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Dishonored: Death of the Outsider

Bethesda Softworks, Arkane Studios
Sep 15, 2017 - PlayStation 4, Xbox One, PC, Xbox Series X/S, PlayStation 5
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PC Gamer
82 / 100
8.4 / 10
Metro GameCentral
8 / 10
Game Informer
8.5 / 10
8 / 10
8 / 10
8.5 / 10

Review Summary

StrongCritic Consensus

Not as fully featured as its mainline brothers, Death of the Outsider uses its expandalone status to deliver a streamlined Dishonored experience. It has some differences but doesn't stray too far from what makes the series shine.

Focused Stealth Gameplay

Grand Atmosphere

Narrow Scope

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Critic Reviews for Dishonored: Death of the Outsider

Not as consistently intricate or surprising as Dishonored 2, but still a worthy epilogue that adds depth and atmosphere to the series' world.

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8.4 / 10.0
Tom Marks

It was wonderfully satisfying to have more Dishonored to play, even if Death of the Outsider doesn't quite meet the high bar Dishonored 2 set in story or mission design. Even though it's a shorter and slightly shallower game, there are some exciting new abilities and interesting changes to the energy system, and the freedom from consequences of Chaos further encourage experimentation and freedom. All in all, it's a worthy end to the story that began five years ago.

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A morbid, potent epilogue for Dishonored 2 equipped with new powers, some great locations and some overdue tweaks.

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Metro GameCentral

8 / 10
Metro GameCentral

The Dishonored saga comes to an elegant, if not entirely satisfying, end with a spin-off adventure that is almost as good as its full price predecessor.

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Death Of The Outsider is a great standalone expansion that delivers the enthralling open-ended gameplay Dishonored fans have to expect

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Dishonored: Death Of The Outsider is a solid, inventive, yet somewhat subdued capper to the stories from the previous Dishonored games. While the smaller scope can be felt throughout, the approach to allowing players to express themselves as a master assassin is just as strong as ever.

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Death of the Outsider offers a standard take on the Dishonored formula, tracking closely to its admirable ethos of freedom and choice in a world of subtleties and illusions. It's a decent finale with a solid central character. But it makes little attempt to try anything new, a sign that all the best ideas are likely going into whatever comes next.

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By the time Death of the Outsider comes to a close, Billie's gone through the ringer. It's not the longest expansion out there, and it seems to miss a step or two in the main plot, but there's more than enough for anyone who appreciated the moment-to-moment formula of Dishonored 2. Billie Lurk never had it easy, but after her last job, it's finally time to rest. And that's more than a fitting farewell for one of the best video game franchises in recent memory.

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