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  • Summary: Beyond the northern mountains, the borderlands of the Banuk tribe challenge all who dare enter to survive the extremes. But now this frozen wilderness harbors a new threat, and for Aloy, a new mystery - one she’s determined to solve. The Frozen Wilds contains additional content for HorizonBeyond the northern mountains, the borderlands of the Banuk tribe challenge all who dare enter to survive the extremes. But now this frozen wilderness harbors a new threat, and for Aloy, a new mystery - one she’s determined to solve. The Frozen Wilds contains additional content for Horizon Zero Dawn, including new storylines, characters and experiences in a beautiful but unforgiving new area. Uncover a compelling new story. Explore a brand new area. Face new machines. To use this download, you need Horizon Zero Dawn. [Sony]
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Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 66 out of 70
  2. Negative: 0 out of 70
  1. Nov 8, 2017
    100
    The Frozen Wilds is more of Horizon Zero Dawn, and that is in no way a bad thing. The expansion offers some closure on certain story threads whilst telling a self-contained tale that’s perfect for this ruined world you find yourself in. There’s little in terms of mechanical upgrades to the game, but Horizon never needed that in the first place...If you’re craving 15-20 hours adventuring in a world crafted by artisan game designers, you can’t go wrong with The Frozen Wilds, which is easily one of the best DLC packages on offer this year.
  2. Nov 6, 2017
    90
    If somebody had asked me a few months ago how to make Horizon Zero Dawn even better, I probably would have said "just give me more". That's exactly what I got with The Frozen Wilds. My biggest criticism of The Frozen Wilds is that the story does not match the main game.
  3. Nov 14, 2017
    90
    As much as I loved all the activities that Wilds provided on the side, Thunder’s Drum continued to call my name. Centering the world around the mountain provides compelling motivation to keep pushing through the main quest. I was equal parts interested in advancing the central storyline and in exploring all the side content that Wilds had to offer. That’s a rare, and joyful, feat for an open world game to achieve. Wilds pulls it off.
  4. Nov 6, 2017
    80
    Horizon's DLC Frozen Wilds feels like a very natural extension of Zero Dawn. The new snowy location markedly separates it from the rest of the game, and powerful new gear gives you more than enough drive to discover the region's secrets. It's not a dramatic step forward – but if you loved Zero Dawn, then this is a snow-capped version with more addictive, beautiful and barmy adventures in a world you'll happily be buried in for hours. Roll on the sequel!
  5. Jan 21, 2018
    80
    This addon can defend its existence with its head raised. The Frozen Wilds add on comes only with little improvements and a weaker story than the original game. But it does not lose the excellent gameplay and in 10-15hrs gametime it offers a selection of the best.
  6. Nov 9, 2017
    80
    Don’t venture into the Frozen Wilds expecting clues as to the nature of Horizon Zero Dawn 2, then - in truth this is barely HZD v1.2. Instead, revel in a sizeable single-player, story-driven expansion that harks back to a time before season passes, loot boxes and downloadable dress-up kits, and which also provides an excellent excuse to revisit one of the year’s most enjoyable games.
  7. Nov 13, 2017
    60
    The Frozen Wilds introduces many poorly-designed elements which make it a lesser experience than its brilliant base-game.

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Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 95 out of 124
  2. Negative: 12 out of 124
  1. Feb 7, 2022
    10
    Great continuation, HZD is one of the best open world games on consoles; great replayability. The visuals ale plain gorgeous.
  2. Nov 14, 2017
    10
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    HORIZON ZERO DAWN: THE FROZEN WILDS
    It is a very beautiful and interesting story with the addition of the most powerful monsters to the
    omg
    HORIZON ZERO DAWN: THE FROZEN WILDS
    It is a very beautiful and interesting story with the addition of the most powerful monsters to the challenge
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  3. Nov 7, 2017
    10
    When you enter this mission, you will completely forget your main quest. This another world on it own. PS4 owner, this is no brainer. HorizonWhen you enter this mission, you will completely forget your main quest. This another world on it own. PS4 owner, this is no brainer. Horizon Zero Dawn + Frozen is a must buy Expand
  4. Mar 25, 2022
    9
    Scénario mise en scène : 7/10
    Gameplay : 9/10
    Univers : 10/10
    Réalisation technique : 9/10
    Réalisation graphique : 9.5/10
  5. Dec 21, 2019
    8
    La siguiente reseña fue publicada orignalmente en 3djuegos:

    Un Gran DLC Ya compartí antes mis impresiones acerca del juego principal:
    La siguiente reseña fue publicada orignalmente en 3djuegos:

    Un Gran DLC

    Ya compartí antes mis impresiones acerca del juego principal: Horizon Zero Dawn. En resumen fue un 10.

    En esta expansión, no obstante, no puedo decir lo mismo porque carece de varios de los aspectos que hacen del juego principal una gran obra: la expansión se desarrolla enteramente en las montañas nevadas y, por lo tanto, no podemos disfrutar de la variedad de paisajes, enemigos y bestias que en la trama principal son tan variados.
    Puede sonar simple, pero es realmente importante puesto que todo se vuelve algo repetitivo y cansino.

    Fuera de eso es una gran expansión, con la misma gran jugabilidad, gráficos y soundtrack, además de nuevas bestias y modificaciones para variar. Sumado a eso, sigue los eventos de la trama principal y tiene una buena duración por lo que es un buen costo-beneficio.
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  6. Jun 15, 2020
    8
    I played The Frozen Wilds right after the main game as part of the complete edition on my PS4 Pro with SSD. The game is to me 8.5 as usual II played The Frozen Wilds right after the main game as part of the complete edition on my PS4 Pro with SSD. The game is to me 8.5 as usual I tend to rate up or down according to my gutfeeling, this time going with the 8. In comparison to the main game which I had at 9.5 going with the 10. I ll try to explain why I came to the decision and maybe it ll help you decide to whether to buy this game or not.

    Frozen Wilds is the seemingless addon for the main game which means you progress from the mainland onto the Frozen Wilds as soon as it pleases you. Level cap is around 30 if I remember correctly, if you did the whole main game and some side stuff you will still face some enemies that will put you to the test. All in all it feels like a classic addon: new areas, new collectibles, more weapons and modification together some new armors. Basically everything there was got elevated a little bit.

    Frozen Wilds has basically one big atmospheric theme which is the cold. Compared to the main game this felt a little bit one-sided to me. Also the hefty snow storms can be a little bit bothersome when it comes to sight. Realism aside I still appreciate that I m able to see stuff. Still graphical quality is top notch as it has been before. The story itself is somewhat connected and continued although I feel that there is a certain cut-off. The main game felt more fluent and continous where the addon feels a little bit seperated but still sticks to the "theme" without any spoiling here.

    One thing I liked a lot is that weapon choice matters a lot more. I basically destroyed 95% of the main game with one weapon. In Fronze Wilds you gotta pick more careful or you are up for loads of pain, which feels good and boasts variety. Melee fighting gets also boosted which is something I missed a lot in the base game. There is new armor variety which is kinda useless if you get the special armor from the base game. This might seem okay but is still a bit sad for completionists because I basically was "stuck" to my old armor.

    One thing that is confusing with the complete edition is the shared skill pool. Basically you can skill Frozen Wild and base game from level 1 on although some skills are based on Frozen Wilds. This confused me a lot on trophies but is nothing too troublesome. Skillpoints and levelups seem strangely balanced to me. I m fully skilled but obtained at least 5-10 skills points after that which is weird. It has something to do with leveling and seperated skill bonusses I guess. Finishing Frozen Wilds on nearly 100% left me at level 58.5 of 60 which is also a bit strange. Before I did 100% in the main game so I didnt think that it wouldnt be even enough to get max.

    Besides some highly agressive enemy types, the game features pretty brutal hunting grounds and long passages without save points which bothered me a bit. I m regular gamer but still it is bothersome if you have to play on for 1-2hrs without a designated save point. That should not happen for casuals. Some collectibles again where placed also in the oddest spaces. I m not sure whether it felt like a competition or bothered me. Probably more of the later to be honest. Also I was sad that the inventory didnt get boosted in the progress of Frozen Wilds. I struggled a lot during the main game already and it got worse but it was only triggering my OCDs not something that is really bothersome to be fair.

    All in all the Frozen Wilds is a fun addition that will keep you busy for 10 to 20hrs and has a nice addition to everything the base game offered. Again, buying the complete edition here for 20 bucks (or on sale even less!!) is basically a steal and absolutely worth it. Still I feel that the magic in Frozen Wilds was a bit gone. The story was more flat and the scenery a bit monotaneous. Some enemies and challenges felt too spikey in difficulty. Also I felt with the end of the main game the addition had a strange cut which I was feeling in the progression.
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  7. Feb 23, 2022
    0
    Так сложно сделать хорошую игру? Это просто не реалестично, как все в этой игре могут быть такими жирными если люди голодают? А? Эта игра гдеТак сложно сделать хорошую игру? Это просто не реалестично, как все в этой игре могут быть такими жирными если люди голодают? А? Эта игра где то на пятерку, но чтобы таких недоразумений больше не повторилось, мы обязанны слить оценку, от того и ноль Expand

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