Burning Shores, the recent DLC for post-post-apocalyptic robot dinosaur hunting game Horizon: Forbidden West includes a completely optional lesbian love interest for the main character.
The article should, by all rights, start and end there, but gamers never fail to disappoint. As a result of this – short, optional – scene, the game has been bombed on review aggregagor Metacritic, with hordes of negative reviews complaining about the "woke agenda". In response, Metacritic has released a statement vowing to rework its review tools, which can be read in full below:
At the very least, developer Guerilla Games seems unphased, and has already announced the next Horizon game.