Attraction Studios and THQ Nordic have introduced that Outcast: A New Beginning will launch on fifteenth March 2024, persevering with Cutter Slade’s journey throughout PlayStation 5, Xbox Sequence X|S and PC.
The discharge date announcement additionally comes with the reveal of a Collector’s Version for Outcast: A New Beginning, that includes a Saï statue as its centrepiece, steelbook case, the soundtrack on CD and hardcover artwork e-book. Of observe, the latter two gadgets nonetheless carry the unique identify for the sport: Outcast 2: A New Beginning. That is down to those gadgets having been created previous to the sport’s identify change, and THQ deciding that it could be ridiculously wasteful to pulp and recycle or trash them for a comparatively delicate and meaningless change. If something, it makes them extra fascinating as one thing that calls again to the unique branding. Proper?
Outcast: A New Beginning revives the world and setting of the 1999 cult traditional authentic. Developer Attraction Studios is in search of to essentially reinvent what it means to be an open world recreation by crafting a setting that may meaningfully develop and give you alternatives relying in your actions. You’ll be serving to the native Talan lead a resistant struggle in opposition to hostile robotic invaders, fostering settlements to regrow, after which having the prospect to, for instance, hatch an egg discovered within the wild, nurture the offspring inside, after which journey the enormous flying creature it turns into into battle in opposition to the robots as soon as extra.
In our preview of Outcast: A New Beginning, I stated, “It’s refreshing to see different approaches coming to open world gaming, which can all to easily feel like they’re just having you check off markers on the map, climbing towers, and performing the same minigames and activities time and again. Outcast: A New Beginning will absolutely have some elements of that within its structure, but could make them more deeply meaningful to the game itself.”