On the final day of Gamescom 2020, we got an in-depth look at the first DLC pack for Obsidian Entertainment‘s The Outer Worlds: Peril on Gorgon. As a massive fan of The Outer Worlds, I couldn’t wait to learn more about this DLC after its announcement during the Xbox Games Showcase in July. Peril on Gorgon comes packed with a plethora of choices, unique new characters, and plenty of secrets to uncover as you fight your way across the asteroid. 

GAMESCOM 2020: PERIL ON GORGON Gameplay Provides a Peak into the Mysterious DLC

The Outer Worlds: Peril on Gorgon (Obsidian Entertainment / Private Division)

Love Is the Plan the Plan Is Death

Carrie Patel, the Game Director for this DLC expansion, narrated the gameplay featurette. During the presentation, Carrie showcased one specific side quest, “Love Is the Plan the Plan Is Death.” Throughout this quest, we got a look at the landscape of Gorgon, and a few of the locations we can look forward to exploring. The asteroid was once a productive Spacer’s Choice colony. But now, the colony has been left in ruins with most of its colonists missing. Like The Outer Worlds, players can resolve encounters by either combat, stealth or a combination of the two. You’ll notice that something is… off… about the marauders on Gorgon. And that itself is one of the many mysteries you will uncover. 

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In addition, Peril on Gorgon introduces a new feature to The Outer Worlds: Audio Logs! You’ll be able to find these new logs scattered across various locations in the DLC. They will be crucial in helping unravel the mysteries of Gorgon and providing a glimpse into the personal lives of the people who lived there. This DLC promises plenty of choices that will ultimately shape the future of the asteroid and its inhabitants. Will you be the savior Gorgon needs? Or take advantage of its chaos and destruction? 

Ultimately, all of us at GGA cannot wait to uncover the mysteries of Gorgon this fall! The Outer Worlds: Peril on Gorgon DLC will release on September 9, 2020 for the PlayStation 4Xbox One and PC. You can find out more information on the official website

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