Everything we know about Horizon Zero Dawn PC – Release date, graphical features, system requirements

Ultrawide support, unlocked framerates and more!

Horizon Zero Dawn is one of the most critically acclaimed PS4-exclusives to have released this generation. Owing to the game’s success, Guerrilla Games had announced that a PC port of the game will be releasing this summer, making it the first Sony first-party game to release on PC. The announcement set up a lot of hype in the PC gaming community, and gamers are eagerly waiting to know more about the game’s release date and the extra features the PC version of the game will support. Here is all you need to know about Horizon Zero Dawn PC.

When will Horizon Zero Dawn release on PC?

Guerrilla Games have confirmed that the game will be released on Aug. 7, 2020, on Steam and Epic Games Store.

What are the system requirements of Horizon Zero Dawn PC?

The system requirements of the game are pretty standard as compared to other modern AAA titles. Guerrilla Games hasn’t confirmed what graphical settings the minimum and recommended specifications are for, but in all likelihood, you need to meet the recommended specifications to play at 1080p 60FPS. Here are the specs.

Minimum Specifications

  • Requires a 64-bit processor and operating system
  • OS: Windows 10 64-bits
  • Processor: Intel Core [email protected] or AMD FX [email protected]
  • Memory: 8 GB RAM
  • Graphics: Nvidia GeForce GTX 780 (3 GB) or AMD Radeon R9 290 (4GB)
  • DirectX: Version 12
  • Storage: 100 GB available space

Recommended Specifications

  • Requires a 64-bit processor and operating system
  • OS: Windows 10 64-bits
  • Processor: Intel Core [email protected] or Ryzen 5 [email protected]
  • Memory: 16 GB RAM
  • Graphics: Nvidia GeForce GTX 1060 (6 GB) or AMD Radeon RX 580 (8GB)
  • DirectX: Version 12
  • Storage: 100 GB available space

Will it have Ultrawide Support?

The PC version of Horizon Zero Dawn will be featuring ultra-wide support, which means players will be able to play at a 21:9 aspect ratio.

Will it have Unlocked Framerates?

This is one of the sought out features PC gamers look for in games, and thankfully, Horizon Zero Dawn PC will have unlocked framerates allowing players to play at above 60 frames per second.

What are the exclusive features the PC version will have?

Apart from unlocked framerates and ultrawide support, the game will also be featuring a plethora of other features exclusive to the PC version of the game. As far as the graphical improvements are concerned, the game will have dynamic foliage and better reflection as compared to the PS4 version. Players will also be able to customize the graphics as per their needs, and that is well complemented by the benchmarking tool, which will give them an idea of what performance they can expect while playing the game.

What does Horizon Zero Dawn: Complete Edition PC include?

The PC port of the game is available in the form of Complete Edition, which includes many things apart from the base game. Here is everything you will get with Horizon Zero Dawn: Complete Edition.

• Horizon Zero Dawn
• The Frozen Wilds expansion
• Carja Storm Ranger Outfit and Carja Mighty Bow
• Carja Trader Pack
• Banuk Trailblazer Outfit and Banuk Culling Bow
• Banuk Traveller Pack
• Nora Keeper Pack
• Digital artbook

What is the price of Horizon Zero Dawn PC?

Horizon Zero Dawn PC is available to buy on Steam as well as the Epic Games Store for $49.99.