The Outer Worlds is Now Available on Nintendo Switch

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Experience the award-winning single-player sci-fi RPG on the go

Sydney, Australia – June 5, 2020 – Today, Private Division, Obsidian Entertainment, and Virtuos announced the award-winning single-player RPG, The Outer Worlds,is now available for the Nintendo Switch™ system. The Outer Worlds was created by co-game directors Tim Cain and Leonard Boyarsky, the original creators of Fallout, and the renowned team at Obsidian Entertainment, developers of Fallout: New Vegas, Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic II, South Park: The Stick of Truth, and the Pillars of Eternity franchise.

The Outer Worlds, previously released on the PlayStation®4, PlayStation®4 Pro, across the Xbox One family of devices, including Xbox One X, and Windows PC.

Set in a colony at the edge of the galaxy ruled by ruthless corporations, you awake from a deep cryogenic sleep by a rogue scientist, to discover that you might be the only one who can save — or condemn — the colony. The decisions you make as you encounter a host of memorable characters will determine the fate of Halcyon Colony. Will you be a star-gazing hero? A cruel villain? A bumbling interstellar disaster wearing a Moon Man helmet? The choice is in your hands.

The Outer Worlds is one of the best role-playing experiences of this past year and we cannot be more proud of the commercial and critical success the game has earned,” said Michael Worosz, Executive Vice President and Head of Private Division. “We’re pleased to bring Obsidian’s dark, witty sci-fi universe to fans and new players on the Nintendo Switch and look forward to giving everyone the opportunity to take this rich RPG with them wherever they go.”

The Outer Worlds is available now on the Nintendo Switch for $89.95 both physically and digitally. The Outer Worlds is also available on the PlayStation®4, PlayStation®4 Pro, across the Xbox One family of devices, including Xbox One X, and Windows PC through the Epic Games Store and Microsoft Store*. The Outer Worlds is rated MA15+ with the consumer advice Strong themes and violence by the Australian Classification Board. More information can be found by subscribing on YouTube, following on Twitter, by becoming a fan on Facebook, and visiting

*The Outer Worlds is available digitally on Windows PC through the Epic Games Store and Microsoft Store.

Private Division is a publishing label of Take-Two Interactive Software, Inc. (NASDAQ:TTWO).

About Obsidian

Obsidian Entertainment has specialized for over 16 years in creating the most engrossing narrative and choice driven worlds in video games including Fallout: New VegasSouth Park: The Stick of TruthAlpha ProtocolStar Wars: Knights of the Old Republic II: The Sith Lords, and the Pillars of Eternity franchise. Their latest release, the single-player sci-fi epic The Outer Worlds, has received widespread critical acclaim. They are now looking to expand on their story telling expertise and bring it to survival game genre with their upcoming survival-adventure game, Grounded. Obsidian is committed to delivering the most compelling, character and choice driven worlds to their fans and newcomers alike.

About Private Division

Private Division is a developer-focused publisher that empowers independent studios to develop the games that they are passionate about creating, while providing the support that they need to make their titles critically and commercially successful on a global scale. The Label publishes the Kerbal Space Program franchise, Ancestors: The Humankind Odyssey from Panache Digital Games, The Outer Worlds from Obsidian Entertainment, and Disintegration from V1 Interactive, with future unannounced projects in development. Private Division is headquartered in New York City with offices in Seattle, Las Vegas, and Munich. For more information, please visit

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