The Outer Worlds is a first person action role playing game developed by Obsidian Entertainment and published by Private Division.
It takes place in an alternate future where large businesses dominate society, and megacorporations colonize, run, and terraform alien planets.
Obsidian Entertainment's sci-fi role-playing game is available for Xbox One, PS4, Xbox Series X/S, PS5, PC, and Nintendo Switch.
The Living Lands are composed of interconnected open zones, which are full of secrets, side quests and characters, per Obsidian.
Texture flickering instances, characters' hair glowing, cases of invisible enemies and trip wire beams, and more have also been fixed.
The Outer Worlds: Spacer's Choice Edition is a by the numbers re-release for current gen consoles that's let down by underwhelming visual upgrades and performance issues.
Current owners of the base game and its DLC can upgrade for $10, though Steam users have reported some performance issues.
Volumetric lighting and particle systems are improved. The AI for combat and companions is also updated while weather conditions are updated.
It releases on March 7th and features improved visuals and performance, high-res environments and an increased level cap.
The current-gen version of Obsidian Entertainment's RPG has yet to be officially announced, but evidence surrounding it continues to mount.
The Outer Worlds, originally released back in 2019, seems to be getting a current-gen upgrade for PS5 and Xbox Series X/S.
Despite the game launching day 1 on Xbox Game Pass, it seems the RPG has seen a lot of success in a relatively short time.
Obsidian Entertainment might be primed to have an eventful E3 this year, according to a recently published report.
Private Division also confirms that Obsidian and Microsoft will publish "future iterations in the franchise.
An offbeat trailer for the game's send off expansion.
No word on what Series S plans are.
Venture to Eridanos to solve the mystery of Halcyon Helen's death.
The player's "new job duties" are "almost ready."
It's a bit behind, but Switch users can now check out the first expansion.
Promises to be "Halcyon Helen's final (and finest!) adventure."
It's currently discounted by 50 percent on both platforms.
Patch 1.2 is currently live and provides a number of visual improvements.
The Switch version will also go on sale on October 22nd.
Obsidian Entertainment might be at work on the next game in their new series.
The game's Epic Games Store exclusivity is ending.
Watch how long it takes both consoles to load into The Outer Worlds.
Travel to the Gorgon Asteroid and investigate the shady dealings of Spacer's Choice.
Check out how the crew begins their investigation into the Gorgon asteroid.
Obsidian's RPG is receiving its first expansion in early September.
Read that headline carefully now.
A second expansion is also in the works and included with the expansion pass.
New content could be coming soon to the sci-fi FPS/RPG.
The portable version will hopefully get some extra polish soon.
You'll be able to take the post-launch content on the go as well.
Obsidian's Eric DeMilt talks about the how controls were tuned.
The game will also support gyro controls on Nintendo's hybrid.
The game is also available for pre-purchase.
NBA and The Outer Worlds also enjoy strong sales.
The port clocks in at less than half of other versions.
Lots of interesting pieces of information in this.
The RPG finally gets its Switch release.
The Xbox Game Studios relationships are already beginning to bear fruit.
Mutli quest map tracking, improved font visibility, and various other fixes also coming later this week.
The RPG has been quite the success story.
The delay will allow the physical version to be on a cart.
Our first look at the port is a bit blurry.
Obsidian's successful RPG will be available at retail and the Nintendo eShop.
The flaw system was more in-depth earlier in development.
The developer has announced post-launch content.
A strong month for software sales all in all.
Obsidian's RPG deemed a commercial success by publishers.
The Outer Worlds is an inconsistent game with highs and lows.
"We weren't sure it could be done," says co-game director Leonard Boyarsky.
That's as specific as Private Division is willing to get for now.
Production director Alec Frey says it will be "properly prioritized."
WWE 2K20 also manages to break into the top 3.
The RPG leads the charge this month for the console game pass.
Obsidian says open-world is not the only way forward.
Become a hero, villain, or all-around psychopath in Obsidian's upcoming FPS/RPG.
The requirements for the RPG are pretty modest.
Fans of New Vegas should find a lot to love here.
Physical purchasers are going to have to download huge updates.
Despite previous reports, it seems the PS4 Pro will get some enhancements.
No visual or performance upgrades for Sony's enhanced system.
Check out the variety of ways to customize your character in Obsidian's FPS/RPG.
Find how the protagonist's journey through the Halcyon Cluster begins.
A blessedly average file size.
The RPG leads the charge this month in Microsoft's subscription service.
Virtous vice president of games Elijah Freeman says says the Switch should not be treated "as a secondary platform."
A look at The Outer Worlds' goofier side.
Get a look at the game's opening sequence.
Obsidian hopes this game will put their reputation of buggy games to rest.
The developer says they have a full "universe" of lore for future games.
Check out some of the sights, sounds and horrors of the Halycon System.
Not all your choices will be black and white.
The Outer Worlds developer speaks about similarities with Fallout: New Vegas.
Xbox Game Studios head Matt Booty also sees it as the kind of game that could benefit from going exclusive.
Obsidian Entertainment would "rather cut something than try and get people to not have a life outside of the industry."
"You can just go around slaughtering everybody," says the game's Senior Designer Brian Hines.
Plenty of combat and conversations also feature in this new footage.
Senior producer Matthew Singh talks more about the Switch version in a new video.
"It’s hard to get away from it because this IP is a brand new IP and it is created by the same people who created Fallout," says senior narrative designer Megan Starks.
Watch companions tear apart enemies thanks to the Leadership skill.
New trailer showcases the potential to become a hero, villain, or a psychopath.
Obsidian Entertainment's upcoming RPG wants you to pay attention to incoming broadcasts.
Obsidian Entertainment's upcoming RPG is promising proper choice and consequence mechanics.
Customization is still possible through weapon and armour modding.
Obsidian's Mikey Dowling said its partners at Private Division are "fantastic."
Dialog choices and quests also revealed in new 20 minute walkthrough.
The exclusivity period will be 12 months, as is the norm.
Manage your thirst, hunger, and exhaustion to stay in top shape (or else).
The Outer Worlds developer talks about the decision to join forces with Microsoft.
Obsidian's upcoming RPG might be releasing this August.
What happens is pre-determined—HOW it happens is up to you.
Obsidian doesn’t seem to like its game being used to hate on Fallout 76.
Obsidian also talks about companions, "leader" types, and weapon brands.
Don't expect The Outer Worlds to be a hundred hour-long game.
Obsidian's sci-fi FPS/RPG is a full-priced release irrespective of the format.
Obsidian Entertainment feels that the publisher understands the kind of game it's making.
Obsidian also re-confirms that the game won't have microtransactions.
"We’ve been wanting to make The Outer Worlds for a long time," says Senior Producer Matthew Singh.
Obsidian Entertainment's upcoming sci-fi RPG is looking very promising.
Explore a rich sci-fi universe with a colourful cast of characters from the creators of Fallout.
The project is being developed in collaboration with Take Two's Private Division.