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Metacritic will be stricter after the ‘review bombing’ to the DLC of Horizon Forbidden West

metacritic will be stricter after the 'review bombing' to the

On April 19, it was published Burning Shoresthe expansion of Horizon: Forbidden West exclusive for PlayStation 5. The DLC was received with good reviews by the specialized press, as evidenced by the 82 out of 100 it holds in the notes aggregator Metacriticbut on the same platform has suffered review bombing by the users due to an event that occurs at the end of the adventure (you can consult it, with spoilersin this article).

Burning Shores has, at the time of writing this news, a 3.9 out of 10 according to 1453 opinions of the players. What motivates most of these negative opinions has led Metacritic and Fandom, the parent company, to share a statement with Eurogamer ensuring that improve their moderation tools in the coming months and that do not allow “abusive” or “disrespectful” comments.


“Fandom is a place of belonging for all fans and we take trust and security online very seriously on all our websites, including Metacritic. Metacritic is aware of abusive and disrespectful reviews of Horizon Forbidden West Burning Shores and we have a moderation system in place to record violations of our terms of use,” the statement begins.

“Our team reviews each abuse report (including [comentarios] racist, sexist, homophobic, insulting other users, etc.) and if a violation occurs, the reviews are deleted,” they say from Fandom. “Currently we are improving our processes and tools to introduce stricter restraint in the coming months.”

This same week the new Horizon

In his impressions about Burning ShoresRamn Varela explained that it is a DLC that adds new creatures and a huge region full of wildlife in which an “interesting plot” takes place that “adds nuances and emotions to the personality of the protagonist”, in addition to “shedding light about the starting point of the next sequel.” That Horizon 3 It has been confirmed this week.


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