We’re lower than two weeks away from The Outer Worlds’ debut on Nintendo Change, and now you possibly can pre-order to safe your copy.
It is taking a bit longer than anticipated for Obsidian’s extraterrestrial RPG to land on Change. Initially deliberate for a March 6 launch on Change, Obsidian and writer Personal Division understandably delayed the discharge date as a consequence of workplace closures within the wake of the pandemic. We realized in March that June 5 would lastly give Change followers The Outer Worlds, and finally pre-orders are formally open.
If you wish to make 100% positive you are enjoying on June 5, head to the itemizing on Nintendo’s website or check retailers like GameStop, Best Buy, and Walmart. You’ll have your choice of a physical copy or digital code, but be prepared for a 6gb day one update that “will optimize gameplay, provide additional hi-res textures, and include other fixes.”
Our review for The Outer Worlds at launch found a lot to love in the artfully-realized world, human-like NPCs, and smart writing. “Obsidian’s talent for sharp writing, choice-based narrative, and complex role-playing systems have coalesced together to create one of the strongest new IPs of the generation with The Outer Worlds,” Alex Avard wrote at the time.
Expect some visual and performance compromises on Switch, but thankfully most games ported to Switch from more powerful hardware have held up surprisingly well. Also, it’ll be good to bring The Outer Worlds on commutes (when commutes are a thing again, anyway).
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