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The Outer Worlds will make its way to the Nintendo Switch on March 6th

The Outer Worlds will be available on Nintendo Switch starting March 6th
The Outer Worlds will be available on Nintendo Switch starting March 6th (Image Source: Private Division)
The Outer World's will be released on the Nintendo Switch on March 6th 2020. It will retail for $59.99 and will only be available in digital format. Physical copies of the game will just be a piece of plastic with a download code on it.
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The Outer Worlds was one of the better 'choose your own adventure' RPGs of 2019. Set in a post-apocalyptic universe where a handful of corporations controlled entire galaxies, the game took digs at a host of current-day issues. Thanks to its multiple endings and forks in the story, you can even squeeze multiple playthroughs out of it. 

It was well-received among fans and critics alike and available on all major platforms including PC, PS4, and Xbox. The game's developers Private Division promised a Nintendo Switch port last year, and now, they just Tweeted that the game will be available on the console starting March 6th. 

The Outer Worlds will cost $59.99 and will be available on Nintendo Switch as a digital download only, much to the dismay of several Switch owners. There is still going to be a physical release, but it's little more than a piece of plastic with a download code printed on it.

A physical cartridge would have been ideal, but it looks like we're headed towards a digital-only dystopia where your games are at the mercy of publishers. It is kind of ironic, considering that it is the exact future The Outer Worlds is set in. 

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Anil Satyanarayana, 2020-01-30 (Update: 2020-01-30)