Private Division and Obsidian Entertainment today announced The Outer Worlds. Co-game directors Tim Cain and Leonard Boyarsky, original creators of Fallout, have reunited for this new single-player RPG from the renowned team at Obsidian, developers of Fallout: New Vegas, Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic II, South Park: The Stick of Truth, and the Pillars of Eternity franchise. The Outer Worlds will be available in calendar 2019, during Take-Two’s fiscal year 2020 (ending March 31, 2020) on PC, PlayStation®4 system, and across the Xbox One family of devices, including Xbox One X.
“It’s great to be working with Tim again. It’s rare to find a co-creator who compliments your skill set so well – Tim’s great at the things I’m not and vice versa,” said Leonard Boyarsky, co-game director at Obsidian. “But what we both seem to have a knack for is making in-depth single-player RPGs where the player can define their character and play the game any way they choose.”
“There’s something very special about the combination of my lighter humor and Leonard’s darker take on things. It affects everything in the game – the setting, the characters, the dialogs,” added Tim Cain, cogame director at Obsidian. “Plus, we have a great team here at Obsidian, and we’re making sure The Outer Worlds delivers what players want from a new RPG universe.”
“Obsidian’s pedigree in creating excellent single-player RPGs that empower meaningful player agency in combination with the characteristic dark humor of Tim and Leonard is second to none,” said Michael Worosz, SVP and head of Private Division. “With The Outer Worlds, the team is crafting an incredible new sci-fi RPG that celebrates the world-building and player-driven storytelling the studio is known for in fresh and exciting ways.”