The Outer Worlds - PC, PS4, X1, Switch 2019

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The Outer Worlds - PC, PS4, X1, Switch 2019

Post by Mantis » Fri Dec 07, 2018 11:07 am



Obsidian's latest title due out next year. Looks a bit like Fallout New Vegas stylised as Borderlands or Firefly.

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Re: The Outer Worlds - PC, PS4, X1 2019

Post by Sly Boots » Fri Dec 07, 2018 11:27 am

Mantis wrote:
Fri Dec 07, 2018 11:07 am
Obsidian's latest title due out next year. Looks a bit like Fallout New Vegas stylised as Borderlands or Firefly.
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Post by DjchunKfunK » Fri Dec 07, 2018 12:30 pm

:D Looks pretty cool.

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Re: The Outer Worlds - PC, PS4, X1 2019

Post by Wrathbone » Fri Dec 07, 2018 1:27 pm

I'm all in for this. That's a hell of a trailer.

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Re: The Outer Worlds - PC, PS4, X1 2019

Post by Raid » Fri Dec 07, 2018 1:46 pm

I'm interested, but I can't help but see comparisons to Borderlands throughout that trailer. I'll be cautiously optimistic I think.

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Re: The Outer Worlds - PC, PS4, X1 2019

Post by Lee » Fri Dec 07, 2018 7:40 pm

Really looking forward to it :D




Might be their last game before being stuck on the windows 10 store. I really really hope Microsoft doesn't do that with Obisdian and InExile :(
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Re: The Outer Worlds - PC, PS4, X1 2019

Post by Sly Boots » Mon Feb 25, 2019 11:42 am

A slight Steam whoops initially flagged a release date of August 6 for this, although that was hastily removed:

https://www.pcgamer.com/uk/the-outer-wo ... -on-steam/

If they're still being a bit cagey on the date I wouldn't be surprised if it slips a bit, but hopefully we'll see it this year.

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Re: The Outer Worlds - PC, PS4, X1 2019

Post by The Jackal » Fri Mar 22, 2019 12:14 am

SPOILERS: S'cos it ain't gon' be on Steam, at first.

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Re: The Outer Worlds - PC, PS4, X1 2019

Post by Sly Boots » Fri Mar 22, 2019 7:52 am

Yeah, we've been talking about it in the Epic Giant Shit thread.

I look forward to playing it in 2020...

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Re: The Outer Worlds - PC, PS4, X1 2019

Post by DjchunKfunK » Tue Apr 02, 2019 3:16 pm



I can't help feeling that Obsidian started out with grand plans and then didn't have the budget to see them through and had to scale things back leading to what looks and feels rather rough. Maybe no big shame if I can't play this for a while judging on this footage.

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Re: The Outer Worlds - PC, PS4, X1 2019

Post by Raid » Tue Apr 02, 2019 7:56 pm

It wasn't an especially good presentation, frankly; after five minutes they seemed to just descend into "lol look at this silly weapon". Still, my feeling on the game hasn't really changed - the style is just a bit too close to Borderlands, a series that now has a sequel coming likely within a few months of this, and Borderlands did it better. I'll keep my mind open though, this could still be pretty good.

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Re: The Outer Worlds - PC, PS4, X1 2019

Post by Raid » Tue Jul 30, 2019 8:03 pm

This is now also coming to the Switch.


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Re: The Outer Worlds - PC, PS4, X1, Switch 2019

Post by Mantis » Sun Aug 04, 2019 1:09 pm



Full hour of un-commentated gameplay here for those interested.

Nothing about it particularly grabs my attention at the moment.

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Re: The Outer Worlds - PC, PS4, X1, Switch 2019

Post by DjchunKfunK » Mon Aug 05, 2019 9:34 am

From the previews that went up last week it very much sounds like Fallout New Vegas but in a slightly more linear world which sounds good to me.

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Re: The Outer Worlds - PC, PS4, X1, Switch 2019

Post by Sly Boots » Mon Aug 05, 2019 10:35 am

I'm still very interested in it, but more than happy to wait until it hits other platforms.

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