The Outer Worlds is the latest RPG from Obsidian Entertainment which leverages its incredible writing to create memorable characters. Thankfully, some of these characters are capable of being recruited as companions! Their main job is to aid you in combat, but you'll also find them interjecting during conversations with other NPC's on occasion. The companion system in The Outer Worlds is quite expansive, and this guide will serve as a deep-dive into companion mechanics, including how to recruit each of the six companions! Additionally, this guide was created to be as spoiler-free as possible.
The Outer Worlds releases today from veteran studio Obsidian Entertainment, the minds behind Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic II, Fallout: New Vegas, and the acclaimed Pillars of Eternity series as well as many others. This time they introduce us to a brand new RPG with a unique setting that blasts off to the furthest reaches of space.