The Outer Worlds launch trailer shows alien worlds and all the roles you can play as a new hero

What you need to know

  • The Outer Worlds is an upcoming role-playing game from Obsidian Entertainment and Private Division.
  • There's a new launch trailer, showing more of the action across alien worlds.
  • The Outer Worlds is set to release on October 25.
  • You can grab The Outer Worlds for $60 from Amazon (opens in new tab).

The Outer Worlds is just a short ways away and ahead of the game's release, Private Division has released a new trailer, showing off more of the world and the alien environments that players will be able to explore. In these outer colonies, you can be any kind of hero. Or a villain. Or just a jerk. You can take a look at the launch trailer below:

Alien creatures, corrupt corporations, beautiful worlds and more all await. You can pre-load the game right now on Xbox One, though be aware that there's a hefty day one patch coming, which will be close to 40GB. If you'd like to learn more about the game, you can check out our preview of The Outer Worlds right here.

The Outer Worlds is currently set to be available on October 25 for most platforms, though the Nintendo Switch version is releasing later. While the game is multiplatform, it's also a part of Xbox Game Pass since Obsidian Entertainment, the studio developing the game, was acquired by Microsoft.

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Samuel Tolbert is a freelance writer covering gaming news, previews, reviews, interviews and different aspects of the gaming industry, specifically focusing on Xbox and PC gaming on Windows Central. You can find him on Twitter @SamuelTolbert.