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The Outer Worlds has a galactic sized update on Xbox One

There are a lot of my fellow Enthusiasts who are really excited about The Outer Worlds. The latest game from Obsidian looks like it could fill the Fallout: New Vegas-style hole in their lives. From the game mechanics to the humour and style, this does look a little like a spiritual successor to one of the most popular games in the Fallout catalogue. Today we have news that the game features a sizeable day one patch. How sizeable I hear you ask? Well, if you were to pre-install the game you would be downloading 36.78 GB, the day one patch is around 38 GB. We think it is safe to say that you are basically redownloading the entire game plus a little extra.

That’s not the only news for the game today. Obsidian has also released an image showing exactly when you will be able to start playing the game. It’s basically midnight all around the world except for North America where everyone can access The Outer Worlds at midnight Eastern Time. You can check out the image below –

If you are unfamiliar with The Outer Worlds you can check out the trailer for the game along with the official description below. And don’t forget that if you are an Xbox Game Pass subscriber you will be able to play the game on day one.

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.
Lost in transit while on a colonist ship bound for the furthest edge of the galaxy, you awake decades later than you expected only to find yourself in the midst of a deep conspiracy threatening to destroy the Halcyon colony. 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.
Welcome to the future – try not to break it.

Will you be checking out The Outer Worlds? Do you think this could live up to the legacy of Fallout: New Vegas? Share your thoughts in the comments section below.

Steve Clist
Joint Editor-in-Chief at our sister site XboxEnthusiast, Steve also has a serious love for Nintendo. His first console was an N64 and it was love at first sight. He may specialise in racing games but will give anything a shot. He's also a serious guitar player and musician. Basically, Steve rocks. Need we say more?

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