Obsidian apologizes for buggy Outer Worlds: Spacer's Choice Edition

The team at Obsidian apologized for issues experienced with The Outer Worlds: Spacer's Choice Edition and assured a patch is coming soon.


Following the release of The Outer Worlds: Spacer’s Choice Edition on March 7, there have been a variety of reports popping up from players about bugs and issues that have negatively impacted their experience with the game. Among these are issues with the game’s frame rates, with noticeable frame rate drops experienced even on higher-end PCs.

Noting player frustration, Obsidian Entertainment took to social media to publicly address some of the game’s issues. On Reddit, Obsidian first apologized to those experiencing performance issues, before assuring that the team is working on getting a patch out “as soon as possible.”

The Outer Worlds screenshot showing one of the areas players can explore with a large planet seen in the sky in the background
© Obsidian Entertainment

On Twitter, Private Division further confirmed that a patch for PC and consoles is coming to address the assorted visual and performance issues that have been reported by players. An exact date for when the patch will drop has yet to be shared, but Private Division notes that a full list of patch notes will be shared with players before the end of next week.

Stay tuned as we’ll be sure to share information about the patch for The Outer Worlds: Spacer’s Choice Edition as soon as it drops. Until then, for more on The Outer Worlds, be sure to brush up on some of our previous reporting including the news of The Outer Worlds: Spacers Choice Edition launching on consoles and PC.

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