How to start the new Outer Worlds Murder Mystery DLC

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The Outer Worlds is turning up the heat and bringing the mystery with the Murder on Eridanos DLC expansion!

This brand-new story in Obsidian's Sci-Fi RPG looks like it could be the best one yet. Thankfully, as long as you head to the right place at the right time you can get it started.

Below, we have everything you need to know about how you can start the Murder on Eridanos DLC in The Outer Worlds.


How To Start

Firstly, you need to make sure you're past the Monarch in the main storyline of The Outer Worlds.

Once you've left the moon, you need to head aboard your ship, The Unreliable, and approach the bridge.

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When the ship's AI mentions an aetherwave broadcast, you need to interact with the ship and select the following option:

" You mentioned an aetherwave drama? I'd like to see it."
The Outer Worlds Murder on Eridanos Ship AI
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AETHERWAVE - This broadcast is what you'll need to watch to kick things off!

After watching this, the main quest The Last Of Halcyon Helen will be added to your Journal and you can then head to Eridanos via the ship's Navigation Terminal.

When you arrive, you'll be greeted by Bellhop Norville and he'll fill you in on the details.

The Outer Worlds Murder on Eridanos Bellhop Norville
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NORVILLE - He found the body, but is he the killer?

From here on, it's up to you to solve Halcyon Helen's murder and bring whoever the culprit is to justice!

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Check out the Cinematic Announcement Trailer for the Murder on Eridanos DLC here:


For more on what's up next in The Outer Wilds, Obsidian Entertainment's social media channels are the best place for it.