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The Outer Worlds

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83.78% Overall Rank: 2652
PC Rank: 606
2019 Games Rank: 2640
2019 PC Rank: 606
Score based on 9 reviews

Description

The Outer Worlds is a new single-player first-person sci-fi RPG from Obsidian Entertainment and Private Division. Lost in transit while on a colonist ship bound for the furthest edge of the galaxy, you awake decades later only to find yourself in the midst of a deep conspiracy threatening to destroy the Halcyon colony. As you explore the furthest reaches of space and encounter various factions, all vying for power, the character you decide to become will determine how this player-driven story unfolds. In the corporate equation for the colony, you are the unplanned variable. Key Features: * The player-driven story RPG: In keeping with the Obsidian tradition, how you approach The Outer Worlds is up to you. Your choices affect not only the way the story develops; but your character build, companion stories, and end game scenarios. * You can be flawed, in a good way: New to The Outer Worlds is the idea of flaws. A compelling hero is made by the flaws they carry with them. While playing The Outer Worlds, the game tracks your experience to find what you aren't particularly good at. Keep getting attacked by Raptidons? Taking the Raptiphobia flaw gives you a debuff when confronting the vicious creatures, but rewards you with an additional character perk immediately. This optional approach to the game helps you build the character you want while exploring Halcyon. * Lead your companions: During your journey through the furthest colony, you will meet a host of characters who will want to join your crew. Armed with unique abilities, these companions all have their own missions, motivations, and ideals. It's up to you to help them achieve their goals, or turn them to your own ends. * Explore the corporate colony: Halcyon is a colony at the edge of the galaxy owned and operated by a corporate board. They control everything... except for the alien monsters left behind when the terraforming of the colony's two planets didn't exactly go according to plan. Find your ship, build your crew, and explore the settlements, space stations, and other intriguing locations throughout Halcyon.
Release Date: October 25, 2019

Latest Reviews

SiteDateTypeRating
New Game Network 11/11/19 Review 85 out of 100
Digital Spy 11/08/19 Review 4 out of 5
Softpedia 11/01/19 Review 9.5 out of 10
USgamer 10/22/19 Review 4 out of 5
Shacknews 10/22/19 Review 9 out of 10
PC Invasion 10/22/19 Review 7 out of 10
PC Gamer 10/22/19 Review 79 out of 100
IGN 10/22/19 Review 8.5 out of 10
CGMagazine 10/22/19 Review 9 out of 10