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Horizon: Zero Dawn Patch 1.20 Launching Next Week

A flood of changes will wash over Horizon: Zero Dawn soon.

Guerrilla Games has released details of the latest patch for its open-world adventure gameĀ Horizon: Zero Dawn. Patch 1.20 is set to launch during the week of May 8, and it promises to pack a pretty cool punch. The update fixes a slew of progression issues, scrubs away technical hiccups that affect collision and sound, tacks on three new categories to the crafting menu, and introduces a ton of updates to the game's Photo Mode.

The new Horizon patch also adds to the title a handful of head-up display (HUD) options that allow players to tuck away enemy statistics, quest points, head gear, tutorial tips and tricks, and much more. Additionally, patch 1.20 ties in Spanish language support in North American copies of Horizon: Zero Dawn. Players can purchase a voice-over pack, which supports Spanish audio, through the PlayStation Store. The patch allows for Spanish subtitles to be enabled as well.

Take a look at the highlights of Horizon: Zero Dawn patch 1.20 below, and read up on the full update notes here.

Horizon: Zero Dawn 1.20 patch notes

Feature Improvements


  • Added the option to hide Aloy inside settlements while in photo mode.

  • Added a sell stack option at merchants when double tapping the square icon.

  • Added filters and a legend to the in game map and the quest map.

  • Added several new custom HUD options.

  • Added an additional blue health bar on top of the player's health bar whenever the Shield Weaver Armor is equipped to indicate the amount of extra health points the armor is providing.

  • Added difficulty setting components to the Shield Weaver Armor's damage protection. On hard mode the armor received a 40% armor reduction, on very hard the armor received a 66.6% reduction.

  • Added the option to hide headgear for Aloy.

  • Added the option to categorize and sort your inventory.

  • Added the feature in the Sell menu at merchants, you can now press triangle to mark one or more items to sell items quicker.

  • Added gameplay time to the statistics menu.

  • Changed the timing of some tutorials that were repeatedly displayed, they are now less frequent.

  • Added the option to control the x and y axis sensitivity of the camera.

  • Added Spanish language support for North American copies of the game. Spanish subtitles can now be enabled. Spanish audio supported via a Spanish VO pack.


Progression Fixes


  • Fixed an issue in "The Point of the Spear" where some players could safely drop into areas of the map during the Brave trials before speaking with Rost.

  • Fixed an issue in "A Seeker at the Gates" where the certain users could trigger a save point in Mother's Watch after becoming stuck behind the gate.

  • Fixed an issue in "The Womb of the Mountain" where completing a weapon tutorial during the corruptor fight and reloading would block further progression for some users.

  • Fixed an Issue in "The Field of the Fallen" where some players found Erend to get stuck in the floor after killing two ravagers at the ambush site.

  • Fixed an issue in "The Sun Shall Fall" where some players could avoid the trigger before entering the Throne Room. Resulting in the ear bleeder not spawning until the player reloads to an earlier save.

  • Fixed an issue in "The Sun Shall Fall" where certain players got stuck on the objective 'Investigate the Area' or 'Go to the Solarium' if the player avoids certain triggers.

  • Fixed an issue in "Deep Secrets of the Earth" where some players were unable to progress the quest after the former patch.

  • Fixed an issue in "A Daughter's Vengeance" where a large plant filled area lacked collision resulting in some playersgetting stuck in the environment.

  • Fixed an issue in "Collateral" where some players had machines intrude the conversation with

  • Fixed an issue in Cauldron Xi, where some players were not able to progress due to missing a progression marker.


Horizon: Zero Dawn patch 1.20 is scheduled for release sometime next week. While we wait, check out some of the best PlayStation 4 games ever made.