Obsidian Isn’t Happy With Fans Bashing Bethesda And Fallout 76

By Ben Hanson

This month at Game Informer, we’re highlighting our new cover story on Obsidian’s The Outer Worlds. We’re rolling out a ton of exclusive information on the game, but we wanted to take a quick detour and address a recurring theme we’re seeing in the comments and discussion surrounding the game. While visiting the studio, we spoke with Obsidian’s CEO Feargus Urquhart about fans using the existence of The Outer Worlds as ammo to attack Bethesda and the release of Fallout 76.

Urquhart says he’s surprised that some people assume the team at Obsidian would know back in 2015 when they started working on The Outer Worlds that the game’s announcement would line up with a negative reaction toward Bethesda’s Fallout 76 at the end of 2018. “People even said things about our trailer: ‘Oh man, just slamming it home to Bethesda!’ because we said the original creators of Fallout and makers of Fallout: New Vegas. We have storyboards from July that said that,” he says. “I have no ill will for Bethesda, I love playing Fallout games… We’re not fighting for the same dollars.”

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