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The Outer Worlds, which was recently just given a March 6 release date on Switch, has been delayed. Publisher Private Division explained that Virtuos has been impacted by the coronavirus, so the extra time will allow the team to wrap up the port.

In other news, the retail version of The Outer Worlds will now actually come on a cartridge. It was originally planned to be offered as a download code.

Private Division said in a statement:

We are quickly approaching the release date of the Nintendo Switch version of The Outer Worlds on March 6. However, so far we haven’t actually seen any footage of the Switch version yet. Today, Nintendo UK updated their page on the game and actually released three screenshots which (presumably) show the Switch version:


Publisher Private Division and developers Obsidian Entertainment and Virtuos today announced the release date for The Outer Worlds on Switch. The single-player sci-fi RPG will be available on March 6.

The Outer Worlds will be sold on the eShop as well as in stores. However, the retail edition will not include a physical game card and only comes with a digital download code.

Here’s an overview of The Outer Worlds, along with a trailer:

Versus Evil issued a new trailer for Pillars of Eternity II: Deadfire – Ultimate Edition, which is slated for a 2020 release on Switch. You can view it below.

Amazon has added in the official boxart for Pillars of Eternity II: Deadfire Ultimate Edition on Switch. Get a look at the packaging image above.

Pillars of Eternity II: Deadfire Ultimate Edition launches for Switch in 2020. You can pre-order the game on Amazon here.

When Pillars of Eternity II: Deadfire lands on Switch in 2020, it’ll come in two options. Aside from a standard release, an “Ultimate Collector’s Edition” will be available. It will be distributed by THQ.

The Pillars of Eternity II: Deadfire Ultimate Collector’s Edition contains the game, metal sticker, statue, key chain, and premium box. Pricing is set at $129.99 / €129.99 / £119.99.

Source: Versus Evil PR

Versus Evil has published a new trailer for Pillars of Eternity II: Deadfire, which is arriving on Switch in 2020. View it below.

Versus Evil has issued a significant update for Pillars of Eternity: Complete Edition. Weighing in at 2.5GB, version 2.56.00 is intended to address a bunch of player feedback since release.

Below are the full patch notes:

The Outer Worlds’ Switch release window has narrowed a bit further. The open-world title is slated for Q1 2020, Take-Two Interactive – the parent company of publisher Private Division – confirmed today.

The Outer Worlds was first said to be bound for Switch at some point. More recently, we heard it would launch in 2020. With a Q1 2020 window, it looks like we’ll be seeing the Switch port sooner rather than later.


Obsidian has put out a brief video for The Outer Worlds that serves as an outline for what players can expect from the RPG. Give it a look below.