About the game
The Outer Worlds
Outer Worlds is a first-person, action-RPG set in the year 2355 in the Halcyon system, a world ruled by mega-corporations. Players assume the role of Stranger, who's found aboard the thought-to-be-lost colonisation ship Hope.
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The Outer Worlds was outsold only by CoD: Modern Warfare in October 2019 in USA
The Outer Worlds was confirmed as commercial success by Take-Two Interactive already but the combination of digital and physical sales in the US market sheds more light on that success. Obsidian's RPG is second only to Call of Duty: Modern Warfare.
The Outer Worlds is doing the business, and Rockstar dropped the ball
In our latest news roundup, Obsidian Entertainment have absolutely smashed sales expectations for The Outer Worlds, Rockstar have borked another PC port, and The Division 2's lack of Survival mode is a missed opportunity
The Outer Worlds exceeded sales expectations
Obsidian's The Outer Worlds exceeded sales expectations according to the latest report by Take-Two Interactive. Who knew there would be a massive audience for a good singleplayer RPG?
The Outer Worlds is Obsidian's cursebreaker
The Outer Worlds broke two unfortunate stigmas Obsidian and parts of the dev team had attached to them. One of them refers to the infamous bonus from Bethesda and the other goes further into the past, to the days of Troika Games.
UK sales charts: Modern Warfare reigns supreme, second week in a row
Call of Duty: Modern Warfare topped the UK charts second week in a row, surprising no one. Luigi's Mansion seems to have topped expectations though, becoming the fastest Switch game of 2019.
The Outer Worlds coming out on Nintendo Switch in 2020
Hot on the heels of The Outer Worlds' PC and console launch, which is getting pretty good reviews across platforms, Obisidian and Private Division revealed they'll be bringing it to Nintendo Switch in 2020, but there's no exact date yet.
Call of Duty: Modern Warfare tops UK chart in quite eventful week
It's been quite an eventful week for gaming and gamers, with four new releases and all of them in the top five. King of the hill, of course, is Activision and Infinity Ward's Call of Duty: Modern Warfare, which beat its predecessor.
The Outer Worlds apparently filters certain slurs in some languages but not English
The Outer Worlds is an RPG and it was to be expected players would try using inappropriate names and Obsidian sought to put an end to this before it began. However, the name filter turned out to be less than reliable, banning words in several languages but not necessarily in English.
The Outer Worlds' success can be Obsidian's statement for Activision
Leonard Boyarsky, Tim Cain, Activision, a new RPG and a blockbuster title have a not-so-great point in history. Considering their The Outer Worlds is coming out on the same day as Activision's CoD: Modern Warfare, RPG's potential success could send a powerful message to the publisher.
CoD: Modern Warfare and The Outer Worlds get Nvidia Game Ready driver
With only a couple of days left until The Outer Worlds and Call of Duty: Modern Warfare both hit the shelves, Nvidia released a new version of their Geforce Game Ready graphics driver that features day one optimisation and tweaks.