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How to Sleep in The Outer Worlds

When you play the Supernova difficulty in The Outer Worlds, there are a few new mechanics you need to follow. These are primarily eating,...

How to Revive Companions in The Outer Worlds

Your Companions are your followers in The Outer Worlds. They will partake in quests with you, fight for you and offer advice in some...

How to get Armor Parts in The Outer Worlds

Armor Parts are a material and resource in The Outer Worlds. You will need them to repair armor items in your inventory.  As you take...

How to Increase Carry Weight in The Outer Worlds

If you're a big RPG fan, you should be familiar with Carry Weight mechanics by now. In The Outer Worlds, you will become Over...

How to Change Companion Armor in The Outer Worlds

Your Companions don't level alongside you in The Outer Worlds. You have to constantly upgrade their weapons and armor where possible. If you don't,...

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How to Hide Companion Helmets in The Outer Worlds

Companions really shine in The Outer Worlds, they have a lot of character and personality. However once you begin to equip them with armor,...

How to Use Consumables & Medical Items in The Outer Worlds

Consumables are items that you can use in The Outer Worlds which provide stats to your character. They offer a lot of different effects,...

How to Get Weapon Parts in The Outer Worlds

Weapon Parts are a material and resource in The Outer Worlds. You will mostly need them to repair any weapons that you currently have...

How to Upgrade Weapons in The Outer Worlds

Combat progresses really fast in The Outer Worlds, as you reach new areas and encounter new enemies, you'll find yourself struggling to get past...

How to Scrap & Recycle Weapons in The Outer Worlds

One of the mechanics in The Outer Worlds is 'Breaking Down' items, specifically armor and weapons. You can scrap these items so that you...

How to Repair Weapons in The Outer Worlds

As you use weapons and take part in battles in The Outer Worlds, your weapons will begin to lose durability. This will effect the...

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How to Change Difficulty in The Outer Worlds

When you start a new campaign in The Outer Worlds you are asked to choose the difficulty you want to play at. Most users will pick normal, as this offers an experience that is just right for the average player. However, you can actually change the difficulty at any moment in-game. So if a certain area is too hard for you, you can lower the difficulty, get past it and then increase it back to your normal difficulty.  Below, you can read our quick guide for changing the in-game difficulty. For more guides & content for The Outer Worlds on PC, PS4, Switch and Xbox One, make sure to check out our dedicated area here! Changing the Difficulty Open up the main menu in The Outer Worlds, which can be done by pressing Escape on PC or the Start button on a controller. From there, choose Settings. The screenshot below was taken on PC,...

How to Change Companion Weapons in The Outer Worlds

Your companions in The Outer Worlds will always join you with their own weapon and armor by default. However, it will likely need upgrading continuously, especially if you want them to keep up with you in battles. Luckily, you have full control over your companion, from the armor they wear, the weapons they fight with and the perks that change their stats.  We'll show you how to change the weapons your companion uses in-game below. For more guides & content for The Outer Worlds on PC, PS4, Switch and Xbox One, make sure to check out our dedicated area here! Change Weapons for Companions To start, open up the in-game menu (the one that has your inventory, map etc). You can do this on PC by pressing TAB. At the top of the screen, towards the end, you'll see the names of any companions you have following you.  All you have to do is...

How to Level Up & Choose Companion Perks in The Outer Worlds

Your Companions stay by your side in The Outer Worlds, fighting for you and exploring alongside you. In order to scale with you, you will need to level them up by choosing Perks for them. These Perks can increase attributes such as weapon damage and health, and help them stay in the fight for longer. However, you should know that once you have chosen a perk for your companion, it can't be changed again. Below, we'll show you where to choose perks for your companions in The Outer Worlds. For more guides & content for The Outer Worlds on PC, PS4, Switch and Xbox One, make sure to check out our dedicated area here! Level Up Companions Once a companion is ready to be levelled up, you will be notified in game. You will also see a star above their name in the main menu. Open up the in-game menu where your map...

How to Change Companion Behaviour in The Outer Worlds

Companions in The Outer Worlds are your followers. They'll go on missions with you, fight for you and even give you advice in some difficult scenarios. You can take 2 companions out with you on adventures at any time. What you might not know, is that you have a bit of control over your companions. You can change settings like how far away they should follow you, and how they behave. Specifically whether they should be aggressive or passive. Below, we've put together a very short guide showing where to change these settings. For more guides & content for The Outer Worlds on PC, PS4, Switch and Xbox One, make sure to check out our dedicated area here! Change Companion Settings in The Outer Worlds Firstly, open up your character menu. This is the menu where you will find the map, your inventory etc. You can open it up by pressing TAB on...

How to Upgrade Armor in The Outer Worlds

A mechanic that exists in The Outer Worlds is armor upgrading. You can upgrade your armor or head pieces to increase the stats, making them more durable and decreasing the amount of damage you take from enemies. However it isn't free to do. Upgrading will cost 'Bits', which is the in-game currency. You will mostly find these by looting bodies and containers in the game. But selling items from your inventory is also a really fast way to get them. We've put together a short guide below, showing you how to upgrade any armor you have. For more guides & content for The Outer Worlds on PC, PS4, Switch and Xbox One, make sure to check out our dedicated area here! Upgrading Armor in The Outer Worlds You can't upgrade armor from your inventory. Instead, you'll need to find a Workbench in The Outer Worlds. They all look the same, just look for...

How to Scrap Armor in The Outer Worlds

Scrapping, also known as Breaking Down is a mechanic in The Outer Worlds which allows you to recycle either old or unwanted pieces of armor and weapons in your inventory. By doing so, you will receive 'Armor Parts' which you'll need later to upgrade these pieces, increasing the stats. It will also help free up inventory space/carry weight if that's a problem for you. Otherwise, you can choose to sell Armor Pieces for bits at any vendor or machine. Below, you can see how to scrap armor in The Outer Worlds. For more guides & content for The Outer Worlds on PC, PS4, Switch and Xbox One, make sure to check out our dedicated area here! Scrapping Armor in The Outer Worlds To start scrapping (or breaking down) armor in The Outer Worlds, we need to get into a Workbench. These are really easy to find, as they are in most small towns...