- Sci-fi RPG shooter Outriders has revealed Outriders Worldslayer, significant new paid-for content that introduces a new campaign, new features, and a new endgame.
- Outriders is available for Xbox One, Xbox Series X|S, Windows 10 PC, and with Xbox Game Pass and PC Game Pass.
- You can digitally upgrade to Outriders Worldslayer if you already have Outriders through Game Pass.
Outriders Worldslayer has just been revealed and we’ll soon be adding a host of cool new stuff to the original game — let’s take a look!
Firstly, the basics: Outriders Worldslayer introduces a brand-new campaign for you to play through. If you’re a hardened Outriders veteran, you’ll recall that the original endgame saw you running through multiple expeditions to seize control of drop pods. The landing of these drop pods was triggered by story events in the original campaign, and each drop pod strengthened humanity’s foothold on the planet Enoch.
However, Enoch was also host to a strange entity called the Anomaly. The Anomaly can be considered the main threat of the original game, as it continually evolved all living matter on the planet to counter the threat posed by humanity and the Outriders.
Your expeditions may have made humanity stronger, but in doing so the Anomaly too evolved to deal with you. At the start of the Outriders Worldslayer campaign, the Anomaly has begun to inflict blizzards, frost storms and flash freezes onto the planet, which puts almost everything on the planet in grave danger. To find a solution, the Outriders will need to travel to the furthest reaches of Enoch… while also dealing with a powerful new Altered called Ereshkigal.
The quest to save humanity from the Anomaly’s climate catastrophe will force your paths to cross with Ereshkigal’s multiple times and she becomes the main antagonist of Outriders Worldslayer. While the threat posed by the Anomaly has in the past allowed us to deliver a great story with a few twists and turns, we do know that players like to have a visible main antagonist to challenge them, so we’re quite excited to be able to introduce her. Standing alongside Ereshkigal to face the player is her own faction of humans on Enoch. Suffice to say, the road ahead won’t be easy…
However, this is also where Outriders Worldslayer’s newly introduced systems will really shine. This content has been developed with long term progression in mind and we believe that the newly introduced systems will deliver on that promise.
Worldslayer introduces Pax class trees, which are a separate class tree from the already extensive system players will be familiar with. Each class has its own Pax class tree, which are all roughly split into two intertwined branches. Unlocking points to invest into the PAX class tree requires you to progress through Worldslayer’s main campaign (and even beyond!). Each of the in-total-five available points will unlock upon completion of significant events in Worldslayer. It is worth mentioning that each node in the Pax tree is equivalent to the major nodes in the original class trees, so every choice you make in the Pax tree will be impactful to the performance of your Outrider…
Another new system introduced with Worldslayer is the Ascension system. While the max character level remains 30 in Worldslayer, Ascension allows you to add another 200 levels on top of that. Each time you level up you will earn a point that can be spent in the Ascension system in one of four categories, each of which have another five options. You could, for example, choose to max out your cooldown reduction using the Ascension system. Or, alternatively, you could boost your firepower while at the same time increasing your resistances. The decision is yours and no choice is permanent, thanks to the ever-present option to respec at any time. The idea behind Ascension is to make every play-session worthwhile, as you will constantly be getting stronger and stronger.
Finally, there is the newly introduced Apocalypse system. As a reminder, the difficulty in Outriders is set using “Tiers” systems, which allow each player to fine-tune the overall game to their preference. Higher Tiers mean higher difficulty but also improved rewards and the ability to equip higher level gear. Worldslayer introduces up to 40 Apocalypse Tiers, which may well pose some of the greatest challenges players will need to surmount in Worldslayer. At tier 40, your Max Gear Equip Level will be Level 75, which is the new level cap (25 levels higher than in the original Outriders).
Apocalypse Tiers don’t just mean increased difficulty though – they also enable drops for Apocalypse Gear. Have you ever wondered what Outriders might play like if each gear item had three, instead of just two mods on it? Well, Apocalypse Gear does just that. Playing on Apocalypse Tiers will allow any dropped Epic or Legendary gear item to have a chance to drop as an Apocalypse Gear variant and thus include that coveted third mod slot.
Outriders Worldslayer will introduce plenty of extra content, including a new endgame (we’ll share more on this later on) and a ton of new legendary gear items and sets. Make sure to check out the Outriders social channels for more details on anything that intrigued you here…
Outriders Worldslayer will release on June 30. Outriders will remain with Xbox Game Pass and PC Game Pass a while longer but playing the new content will require you to upgrade to the Worldslayer version of the game. You can get a base 10% discount when pre-ordering any Worldslayer version on the Xbox Store.
We hope you’re as excited as we are about Outriders Worldslayer, and we can’t wait to show you more of what’s in store for you! See you soon!
Humanity’s hope for survival rests on your journey deep into the cradle of Enoch’s civilisation. DYNAMIC 1-3 PLAYER CO-OP Play solo or join up to 2 friends in drop-in drop-out co-op as you take on the horrors of a hyper-evolved planet in an apocalypse. 4 UNIQUE CLASSES
Create and customise your own Outrider and choose from 4 unique powerful classes each with its own deadly array of brutal abilities with Skill Trees and Pax Trees to further define your personal playstyle.
GUNS & GEAR
Customise and upgrade your Outrider(s) with countless combos of the most powerful Epic, Legendary and Apocalypse items with increasing damage potential. Gear can be modified with up to 3 mod slots allowing players to fully customise their loadout to match their playstyle. As well as a full and entirely free Transmog system across all items. POWER
Adapt your abilities and skills across vast Class Skill Trees and Pax Trees for additional hybrid branch boosts. Challenge yourself against all Apocalypse Tiers with your burgeoning power and boost your Ascension Points of Brutality, Endurance, Prowess and Anomaly. ENDGAME
Earn incredible loot as you dominate across endgame Expeditions or face new horrors in the ancient city of Tarya Gratar. BOOST IN
Further develop your existing character(s) or use the new boost to roll a geared up level 30 Outrider, ready to jump start into the relentless action. OUTRIDERS INCLUDED
The full experience of OUTRIDERS WORLDSLAYER includes the original OUTRIDERS game, with all the numerous quality of life improvements and Expedition content added since launch.
OUTRIDERS WORLDSLAYER UPGRADE
Humanity’s hope for survival rests on your journey deep into the cradle of Enoch’s civilisation. DYNAMIC 1-3 PLAYER CO-OP Continue to play solo or join up to 2 friends in drop-in drop-out co-op as you take on the horrors of a hyper evolving planet in an apocalypse. 4 UNIQUE CLASSES
Continue with your existing classes or create and customise your new Outriders. Choosing from 4 unique powerful classes each with its own deadly array of brutal abilities with Skill Trees and Pax Trees to further define your personal playstyle.
GUNS & GEAR
Customise and upgrade your Outrider(s) with all new and powerful Apocalypse items and mods. Apocalypse items have an additional 3rd mod slot to customise your loadout to match your playstyle. As well as a full and entirely free Transmog system across all items. POWER
Adapt your abilities and skills in addition to the vast Class Skill Trees with new Pax Trees for hybrid branch boosts. Challenge yourself against all Apocalypse Tiers with your burgeoning power and boost your Ascension Points of Brutality, Endurance, Prowess and Anomaly. ENDGAME
Earn incredible loot as you face new horrors in the vast endgame experience in the ancient city of Tarya Gratar. BOOST IN
Further develop your existing character(s) or use the new boost to roll a geared up level 30 Outrider, ready to jump start into the relentless action.
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