Tag: Obsidian Entertainment
News Xbox Exclusive Wins GDC Award Following Microsoft's Metacritic Disqualification
Obsidian Entertainment takes the prize
Yesterday, we brought the unfortunate news that review aggregator Metacritic decided Xbox Game Studios "failed to qualify" for its annual publisher rankings - due to the fact that it launched less than five titles in 2022. However, one of the four qualifying games it did launch seems to have down well with the...
News The Outer Worlds Dev Putting 'Major Focus' On Fixing Performance Issues In Xbox Remaster
The 'Spacer's Choice Edition' launched earlier this month
The Outer Worlds received a surprise current-gen port earlier this month when the team delivered the 'Spacer's Choice Edition' to Xbox Series X and S. However, the launch perhaps hasn't been as smooth as anticipated, with visual and performance issues reported pretty much across the board on...
News Grounded's 2nd Post-Launch Patch Is Already Available, Here's What's Included
Update 1.02 has arrived
Obsidian is continuing its hard work on Grounded, even after the game's successful 1.0 launch. The team delivered its first post-launch patch just weeks after the game left early access, and now update 1.02 is already available! There's only one brand-new feature in here, but the team has implemented a bunch of bug fixes as...
News Grounded 1.0 Gets First Post-Launch Update, Here's What's Included
Grounded finally hit 1.0 last month, after a good two years in early access via Xbox Game Preview. Critics spoke positively about the game when it fully released, but that hasn't stopped developer Obsidian from continuing to work on the title. The team has already pushed out Grounded's 1.01 patch, and it's full of core game changes...
News The Outer Worlds Looks Like It's Getting A Native Xbox Series X|S Upgrade
Rated in Taiwan
Obsidian's The Outer Worlds has been rated for next-gen platforms by the Taiwanese ratings board, a regular source for early leaks on upcoming titles. The sci-fi RPG first launched back in 2019 as an Xbox One game, shortly after Microsoft acquired the studio. Since then, Obsidian has announced a sequel, although for all intents and...
Roundup Here's What The Critics Are Saying About Grounded's 1.0 Launch
The game leaves early access this month
Obsidian's backyard survival game Grounded is leaving early access this month, after over two years in Xbox Game Preview. Ahead of the title's 1.0 launch tomorrow, September 27, reviews of the final version have started to hit the web, and it's getting a very positive reception thus far! Here's a look at some...
News Grounded Is Getting TV Adaptation By Star Wars Writer & Halo Director
Well, this is unexpected
Remember when it seemed a little odd that famous western RPG developer Obsidian Entertainment had decided to make a survival game about avoiding giant bugs in an overgrown garden? Well, things are getting even stranger as Grounded — which is set to hit its 1.0 release this September — is being converted into a TV series!...
News Phil Spencer's 'No-BS' Approach Convinced Obsidian To Join Xbox
There was "trust" from Phil's reputation
It's no secret that Xbox has gone on a bit of a spending spree these last few years. Phil Spencer & co. have been building up Xbox's first party lineup for almost half a decade, in part to bolster the Game Pass library. Having said that, the company still had to convince devs to join up, and it looks like...
News Obsidian's Avowed Appears To Be Running On Unreal Engine 5
According to job page
Upcoming fantasy RPG Avowed is one of our most anticipated Xbox exclusives, although we haven't heard much about it since its 2020 reveal. Late last year some details did trickle out of a report; one of them being that the game will use an advanced version of The Outer Worlds game engine. Now though, that no longer seems to be...