An early prototype of Horizon Zero Dawn from 2012 seems to have surfaced on-line and it exhibits Aloy using a scrapped flying mechanic.
In a video, by Nixian on YouTube (shared through the Horizon Zero Dawn Subreddit), we will see what might have been. The video options clips that seem like from numerous early builds of the sport, together with one from 2012. In that footage, we will see a really stripped-back model of Aloy driving what appears to be like to be a basic-looking Glinthawk.
It’s not completely clear the place this footage of the sport has come from, nevertheless, traces of a distinct construct featured within the video might be seen throughout The Making of Horizon Zero Dawn NoClip documentary. If you’re properly versed within the Guerrilla Games title, you’ll most likely already acknowledge the town of Meridian – even in its very early state.
It looks as if the thought of Aloy flying winged machines caught round for at the least some time throughout manufacturing as in the identical Nixian video we will see Aloy – now with extra options and textures – briefly flying one other Glinthawk in footage from 2013. The characteristic would not characteristic in the remainder of the video, nevertheless, because it exhibits how growth progressed on the sport all through 2011- 2017.
It’s not clear why this mechanic was scrapped, particularly when it managed to look in at the least a few early builds of the sport. There’s all the time an opportunity although, that we might find yourself seeing some sort of revision of it within the sport’s sequel Horizon Forbidden West – which is because of launch on the PS4 and PS5 on February 18, 2022.
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