For gamers who’ve been patiently awaiting the release of The Outer Worlds on Steam, we have some good news. On social media, Obsidian Entertainment announced the official release date for The Outer Worlds on Steam it’s only a few short weeks away.

The Outer Worlds Locks Down a Steam Release Date

Obsidian Entertainment announced today that The Outer Worlds will release on Steam on October 23. Previously, The Outer Worlds was only available on the Epic Games Store and the Microsoft Store for PC users.

Gamers who prefer to play their games on Steam have had to wait for a release date announcement like the one shared today. Fortunately, the wait is almost over as there are only two weeks left before The Outer Worlds becomes available on Steam.

You can find a listing for The Outer Worlds on Steam right now and while you can’t pre-purchase it yet, you can add the game to your wishlist to help remind you of the game’s release on October 23.

If you’re unfamiliar with The Outer Worlds, the description for the game reads as follows: 

“Lost in transit while on a colonist ship bound for the furthest edge of the galaxy, you awake decades later only to find yourself in the midst of a deep conspiracy threatening to destroy the Halcyon colony. As you explore the furthest reaches of space and encounter various factions, all vying for power, the character you decide to become will determine how this player-driven story unfolds. In the corporate equation for the colony, you are the unplanned variable.”

In addition to a description for the game, the Steam page also has minimum and recommended system requirements. If you’re worried about your PC’s ability to run The Outer Worlds, looking over the system requirements can help give you peace of mind. 

The Outer Worlds - Minimum PC Requirements

  • OS: Windows 7 (SP1) 64bit
  • CPU: Intel Core i3-3225 or AMD Phenom II X6 1100T
  • RAM: 4GB
  • GPU: Nvidia GTX 650 Ti or AMD HD 7850
  • HDD: 40GB

The Outer Worlds - Recommended PC Requirements

  • OS: Windows 10 64bit
  • CPU: Intel Core i7-7700K or Ryzen 5 1600
  • RAM: 8GB
  • GPU: GeForce GTX 1060 6GB or Radeon RX 470
  • HDD: 40GB

Once you confirm your PC is able to run The Outer Worlds, all you have to do is wait until October 23 for the game’s Steam release to purchase, play, and enjoy the game!