The troubled remaster of The Outer Worlds has received its first major update. Patch 1.1 focuses on performance and stability issues. However, some players will have to wait for the patch.

The Outer Worlds: Spacer’s Choice Edition, a revamped version of Obsidian Entertainment’s space RPG (originally released in 2019), He had a very cold reception from the players.

Developed in cooperation with Virtuos, the current-gen console port caused controversy even before its release, when it was revealed that owners of the old version of the game I should pay $10 more to enjoy the new edition.

However, the real wave of criticism descended on the game after its release on March 7th. Indeed, Spacer’s Choice Edition suffers from serious optimization issues, which manifest themselves on all platforms. However, the situation is slowly improving.

First changes for the better

Aware of the issues encountered with the new version of The Outer Worlds, Obsidian Entertainment apologized for the state of the game on the day of its release and announced the arrival of an update to address a number of issues affecting the game.

The aforementioned update hit the first players on Friday.. As we read on the publisher’s official website, Private Division, the patch, marked 1.1, is meant to be a response to some of the most troubling difficulties players have faced. Among the proposed changes were:

  1. Adjusted settings for Ultra and Very High graphics modes, improving the experience for PC gamers with high-end GPUs,
  2. updated dynamic resolution performance on PC,
  3. improved frame rates for performance modes on console versions of the game,
  4. Fixed occasional crash issues on console versions.

There are, of course, many other changes, and those interested in the full list of improvements can read them on the publisher’s website.

Update not yet for everyone

In a pompous tone, Update 1.1 is currently only available on PC and PlayStation 5. Players with the Xbox version of the game will likely have to wait until Wednesday for the patch.

The publisher assures that the newly released update is not the end of the work on the title and that in the future we can expect more fixes to improve the performance of the problematic game.

The Outer Worlds: Spacer’s Choice Edition is available on PC, PlayStation 5 and Xbox Series X/S.

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