Video game news 3/10/21: Overwatch Xbox Series X | S optimization enhancement, Fall Guys Season 4 teaser, Rust server fire, Outriders animated trailer The Outer Worlds DLC tomorrow

There’s lots of video game news to discuss today, starting with a new teaser for the upcoming Fall Guys: Ultimate Knockout Season 4. In addition, Overwatch has gotten an Xbox Series X | S enhancement, The Outer Worlds: Murder on Eridanos DLC received a new trailer, and more. Here’s the video game news you might’ve missed on March 10, 2021.

Fall Guys Season 4 Teaser Shows Off New Level

Today, developer Mediatonic (recently announced to be acquired by Epic Games) released a short teaser video for the upcoming fourth season of Fall Guys: Ultimate Knockout. Season 4 will send players to the future and will begin later this month. As shown in the tweet below, a new level called Skyline Stumble will be added, along with a 60-player gauntlet with “Low Gravity Zones, Forcefields, Flippity Bippities, Chonky Buttons, and Spicy Light Swingers.” Be sure to give it a quick watch below.

The Outer Worlds DLC Expansion Murder on Eridanos Teased, More Info Tomorrow

Obsidian Entertainment has just teased the latest DLC expansion for The Outer Worlds, titled Murder on Eridanos. The company released a short teaser video accompanied by a tweet that reads, “The Board is pleased to announce that your new job duties are almost ready, spacer. Stand by for more information arriving tomorrow regarding your upcoming assignments.” In the video, we get a look at a large ship landing in a new area, so check it out below and be sure to check back tomorrow for more details on the expansion, presumably including the release date.

Outriders Gets a New Animated Trailer

Ahead of the game’s full release on April 1, 2021, Outriders has gotten a new animated trailer. While the trailer doesn’t show us what the game looks like, it does a great deal of world-building and sets the tone for what’s to come with Outriders. The cooperative shooter is being developed by People Can Fly and published by Square Enix. Check out the newest animated trailer below!

Rust Studio Facepunch Has Lost Player Data Due to a Fire That Broke Out Last Night

Facepunch Studio, the team behind Rust, has lost a “large amount of data” due to a fire that broke out at its data center in France last night. The company has been keeping the community up to date with the situation via Twitter, sharing information pertaining to the fire and data loss. The fire destroyed the SBG-2 building, and as Facepunch explained, “the data will be unable to be restored.” It’s unknown how this data loss will impact the game in the EU.  You can read more about the situation below, but many servers are now back online.

Overwatch Has Gotten an Xbox Series X | S Optimization Patch

Overwatch has just gotten a patch for Xbox Series X | S with new enhancements that take advantage of the more powerful hardware. This update features new settings that allow players to toggle between three different presets: Resolution, Balanced, or Framerate. Resolution mode will offer 4K visuals at 60Hz on Series X (1140p on Series S), Balanced mode will run at 1140p at 60Hz on Series X (1080p on Series S), and Framerate mode features 120 FPS on Series X at 1140p (1080p on Series S).

Read More: Overwatch Retail Patch Notes

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