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The Outer Worlds Switch release date delayed to June

The Outer WorldsNintendo Switch release date has been delayed to June, Obsidian and Private Division have today announced.

“We wanted to share an exciting update that we plan on launching The Outer Worlds for the Nintendo Switch on June 5th, 2020,” a statement reads. “As we prepare for another arrival of new colonists, we have some very important information for those making this journey, specifically for you colonists who prefer your goods in physical form: The retail version The Outer Worlds comes on a physical cartridge, and it will be accompanied by a day one patch that could be up to 6 GB.

“This patch will optimize gameplay, provide additional hi-res textures, and include other fixes to provide the employees of Halcyon with the best gameplay experience. Please ensure you have planned accordingly and have available space necessary for the patch.”

The port was previously expected in March and was delayed due to complications surroundiing the COVID-19 coronavirus.

The Outer Worlds is currently available on Windows PC, Xbox One and PS4 and is also part of the Xbox Game Pass program on PC and Xbox One.


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