Horizon Forbidden West in Guerrilla Games’ Horizon series of open-world action-adventure games is receiving negative reviews on Metacritic.
Horizon Forbidden West is the first major PlayStation exclusive to launch in 2022 and is by far one of the best-reviewed new games of the year. Horizon Forbidden West received widespread acclaim from critics, with praise for the graphics, gameplay, storyline, and more. On Metacritic, Horizon Forbidden West is currently receiving 88 genuine reviews praising the game, but user scores are another story.
Expert reviews of Horizon Forbidden West have been mostly positive, but there have been a fair amount of negative user reviews targeting both the PS4 and PS5 versions of the game. Right now the PS5 version has a user score of 8.0, which isn’t bad at all, but it looks like the storm of negative reviews just started in earnest as the game already has over 720 negative rating at the moment. Many of them even gave the game a score of 0/10 and 1/10.
The PS4 version of Horizon Forbidden West has received less attention, but it is still receiving negative reviews. The PS4 version of Horizon Forbidden West currently has a user score of 6.6 with 160 negative reviews, many of which give the same 0 and 1 rating as the PS5 version of the game. Of course, it’s clear that those who give such low review scores are not contributing to the game in good faith, although they also give “reasons” as to why they are trying to downgrade people. use of the game.
Some users have criticized Horizon Forbidden West’s bugs, describing the game as “lots of bugs”. Oddly enough, some of the user reviews even targeted Horizon Forbidden West’s graphics, which was universally accepted as excellent enough. Others even criticized Horizon Forbidden West’s protagonist Aloy for having a “mustache” and cursed the game for “dirty political ideology”. One user review said “I made the mistake of buying the first installment, I won’t do so again, seeing as it hasn’t changed course and remains focused on being politically correct .”
Metacritic has tried to combat the storm of negative reviews, establishing a 36-hour waiting period before users can submit their reviews for any new games. Unfortunately, this change doesn’t seem to be able to curb the vandals, as those are still able to flood the game’s review pages with scores of 0s and 1s in an attempt to bring them down. . Regardless of user ratings, gamers can now jump into the massive open world of Horizon Forbidden West to enjoy the game and give their own unbiased opinion about the game. .
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