Outer Wilds

Mobius Digital, Annapurna Interactive

Mighty Man
OpenCritic Rating
86
Top Critic Average
85%
Critics Recommend
Based on 42 critic reviews
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Outer Wilds

Rating Summary

Based on 42 critic reviews
Mighty Man

OpenCritic Rating

86

Top Critic Average

85%

Critics Recommend

Based on 42 critic reviews
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General Information

Available on:PCMay 30, 2019
Xbox OneMay 30, 2019
PlayStation 4Oct 15, 2019

Developer: Mobius Digital

Publisher: Annapurna Interactive

Genre: Adventure

Outer Wilds is an open world mystery about a solar system trapped in an endless time loop. Welcome to the Space Program! You're the newest recruit of Outer Wilds Ventures, a fledgling space program searching for answers in a strange, constantly evolving solar system. Mysteries of the Solar System... What lurks in the heart of the ominous Dark Bramble? Who built the alien ruins on the Moon? Can the endless time loop be stopped? Answers await you in the most dangerous reaches of space. A World That Changes Over Time The planets of Outer Wilds are packed with hidden locations that change with the passage of time. Visit an underground city of before it's swallowed by sand, or explore the surface of a planet as it crumbles beneath your feet. Every secret is guarded by hazardous environments and natural catastrophes. Grab Your Intergalactic Hiking Gear! Strap on your hiking boots, check your oxygen levels, and get ready to venture into space. Use a variety of unique gadgets to probe your surroundings, track down mysterious signals, decipher ancient alien writing, and roast the perfect marshmallow.

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Outer Wilds Reviews

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Beneath its charming and inventive worlds, Outer Wilds hides a cleverly unfolding mystery.

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IGN

8.4 / 10.0
Mike Epstein

Exploring the uncharted worlds of Outer Wilds feels like a true adventure in ways most games never achieve.

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There's a twofold joy to Outer Wilds - the thrill of discovery itself, as you slowly decipher the variables that swirl around each not-so-distant world, and of seeing that thrill reflected in a phrase scribbled centuries ago by some castaway alien boffin.

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A fantastically imaginative, time-bending puzzle adventure that makes full use of one of the most enjoyably interactive game worlds in a long time.

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