Ahead of the long-awaited sequel to Horizon Zero Dawm, Horizon Forbidden West, slated for release in February 2022, developer Guerrilla Games is launching a new podcast to highlight more lore, world, and character details. unique and extensive in the series. The open world is filled with mystery and intrigue, and players have been eager to learn more about it since the original game released in 2022. GAIA Cast will debut tomorrow, November 23, and the first episode of the series will be all about the badass protagonist. herself, Aloy. After the first episode of Aloy-heavy, the next two podcasts will focus on the events that shaped the Zero Dawn narrative. These episodes are titled "Events of the Twenty-First Century" and "Project Zero Dawn".
While unsure how deep this dive was, it's safe to say that those tuning in should have played Horizon Zero Dawn to avoid many potential spoilers. With Horizon banned in the west just a few months away, this could prove to be a great crash course in bits of lore that many players may have forgotten since playing Zero Dawn back in the day. Listeners will be able to tune in via Guerrilla's YouTube channel, or on Apple Podcasts, Spotify or Soundcloud via PlayStation Podcast.
For those who may have overlooked some of the game's dialogue or data entries (unthinkable, I know), the show will also further explore the many tribes and people Aloy encounters on her journey, and provide more context for the civil war with the Carja and the machines that play such a big part in the series. The first season will contain eight episodes in total, which means that once finished, Horizon Forbidden West will only be a few weeks away once we're done.
Horizon Zero Dawn was originally released in February 2022 as a PlayStation 4 exclusive. The sequel, Horizon Forbidden in the West, is set to release on February 18, 2022 for PlayStation 4 and PlayStation 5.