The Outlast Trials

4.7
Great for Beginners
Diverse Characters
Red Barrels invites you to experience mind-numbing terror, this time with friends. Whether you go through the trials alone or in teams, if you survive long enough and complete the therapy, Murkoff will happily let you leave… but will you be the same?

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The Outlast Trials

SYNOPSIS

Red Barrels invites you to experience mind-numbing terror, this time with friends. Whether you go through the trials alone or in teams, if you survive long enough and complete the therapy, Murkoff will happily let you leave… but will you be the same?
Set in the era of the Cold War, human guinea pigs are involuntarily recruited by the good folks at the Murkoff Corporation to test advanced methods of brainwashing and mind control. In a world of distrust, fear, and violence, your morals will be challenged, your endurance tested, and your sanity crushed.

SURVIVE: SOLO OR COOP

You’re all prisoners of Murkoff trapped inside their facility. You can choose to complete the trials by yourself or you can tackle them in a team of 2, 3, or 4 players.

HIDE OR FLIGHT

In pure Outlast fashion, the core gameplay involves avoiding enemies, hiding from them, and trying to run away. Murkoff will provide tools you can use to increase your stealth capabilities, create opportunities to flee, slow down enemies, and more. However, you will have to earn those tools and work hard to improve them.

CHARACTER CUSTOMIZATION

Choose your tools, upgrades, and perks to fit your playstyle.
Customize and create your own trial patient.
Your cell is your home while you complete the therapy, you can decorate it however you wish.

INVESTIGATE

You’ve been abducted by the Murkoff Corporation to undergo unethical experiments that will modify your psyche and behavior throughout the Trials.
Collect documents and items that will help prove Murkoff’s malpractice against its patients.

Content and Photosensitivity Warning:

The Outlast Trials contain strobing and flashing lights that could cause a small percentage of people to experience seizures when exposed to certain lights, patterns, or images. This game also contains intense violence, gore, graphic sexual content, and strong language. Please enjoy.

Epic Player Ratings

Captured from players in the Epic Games ecosystem.
4.7
This game is
Great for Beginners
This game has
Diverse Characters
This game is
Extremely Fun
This game is
Highly Recommended
This game has
Quickly Understood Controls
This game has
Amazing Storytelling

The Outlast Trials Ratings & Reviews

  • 67%
    Critics Recommend
  • 70
    Top Critic Average
  • Fair
    OpenCritic Rating
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IGN
by Travis Northup
7 / 10
The Outlast Trials is a unique cooperative horror game with a lot of potential, but it's one of those early access games that's unpolished and lacking content.
Eurogamer
by Vikki Blake
The Outlast Trials is excessive and frantically enjoyable - but can occasionally tip over into frustration more than fear.
GamingBolt
by Shunal Doke
8 / 10
Despite its focus on co-op, The Outlast Trials presents a strong early showing through its early access release. It runs well, has an interesting setting and story, and the co-op can be incredibly fun if you play it with the right group. The only downside is that jump scares might not be everyone's cup of tea.
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The Outlast Trials System Requirements

Minimum

Recommended

OSWindows 10
OSWindows 10
ProcessorIntel Core i7-3770 or AMD Ryzen 5 1400
ProcessorIntel Core i7-6700K or AMD Ryzen 5 2600X
Memory8 GB RAM
Memory16 GB RAM
Storage40 GB available space
Storage40 GB available space
Direct XVersion 11
Direct XVersion 12
Graphics NVIDIA GeForce GTX 650 Ti, 2 GB or Radeon R7 360, 2 GB
GraphicsNVIDIA GeForce GTX 1660, 6 GB or AMD Radeon RX Vega 56, 8 GB
OtherLow 720p @ 30 FPS, DX11, Ray Tracing OFF
OtherHigh 1080p @ 60 FPS, DX12, Ray Tracing OFF
Languages Supported
  • AUDIO: English, French
  • TEXT: English, Chinese - Traditional, Chinese - Simplified, French, German, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Polish, Portuguese - Brazil, Russian, Spanish - Spain, Spanish - Latin America, Turkish
This game contains intense violence, gore, graphic sexual content, and strong language. It may not be appropriate for viewing at work. © 2020 Red Barrels Inc. Published by Red Barrels Inc. Outlast and the Outlast logo are trademarks of Red Barrels Inc. All Rights Reserved. All trademarks are the property of their respective owners.