The launch of the first and only addition-on to The adventure title Outer Wilds is an excellent reason to reminisce and talk about this tiny masterpiece. We’ve thoroughly explored the small universe that’s stuck in a loop of time and are now eager to share our experiences in the space travel experience with our full review.
- Producer: Mobius Digital
- Publisher: Annapurna Interactive
- Date of release: May 28, 2019 or September 28 2021
Within Outer Wilds, you are newly certified as a space traveler and a part of Outer Wilds Ventures, which explores the solar system in search of answers to the central issue of life, the universe, and everything else in unknown regions of distant planets.
Training for a short time, meeting the people of the village, and there you are already taking your seat in a spaceship that is ready to go. What happens next is up to you can decide: Outer Wilds does not require a specific style of play or give any suggestions and doesn’t direct the player. You can head straight towards the mysterious Comet circling the entire system in a massive circular arc, landing on a moon in the vicinity, or remain on the planet that has numerous secrets like the other celestial bodies.
The same is true in Outer Wilds: each planet greets players with new challenges, usually less than ideal ones. Two planets revolve around each otherand are so close that you could leap between them. A planet where tornadoes are in the air, hurling you into space. A planet that has a system of caves that slowly become sand-filled. There’s even a black hole you can leap into at the right time!
It’s not as much about insanity as it is to – nothing more, not less salvaging the universe. You’ve got just 22 minutes before the supernova explodes. The story begins again; however, all the previous information is still in your mind.
Outer Wilds is a game that creates an atmosphere that evokes an environment you’d like to explore. It’s a must to unravel our solar system’s mystery; however, it doesn’t force you to run to the solution.
In 2021, the game was given its first and last story expansion. Outer Wilds is Echoes of the Eye cleverly conceals itself within the game’s base game: you can play it without revealing all the content from DLC.
However, the expansion is quite long. It opens the possibility of a brand new area to players and an entirely new story. Additionally, it includes stealthy scenes and even a hint of terror (the game warns players of this and allows players to switch off frightening scenes) resulting from being immersed in darkness and coming face to face with the horrors lurking within.
The game’s supplement was much darker than the original game. Like before, you’ll be able to utilize the Jetpack and a flashlight to get into difficult-to-reach areas and light those dark areas of areas, while a variety of new puzzles update the classic gameplay.