Outcast 2: A New Beginning Demo Download, Release Date, Pre-order Bonus & Special Edition Details

Prepare to embark on an epic journey to Adelpha! After 25 long years, finally, the sequel to the Outcast video game is close to release on March 15th, 2024 for PC, PS5 & Xbox Series X / S! 😀

After the original Outcast game was released by Belgium’s Appeal back in 1999, a sequel called Outcast II: The Lost Paradise started development for PC, PS2 & GameCube. Sadly the developer went bankrupt, and while the original core team still wanted to make a sequel, it never got off the ground until they restarted development as Appeal Studios and found funding with
THQ Nordic.

Outcast 2: A New Beginning Gameplay Trailer

The latest trailer for Outcast 2: A New Beginning invites you to explore the planet and delve into the lives of its inhabitants, the Talans, and their captivating culture. These peaceful and charming people now face a grave threat from ruthless invaders. Will you rise to lead their fight for resistance?

Check out the new Outcast 2 trailer here:

Outcast – A New Beginning | Culture and Exploration | Pre-Order Trailer

Outcast 2: A New Beginning Demo Download

As part of the Steam’s Next Fest (that runs February 5-12, 2024), the Outcast 2: A New Beginning demo download (direct PC download link) was published online on Steam’s Outcast 2 page. The demo has a installation file size of 33.71 GB.

Embark on an unforgettable journey into the breath-taking world of Adelpha in this demo for Outcast – A New Beginning. Engage in fast-paced 3rd-person combat, unleash the power of your jetpack, explore stunning landscapes and support the local Talans in their uprising.

Get an early Outcast 2 preview here:

Hands-on Preview: Outcast a New Beginning | A stunning Return to Form

Outcast 2: A New Beginning Demo Developer Walkthrough

The original team behind Outcast 1 has reunited — including the original fantastic composer Lennie Moore! — to create this fascinating world, full of dangerous creatures and home to the Talan people.

The Talan are an ancient culture whose fate has become inextricably linked with earth since the events of the first game. You play as Cutter Slade, ex-Navy SEAL, sporting the same dry wit he had back in the 90s – however, the world around him has changed and eventually, so will he.

Watch the full Outcast 2 developer walkthrough by going to this Steam page.

Survive Against The Invasion | Outcast A New Beginning Gameplay | First Look

Outcast 2: A New Beginning Release Date

The final Outcast 2: A New Beginning Release Date is March 15, 2024. The game will launch on PC, PlayStation 5 and Xbox Series X / S.

Get ready to immerse yourself in the captivating alien realm of Adelpha, uncover its mysteries, and enjoy the galaxy’s wittiest dad jokes, skillfully delivered by our hero, Cutter Slade. Outcast offers a slightly self-ironic yet wholesome take on sci-fi themes and tropes, injecting a sense of fun into a planetary-wide uprising against ruthless robotic invaders.

25 years after the award-winning action adventure hit, Outcast, pioneered the genre of non-linear open-world games, the long-awaited sequel sees Cutter Slade return to the spectacular alien world of Adelpha. Resurrected by the almighty Yods, he has returned to find the Talans enslaved, the world stripped of its natural resources, and his own past intertwining with the invading robot forces. It’s up to him to go on a mission and save the planet again.

Outcast – A New Beginning | Combat Trailer

Outcast 2: A New Beginning Pre-order Bonus Details

You can also wishlist and pre-order the game for PC, PS5 & Xbox Series X / S, although sadly there are no DLC bonus items you get for doing so, only a discount on the game.

Make sure to take advantage of the 15-17% pre-order discount right now (price differs per platform) before Outcast – A New Beginning releases in March of this year.

Outcast – A New Beginning is being developed by Appeal Studios in Charleroi, Belgium and will be available March 15th, 2024 for PC at an SRP of € 59.99 / $ 59.99 / £ 49.99, and PlayStation5 & Xbox Series at an SRP of € 69.99 / $ 69.99 / £ 59.99.

Outcast 2: A New Beginning Adelpha Edition Details

Outcast 2 has a $200 Special Edition called the “Outcast: A New Beginning – Adelpha Edition”. Available only from the THQ Nordic USA and THQ Nordic EU pre-order websites. It features:

  • Strictly Limited to 5000 units worldwide
  • Eye-catching, high-detail 24cm / 9.5 inch SAÏ statue
  • Hardcover artbook featuring over 50 pages of stunning concept art from the game
  • 3 audio CD’s soundtrack with in-game music -Exclusive collector’s SteelBook®
  • Your game copy for PC, PlayStation®5 or Xbox Series
Outcast – A New Beginning | Adelpha Edition Trailer

Note: As a commitment to sustainability, it’s worth noting that some items in the Collector’s Edition still rep the original Outcast 2 name. These unique items, created before the name change, stand as a bridge between the game’s past and its future. If you’re into snagging rare game merch, these are the things you want in your collection! Snatch them up before they are gone!

Outcast: Legacy of the Yods Fan-made Sequel Demo

Here’s a fun little tidbit to close on…

After 2017’s Outcast: Second Contact remake was released, Outcast fans released a free community-made sequel called Outcast: Legacy of the Yods (formerly called Open Outcast project). The demo was many many years in the making (after all hope for Outcast 2 was once lost) and changed engines many times, and resulted in about 1 hour of gameplay.

Watch a full f-bomb-filled playthrough of the Legacy of the Yods demo:

OUTCAST Legacy Of The Yods playthrough

Outcast 1 with its voxel-graphics was one of my favorite games ever when it was first released back in 1999! I’m super excited to jump back into this world. Thank you THQ & Appeal for creating a sequel! 🙂

Are you excited to play Outcast 2?