: 03/20/17 09:05AM EDT
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"Horizon Zero Dawn" has indeed proven a big success for Sony as it is selling well on PS4, which has garnered both critical and fan praise. And now, the game's first DLC plans on PS4 have been confirmed by Guerilla Games.

In a recent interview, Developers Guerilla Games were asked about their plans wherein they politely refused to shed any light on the said subject. But today, the studio has released a new statement which has detailed on how well "Horizon Zero Dawn" has been selling as well as shedding more light on the game's DLC content.

According to Guerrilla's Managing Director Hermen Hulst, they thrilled that "Horizon Zero Dawn" has been embraced by players and critics likewise. It is greatly satisfying for them to see that it draws the same enthusiasm and passion from the gaming public which they have felt during the game's development.

He further added that this is just only the start of Aloy's story and their exploration of "Horizon Zero Dawn's" world as their team is already hard at work on the story's expansion. Though his response didn't give much information, it is clear that whatever DLC was released, it would prove such a huge success.

Speaking of such, EuroGamer reports that Sony Interactive Entertainment (SIE) has recently confirmed that "Horizon Zero Dawn's" global sales have exceeded 2.6 million units with just two weeks of launch. The exhilarating action role playing game was released globally starting February 28. And now, it has been the best-selling new first party IP launch on the PS4 system up-to-date as well as Guerrilla's biggest debut ever.

This was something that Shawn Layden, Chairman of SIE Worldwide Studios, has already known. So, seeing the incredible critical reaction to a brand new game world being translated into this level of sales has been really gratifying for them.

Additionally, he said that Guerrilla has created a game that is very exceptional, having fans play it for hours and hours and sharing photos endlessly. This goes to show how impactful the game has been, Express writes.

Lastly, the writing team has also recently spoken more about Aloy's development and why they have chosen a female lead for the game. Lead writer, Ben McCaw told fans that they needed a protagonist whom players could rally behind and someone who highlights the skill and ingenuity to fight massive machines.

Moreover, McCaw stated that they wanted Aloy from "Horizon Zero Dawn" to become a real human who pursues a real human desire - starting out as the least essential person in the world, and eventually become the most important.



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