- An unexpected twist in Aloy’s personality
- The relationship feels rushed, but it promises to be relevant in the next game.
- The importance of character development in DLC
If you are a fan of Horizon Forbidden West: Burning Shores or plan to play it, please note that this article contains spoilers for the final moments of the expansion. The DLC is excellent and offers a key piece to the development of the main character, Aloy.
Aloy and Seyka’s relationship
The development of Aloy’s personality in the DLC story focuses on his relationship with Seyka, a new character. As the plot progresses, it becomes apparent that Aloy is developing feelings for Seyka, which is a significant change from his stoic and selfless personality seen in previous installments.
In the penultimate scene, Seyka reveals that she wants to be with Aloy, leading to a dialogue decision where the player can choose to kiss her or say that the time is not right. Either answer implies a romantic connection between the two characters, which is surprising considering that Aloy had been shown to be asexual in previous installments.
Overall, the relationship between Aloy and Seyka feels rushed, as if Guerrilla Games wants to give fans what they want before the inevitable Horizon 3. However, it’s clear that this unexpected twist will have a huge impact on the next game’s story. , as Seyka will likely become part of the party and a major romantic interest in Aloy’s life.
Final stretch of Horizon Forbidden West’s Burning Shores DLC
Horizon Forbidden West’s Burning Shores DLC is short in duration, but very intense in every mission. This DLC is set shortly after the events of the main game, where players must fight the final remnants of the Zeniths, led by Londra. Only Aloy and Seyka can stop him and save Seyka’s sister from Londra’s clutches. To do so, they must find and defeat Londra, which won’t be easy as she has one last trick up her sleeve.