Rumor has it that developer Obsidian Leisure is already starting work on a follow-up to The Outer Worlds. The veracity of the declare can’t be decided at the moment, since neither Obsidian nor the primary title’s writer, Non-public Division, has provided a lot in the best way of a affirmation. Given The Outer Worlds‘ essential and business success, nevertheless, such a growth wouldn’t come as a shock.
Reviews of a sequel to The Outer Worlds getting into pre-production come by means of Niko Companions Senior Analyst Daniel Ahmad. Based on a submit from Ahmad, a brand new installment is at the moment “being explored.” See the analyst’s transient feedback on the matter within the following Twitter submit:
Final I heard a brand new entry within the franchise is being explored, at the moment in pre-production.
Might grow to be one thing else ofc, however that is the present standing. https://t.co/OGvfHjycNu
— Daniel Ahmad (@ZhugeEX) October 11, 2020
Attributable to Microsoft’s possession of the developer, there are questions as as to whether a potential Outer Worlds sequel would make its option to PlayStation. Microsoft’s strategy hasn’t been constant, to this point, as regards to the present IPs it has acquired. As an example, the lately launched Minecraft Dungeons launched on PS4 and Swap regardless of Mojang and the Minecraft IP being owned by Microsoft. Nevertheless, the following Hellblade will probably be an Xbox console unique, regardless that the primary entry initially touchdown on PlayStation consoles first. The Outer Worlds 2 continues to be a query mark, each as as to whether or not its in growth and if it could even come to PlayStation platforms. That is just like questions being raised about the way forward for Bethesda properties now that it’s owned by Microsoft.
The Outer Worlds is offered now digitally and at retail on the PlayStation 4, PC, and Xbox One platforms. Final month, Obsidian expanded the expertise with Peril on Gorgon DLC, an add-on that drops gamers on the unruly Gorgon Asteroid.
[Source: Daniel Ahmad on Twitter]