THE OUTER WORLDS Is Coming to Switch This March; The Physical Copy Will Contain Only a Game Code
Mechanic: Bartosz Sobczak
Category: Role-Playing Games
Publisher Private Division has officially confirmed that one of the most surprising video games of the past 12 months — Obsidian Entertainment's The Outer Worlds — will be finally releasing on Nintendo Switch on the 6th of March.
Unfortunately, the physical version of The Outer Worlds on the Switch will be a digital download code in the box with no game cartridge — so download will be required to play the title. Given that the game's install size is 38 GB on PS4 and XBO, players with a slow internet connection will definitely be in a tough position.
The Nintendo Switch port of the acclaimed Outer Worlds will be priced at $59.99 on the eShop and at retail.
Considering that Obsidian Entertainment is currently working on its first title as part of Xbox Game Studios, The Outer Worlds may be on the last (if not the last) video games created at the award-winning Fallout: New Vegas developer that is coming to Nintendo Switch and PlayStation 4.
As a friendly reminder, The Outer Worlds will be getting a major story DLC sometime this year. Take a look:
Citizens of Halcyon! We are proud to announce that we're extending the universe of #TheOuterWorlds to Nintendo Switch on March 6th.— Private Division (@PrivateDivision) January 30, 2020
Get ready to play the award-winning RPG on-the-go soon! pic.twitter.com/Qkqlm0i7hY
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.
The Outer Worlds is currently available for PlayStation 4, Xbox One and PC (via the Epic Games Store); coming to Nintendo Switch on March 6, 2020.
ABOUT THE AUTHOR: Bartosz Sobczak - Owner, Editor-in-Chief
Lawyer by day, video game reporter by night. Long-time fan of the Mass Effect, Age of Empires, Prince of Persia, BioShock — especially the second one — and Splinter Cell series (who still believes that the best is yet to come). Tries his hardest to shine a new light on the Polish game-development scene. Gameplay Mechanix is his biggest passion project to date. Often listens to old episodes of The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson while writing. Privately a cat person.
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