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Outpost Series Games => Outpost 2 Divided Destiny => Topic started by: Marcc on April 20, 2017, 07:33:29 PM

Title: Update OPU2
Post by: Marcc on April 20, 2017, 07:33:29 PM
Anyone know when they will release an OPU update?
Title: Re: Update OPU2
Post by: Arklon on April 20, 2017, 07:43:26 PM
We'd like to get something out in time for OP2's 20th anniversary, but it could be ready sooner than that.
Title: Re: Update OPU2
Post by: Marcc on April 20, 2017, 08:02:39 PM
Is there an approximate date?
Title: Re: Update OPU2
Post by: Hooman on April 25, 2017, 04:05:14 AM
Based on the very sporadic history of OPU releases, I'm going to guess probably no?

Maybe I should ask when OP2's 20th anniversary is?
Title: Re: Update OPU2
Post by: Arklon on April 25, 2017, 08:01:59 PM
It was early-mid September 1997. Strangely I'm having trouble finding the exact date online, and the original readme file's last updated date was in August of that year, but I know for sure it was September since Total Annihilation came out about 2-3 weeks later in late September.

Edit: The latest modified date on the original CD was 8-11-1997. That would be when the game went gold though, so it'd actually had hit the shelves a few weeks later. Still can't dig up the actual date for that.

Edit 2: http://forum.outpost2.net/index.php/topic,3917.0.html According to this, we determined it was September 1 1997 based on a Sierra press release that I decided not to actually link to back then, which I can't seem to find. Tried digging through sierra.com on archive.org a bit.