The Outer Worlds guide: tips and walkthroughs for saving the Halcyon colony

By Lauren Aitken
7 November 2019 15:12 GMT

Whether you’re playing as a space hero or a contemptuous bastard, we’ve got all The Outer Worlds guides covered.

Alongside its main quest, there are several side quests and companion missions to complete in The Outer Worlds. Some of the quests involve making decisions that will affect your standing with various people and factions, though if you go around murdering folk at will, it’s likely everyone is going to hate you anyway.

As this guide will contain story missions, consider this you’re only spoiler warning. You can also check out VG247’s The Outer Worlds review here.

The Outer Worlds: Character creation

Here’s our guide to picking the best starting skills and attributes for your character. You can create a sneaky, slick-talking mastermind or the human equivelant of a potato, the choice is yours.

The Outer Worlds: Main story

Should you reroute power to Edgewater and keep favour with the Board, or give it to the Deserters?

Various factions want to get their hands on some valuable research, but who desrves it most?

Here’s our guide to clearing the airwaves.

The decisions made during this quest will affect your story quite dramatically, so check out our guide on how to make the best choices.

This guide is obviously spoiler central, so read at your peril.

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The Outer Worlds: Side missions, faction and companion quests

There are six happy space friends for you to find and recruit, so here’s our guide on how to do just that.

Victor Max has a special companion quest for you to do that reveals more details about his past.

The first few missions you do in Edgewater make can make a big difference, so here’s what you need to do.

Both MSI and the militant Iconoclasts want the powerful UDL tech that crash-landed on Monarch, and it’s up to you to decide who gets it.

The Outer Worlds: Weapons, items and gear

If, like me, you love to hoard everything that isn’t nailed down, you can check out where to store your junk, er, treasures, here.

Science Weapons are super powerful, so here’s where to find them all.

If you’re stuck on a particular mission that isn’t on this list, leave a comment and we’ll consider adding a guide for it.

The Outer Worlds is available on PC, PS4 and Xbox One.

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