Square Enix and People Can Fly have spelt out when you’ll be able to anticipate to play Outriders as soon as the release date hits. We solely have yet one more week to attend, however perhaps you wish to make preparations forward of time so you’ll be able to run via the upcoming PC recreation as swiftly as you’ll be able to – it’s your life!
Square Enix confirms on Reddit that Outriders will launch on PC on April 1 at 5pm BST / 9am PDT / 12am EST. You’ll have to attend and discover out when you’ll be able to pre-load it on Steam, although, as Square says it hopes to share details on that in a while within the week. Pre-load on Epic Games, in the meantime, “just isn’t presently potential”. The Outriders PC release time is a tad behind consoles, however Square Enix explains that the time is normal for its PC releases because it ensures “the utmost quantity of help and accomplice employees are available to cope with any launch day points”.
We’re additionally getting a day one patch and a post-launch observe up with additional optimisations. Square says the day one patch shall be baked into the pre-load and will deal with bug fixes and enhancing stuttering within the late recreation. The different patch is designed to deal with different considerations raised within the demo that the staff didn’t have the time to get to, corresponding to additional efficiency enhancements for co-op video games.
There’s excellent news, too, should you misplaced a legendary drop to a bug throughout the beta. Square Enix reiterates that it intends to revive these misplaced objects, with the restoration taking place proper now (March 25) as a part of as we speak’s upkeep. The hic-up might happen should you used a farming technique to get loot sooner than the sport might depend up via autosaving.
If you’re trying to learn up on Outriders earlier than the large release date, our Outriders courses information offers you the rundown on every class you decide. We reckon it is best to go along with the Trickster. Assassin-types are cool.