Outer Wilds: Archaeologist Edition

Extremely Fun
Amazing Characters
Outer Wilds is an open world mystery about a solar system trapped in an endless time loop. The Archaeologist Edition contains the base game and Echoes of the Eye expansion.

Outer Wilds: Archaeologist Edition

Outer Wilds is an open world mystery about a solar system trapped in an endless time loop.

Welcome to the Space Program!

You’re the newest recruit of Outer Wilds Ventures, a fledgling space program searching for answers in a strange, constantly evolving solar system.

Mysteries of the Solar System...

What lurks in the heart of the ominous Dark Bramble? Who built the alien ruins on the Moon? Can the endless time loop be stopped? Answers await you in the most dangerous reaches of space.

A World That Changes Over Time

The planets of Outer Wilds are packed with hidden locations that change with the passage of time. Visit an underground city before it’s swallowed by sand, or explore the surface of a planet as it crumbles beneath your feet. Every secret is guarded by hazardous environments and natural catastrophes.

Grab Your Intergalactic Hiking Gear!

Strap on your hiking boots, check your oxygen levels, and get ready to venture into space. Use a variety of unique gadgets to probe your surroundings, track down mysterious signals, decipher ancient alien writing, and roast the perfect marshmallow.

Echoes of the Eye

The Hearthian space program has detected an anomaly that can’t be attributed to any known location in the solar system. Grab your flashlight and prepare to illuminate the darkest secrets of the Outer Wilds...

Outer Wilds Editions

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Outer Wilds Ratings & Reviews

  • 82%
    Critics Recommend
  • 85
    Top Critic Average
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by Phil Savage
89 / 100
Beneath its charming and inventive worlds, Outer Wilds hides a cleverly unfolding mystery.
by Mike Epstein
8.4 / 10
Exploring the uncharted worlds of Outer Wilds feels like a true adventure in ways most games never achieve.
by Edwin Evans-Thirlwell
There's a twofold joy to Outer Wilds - the thrill of discovery itself, as you slowly decipher the variables that swirl around each not-so-distant world, and of seeing that thrill reflected in a phrase scribbled centuries ago by some castaway alien boffin.
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Outer Wilds: Archaeologist Edition System Requirements



OSWindows 7
OSWindows 10
ProcessorIntel Core i5-2300 | AMD FX-4350
ProcessorIntel Core i5-8400 | AMD Ryzen 5 2600X
Memory4 GB RAM
Memory8 GB RAM
GraphicsNvidia GeForce GTX 560 | AMD Radeon HD 7870, 2 GB
GraphicsNvidia GeForce GTX 1060 | AMD Radeon RX 580
Storage8 GB
Storage8 GB
Additional NotesGamepad or Controller Recommended (Xbox and PS4 Natively Supported)
Additional NotesGamepad or Controller Recommended (Xbox and PS4 Natively Supported)
Languages Supported
  • [VOICE OVER]: English
  • [TEXT ONLY]: English, French, Italian, German, Spanish, Brazilian(Portuguese), Japanese, Korean, Russian, Polish, Simplified-Chinese
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