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The Outer Worlds DLC is Definitely Happening, Obsidian Confirms

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The Outer Worlds DLC is Definitely Happening, Obsidian Confirms

The Outer Worlds is getting DLC after all. Developer Obsidian’s action-RPG wasn’t scheduled for any additional content at launch, but it seems the game’s success has tipped the balance in favor of continuing the story of the Halycon company; social media manager Sylvia took to The Outer Worlds’ forums late last week to confirm DLC is planned for 2020.

Shyla’s forum post reads:

“To all of those who voted for us in The Game Awards, you are all fantastic and we are so grateful for your support. The reception to The Outer Worlds has been unbelievable to see, and even just being nominated means a lot. However, the journey isn’t over yet as we are excited to announce that we will be expanding the story through DLC next year! Details will be made available at a later date.”

There’s no word on what sort of content we can expect, but knowing the Obsidian team it’ll be a fully-fledged story-driven experience that continues the same old-school RPG philosophy The Outer Worlds puts front and center.

It’ll be interesting to see whether the team goes with a season pass style or just builds the expansions individually.

You can read more about The Outer Worlds in our review, and if you haven’t read up on the winners and losers at this year’s The Game Awards you can do so here.

The Outer Worlds was nominated for several of Twinfinite’s annual awards for 2019, including best story & writing, best RPG, and best new IP.

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