Obsidian Entertainment, builders of Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic 2, Pillars of Eternity, and Fallout: New Vegas, have revealed their subsequent recreation.- Advertisement -
The Outer Worlds is billed as a three way partnership between the unique creators of Fallout (Tim Cain and Leonard Boyarsky) and the makers of Fallout: New Vegas. Based on the sport’s debut trailer, evidently you’ll play an individual thawed out of cryofreeze by an unidentified social gathering. Before you’ll be able to thank him, he explains that he has introduced you right into a world the place we’ve got turned house into the following frontier, however that frontier has been purchased and bought by the assorted main companies.
It appears that he is hoping you would possibly be capable to recuperate some fellow settlers who appear to have scattered the world over. Based on the few screens of gameplay we noticed, evidently your journey will probably be complemented by some first-person motion that seems to lean nearer to the Deus Ex facet of the style spectrum. That is to say that evidently the motion will probably be extra methodical and character-driven.
Supporting that principle is a small scene the place the participant is knowledgeable that their selections are their very own. This concept is pushed dwelling when the participant’s character shoots one of many folks he’s earlier than he’s knowledgeable that he “did not have to try this” however ought to nonetheless do as he feels. This appears to recommend that the sport will characteristic the sort of complicated morality and character constructing choices we have seen in earlier Obsidian video games.
What actually has us excited, although, is the truth that it looks like Obsidian may be again to make full 3D video games since their acquisition by Microsoft. Indeed, The Outer Worlds’ trailer showcases some actually stunning worlds, creatures, and a few actually attention-grabbing concepts relating to what occurs when the firms are among the many first to settle the furthest reaches of house.
The Outer Worlds is at present scheduled to be launched for PS4, PC, and Xbox One someday in 2019. We’re very a lot wanting ahead to bringing you extra details about this one.
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