What you need to know
- Observer: System Redux is the remaster of cult hit Observer, a 2017 psychological horror game.
- The game has just been confirmed as a launch title for Xbox Series X and Xbox Series S next-gen consoles on November 10.
- Observer: System Redux will also come to PC on November 10, and Playstation 5 on November 12.
- The title will cost the same on next-gen consoles as it does on PC and other platforms.
Observer: System Redux is a full-on remaster for Observer, a game that came out in 2017 to critical acclaim and won the hearts of psychological horror fans. It combined cyberpunk themes with the thriller genre, and now it's getting a next-gen treatment, a new release, and a ton of all-new content. Today, Bloober Team confirmed that not only will Observer: System Redux be coming to next-gen consoles like the Xbox Series X, Xbox Series S and Playstation 5, but that it would be a launch title for all three upcoming consoles.
Observer: System Redux will come to PC through Steam and Xbox Series X / S on November 10, 2020, with the Playstation 5 enjoying the game two days later on November 12, 2020. This means players can add Observer: System Redux to the list of games they intend to play on the next-gen consoles, complete with all the lovely performance and visual enhancements you can expect from these powerful devices. Even better, every version of Observer: System Redux will come in at the same price, $30. According to Piotr Babineo, Bloober Team CEO:
You can check out their official website for more information. Also, make sure you're ready for next-gen, with Xbox Series X / S pre-orders opening September 22, 2020, and Playstation 5 pre-orders already available.
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So it's a remaster of the original? OG users get free upgrade / discount?
A discount would be nice but I'd say that a free upgrade is very unlikely.
I got the original as a freebie on Epic Games Store but am yet to play it. I may be tempted to get the remaster on Steam when it gets to the head of the queue of my backlog of unplayed games.
It looks amazing. It is using Ray tracing as well. This is a huge upgrade over the original version. Here is gameplay from next Gen. The Medium will look amazing if Bloober have achieved this with an upgrade over a this Gen game. https://youtu.be/teNuT6UO1II
This game is fantastic, the atmosphere, sound effects, and story I absolutely loved, I'm a Bladerunner tragic, lol 😂 so anything I'm this genre I'm Sold, but ill be playing through this again in the dark lol 🤣
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