Press release

08/10/2020

SQUARE ENIX CONFIRMS FEBRUARY 2, 2021 OUTRIDERS RELEASE DATE

New Details On Cross-Play and Next-Gen Upgrades Revealed

LONDON, UK (October 8th, 2020) – SQUARE ENIX® is excited to announce that OUTRIDERS™, the RPG-Shooter where survival demands aggression, from People Can Fly, the developers of Gears of War: Judgment and BULLETSTORM, and Square Enix External Studios, the minds behind SLEEPING DOGS® and JUST CAUSE®, will be releasing on February 2nd, 2021.
 
OUTRIDERS will feature full cross-play compatibility across all formats, 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.
 
Players who purchase OUTRIDERS on current-gen consoles will be able to upgrade from PlayStation®4 to PlayStation®5 for free.* Players can also upgrade from Xbox One to Xbox Series X|S for free with Smart Delivery.
 

Watch the OUTRIDERS Release Date Announce Trailer Here:
https://youtu.be/O8sm_cTv-n0

 

“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.
 
OUTRIDERS will release on PlayStation®5, PlayStation®4, Xbox Series X|S, Xbox One, and PC on February 2nd, 2021 and Google Stadia later in 2021.
 
For more information, visit www.outriders.net
 
*To upgrade PS4 disc copies of OUTRIDERS, players will need a PS5 console with a disc drive.

Related Links:
 
OUTRIDERS official Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/outridersgame
Follow OUTRIDERS on Twitter: https://twitter.com/outriders
Follow OUTRIDERS on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/outridersgame
Subscribe to OUTRIDERS on YouTube: www.youtube.com/outriders
Join the OUTRIDERS Discord: discord.gg/outriders  
Learn more about SQUARE ENIX® here: http://www.square-enix.com
Learn more about People Can Fly: https://peoplecanfly.com
Follow People Can Fly on Twitter: https://twitter.com/PCFPeopleCanFly
 

ABOUT STADIA
Stadia is Google’s new generation gaming platform that lets you instantly play on screens you already own. Your games are ready the moment you decide to play them, without waiting for installs, downloads or updates.. Stadia is free to try, and anyone who signs up will get one free month of Stadia Pro with instant access to 20 games and additional claimable games available each month Players can purchase even more games on the store, which will remain theirs to play even without a Stadia Pro subscription. Go to Stadia.com to play.
 
ABOUT PEOPLE CAN FLY
Established in 2002, People Can Fly, is one of the best AAA game development studios in Poland and one of the leading UNREAL ENGINE studios in Europe. People Can Fly operates in Warsaw, Rzeszów, Newcastle and New York, with newly opened start-up studios in Łódź (PL) and Montreal (CA).
 
PCF made its mark on the shooter genre and is known for titles such as Bulletstorm: Full Clip (launched on April 7, 2017) , Gears of War: Judgment (published in 2013), Bulletstorm (an original, Unreal Engine 3-powered onslaught of ‘kill with skill’ gameplay and blockbuster moments, published in 2011.) and Painkiller (launched in 2004).
 
People Can Fly is currently working on two projects: Outriders – very ambitious RPG shooter and recently announced new original, action-adventure AAA title led by PCF’s New York studio.
 
About Square Enix External Studios
Square Enix External Studios is a London based development and publishing group that works with top development studios across the world, establishing new intellectual properties and developing new franchises within the umbrella of the Square Enix group of companies. Square Enix External Studios have been responsible for multiple games including the Just Cause® and Life is Strange® series, as well as titles such as Batman: Arkham Asylum™ and Sleeping Dogs®.
 
About Square Enix Ltd.
Square Enix Ltd. develops, publishes, distributes and licenses SQUARE ENIX®, EIDOS® and TAITO® branded entertainment content in Europe and other PAL territories as part of the Square Enix group of companies. Square Enix Ltd. also has a global network of leading development studios such as Crystal Dynamics® and Eidos Montréal®. The Square Enix group of companies boasts a valuable portfolio of intellectual property including: FINAL FANTASY®, which has sold over 154 million units worldwide; DRAGON QUEST®, which has sold over 82 million units worldwide; TOMB RAIDER®, which has sold over 78 million units worldwide; and the legendary SPACE INVADERS®. Square Enix Ltd. is a London-based, wholly owned subsidiary of Square Enix Holdings Co., Ltd.
 
More information on Square Enix Ltd. can be found at https://square-enix-games.com
 
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OUTRIDERS © 2020 Square Enix Limited. All rights reserved. Developed by PCF Group S.A. SQUARE ENIX and the SQUARE ENIX logo are registered trademarks or trademarks of Square Enix Holdings Co., Ltd. OUTRIDERS is a registered trademark or trademark of Square Enix Ltd. People Can Fly and the People Can Fly logo are registered trademarks, all used courtesy of People Can Fly Sp. z o.o.