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viveks86
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(02-25-2014, 11:27 PM)
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The whole team here at Red Barrels is pleased to reveal that our first DLC, Outlast: Whisleblower, will be released this April for PC and PS4!

Whistleblower will let you play as Waylon Park, a software engineer under contract with Murkoff and the man who emailed journalists around the world - including Miles - at the beginning of Outlast. Spending a couple of weeks at Mount Massive, during which he was unable to even talk to his wife and son in Boulder thanks to strict security protocols, Weylon developed a deep-seated distrust of the profit-motivated scientists and doctors leading dangerous and irresponsible experiments on their patients. Identifying with those poor souls fueled Weylon's anger, and set the stage for his unmasking of Mount Massive's rotten core.

Although Whistleblower tells the story that led to Outlast, it will actually stretch past the events of the first game to show the final chapter in Mount Massive Asylum's story.

https://www.facebook.com/Outlasttheg...128189/?type=1

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ChawlieTheFair
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(02-25-2014, 11:27 PM)
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Well that sounds tasty.
PunishedSnake
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(02-25-2014, 11:28 PM)
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Price?
littlegrasshopper
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(02-25-2014, 11:29 PM)
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Awesome! Loved Outlast and cant wait to play more of it. Have they announced a price?
Aucool
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(02-25-2014, 11:31 PM)
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Day 1 for me, I got Outlast with the PS Plus and I liked it, this DLC sounds really interesting.
RE_Player
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(02-25-2014, 11:31 PM)
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I like this new Playstation Plus strategy. Release game for free and follow up with dlc. Hope it works out for Sony and the devs involved.
Vibranium
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(02-25-2014, 11:32 PM)
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No price yet I guess? I'm really interested in seeing more of Murkoff and their experiments. I hope Waylon "outlasts" everything.
WarpathDC
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(02-25-2014, 11:32 PM)
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Sold. Outlast was awesome
TheWorthyEdge
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(02-25-2014, 11:32 PM)
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Fuck me. I freaking hate LOVE this game. Scary as hell.
Neuromancer
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(02-25-2014, 11:33 PM)
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I'll be riding the walls until this comes out.
Anung
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(02-25-2014, 11:35 PM)
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Looking forward to this. Will gladly pick it up after grabbing Outlast PS4 and PC. Which was flawed but very enjoyable.

Would like to see the downfall of Mount Massive.

Also gotta support horror!
Appollowexx
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(02-25-2014, 11:35 PM)
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Excellent. Just finished Outlast on PS4 a few nights ago and had a great time with it.

Scary, a strong narrative and plenty of variation - it was perhaps the best survival horror game I'd played since Amneshia.

I fear and welcome this DLC so I can finish the story.
Ilúvatar
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(02-25-2014, 11:36 PM)
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Will definitely buy because I hate myself and had a lot of fun terror with the base game.
Carl
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(02-25-2014, 11:36 PM)
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No thank you.
angrygnat
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(02-25-2014, 11:37 PM)
Only problem with this is, I just played Outlast a few weeks ago. Now I am getting DLC. I am just going to be wanting more Outlast by June. Sets me up for disappointment!
viveks86
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(02-25-2014, 11:43 PM)
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Originally Posted by PunishedSnake

Price?

Originally Posted by Vibranium

No price yet I guess?

Not that I'm aware of. We'd probably find out later next month.
That Wont Fit In There
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(02-25-2014, 11:50 PM)
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Definitely looking forward to this! I've been live streaming my speedruns of Outlast almost every day for weeks on PS4. Finally got the PS4 WR. Ok, I'm done lol.

Wait! That's Trager!!!

Edit: I also see they say the "first" DLC.
Fushichou187
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(02-25-2014, 11:57 PM)
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I think that's a very smart strategy on part of Red Barrels. Get a large install base on PS4 due to the base game's inclusion with PS+ IGC, then release the DLC only two months out. I can see them moving a lot of copies like this.

Have had a lot of fun with the game and will definitely purchase the DLC when it comes out.
Ogs
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(02-26-2014, 12:04 AM)
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Day 1, will run from dicks with knives.
sector4
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(02-26-2014, 12:05 AM)
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Originally Posted by Neuromancer

I'll be riding the walls until this comes out.

Hahaha! Loved Outlast and really glad it was a part of PS Plus because I wouldn't have checked it out otherwise. Will definitely pick this up to support Red Barrels :D
Vibranium
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(02-26-2014, 12:05 AM)
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Originally Posted by viveks86

Not that I'm aware of. We'd probably find out later next month.

Good stuff, I can be patient, I'll most likely buy it anyways.
MavFan619
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(02-26-2014, 12:07 AM)
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Need to finish the main game. This sounds good.
T.O.P
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(02-26-2014, 12:09 AM)
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I'll be there D1 on pc


Freakin loved Outlast
Xater
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(02-26-2014, 12:12 AM)
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Day 1. I am so up for more Outlast!
maltrain
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(02-26-2014, 12:19 AM)
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DAY 1.

Loved the original game...
fastford58
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(02-26-2014, 12:26 AM)
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Day one. I just hope it is different enough from the first. I really want to see the chaos in the asylum as it all went to shite.
Carl
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(02-26-2014, 01:35 AM)
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Originally Posted by Fushichou187

I think that's a very smart strategy on part of Red Barrels. Get a large install base on PS4 due to the base game's inclusion with PS+ IGC, then release the DLC only two months out. I can see them moving a lot of copies like this.

Have had a lot of fun with the game and will definitely purchase the DLC when it comes out.

Yup, great idea. Kind of free to play without being free, and getting a nice lump sum from Sony for doing it that way. Hope it works out for them.
Rez
(02-26-2014, 01:36 AM)
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Outlast had gigantic problems, but I'm a sucker for this sort of thing. I'm in.
boredofcanada
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(02-26-2014, 01:59 AM)
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Oh wow totally unexpected. Will buy.
EuropeOG
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(02-26-2014, 02:02 AM)
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I guess they could benefit further from being on PS Plus.
Josh378
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(02-26-2014, 02:10 AM)
I think Indie Developers realize that if they can get on the monthly PS+ free game and ppl loved their game, they can make even more money by selling add-ons for their games. I think Sony hit the sweet spot on this.
AstuteClass
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(02-26-2014, 02:14 AM)
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Day one!

Wonder if this will be treated as a title in and of itself and given out free with PS+ for April.
Carl
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(02-26-2014, 02:20 AM)
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Originally Posted by AstuteClass

Day one!

Wonder if this will be treated as a title in and of itself and given out free with PS+ for April.

No
MadraptorMan
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(02-26-2014, 02:24 AM)
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Started playing Outlast on PS4 the other day, but it scares the shit out of me so I can't make much progress...

Also, the lack of real time shadows was surprising.
AstuteClass
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(02-26-2014, 03:46 AM)
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Shame this news hasn't gained more traction.
BinaryPork2737
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(02-26-2014, 03:48 AM)
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That's some cool concept art, at least.
daman824
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(02-26-2014, 03:53 AM)
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Originally Posted by Appollowexx

Excellent. Just finished Outlast on PS4 a few nights ago and had a great time with it.

Scary, a strong narrative and plenty of variation - it was perhaps the best survival horror game I'd played since Amneshia.

I fear and welcome this DLC so I can finish the story.

A strong narrative? The story in Outlast is crap. And variation?

Good thing it was scary for a while.
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Fushichou187
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(02-26-2014, 04:06 AM)
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Originally Posted by AstuteClass

Shame this news hasn't gained more traction.

As far as the PS4 crowd is concerned, I think it's fine. I'm sure we'll see more of a marketing push closer to release in April, and when it does it'll likely have little competition on the PS Store. April currently has Octodad, Child of Light, Daylight, and FF XIV. CoL & Daylight are both $15. Dunno about Octodad but I assume it'll be in the $10-15 range too. If they price this DLC right they'll sell a ton.
Fewr
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(02-26-2014, 04:42 AM)
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Ugh, I haven't had time to play outlast yet. Argh.
Cubed
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(02-26-2014, 05:04 AM)
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Can't freaking wait!
t hicks
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(02-26-2014, 05:18 AM)
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Perfect, just finished Outlast yesterday. Can't wait for more!
illmatic22
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(02-26-2014, 05:20 AM)
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Beating Outlast on Insane was incredibly gratifying, I can't wait for the DLC.
The Praiseworthy
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(02-26-2014, 05:22 AM)
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YESSS!!

Day 1 :D
Tehalemi
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(02-26-2014, 05:25 AM)
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Stretch past the events of the first eh?

My broken mind is ready! >:O
Replicant
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(02-26-2014, 05:33 AM)
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"You were here weren't you, Little Pig? I'll find all you whores"
MWS Natural
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(02-26-2014, 05:44 AM)
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Just finished it on Sunday, couldn't be more excited. Game scared the shit out of my girlfriend and I lol.
Jachaos
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(02-26-2014, 05:48 AM)
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Oh, thought this was already announced since a Red Barrel dev was talking about it pretty openly last week when I saw him.

Also for those wanting a sequel, let's just say there's a good chance.
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LiK
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(02-26-2014, 05:52 AM)
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very cool
sn00zer
(02-26-2014, 05:56 AM)
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PS+ games seem like a great way to sell DLC

So you make a game it gets released, after a few months sales have slowed and the gaming public has moved on to the next big thing. Youve been working on DLC, but are worried about sales, so you run a partnership deal with Sony. Suddenly you now have a much larger pool of potential DLC buyers, and talk has led to reinterest in the game. BAM perfect time to release DLC
Sotha_Sil
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(02-26-2014, 06:00 AM)
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Nice 4-punch for Red Barrels on the game.

1) Release PC game on Steam and other services
2) Take Sony's money to put the game on PS+.
3) With a larger-than-normal install base, release some DLC soon after and get greater DLC sales.
4)Finally, additional sales from people who missed out on PS+ are gravy.

It's seems like a safe (aka smart) route for indie developers to take, especially ones making slightly larger indie games like Outlast.

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