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PostThe Outer Worlds (Obsidian) - PS4, X1, PC
by Garth of Christmas Future » Fri Dec 07, 2018 3:16 am


The Outer Worlds is a new single-player first-person sci-fi RPG from Obsidian Entertainment and Private Division.

In The Outer Worlds, you awake from hibernation on a colonist ship that was lost in transit to Halcyon, the furthest colony from Earth located at the edge of the galaxy, only to find yourself in the midst of a deep conspiracy threatening to destroy it. 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.

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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.

This looks cool.

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PostRe: The Outer Worlds (Obsidian) - PS4, X1, PC
by Ho-Ho-Ho-tek » Fri Dec 07, 2018 3:28 am

A perfect remedy to Fallout 76.

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PostRe: The Outer Worlds (Obsidian) - PS4, X1, PC
by Saint of Killers » Fri Dec 07, 2018 7:16 am

It's not as left-field as I'd hoped, and to be honest I'm sick of the type of humour that was showcased, but I'm still looking forward to it given how capable the dev is.

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PostRe: The Outer Worlds (Obsidian) - PS4, X1, PC
by Yoshimi » Fri Dec 07, 2018 8:37 am

Seems very close to the humour and plot of Borderlands, but with a generic art style.

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PostRe: The Outer Worlds (Obsidian) - PS4, X1, PC
by OrangeReindeer » Fri Dec 07, 2018 8:55 am

Yeessss

First person Obsidian I'm sold

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PostRe: The Outer Worlds (Obsidian) - PS4, X1, PC
by Sleighamorph » Fri Dec 07, 2018 9:00 am

When?

WHEN!?!

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PostRe: The Outer Worlds (Obsidian) - PS4, X1, PC
by Ho-Ho-Ho-tek » Fri Dec 07, 2018 9:05 am

So do MS own this IP? I have no idea how this stuff works.

I know it's coming to everything, but sequels etc.

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PostRe: The Outer Worlds (Obsidian) - PS4, X1, PC
by Saint of Killers » Fri Dec 07, 2018 9:10 am

Ho-Ho-Ho-tek wrote:So do MS own this IP? I have no idea how this stuff works.

I know it's coming to everything, but sequels etc.


I'm no IP lawyer etc, but this, to me, reads like Obsidian own the IP and T-T are merely publishing.

© 2018 Obsidian Entertainment, Inc. Obsidian Entertainment and the Obsidian Entertainment logo are trademarks or registered trademarks of Obsidian Entertainment, Inc. The Outer Worlds and The Outer Worlds logos are trademarks or registered trademarks of Obsidian Entertainment, Inc.

© 2018 Take-Two Interactive Software, Inc. Trademarks belong to their respective owners. All rights reserved.

https://outerworlds.obsidian.net/


So I'm guessing future games in the series would be XB exclusive...

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PostRe: The Outer Worlds (Obsidian) - PS4, X1, PC
by Garth of Christmas Future » Fri Dec 07, 2018 9:10 am

Sleighamorph wrote:When?

WHEN!?!

Sometime in 2019.

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PostRe: The Outer Worlds (Obsidian) - PS4, X1, PC
by Ho-Ho-Ho-tek » Fri Dec 07, 2018 9:17 am

It'll be interesting how this stacks up to Bethesda's Fallout games, the engine seems better from the brief trailer at least.

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PostRe: The Outer Worlds (Obsidian) - PS4, X1, PC
by Rudolphin » Fri Dec 07, 2018 9:24 am

Torn between this:

OrangeReindeer wrote:Yeessss

First person Obsidian I'm sold


And this:

Yoshimi wrote:Seems very close to the humour and plot of Borderlands, but with a generic art style.


It's not the SpaceShock game I was hoping for, but it does look interesting and hey, it's from the best writing team in the games industry.

We'll see!

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PostRe: The Outer Worlds (Obsidian) - PS4, X1, PC
by Rax » Fri Dec 07, 2018 9:51 am

So Borderlands meets Fallout. Yeah, Im interested.

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PostRe: The Outer Worlds (Obsidian) - PS4, X1, PC
by The Cuttcracker Suite » Fri Dec 07, 2018 12:04 pm

Rudolphin wrote:It's not the SpaceShock game I was hoping for, but it does look interesting and hey, it's from the best writing team in the games industry.

We'll see!

That doesn't come across in this trailer. Thought it was the kind of smarmy, quasi-edgelord stuff I'd have jumped on as a fourteen year old smarmy edgelord. :dread:

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PostRe: The Outer Worlds (Obsidian) - PS4, X1, PC
by Preezy » Fri Dec 07, 2018 12:29 pm

Don't like the art style, shame.

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PostRe: The Outer Worlds (Obsidian) - PS4, X1, PC
by kerr9000 » Fri Dec 07, 2018 12:44 pm

I am sold... I really like the look of it.

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PostRe: The Outer Worlds (Obsidian) - PS4, X1, PC
by Alvin Flummux » Fri Dec 07, 2018 1:56 pm

Looks awesome, do want.

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PostRe: The Outer Worlds (Obsidian) - PS4, X1, PC
by IAmTheSaladMan » Fri Dec 07, 2018 2:27 pm

Didn't Microsoft buyout Obsidian? If that's the case how is this coming to PS4?

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PostRe: The Outer Worlds (Obsidian) - PS4, X1, PC
by BID0 » Fri Dec 07, 2018 2:27 pm

Saint of Killers wrote:
Ho-Ho-Ho-tek wrote:So do MS own this IP? I have no idea how this stuff works.

I know it's coming to everything, but sequels etc.


I'm no IP lawyer etc, but this, to me, reads like Obsidian own the IP and T-T are merely publishing.

© 2018 Obsidian Entertainment, Inc. Obsidian Entertainment and the Obsidian Entertainment logo are trademarks or registered trademarks of Obsidian Entertainment, Inc. The Outer Worlds and The Outer Worlds logos are trademarks or registered trademarks of Obsidian Entertainment, Inc.

© 2018 Take-Two Interactive Software, Inc. Trademarks belong to their respective owners. All rights reserved.

https://outerworlds.obsidian.net/


So I'm guessing future games in the series would be XB exclusive...

Probably the reverse of Mass Effect 1 with Microsoft and EA.

rip fallout

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PostRe: The Outer Worlds (Obsidian) - PS4, X1, PC
by Garth of Christmas Future » Fri Dec 07, 2018 2:30 pm

IAmTheSaladMan wrote:Didn't Microsoft buyout Obsidian? If that's the case how is this coming to PS4?

They already had a publishing deal with Take-Two before MS bought them.

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PostRe: The Outer Worlds (Obsidian) - PS4, X1, PC
by Garth of Christmas Future » Fri Dec 07, 2018 5:07 pm



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