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Grounded is a New FPS Survival Title From Obsidian Entertainment

We absolutely loved The Outer Worlds from Obsidian Entertainment, showcasing how the developer has returned to top form, giving it an 8.7/10 in our review. With Obsidian Entertainment back and better than ever, it is very exciting to hear about a new game from the studio. The game is called Grounded and it was revealed to the world at the X019 event from Microsoft last night.

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Grounded from Obsidian Entertainment and Microsoft looks unique and very interesting. As an FPS, co-op survival title, with a combination of environmental and narrative-driven storytelling, grounded will see four players being shrunk down to the size of ants and get tasked with surviving in a suburban yard.

When Grounded releases in “Spring 2020” for Xbox One and PC (also on Steam). Mikey Dowling, the Director of Communications at Obsidian Entertainment, explains that:

[perfectpullquote align=”full” bordertop=”false” cite=”” link=”” color=”#33FF5D” class=”” size=”20″] In Grounded, players are shrunken to the size of an ant and tasked with surviving in the unique micro-world of a suburban backyard. Players must gather, craft and build bases with everyday objects found within the yard, searching for life-saving resources and living alongside giant, peaceful insects while fighting to survive massive hostile inhabitants.


Grounded provides a mix of environmental and narrative-driven storytelling. Set in a versatile, handcrafted sandbox structure it allows players to create their own experience from the ground up. Tasks that may seem approachable when human-sized become a challenge in this dangerous backyard landscape. This familiar yet fantastical world can be navigated solo or in four-person co-operative multiplayer, where players work together to complete missions or explore the intricately detailed world. [/perfectpullquote]

An exact release date was not revealed during X019 but Xbox Insiders will get a chance to play the game soon and it will be coming to PC as well as Xbox One.

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Check out the Grounded trailer revealed at X019 by Microsoft and Obsidian Entertainment below and then tell us what you think in the comment section.

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