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Ratchet and Clank: Rift Apart Features Major Horizon Forbidden West Cameo

It’s almost the release day for Ratchet and Clank: Rift Apart, and the game has a major Horizon Forbidden West cameo!

Both Ratchet and Clank: Rift Apart and Horizon Forbidden West are major upcoming PlayStation titles that we can’t wait to get our hands on. The newest Ratchet and Clank game is one of the biggest draws of getting a PS5 for many gamers.

Using the next-gen consoles incredible graphical capabilities, and its super fast SSD, Rift Apart is set to be a spectacular PS5 exclusive. Many PlayStation fans see the upcoming title as an excellent early benchmark for next-gen gaming.

We’ve known for a while that Horizon Forbidden West will not be PS5 exclusive, but there’s another AAA PlayStation game that’s disappointing fans by coming to PS4 consoles. Despite it running on older technology, however, this new Horizon Forbidden West gameplay looks spectacular.

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(Source: Insomniac Games)

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Unfortunately, Horizon Forbidden West might not release in 2021, but that doesn’t mean we can’t experience the mechanical world soon. After all, there’s a major Horizon cameo in Ratchet and Clank: Rift Apart.

Ratchet and Clank: Rift Apart Has a Horizon Forbidden West Crossover

Ratchet and Clank: Rift Apart is a game all about dimension hopping, and this Horizon Forbidden West cameo arrives in the best possible way.

If you’re a Ratchet and Clank expert, you’ll know all about the RYNO. Known for being the game’s deadliest weapon, the powerful gun has a range of strange properties depending on what title you find it in.

In Ratchet and Clank: Rift Apart, we’ll be wielding the RYNO 8, which might be our favorite yet. Capable of opening portals to other dimensions, the weapon is able to take objects from other PlayStation titles!

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According to Insomniac Games, these objects include items from Sunset Overdrive, Uncharted, Sly Cooper, Horizon Zero Dawn, and more. Could we see items from Spider-Man, God of War, and The Last of Us also arrive in-game?

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Insomniac shows off a few uses of the RYNO 8 on Twitter, and one is more notable than others. While most trigger-pulls appear to spawn in explosives from other worlds, the Horizon Forbidden West cameo is far bigger.

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Those familiar with the Horizon franchise will recognize the Thunder Jaw, one of the series’ most iconic mechanical beasts. The tremendous creature will spawn into the world of Ratchet and Clank thanks to the RYNO 8’s power, and deal catastrophic damage to the area around it.

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Meanwhile, we’ve got a new major leak for Spider-Man PS5, with details about Venom and more! Although Horizon Forbidden West was PlayStation’s biggest ever State of Play, Ratchet and Clank are turning heads already.

And if you’ll believe it, Sony is bringing yet another fan-favorite PS4 title to PC very soon!

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