Horizon Forbidden West: 1.21 Patch Notes Listed

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The long-awaited update and DLC for Horizon Forbidden West is upon us and in preparation for that, we’ve gotten a patch note update that will help pave the way. Here is a list of all Horizon Forbidden West: 1.21 Patch Notes.

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Horizon Forbidden West: 1.21 Patch Notes Listed

This set of patch notes is only going out for the PlayStation 5, and it’s here to make sure things are stable for the DLC being released later today. Many of these new updates include increased accessibility for color blind players, players who need or prefer larger subtitles, and navigation assistance.

All of this is very welcome, and with luck we’ll see a similar update on the PlayStation 4 soon, even if Burning Shores DLC won’t be hitting the PlayStation 4. Here’s the list of new features:


  • Introduced new accessibility features, including:
    • Enlarging Subtitles
    • Auto-Pickup
    • Color Blindness settings
    • Auto camera
    • Navigation assist in Focus Mode
    • Thalassophobia mode
    • Additional accessibility features
  • Support for Horizon Forbidden West: Burning Shores expansion has been added.

Related: Difference Between Explorer and Guided in Horizon Forbidden West

While Guerrilla, the developer of the Horizon franchise, might be very active on social media platforms, including Reddit and Twitter, they ask that you send all issues to their actual site. Guerrilla’s team might not be able to respond to all posts, comments, or tweets.

If you haven’t purchased Horizon Forbidden West yet and are wondering if it’s worth it, check out our article on all the new activities you can look forward to here: New Trailer Shows Activities You Can Look Forward to in Horizon Forbidden West.

But if you already have the game and are on the fence about the DLC, you have a limited time to get in on these pre-order bonuses: Horizon Forbidden West Burning Shores Pre-Order Bonuses – Listed.

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A Staff Writer at Prima Games since 2022, Daphne Fama spends an inordinate amount playing games of all stripes but has a soft spot for horror, FPS, and RPGs. When she’s not gaming, she’s an author and member of the Horror Writers Association with a debut novel coming out in 2025. In a previous life, she was an attorney but found she preferred fiction to contracts and forms