Outer Worlds 2, the sequel to the beloved video game The Outer Worlds, is in development, but the light-hearted teaser trailer from Microsoft’s Xbox says the developers aren’t ready to talk about anything other than the title.
The unexpected successor to the popular 2019 RPG game in space was announced on Sunday (June 13) at E3, a major gaming conference. held almost this year due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Excessive 90 second trailer pokes fun at how early game announcements such as The Outer Worlds 2 fail to reveal many details.
“Now we see our hero, but only his silhouette, because the developers have not yet finished the design,” – the voice sounds viciously during the satirical trailer. “Or finished the story. Or finished any gameplay that is really ready to show. In fact, the only thing they ended up with … is the title. “
Associated with PC Gamer: Outer Worlds Overview
Therefore, we cannot tell you anything about the release date of the game, the plot, the platforms on which it will be available, or anything else. But we can point to what Xbox wire said about the project:
“As we travel through a new star system with a new team, we are thrilled to bring everyone back to the Outer Worlds franchise. And Outer Worlds fans should always remember that this is not the best choice. It’s Speiser’s choice, “Fergus Urquhart, head of game development studio Obsidian Entertainment, said in a statement to Xbox Wire.
While you wait for more news about the sequel, the original 2019 game The Outer Worlds is still available to play on PlayStation 4, Xbox One, Microsoft Windows and Nintendo Switch. Many E3 2021 releases are exclusive to Microsoft platforms, however Outer Worlds 2 may not be as widely available as its predecessor.
The original game takes place in 2355 in an alternate future in which huge corporations dominate Earth and extend their influence to other star systems. Starring in The Outer Worlds, a fictional six-planet system called Alcyon is so far away that teams need to hibernate for a 10-year journey. In real life, astronaut hibernation has also been studied in NASA’s Innovative Advanced Concepts program, which provides early funding for space exploration ideas in the distant future.
The universe of the “Outer Worlds” is characterized by superluminal travel, which is called Skip space in the franchise. Unfortunately for longtime fans of FTL travel franchises like Star Wars, Star Trek and Battlestar Galactica, however, new research published in April 2021 suggests real strain drives may be limited energy problems and contradictions with Einstein’s theories of relativity and space-time, among others.
The Outer Worlds also includes a variety of weapons, including the Shrink Cannon, which dates back to concepts from other space franchises. Perhaps the most famous use of the shrink ray was in the 1996 comedy Mars Attacks! in which the Martian leader uses a shrinking beam against General Decker, a fictional famous military official representing the President of the United States.
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