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Obsidian's new RPG called Outer Worlds, set in new IP

As we reported, Obsidian's new RPG is set in a new IP, and has a very Borderlands meets BioShock feel with Fallout sentiments.

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Published Thu, Dec 6 2018 10:25 PM CST   |   Updated Tue, Nov 3 2020 11:50 AM CST

Obsidian reveals The Outer Worlds, a brand new sci-fi singleplayer game set in a brand new IP.

Back in 2017, sources told TweakTown that Fallout creator Tim Cain was working on a new RPG for New Vegas developer Obsidian, and that it'd be the studio's answer to the Fallout franchise. Tonight at The Game Awards 2018, Obsidian finally unveiled the project, The Outer Worlds, which sees original Fallout creators Tim Cain and Leonard Boyarsky at the helm.

The game is set in a brand new universe and looks to be a union between Borderlands with its bright flair, and borrows elements from BioShock's old-school 1950's style, and even a splash of Fallout: New Vegas' striking characters. The Outer World is being made with Unreal Engine and is being published by Take-Two Interactive's new Private Division label.

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"The Outer Worlds is a new single-player sci-fi RPG from Obsidian Entertainment and Private Division . As you explore a space colony, 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," Obsidian wrote.

The Outer Worlds will be out in 2019 for PS4, Xbox One and PC.

Check below for more information:

"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."

Derek is absorbed with the intersection of technology and gaming, and is always looking forward to new advancements. With over six years in games journalism under his belt, Derek aims to further engage the gaming sector while taking a peek under the tech that powers it. He hopes to one day explore the stars in No Man's Sky with the magic of VR.

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