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[This unedited press release is made available courtesy of Gamasutra and its partnership with notable game PR-related resource GamesPress.]

Larkspur, Calif. (Feb 17, 2020) - Deep Silver and Nine Dots Studio are excited to announce the long awaited first DLC pack, The Soroboreans is due for Spring 2020.

Launched on March 26, 2019 by the pocket-sized and dynamic Canadian developers Nine Dots Studio, Outward's popularity grew substantially but that wasn’t the end of this adventure. It was just the start. Allow yourself to be immersed in Aurai once again and see what’s new.

You have battled your way through the landscape, dedicated yourself to your favorite faction and died countless times. Now it’s time to grab your backpack, pick up where you left off, and venture forth in this new hard-hitting DLC.

Filled to the brim with content and new features that will add a breath of fresh air to your game, The Soroboreans DLC will get you worried about a lot more than starving to death, dehydration, losing your backpack and… well, everything else. Check out below for a tease of some new features, and stay tuned for more info including new developer diaries with a lot more detail coming soon.

 

Enchantments

What’s better than your favorite weapon by your side? What about your favorite weapon with a whole new effect on it? Weapons and Trinkets will now be able to be changed with the new enchanting system.

Corruption

Hungry, thirsty and cold. A terrible situation to be in, but one you often find yourself in while playing. If that wasn’t enough for you now your character can get corrupted. The level of corruption affects you in different ways and if you can’t shake it you could meet an untimely end. The world just got a whole lot scarier.

New Skills and Status Effects

Introducing new skills and status effects for your character. These will help with the new situations you find yourself in with the corruption affects. These add a new element to the game and can completely change your gameplay. Time to start a new character? Do you have enough Travel Rations for this one?

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About Nine Dots Studio

At Nine Dots we create games aimed at hardcore gamers with sophisticated tastes. We specialize in making games that would normally be out of scope for a studio of our size by refining our management practices and by focusing on creating the best working environment for our developers. The company is based in Quebec City, has been around for over 8 years and released Outward on March 26, 2019. 

About Deep Silver

Deep Silver develops and distributes interactive games for all platforms. The Deep Silver label means to captivate all gamers who have a passion for thrilling gameplay in exciting game worlds. Deep Silver works with its partners to achieve a maximum of success while maintaining the highest possible quality, always focusing on what the customer desires.

Deep Silver has published more than 200 games since 2003, including its own brands like the open world extravaganza Saints Row, the zombie action franchise Dead Island, and the grim post-apocalyptic future of the Metro series. Upcoming highlights from Deep Silver include Dead Island 2. Deep Silver also owns the development studios Deep Silver Dambuster Studios in Nottingham, UK; Deep Silver Fishlabs in Hamburg, Germany, and Deep Silver Volition based in Champaign, IL, USA. For more information please visit www.deepsilver.com

Koch Media is a leading producer and distributor of digital entertainment products (software, games and films). The company’s own publishing activities, marketing and distribution extend throughout Europe and the USA. The Koch Media group has more than 20 years of experience in the digital media business, and has risen to become the number one distributor in Europe. It has also formed strategic alliances with numerous games and software publishers: Bethesda, Capcom, Kaspersky Labs, NC SOFT, Sega, Square Enix and Tecmo-Koei, etc. in various European countries. With Headquarter in Höfen, Austria Koch Media owns branches in Germany, England, France, Austria, Switzerland, Italy, Spain, the Nordic regions, Benelux, Australia, Czech Republic and the United States.