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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2019 in Games: The Outer Worlds - the Fallout we deserved
Anyone who's familiar with the Fallout franchise, from its isometric beginnings to its current 76-form, knows it's a complicated one. Nevertheless, true fans feared that the Fallout we knew was done for until Obsidian rode in on a white horse.
Obsidian don't mind The Outer Worlds - Fallout comparisons
Even though Obsidian Entertainment's connection to the Fallout series goes back to the first Fallout, their work on Fallout: New Vegas has cemented their name in our hearts. But are they bothered with The Outer Worlds and Fallout comparisons?
RDR 2, Borderlands 3, The Outer Worlds in Epic's Black Friday sale
Not being the ones to miss out on the impending madhouse season, the Epic Games Store is having a Black Friday sale with up to 75 per cent off on a bunch of titles, including the still-fresh Red Dead Redemption 2, Borderlands 3 and more.
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.