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  • Summary: Outriders is a 1-3 player co-op RPG shooter set in an original, dark and desperate sci-fi universe. As mankind bleeds out in the trenches of Enoch, you'll create your own Outrider and embark on a journey across the hostile planet. With rich storytelling spanning a diverse world, you'll leaveOutriders is a 1-3 player co-op RPG shooter set in an original, dark and desperate sci-fi universe. As mankind bleeds out in the trenches of Enoch, you'll create your own Outrider and embark on a journey across the hostile planet. With rich storytelling spanning a diverse world, you'll leave behind the slums and shanty towns of the First City and traverse forests, mountains and desert in the pursuit of a mysterious signal. Combining intense gunplay with violent powers and an arsenal of increasingly twisted weaponry and gear-sets, Outriders offers countless hours of gameplay from one of the finest shooter developers in the industry People Can Fly. Expand

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Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 17 out of 32
  2. Negative: 0 out of 32
  1. Apr 6, 2021
    90
    Outriders isn’t revolutionary, and it’s not trying to be. Outriders is a well-thought-out shooter with expertly tailored RPG twists. It's an enjoyable ride that is made infinitely better by playing with friends, but not inherently hurt by running solo either. This game takes the best parts from other looter-shooters and the best aspects of sci-fi RPGs and blends these elements into an experience that is worth diving into because of its high replayability, customizable play style, and fun story. I'm already strapping in for another run.
  2. Apr 6, 2021
    80
    Outriders is the tonic to loot-driven games that demand players log in every day. It’s also not gating content behind DLC, seasonal updates, or just pushing for players to grind to an endgame to grind some more....It’s a shooter for those that love blowing enemies to bits, and it’s an RPG for those that want to feel powerful. There’s plenty of fun to be had on Enoch, but for maximum effect, we’d suggest bringing some friends.
  3. Apr 15, 2021
    80
    Outriders is the type of game where players get what they put in. For those who want a pick-up and put-down RPG with an emphasis on story, Outriders has that covered. For those who want hundreds of hours of gameplay in tense and adrenaline-pumping combat with powerful builds, Outriders has that covered too. Ultimately, the strength of Outriders is how it connects to its players and what they want out of the game, meaning everyone walks away feeling different about it, and that can only be a good thing.
  4. Apr 5, 2021
    75
    While familiar and somewhat basic, Outriders has a lot of riveting action and a compelling gameplay loop that will satisfy people looking for their next looter shooter fix.
  5. Apr 8, 2021
    70
    Outriders is a brash and bold looter shooter that will keep you entertained through the campaign and side missions, but its endgame content gets repetitive fast.
  6. Apr 6, 2021
    68
    I'm hooked. I love Outriders' shooting, skill, and loot mechanics and how they work together to form a highly addicting co-op shooter. While it has a lot of features that I'm not fond of, the core gameplay is solid enough to easily carry the rest of the experience. If you're into looter shooter or dungeon crawler games, Outriders will scratch that itch — if you can play it. With its current matchmaking and server issues, we cannot help but score it lower than we'd like. Whenever the technical issues are resolved, the experience could be as high as 8.3, making Outriders a co-op shooter that's well worth experiencing either alone or with friends.
  7. Apr 26, 2021
    50
    Outriders is a boring game to play solo, with a lack of any real end-game content and bugs that may wipe all of your progress it’s probably best to wait for a sale for this one.

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  1. Apr 2, 2021
    10
    I went into this game with no expectations. A new game a breathe of fresh air and one I am really enjoying. Sever issues are pretty standardI went into this game with no expectations. A new game a breathe of fresh air and one I am really enjoying. Sever issues are pretty standard with any day 1 launch. Apart from that I am having a blast. Surprisingly love the story, the scooting, and fighting mechanics are awesome! Still have a ways to go and I am thrilled to get started on that gameplay soon! Expand
  2. Apr 20, 2021
    10
    just a good loot game. I had a lot of fun playing this game. Gave 10 for balance
  3. Apr 4, 2021
    9
    Really love this game ,would of given it a 10 if it was not for the server issues.
  4. Apr 26, 2021
    5
    Primitive, repetetive, weak abilities, boring gameplay /////////////////////////
  5. Apr 28, 2021
    3
    Very very bad online game inplayeble more bug end not patch for resolve not buy
  6. Apr 9, 2021
    1
    The demo was very promising. With one of the worst launches in history for a game that is not a game as a service. with massive service issuesThe demo was very promising. With one of the worst launches in history for a game that is not a game as a service. with massive service issues disconnect the game is virtually unplayable, at least to be able to get any enjoyment out of it. Then the propriety of the devs is to take what fun there is in the game out before they fix the connectivity issues and coop issues. This game is a hot pile of garbage and would be a decent purchase at under $10 from a bargin bin. Expand
  7. Apr 9, 2021
    0
    It’s been over a week and this game is still unplayable. The severs are absolute garbage and it takes forever to get logged in. If you getIt’s been over a week and this game is still unplayable. The severs are absolute garbage and it takes forever to get logged in. If you get kicked which is more than likely going to happen you get to enjoy waiting forever again. Servers are GARBAGE. Don’t waste your money. Expand

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