Annapurna Interactive has announced that Outer Wilds is getting a brand-new expansion, two years after its original release. Echoes of the Eye is heading to Xbox on September 28.

A new cryptic trailer shows the expansion in action, seemingly keeping the mystery found in the original game. After discovering a strange satellite photo, a new story unravels as players follow new threads across the solar system to solve its many questions.

Key Features

- 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.

Echoes of the Eye – The hearthian space program has detected an anomaly that can’t be attributed to any known location in the solar system. Grab your flashlight and prepare to illuminate the darkest secrets of the Outer Wilds…

A leak of the expansion actually surfaced back in April via Steam's database, sparking the conversation around the upcoming content. At least now we finally have official confirmation alongside a release date. Let's hope it lives up to the ridiculously high standards set by the original game back in 2019.

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