Horizon Zero Dawn PS5 Update Patch Notes, 60 FPS Unlocked

Horizon Zero Dawn now runs at 60 FPS when playing through Backward Compatibility.

By Mehrdad Khayyat

August 25, 2021

The Horizon Zero Dawn new PS5 update fixes the performance issues through the Backward Compatibility and adds 60 frames per second.

Although the main focus of the Guerrilla Games is now on finishing up Horizon 2 Forbidden West, they also have not forgotten about the original entry of the series.

Today, the developer officially revealed the new release date for Horizon 2 Forbidden West, which has been set for February 18, 2022.

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Along with this, the developer also announced a new update for Horizon Zero Dawn on PS5 that improves the overall performance of the game when playing it through backward compatibility.

The most notable change is the addition of 60 FPS support for the PS5 on backward compatibility, but the update also removes the Graphics Mode from the available options.

Below, you can take a look at all changes coming with this new update, which is now available for download.

Horizon Forbidden West – Gameplay Trailer

Horizon Forbidden West – Gameplay Trailer

Horizon Zero Dawn PS5 Update – Patch Notes

  • Unlocked framerate to 60 frames per second when running on a PlayStation 5 console in backwards compatibility mode.
  • Fixed streaming performance issues when running on a PlayStation 5 console in backwards compatibility mode.
  • Removed Graphics Mode option from the Visual Settings when running on a PlayStation 5 console in backwards compatibility mode.

Horizon Zero Dawn is now available on PS4, but you can also play it on PS5 through the Backward Compatibility option.

Several months earlier, Sony started giving away Horizon Zero Dawn Complete Edition for free for all PS4 owners as a part of the company’s Play At Home plan. The Complete Edition includes a post-launch expansion which is The Frozen Wilds.

If you have already claimed the game on PS4, you can play it for free on PS5.

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Mehrdad Khayyat

Mehrdad is a Senior Staff Writer at DualShockers. He started writing about video games since he was a high-school student. He's probably one of those rare Rainbow Six Siege fans that have the game installed and updated on every available platform.

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