Outriders Release Date Announced for February 2, 2021, Crossplay and Free Next-Gen Upgrade Confirmed

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If you’re looking forward to People Can Fly’s looter shooter Outriders, well, you’ll have to wait a wee bit longer. Originally targeted for release this year, Square Enix has sent out the press release announcing the Outriders release date for February 2, 2021!

Alongside that, a new trailer and next-gen upgrades have been shared too.

Square Enix has confirmed that Outriders will feature full crossplay functionality and across all gaming devices! meaning players across PS4, PS5, Xbox One, Xbox Series X|S, PC and Stadia will be able to play together regardless of what platform they are on.

Those looking to purchase the game on PS4/Xbox One, Square Enix has also confirmed that upgrading to the next-gen version will be free!

“We’re very happy to announce that we can offer full cross-play support and a free next-gen upgrade plan for OUTRIDERS players. The great thing about this system is that even if you’re not picking up your PS5 or XSX quite yet, we’ve got you covered and there’s no need to wait. If you buy the current-gen version of OUTRIDERS, we’ll give you the next-gen version for free,” said Jon Brooke, Co-Head of Studio at Square Enix External Studios.

“We’re taking a little bit longer to ensure players have the best possible experience with OUTRIDERS, we’re also including new features like Cross-Play which will make our game much more accessible on all platforms,” added Lee Singleton, Co-Head of Studio at Square Enix External Studios.

Check out the latest Outriders gameplay look right here.