As announced in the IGN event at Gamescom 2020. Bloober Team is bringing its rebuilt cyberpunk thriller, Observer: System Redux to PC as well as next-gen consoles. Likewise, PC version of Observer: System Redux will feature all of the upgraded visuals and additional content.
Bloober Team is also announcing existing new for >Observer_ owners. So if you own the game on Steam, you will have the option to upgrade to Observer: System Redux. Which will including an 80% discount until September 15th. Fans who pre-order will receive OST and artbook for free. Which is certainly a nice deal. And it also shows up on my Steam client now. Which hopefully works the same for GOG users.
AND… according a developer comment on Steam. Which states, “we plan to make OSR for Linux too.” Definitely some good news. Plus with that 80% discount right now. It’s a win-win for Linux gamers.
“When we announced Observer: System Redux for next-gen consoles. We had a huge response from our PC fans asking if the remaster would be coming to their platform of choice,” said Piotr Babieno, Bloober Team CEO. “We originally only planned to bring the game to consoles. But seeing the feedback we’ve heard from the community, we’re bringing the game to PC as well. As a way to thank our community, we’re putting this upgrade plan in place. And looking into options to do the same on console if possible.”
Observer: System Redux – New Features Trailer
An Observer: System Redux demo can be sampled for free on Steam right now. Available during the Gamescom Steam demo event. You can also play on Linux using Proton. Since the game engine is Unreal Engine 4. While the playable Demo does issue a key video component missing message. It works just fine. But it’s only available in English. While Observer: System Redux is planned to release in English, French, Italian, German, and Spanish. Including Polish, Portuguese, Russian, Japanese, Simplified Chinese, and Korean.
The new Observer: System Redux is more than just a visual upgrade. But includes all the benefits of next-gen technology. Due to come in with a whole host of quality of life improvements. Plus fruther gameplay additions and three new story missions featuring never before played content.
Observer: System Redux players will experience:
- Three new major missions: Errant Signal, Her Fearful Symmetry, and It Runs in the Family
- Updated characters models and new locations
- Brand-new neuronal interrogation sequences
- New stealth and mechanics
- Undiscovered secrets
- 4K resolution,
- upgraded textures,
- New animations, models and effects, and transformed with
- Jaw-dropping Ray-Tracing and HDR lighting
This is a unique blend of cyberpunk and horror with more features. Rutger Hauer in one of his last voice acting roles as Dan Lazarski/Observer.
Considered one of the best cyberpunk games. Observer: System Redux is the definitive vision of this horror tale. Coming for the 2020 holiday season, priced at $29.99 USD or €29.99. Due to arrive on Windows PC and get native Linux support too. Although we are awaiting confirmation for day-one support.
Find out further details on the official website.