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Outward gets new DLC today, and it sounds pretty stressful

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Outward is a great RPG, albeit punishing. But as punishing as it is, the game's approach to survival and storytelling is pretty unique. In his review (opens in new tab) Chris wrote that "it requires you to put real thought into the choices you make, and it makes those choices feel like they really matter." That pretty much sums up the game's appeal.

Today Outward gets a new DLC pack in the form of The Soroboreans (opens in new tab), and the launch trailer is embedded above. Gone are the days when all you needed to worry about was drinking, eating, sleeping, and keeping track of your belongings: now you'll also need to contend with Corruption. Aren't you glad videogames aren't real?

It's not all bad, though: it looks like you'll be able to wield this Corruption to your own needs, especially since the nominal Soroboreans appear to trade in magic.  There's also new skills, enchantments, weapons, dungeons and enemies, so it'll probably keep you busy for a while. Jon has more details on what's in the DLC over here.

The Soroboreans is available on Steam (opens in new tab)for $20 / £17 / AU$30.

Shaun Prescott is the Australian editor of PC Gamer. With over ten years experience covering the games industry, his work has appeared on GamesRadar+, TechRadar, The Guardian, PLAY Magazine, the Sydney Morning Herald, and more. Specific interests include indie games, obscure Metroidvanias, speedrunning, experimental games and FPSs. He thinks Lulu by Metallica and Lou Reed is an all-time classic that will receive its due critical reappraisal one day.