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News • October 16, 2019

The Outer Worlds Release Schedule

Greetings employees of Halcyon,

The launch date for The Outer Worlds is quickly approaching, so to allow you to prepare we would like to share with you the current release schedule.

Since The Outer Worlds will launch on Xbox One, PlayStation 4, and PC, and depending on which platform you are playing on, the timing on the release may vary.  

If you will be playing the game on PC via Xbox Game Pass, the Microsoft Windows Store, or through the  Epic Game Store, the game will be available at the following times:

PC Release Schedule


This means the game will be available on PC at the following times: 

  • October 24, 2019 - 16:00 PDT
  • October 24, 2019 - 19:00 EDT
  • October 24, 2019, 2019 - 20:00 BRT
  • October 25, 2019, 2019 - 00:00 BST
  • October 25, 2019, 2019 - 01:00 CEST
  • October 25, 2019, 2019 - 01:00 SAST
  • October 25, 2019, 2019 - 02:00 MSK
  • October 25, 2019, 2019 - 07:00 SGT
  • October 25, 2019, 2019 - 08:00 JST
  • October 25, 2019, 2019 - 10:00 AEDT
  • October 25, 2019, 2019 - 12:00 NZST

If you will be playing the game on Xbox One and PlayStation 4 consoles, the game will be available through a rolling midnight release for most regions:

Console Release Schedule


This means the game will be available on consoles at the following times:

  • October 24, 2019 - 21:00 PDT
  • October 25, 2019 - 00:00 EDT
  • October 25, 2019 - 00:00 BRT
  • October 25, 2019 - 00:00 BST
  • October 25, 2019 - 00:00 CEST
  • October 25, 2019 - 00:00 SAST
  • October 25, 2019 - 00:00 MSK
  • October 25, 2019 - 00:00 SGT
  • October 25, 2019 - 00:00 JST
  • October 25, 2019 - 00:00 AEDT
  • October 25, 2019 - 00:00 NZST

There will be an update that include tweaks and optimization fixes for those who purchased physical copies of both Xbox One and PS4 at launch. This patch will be an estimated 38 GB download for Xbox players, and an estimated 18 GB for PS4 players. For digital purchases on both Xbox and PS4, the patch will be included in the pre-load of the game. To experience the game in the best way possible, please make sure to install this update before playing.

Again, we appreciate your cooperation in ensuring the success of the colony as we know you will faithfully carry out your duties.