Tag: The Outer Worlds
News The Outer Worlds' Rough PS5 Port Gets First Post-Launch Performance Patch
A patch for sci-fi action RPG The Outer Worlds: Spacer's Choice Edition has been released, which purports to fix many of the performance issues players have reported in recent days. The Spacer's Choice PS5 upgrade was released in such a poor state that it had some players immediately calling for refunds, complaining of abysmal...
News The State of The Outer Worlds on PS5 Has Players Calling for Refunds
It's not the best choice, it's Spacer's Choice!
The Outer Worlds: Spacer's Choice Edition was just released on PS5, and the RPG runs quite badly even in its dedicated performance mode, with the state of the game already causing some players to call for refunds in threads on the game's
News The Outer Worlds' New PS5 Version Has Some Really Disappointing Performance Issues
Frame rate is a disaster
Officially billed as a 'remaster' of the 2019 sci-fi RPG, The Outer Worlds: Spacer's Choice Edition is out now on PS5. It's available to buy at a slightly-lower-than-retail price, or you can pay a small upgrade fee if you already own The Outer Worlds and its two expansions on PS4. Truth be told we were looking forward to...
Gallery The Outer Worlds PS5 Remaster Screenshots Show Much Improved Graphics
Better models, lighting, weather
Just announced and releasing next week on PS5, The Outer Worlds: Spacer's Choice Edition is being officially referred to as a remaster — and going by these new screenshots, we suppose it's easy to see why. The role-playing game, which originally released for PS4 back in 2019, has been given a surprisingly...
News The Outer Worlds Remaster Coming to PS5 Next Week with Various Improvements, DualSense Support
Isn't a free upgrade
The Outer Worlds: Spacer's Choice Edition has been officially announced for PS5. This is actually being billed as a "remaster" of the 2019 role-playing title, featuring "higher resolution graphics, a dynamic weather system, overhauled lighting and environments, improved performance and load times, enhanced details on characters,...
News The Outer Worlds Is Totally Coming to PS5, Even if Its Sequel Won't
Are you a fan of Obsidian Entertainment’s The Outer Worlds at all? No problem, because as previously reported, a native PS5 edition of the role-playing release has been rated. And if you were still sceptical of the updated re-release, subtitled Spacer’s Choice Edition, here’s its freakin’ box art to prove it: Obviously, the...
News Native PS5 Version of Sci-Fi RPG The Outer Worlds Rated for Release
"It's not the best choice, it's Spacer's Choice!"
A native PS5 version of Obsidian's excellent sci-fi RPG The Outer Worlds has been rated by the Taiwanese ratings board, suggesting that an updated version of the game could be heading to current-gen consoles. Called 'The Outer Worlds: Spacer's Choice Edition', it would make sense for this version of...
News You Won't Be Playing The Outer Worlds 2 on PS5, PS4
As with Starfield, the sequel to The Outer Worlds will not release on PlayStation 5 and PS4. We were taken with the original RPG, awarding it a 9/10 in our review and describing it as a “triumph”. Earlier this year, we also covered the game’s Murder on Eridanos expansion, which we thought was pretty good as well. However, with...
News The Outer Worlds Update 1.7 Adds 60FPS Support on PS5
Available to download now
Phwoar, this is what we absolutely love to see. Ahead of its final piece of DLC content, The Outer Worlds has received a patch that allows the game to run at 60 frames-per-second on PlayStation 5. Available to download right now, the patch weighs in at roughly 26GB. One user has already shared what the 2019 RPG looks like...
News The Outer Worlds Expansion Solves a Murder on PS4 Next Week
Game's final expansion pegged for 17th March
Obsidian may be sheltered under Microsoft’s umbrella these days, but The Outer Worlds continues to be supported on the PlayStation 4, with the title’s second major expansion Murder on Eridanos officially confirmed for a 17th March release. The plot will revolve around the murder of renowned actress...
News The Outer Worlds' Second Expansion Will Land Before the End of March
Murder on Eridanos
Wow, it's admittedly been quite some time since we spared a thought for The Outer Worlds. The sci-fi RPG is back in the news cycle thanks to the fact that Take-Two has outed the release window for 'Murder on Eridanos' — the game's second (and as far as we know, final) expansion. According to the company's latest financial...
News The Outer Worlds: Peril on Gorgon Expansion Launches September on PS4
Get the crew back together
The first of two expansions for The Outer Worlds will launch on PlayStation 4 this September, developer Obsidian has announced. Titled 'Peril on Gorgon', the DLC will whisk you and your party away to an abandoned Spacer's Choice facility on an old asteroid. We're sure plenty of wacky adventures will ensue. You'll be able...
News The Outer Worlds Was Held Back by Console Memory Budgets
Less NPCs and content
The Outer Worlds might not have had the biggest environments to explore on PlayStation 4, with the likes of Fallout 4 and The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt dwarfing it, but at least those locations were fairly detailed. However, it could have been so much better. In a new interview with Danny O'Dwyer as part of No Clip, developer...
News The Outer Worlds Is a Big RPG Success with Two Million Copies Shipped
Not including Game Pass
Obsidian's The Outer Worlds took the RPG genre by storm last year when it became an instant hit on PlayStation 4, and it looks like that has translated into a big success at retail with more than two million copies shipped worldwide. This makes it the studio's most successful title since South Park: The Stick of Truth.
News The Outer Worlds Story DLC Confirmed, More Details in 2020
Welcome back, Captain
Fans of The Outer Worlds rejoice! The highly rated role-playing title is getting story DLC in 2020, developer Obsidian Entertainment has revealed in an end-of-year blog post. DLC for the game has long been rumoured, but we haven't had concrete confirmation until now. The aforementioned blog post reads: "To all of those who...
News The Outer Worlds Text Size Patch Isn't Enough to Stop Players Squinting
Keep your glasses on
The Outer Worlds' patch 1.1 rolled out earlier today, which among other various fixes and updates, promised to increase the size of the game's text. Developer Obsidian has now successfully deployed that update, but the effect it has had on the font's size is completely negligible. As reported by VICE's Patrick Klepek, you can...
News The Outer Worlds DLC Could Be in the Works Following Sales Success
Still a team working on the game
Obsidian's The Outer Worlds has done rather well for itself ever since its October launch with sales that have exceeded expectations the developer held prior to launch. It's a major success for the now Microsoft-owned company, and it looks like more content could be on its way. In an
News The Outer Worlds Patch 1.1 Set to Increase Text Size, Fix a Few Pesky Bugs
No more squinting
You may have already heard, but The Outer Worlds is not a very buggy game, despite developer Obsidian's (at times undeserved) reputation. Still, there are a few rare issues that the studio wants to iron out with the game's first post-launch patch, which is due to release at some point next week. It's also set to increase the size...
News The Outer Worlds Sales Have 'Exceeded Expectations', Seems to Be a Hit
The Outer Worlds appears to have done very well for itself, if publisher Take-Two's most recent statements are to be taken at face value. During the company's latest financial call, the role-playing game was described as a "critical and commercial success". Take-Two president Karl Slatoff said that Obsidian's sci-fi title is "exceeding...
News Xbox Game Pass Boosts PS4's Share of The Outer Worlds' Sales in the UK
An eye-watering 78 per cent of The Outer Worlds’ physical copies were sold on the PlayStation 4 in the UK, perhaps demonstrating Xbox Games Pass’ impact on retail releases. Despite being published by Take Two subsidiary Private Division, developer Obsidian is now owned by Microsoft, so its day-and-date inclusion as part of the...
Soapbox The Outer Worlds Highlights Just How Far Fallout Has Fallen
What could have been
This week, The Outer Worlds was released. Obsidian's sci-fi role-playing game may not push the genre forward in any radical way, but it is an excellent example of what's possible when player choice is promoted above all else. I'm busy playing through The Outer Worlds for the third time in about as many weeks, and I'm still...
Guide The Outer Worlds Character Builds - Attributes, Skills, and Perks for Every Style of Play
Best skills and perks to pick in The Outer Worlds
Creating a character in The Outer Worlds can be a daunting process. Right at the beginning of the game, you have to think about base attributes and skills, and once you're off on your adventure, levelling up and bringing peace (or chaos) to Halcyon, you've got to start thinking about perks. There are...
Guide How Long Is The Outer Worlds?
How long does it take to beat The Outer Worlds?
How long is The Outer Worlds? How long does it take to complete The Outer Worlds? Those of you who don't have hundreds of hours to spare will be happy to hear that The Outer Worlds is not an especially lengthy game, but it's still going to take you a good chunk of time to fully complete. How long is...
Guide The Outer Worlds Tips and Tricks for Beginners
Advice for rookie space captains
The beauty of The Outer Worlds is that you can play through it however you want. Good guy, bad guy, unstoppable psychopath, corporate lackey, sliver tongued coward -- you can be whoever you want to be, and it's a great role-playing title because of this. But whether you're prepared to do anything for a fistful of...
Guide Is The Outer Worlds Open World?
Is The Outer Worlds like Fallout?
Is The Outer Worlds an open world game? Obsidian's latest release certainly has a lot in common with existing open world titles like Fallout: New Vegas (which was also developed by Obsidian), but if you're expecting to explore a huge map with few boundaries, then you're probably going to be disappointed. Is The...
Guide The Outer Worlds New Game Plus - Does The Outer Worlds Have New Game Plus?
Can you carry progress over in The Outer Worlds?
Does The Outer Worlds have a New Game Plus mode? Obsidian's latest role-playing game is built with replay value in mind, but can you carry over your progress from a completed save into a brand new game? Does The Outer Worlds Have New Game Plus? Unfortunately, The Outer Worlds does not have a New Game...
Review The Outer Worlds - Fallout: New Vegas Meets Mass Effect in This Role-Playing Masterclass
The Outer Worlds borrows a lot from Fallout. More specifically, Fallout 3 and Fallout: New Vegas, the latter being developer Obsidian's own creation. You travel between disgruntled communities, picking up quests and shooting people you don't like. You click your way through branching dialogue options, and the camera zooms in on a...
Poll Call of Duty, MediEvil, and The Outer Worlds All Launch Next Week on PS4, But Which One Are You Buying?
25th October is stacked
The 25th October, 2019 is one of the busiest days for game releases in recent memory. Next Friday plays host to not one, not two, but three anticipated PlayStation 4 titles: Call of Duty: Modern Warfare, MediEvil, and The Outer Worlds. What we want to know is: which one are you spending your hard-earned cash on? Maybe you're...
News The Outer Worlds Asks If You Want to Watch the Galaxy Burn in Classy Launch Trailer
Good and evil
The Outer Worlds' launch trailer is here, and it focuses on player choice. Will you be a hero to the people of the Halcyon colony, or will you cause total and utter chaos wherever you go? Developer Obsidian is well known for its excellent implementation of role-playing options in games like Fallout: New Vegas and Alpha Protocol, so...
News The Outer Worlds to Have a Hefty Day One Patch on PS4
Make sure you have the... space
Obsidian's Fallout-in-space RPG The Outer Worlds is fast approaching. Releasing on 25th October, the sci-fi adventure is just over a week away. In preparation for the game's launch, the studio has given fans a bit more information, including word of a day one patch. According to the developer, The Outer Worlds will...
News The Outer Worlds Review Embargo Lifts a Few Days Before Launch Next Week
Reviews for The Outer Worlds will starting hitting the web next week, on the 22nd October.The latest role-playing game from veteran studio Obsidian is supposed to be a lot like Fallout: New Vegas, only set in space. Sounds like a fantastic concept on paper, and the developer should have the chops to pull it off, but you'll obviously have to...
News The Outer Worlds Is Enhanced on PS4 Pro After All
Private Division weighs in
Update: Despite previous reports, The Outer Worlds is enhanced on PS4 Pro after all. According to a Twitter message from publisher Private Division, the title upscales to 4K from 1440p on Sony's supercharged system. Here's what the organisation had to say: Original Story: The Outer Worlds will still release on the...
News The Outer Worlds Invites You to the World of Halcyon in Latest Trailer
Combat and interaction
It appears that a surprising amount of you are pretty hyped for The Outer Worlds - taking the sliver prize in our poll that asked you which of the games releasing between now and 2020 you're most anticipating. So, in this latest trailer, Obsidian introduces us to the world you'll be exploring and carrying out quests in. The...
News Obsidian RPG The Outer Worlds Could End Up Becoming an Xbox Exclusive Franchise
Not outta this world
Here at Push Square, we're eagerly awaiting the release of The Outer Worlds -- the upcoming in-depth first-person role-playing game from Obsidian Entertainment. Given the developer's experience with the genre, we've had our eyes on this project since the day that it was announced, and recent gameplay previews say that it's...
News The Outer Worlds Previews Say It's Basically Fallout: New Vegas in Space and It's Great
Obsidian strikes again
Previews for The Outer Worlds are currently flooding the web, and it's all looking pretty positive for Obsidian's upcoming role-playing release. After spending a few hours with the game, most sites and channels are praising its heavy emphasis on player choice, both in and out of dialogue. Quests and missions can apparently...
E3 2019 New The Outer Worlds Trailer Reveals October Release Date
Reach for the stars
Obsidian Entertainment's sci-fi RPG, The Outer Worlds, got a brand new story trailer during Microsoft's E3 2019 conference. We've embedded it for you above, in case you missed it. The new trailer gives us a fresh look at some of the characters, environments, and enemies you'll find throughout this intergalactic adventure. Not...
News Sci-Fi RPG The Outer Worlds to Be Shown at E3 2019
Obsidian has been keeping quiet recently about The Outer Worlds, hasn't it? The team has clearly been hard at work bringing its Fallout-esque sci-fi RPG to life, but it's high time we saw something new from the game. As it turns out, we should be getting a new look at it during the course of E3 2019 -- although it's not totally clear...
News The Outer Worlds Release Date Seemingly Leaked on Steam Page
Not lightyears away
Obsidian's open world sci-fi RPG The Outer Worlds is shaping up nicely, and it's marked for release this year. We're quite looking forward to it, and luckily, it shouldn't be too long before we can all get our hands on this new game from the creators of the original Fallout titles. In fact, according to a now-removed release...
News Sounds Like Companions Will Play a Major Role in The Outer Worlds' Combat
Bring a buddy
A new video interview with Game Informer sees co-director Tim Cain and lead designer Charles Staples talk up the combat of The Outer Worlds, Obsidian's space age RPG. Some new gameplay will look familiar to Fallout fans, but it sounds like you'll be able to take a variety of approaches to combat scenarios, The pair mainly speak about...
News Companions in Sci-Fi RPG The Outer Worlds Can Die Permanently on the Hardest Difficulty
And other notable details
Obsidian's highly anticipated sci-fi role-playing game, The Outer Worlds, is supposed to launch later this year, and fortunately, Game Informer is here to ask the developer all about its upcoming project. We've already had a few info dumps leading up to this point, but in the publication's latest Rapid-Fire Questions video,...
News The Outer Worlds Isn't Too Long, Emphasises Replayability and Player Choice
Playing a role
American gaming outlet Game Informer has been spending some time with Obsidian Entertainment as part of its latest cover story, and in its latest podcast, the team discusses The Outer Worlds, the sci-fi RPG from the minds behind the original Fallout games. You can hear what they all think of the game in the video above, but it seems...
News The Outer Worlds Publisher Private Division Confirms Price, Physical Release
Outer this world
One of the best surprises at last year's Game Awards show was the unveiling of The Outer Worlds, a cool looking sci-fi RPG from Obsidian Entertainment. From what's been shown of the game so far, it seems to be shaping up rather nicely, taking the Fallout formula to space with a fair amount of style. It's being published by Private...
News Don't Worry, The Outer Worlds Won't Feature Microtransactions
No in-game purchases in Obsidian RPG
The Outer Worlds was only announced a few days ago, and it's already looking like a pretty promising game from Obsidian Entertainment. The idea of a Fallout meets Mass Effect sci-fi RPG is rather exciting, and from the little we know so far, it's hitting
News The Outer Worlds Is a 'Mix of Fallout and Mass Effect', and It Looks Like a Very In-Depth RPG
Obsidian strikes back
Oh boy, Obsidian's really gone and done it. The much loved role-playing game developer has basically gone off and made its own Fallout title, except it's set in space. Above, you can find 15 minutes of gameplay courtesy of Game Informer, who describe it as a "mix of Fallout and Mass Effect". If that's not enough to grab your...
The Game Awards 2018 Obsidian's Making a Space RPG Called The Outer Worlds Coming to PS4
Get outer here
Legendary role-playing game developer Obsidian Entertainment is making a space RPG with guns and aliens and player choice, and it got a trailer at The Game Awards 2018. It's called The Outer Worlds, and it's coming to PlayStation 4 at some point, although no release window was given other than 2019. This could be pretty good, right?...