The Outer Worlds is one of the most anticipated games of 2019, and for good reason. With the Fallout: New Vegas developer at the helm of this massive sci-fi RPG, and a good sense of wacky humor underpinning the action, it looks to put some fun back into a genre weighed down with gray, unrelenting post-apocalyptic landscapes.
Enjoying The Outer World's popping colors and lively environments, though, may be a bit harder on some consoles than others.
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We don't know if Microsoft's acquisition of Obsidian has anything to do with this news, though it sets a sad precedent for developers offering a tiered experience between platforms at the expense of the player experience.
It's always a shame to see quality vary between platforms, though of course how much it affects you will depend on your gaming platform of choice – as well as the resolution of the monitor or television you're using.
You'll need a 4K TV to play games in 4K, anyway – and anyone playing on the regular PS4 or Xbox One S won't have the option of native 4K games. The eventual Nintendo Switch port of The Outer Worlds will also be capped at HD resolution, due to the console's hardware limitations.