Obsidian apologises for Outer Worlds: Spacer’s Choice Edition performance issues

An Obsidian The representative has apologized to the frustrated players Outer worlds: Spacer’s Choice Edition performance issues.

The updated version of the studio’s 2019 game was announced last week and published on Tuesday PS5, Xbox Series X/S and PC.

At the time of publication, the publisher Private department said Spacer’s Choice Edition features high-resolution graphics, a dynamic weather system, revamped lighting and environments, improved performance and load times, improved character detail, and a higher level cap.

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However, the game has been poorly received by players across all platforms, with many users complaining that it performs significantly worse than the original title.

“I’m sorry that you all have been experiencing performance issues with The Outer Worlds: Spacer’s Choice Edition,” an Obsidian player support representative wrote. Reddit.

“I understand how frustrating this can be, and I can assure you that the Private Division team is working to get the patch out as soon as possible.”

They added, “If you face any other issues while playing the game, you can Send a support card to the private department. They are dedicated support for The Outer Worlds and we do our best to direct all information to them so they can find solutions as quickly as possible.

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Spacer’s Choice Edition includes The Outer Worlds base game and both of its narrative expansions, Murder in Eridanos and Danger on the Gorgon$59.99 / £49.99.

Players who already own the game and both DLC packs Xbox One, PS4 or PC can upgrade to Spacer’s Choice Edition for $9.99 / £5.

Take two reportedly laid off staff from several departments this weekincluding its indie publishing company Private Division.

Microsoftwhich bought Obsidian in November 2018, has said it hopes to build Outer Worlds into a ‘sustainable franchise’.

And in June 2021 Obsidian announced The Outer Worlds 2 for Xbox Series X/S and PC with a comedy trailer showing that the game was far from finished.