Steam has a new king – at least if you take a look at the current top sellers. A fresh next-gen shooter even outperforms Valheim and Cyberpunk with ease!
Outriders: New loot shooter takes Steam by storm
A few weeks ago Valheim was still the undisputed number 1 of the Steam-Charts, now a new king has taken the steam crown: Outriders. The next-gen shooter from People Can Fly will not appear until April 1, 2021, but can be pre-ordered on Steam at a price of 59.99 euros. A free demo is also offered to undecided players to try it out, the progress of the game can be transferred to the main game.
Outriders is a third-person shooter with role-playing elements. Players can go to the beginning 4 different classes who all have unique skills. The loot shooter can be used alone or in Co-op with friends be played. In contrast to the just discontinued Anthem, Outriders should not be a live service game. According to the developers, the game tells a completed storyline.
The 4 classes of Outriders in a nutshell:
Outriders: That’s what the next-gen shooter is all about
Speaking of the plot, what is Outriders all about? After numerous natural disasters and military conflicts on earth, a coalition of state organizations and multinational corporations decided to give up the planet and reunite it Colonization program in space to start. The goal of the expedition: A planet called Enoch, which is said to be quite similar to Earth.
But shortly after arrival it becomes clear: The new planet is a real death trap! While exploring the planet, your player character is hit by a massive energy storm, seriously injured and has been in a coma for over 30 years. After awakening, he owns supernatural powersthat the player can now use to defend himself against the native creatures and enemy colonist factions that have formed in the meantime.
Outriders will be released on April 1, 2021 for PC, PS4, PS5, Xbox One, Xbox Series X / S and Google Stadia. Xbox Game Pass subscribers can look forward to the fact that Outriders will be part of Microsoft’s game subscription right from the launch.