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Teased via a tongue-in-cheek cinematic trailer during Microsoft’s conference, The Outer Worlds 2 is seemingly still early on in development. The game’s trailer is available to watch below:
The teaser reveals almost nothing about the game, and during it the developers poke fun at themselves. A silhouette of a character is shown with their back to the screen, with the voiceover stating that the developer: “couldn’t reveal the protagonist properly because they aren’t finished”.
The entire teaser pokes fun at the regular trailer format, stating how many of the elements seen in the footage likely won’t be in the full release. Poking fun at how developers “make everything seem cool” and “show people running around for no reason”.
Considering neither the story or the gameplay have been finalised, it will likely be some time before The Outer Worlds 2 is released on Xbox and PC.
The Outer Worlds, developed by Obsidian Entertainment, released in 2019. It is an action-adventure roleplaying game set in space, and follows the story of an alternate future that diverged in 1901, with a heavy focus placed on consumerism.
The short cinematic trailer, which was originally posted before the showcase by The Washington Post, features a first-person viewpoint aboard a spaceship called the Constellation, as well as an alien planet.