Hero? Villain? Lunatic? Your decisions drive the outcome in this immersive single-player sci-fi RPG from Obsidian Entertainment and Private Division
NEW YORK — (BUSINESS WIRE) — June 10, 2019 — Private Division and Obsidian Entertainment today announced The Outer Worlds is now available for preorder and will launch on October 25, 2019 across the Xbox One family of devices, including Xbox One X, on the PlayStation®4 system, and on Windows PC*.
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Private Division and Obsidian Entertainment today announced The Outer Worlds is now available for preorder and will launch on October 25, 2019 across the Xbox One family of devices, including Xbox One X, on the PlayStation®4 system, and on Windows PC*. (Photo: Business Wire)
From the renowned RPG developer, Obsidian Entertainment, comes The Outer Worlds, a dark and witty player-driven story set in a colony at the farthest reaches of the galaxy. As the cold, firm grasp of corporate bureaucracy starts to unravel due to one unknown visitor – you – the character that you decide to become - will determine how the story unfolds. Your choices will affect the way the story develops, as well as your character progression, companion stories, and endgame scenarios.
“When I found myself contractually obligated to work with Leonard, we decided to make the game we always wanted," said Tim Cain, Co-Game Director at Obsidian. "A game where player agency matters, and allows you to approach any situation however you'd like. Because it's your story. And, because we haven't figured out how to contractually oblige you to play how we want you to. Yet.”
The Outer Worlds presents you with a variety of options to play through the game. With an array of ranged and melee sci-fi weaponry at your disposal, you can also solve issues with good, old-fashioned spoken diplomacy, or even leadership-driven delegation to your companions.
"All kidding aside," said Leonard Boyarsky, Co-Game Director at Obsidian, "Tim is truly honored to be working with me again on a game that focuses not only on a player-driven story, but also on establishing a new universe that is fun for players to explore with depth, humor, and corporate approved action."
“Obsidian has such a great history when it comes to creating exceptional single-player RPGs,” said Allen Murray, Vice President of Production. “The Outer Worlds is unmistakably an Obsidian game, delivering an experience rich with dark humor, interesting characters, and plenty of player agency.”
Watch the E3 trailer for The Outer Worlds on YouTube now.
The Outer Worlds will be available on October 25, 2019 for Xbox One, PS4™ system, and Windows PC*. Fans excited for The Outer Worlds can pre-order the game now. The Outer Worlds is not yet rated by the ESRB. For more information, subscribe on YouTube, follow on Twitter, become a fan on Facebook, and visit www.TheOuterWorlds.com.
*The Outer Worlds is available on Windows PC through the Microsoft Windows Store and Epic Games store for the first year, at which point it will come to additional digital PC retailers.
Private Division is a publishing label of Take-Two Interactive Software, Inc. (NASDAQ: TTWO).
Obsidian Entertainment specializes in creating the world's most engrossing interactive RPGs including Fallout: New Vegas, South Park: The Stick of Truth, Alpha Protocol, Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic II: The Sith Lords, and the Pillars of Eternity franchise. Founded by veterans of Black Isle Studios, with roots in Icewind Dale, Planescape: Torment, Fallout, and Fallout 2. Obsidian continues its commitment to deliver fans and newcomers alike the most compelling RPGs they can imagine. Currently, Obsidian is hard at work on a host of new projects, including the upcoming expansion to Pillars of Eternity II: Deadfire, The Outer Worlds, and unannounced titles.
About Private Division
Private Division is a developer-focused publisher that empowers
independent studios to develop the games that they are passionate about
creating, while providing the support that they need to make their
titles critically and commercially successful on a global scale. The
label publishes Kerbal Space Program and will publish upcoming
titles with renowned creative talent at studios including The Outer
Worlds from Obsidian Entertainment, Ancestors: The Humankind
Odyssey from Panache Digital Games, an unannounced title from V1
Interactive, and more. Private Division is headquartered in New York
City with offices in Seattle, Las Vegas, and Munich. For more
information, please visit