Is Outriders worth it? An MMO player and FPS player debate

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Is Outriders worth playing? It's a pretty odd mix of cover shooting and RPG looting that kinda turns inside out a few hours in. Morgan Park, who calls the FPS genre home, isn't in love with Outriders and explains why at length in his review. It's just not a good shooter, he says. Meanwhile, Steven Messner, or Mister MMO as he's known around these parts, is really digging Outriders. He thinks the RPG systems really prop up the action, and that the story isn't as bad as people think.

So if you're still on the fence, listen to these two duke it out for a while. By the end, you'll know whether Outriders is for you or not. 

For the full conversation and some thoughts on the great GPU shortage from our hardware team, check out this week's episode of The PC Gamer Show, our weekly podcast. 

James Davenport

James is stuck in an endless loop, playing the Dark Souls games on repeat until Elden Ring and Silksong set him free. He's a truffle pig for indie horror and weird FPS games too, seeking out games that actively hurt to play. Otherwise he's wandering Austin, identifying mushrooms and doodling grackles.