Get to know the Halcyon colony in this new trailer for The Outer Worlds

By James O'Connor, Monday, 2 September 2019 01:45 GMT

The Outer Worlds’ latest trailer encourages you to uproot your life and join the Halcyon colony on one of the game’s planets.

The trailer takes place across both Terra 2 and Monarch, two planet colonised by Halcyon, the mega-corporation that seems to be behind many of the game’s events. This trailer takes a fun, light tone, presenting itself as a travel commercial – which is apt, I suppose, since part of the joy of The Outer Worlds will be exploring these planets and trying not to get your face ripped off by the vicious local wildlife.

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The employment communities of Terra 2 look a bit run down and sad, whereas Monarch looks gritter and more dangerous – at least from this one trailer. We’re also shown off the game’s wild mix of guns and melee weapons, which look like silly fun – there even seems to be a shrink way, and they’re always a good time.

The Outer Wilds looked good in our hands-on preview, and will release on PC, Xbox One and PS4 on October 25. It’s also coming to Switch at some point, incredibly, although if it’s a success the sequel will likely be an Xbox exclusive.

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