We hope you’re ready to don your Inspector’s Hat. Today, Obsidian Entertainment and Private Division have released Murder on Eridan, the second and final DLC of The Outer Worlds.
Murder on Eridan adds an exciting murder case for players to solve. Rizzo’s spokesperson, Helen Halcyon, has been found dead, and it’s up to you to unravel this tangle of mysteries, decoys and secrets. You will have to uncover clues at the crime scenes and unlock different quest lines with a brand new gadget, the Anomaly Amplifier, to then hunt down a whole cast of unusual suspects.
Furthermore, Murder on Eridan increases character level cap by three and adds new science weapons and armor sets, as well as other skill customization options.
The DLC of The Outer Worlds requires the base game and the player must have completed the Monarch quests to be able to access the content of Murder on Eridan.
Murder on Eridan is available on PlayStation 5 and Xbox Series X (via backward compatibility), PlayStation 4, Xbox One and PC for € 14.99. Xbox Game Pass users will get 10% off DLC. The expansion will be released later this year on Nintendo Switch. Murder on Eridan is also available in the expansion pass including the first DLC, Peril on Gorgon, priced at € 24.99.
Today in addition to this expansion comes an update that removes the maximum frame rate limit when playing on PlayStation 5 and Xbox Series X. This update also allows players trying to play an expansion. with a save beyond the “point of no return” option to load directly aboard the Impostor. This way, they will be able to experience the expansion without having to create a new game or a new character.
The Outer Worlds: Murder on Eridan expansion is now live
Today, Private Division and Obsidian Entertainment announced that The Outer Worlds: Murder on Eridan, the second and final narrative expansion of the award-winning, critically acclaimed sci-fi RPG, is now available on PlayStation 4, PlayStation 4 Pro, Xbox One, and Windows PC * systems. The expansion will be released later this year for Nintendo Switch ™. The Outer Worlds: Murder on Eridan is available separately or at a reduced price in the The Outer Worlds expansion pass which also includes the extension The Outer Worlds: Peril Over Gorgon for the full narrative experience.
Go on an adventure in the skies of Eridanus and solve the most mysterious investigation of the colony of Halcyon. Everyone is suspect following the death of famous Helen Halcyon, spokesperson for Rizzo, just before the launch of the latest vodka brand, Spectrum Brown. Pick up clues with the Anomaly Amplifier, a semi-conscious device that brings out anomalies and inconsistencies in a crime scene. With each discovery, unlock additional lines of dialogue and different quest branches. You will meet loads of interesting suspects during your investigation, celebrities like fellow stars Helen, Spencer Woolrich and Burbage-3001, renowned athlete Bertie the Black Hole from Rizzo Rangers, and many more! But be careful, because behind every smile hides a dark secret! Your tenacity will be the key to solving this case.
“With Murder on Eridan, we wanted to lift the veil a little more on the memorable characters of the universe of The Outer Worlds, while continuing to put the player at the center of a compelling and intriguing story, ”said Megan Starks, Game Director at Obsidian Entertainment. “This expansion sheds light on another infamous company in an almost unbelievable environment and introduces new mechanics that push the way we develop the story. It’s a crazy ride, and we can’t wait to see the reaction from the fans. ”
“Murder on Eridan is the perfect ending to this chapter in The Outer Worlds. It provides what made the original game such a success: deep choices in a fantasy world, ”adds Michael Worosz, executive vice president and director of Private Division. “Players can look forward to another engaging story full of humor, intelligent and lively dialogue, and more. This expansion is a great reason to revisit The Outer Worlds or dive into it for the first time. ”
The Outer Worlds: Murder on Eridan Also increases the player’s cap level by three, unlocking other options for even more skill customization. Obtain three new science weapons, one of them being Helen’s favorite pistol, “The Needler,” and collect a variety of new armor. Explore new perilous territories and set off for Eridan, an archipelago of drifting asteroids that crosses the upper atmosphere of the gas giant. There you’ll find plenty of scenes to examine to solve this mysterious case, from the Hotel Grand Colonial to the colorful purple orchards of Rizzo.
The Outer Worlds: Murder on Eridan is now available for € 14.99 as a digital download on PlayStation 4, Xbox One and PC. Xbox Game Pass users will get a 10% discount when purchasing Murder on Eridan. Murder on Eridan is also available via the extension pass, priced at € 24.99, which also includes the first extension, Peril on Gorgon. The base game is required to play the expansion. The Outer Worlds: Murder on Eridan received the M (Young Adults) classification by the ESRB.