Following the success of other video game adaptations, Horizon Zero Dawn is next in line for the treatment. According to Variety, Sony Pictures Entertainment CEO Tony Vinciquerra made the big announcement in an investor briefing. Aloy’s story will be brought to the Netflix streaming service!
Sony describes the game on Playstation.com:
In an era where Machines roam the land and mankind is no longer the dominant species, a young hunter named Aloy embarks on a journey to discover her destiny. In a lush, post-apocalyptic world where nature has reclaimed the ruins of a forgotten civilization, pockets of humanity live on in primitive hunter-gatherer tribes. Their dominion over the new wilderness has been usurped by the Machines – fearsome mechanical creatures of unknown origin.
Sony is currently developing
This production with Netflix would join the ranks of many other PlayStation properties that Sony is currently developing as series or movies at various streaming platforms and networks. Among the most notable is the God of War series likely coming to AmazonPrime, as well as a Gran Turismo series that’s in development.
Sony has previously announced a Ghost of Tsushima movie that will be written by Chad Stehelski. There’s also a Twisted Metal series in development, with a cast that includes Anthony Mackie, Neve Campbell, and Stephanie Beatriz, though the series does not have a release date yet.
Sony is not with a single streaming company
PlayStation Productions currently has several other projects in the works (10 in total according to Sony Pictures Entertainment CEO Tony Vinciquera). This is reportedly working:
he is very Of the big franchises and some of the heavy hitters involved in some of the projects. Oscar Isaac will play Solid Snake, Pedro Pascal will play Joel, Bella Ramsey will play Ellie, and the ghost of Tsushima being guided by one of the people behind john wick Movies. And, of course, the recently released unsolved Hollywood’s Golden Boy Tom Holland starred in the film. PlayStation Productions isn’t dipping its toe in cinematic waters; It’s diving in headfirst.
Highly competitive streaming war
This news also shows that Sony is continuing its strategy of working with various streaming companies. It seems that no matter what subscription you subscribe to, the company wants to make sure that you can watch at least some video game characters. Will be able to start (or, as in the case of cars Gran Turismo) during its investor briefing. Sony said the “highly competitive streaming war” bodes well for the company.
This isn’t the company’s only move to expand the PlayStation brand beyond an audience of people who just buy the console. On Wednesday, the company announced that it is looking to expand its game presence to PC and mobile as well.