The Outer Worlds has DLC plans for subsequent 12 months

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For those that loved The Outer Worlds however actually, actually wished it lasted longer: excellent news! Story-based downloadable content material is on the best way in 2020.

Obsidian Entertainment’s social media supervisor dropped the news as a part of the thank-yous to gamers for his or her help in touchdown nominations for Game of the Year, Best Performance, Best Role-Playing Game and Best Narrative at The Game Awards 2019 on Thursday night time.

But the teaser made no point out of what precisely the DLC will concern. While the phrase “free” wasn’t used, it doesn’t sound like this shall be premium? At any fee, The Outer Worlds launched on the finish of October, and whereas followers have mused about it in boards, subreddits and such, Obsidian hasn’t mentioned something about DLC till now.

“Details will be made available at a later date,” Obsidian mentioned. No time window was talked about, however The Outer Worlds will be launching on Nintendo Switch someday earlier than March 31, so maybe this arrives round that point, too.

We loved The Outer Worlds and appreciated its compact nature, however perceive why some RPG followers — significantly followers of Obsidian RPGs — might need been just a little let down by a gameplay size estimated at 20 or so hours. Time however, The Outer Worlds landed at No. 7 on our 50 best games of 2019.

And, simply to be clear, Obsidian says this DLC “will be expanding the story,” so it’s not simply cosmetics, gear, or stuff to make use of within the present world and story.