Incredible Horizon Forbidden West PS5 graphics spark unexpected debate

Horizon: Forbidden West screenshot
(Image credit: Guerilla)

It's one of the most anticipated PS5 games yet, and is finally set to drop this Friday. Indeed, Horizon Forbidden West is already the talk of the internet, thanks to its incredible-looking graphics and gameplay. Oh, and, um, one character's facial hair.

One gamer hit out at designers for animating one female character with a "beard" – much to the chagrin of pretty much everyone else online. Allowing for unprecedented levels of realism and subtlety, the graphics are able to capture even the 'peach fuzz' on protagonist Aloy's face – but it seems not everyone has been acquainted with this perfectly normal anatomical feature yet. (Feeling lucky? Check out the latest PS5 restock news.) 

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Daniel John
Senior News Editor

Daniel John is Senior News Editor at Creative Bloq. He reports on the worlds of art, design, branding and lifestyle tech (which often translates to tech made by Apple). He joined in 2020 after working in copywriting and digital marketing with brands including ITV, NBC, Channel 4 and more.