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The Outer Worlds

Critics Consensus (Play It)

Despite some technical issues on console, The Outer Worlds is an outstanding first-person RPG with excellent writing and competent combat.

Game Info

The Outer Worlds is a new single-player sci-fi RPG from Obsidian Entertainment and Private Division. As you explore the furthest reaches of space and encounter a host of factions all vying for power, who you decide to become will determine the fate of everyone in Halcyon. In the corporate equation for the colony, you are the unplanned variable.

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Total Reviews: 157

Nom: Best RPG (2019),

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41% of scored reviews fell within the range of 80 to 86 / 100

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RATING & REVIEWS

Ratings & Reviews

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CRITIC REVIEWS

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Median Score

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Dan Stapleton (IGN)
[Date Unavailable]
8.5/10

“With The Outer Worlds, Obsidian has found its own path in the space between Bethesda and BioWare’s RPGs, and it’s a great one.”

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Joe Juba (Game Informer)
[Date Unavailable]
9.3/10

“Finding your way through (or around) various problems is fun, and a streak of silly humor keeps the tone light enough to counterbalance the darker themes”

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Bill Lavoy (Shacknews)
[Date Unavailable]
9/10

“It’s a fine game under any circumstances, but it’s a top-notch RPG with heavy consequences at almost every turn for those that are willing to immerse themselves. The Outer Worlds doesn’t tell you a story, it gives you a world full of interesting characters and asks you to tell your own.”

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