Xbox Insiders may be able to try out Obsidian's co-op survival game 'Grounded' soon
Sign up for the Insiders program to be one of the very first to play Grounded.
What you need to know
- Grounded is Obsidian Entertainment's new IP.
- It is a co-op survival game where you're the size of an ant.
- Xbox Insiders may get to try out Grounded soon.
Grounded is a passion project from Obsidian Entertainment now that it's been acquired by Microsoft, created by a team of just 13 within the studio. Grounded was unveiled during X019 where we got our first glimpse of what the new IP is supposed to be. It looks to blend survival co-op with narrative-driven gameplay and tasks players with surviving the hazards of a yard where they are about the size of an ant.
According to a post from Obsidian, Xbox Insiders may get to try out the game very soon. The post explains that Grounded is making an appearance at PAX East with a panel hosted by Larry Hryb where more details and new game footage will be shared. It won't be playable at that time, but it looks like it soon will be.
Tucked in at the bottom of the announcement, Obsidian appears to hint that Xbox Insiders may be able to get their hands on the game soon.
Grounded is set to launch on Xbox One and PC in 2020 where it will release into Xbox Game Pass. It's unknown whether it will have Xbox Series X support, but given Obsidian's status as a first party studio now, it's very likely.
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Jennifer Locke has been playing video games nearly her entire life, and is very happy Xbox is growing a stronger first-party portfolio. You can find her obsessing over Star Wars and other geeky things on Twitter @JenLocke95.