Obsidian Entertainment

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Obsidian Entertainment is an American video game developer whose corporate headquarters is located in Irvine, California.
Although they have created original intellectual property, many of their games are sequels based on licensed properties. Early projects include Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic II: The Sith Lords and Neverwinter Nights 2, both sequels to BioWare-developed games. The team then developed their first original game, Alpha Protocol, in 2010. It was met with generally mixed reviews. Other notable works from Obsidian include Fallout: New Vegas, Dungeon Siege III, and South Park: The Stick of Truth, all also licensed properties.
The company's latest games are Tyranny, a role-playing game set in a world where the war between good and evil has been fought with evil coming out on top, and Armored Warfare, a massively multiplayer online game with a focus on controlling tanks.

HQIrvine, CA, US
Employee Ratings3.4
Overall CultureF

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Employees (est.) (Jan 2021)229
Cybersecurity ratingAMore

Key People/Management at Obsidian Entertainment

Feargus Urquhart

Feargus Urquhart

Chris Jones

Chris Jones

CTO and Co-Owner
Darren Monahan

Darren Monahan

CIO and Co-Owner
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Obsidian Entertainment Office Locations

Obsidian Entertainment has an office in Irvine
Irvine, CA, US (HQ)
100 Spectrum Center Dr
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Obsidian Entertainment total Funding

$6.9 m

Obsidian Entertainment latest funding size

$4.41 m

Time since last funding

4 years ago
Obsidian Entertainment's latest funding round in February 2017 was reported to be $4.4 m. In total, Obsidian Entertainment has raised $6.9 m
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Obsidian Entertainment Blogs

Public Test 0.6.0 Now Open

Mosquitos, fireflies, and bees, OH MY! The Public Test Servers are now open for players who wish to help test out the 0.6.0 update content and features that will release to the live server at a later date. Join the test server today if you wish, and then be sure to join our Discord server if you ha…

Grounded's Next Public Test Starting Back Up Early Next Week

Good news, everybody! The Public Test Servers will be opening again next week for all players who wish to join! The team has been working hard on developing the next juicy update for all of you, and now they need your help to play this upcoming content before it officially releases. You are a vital…

Patch 0.5.1 has been Released

We have released Patch 0.5.1 for all players. Please update your game when you see that this update is available to receive the following fixes and changes: Changes / Tuning World Added additional raw science in Pond depths to help guide the player. Bug Fixes - All Platforms Fixed infrequent crash…

December Update has been Released

The latest update is here for you all! 🙌 🏡 Join Shyla, Obsidian's Social Media Manager, as she goes over some of the many changes made to the Pond and more that you'll notice with today's update. From changes to the Pond Lab, updates and changes made to combat, and even a few adjustments made to s…

Public Test Opens Back Up

Are you ready for another Public Test, because we released a new one today for you to check out if you wish! This Public Test will introduce a few game changes we want you to test out, and it also includes some important updates to the way that saving and loading the game works in the hopes to impro…

The Outer Worlds: Board-Approved Bundle Available Now

The Outer Worlds: Board-Approved Bundle, now with 100% less packaging! This bundle features The Outer Worlds and The Outer Worlds Expansion Pass, which includes both story-based expansions for the game: Peril on Gorgon and Murder on Eridanos. Welcome to the future - try not to break it. Purchase you…
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Obsidian Entertainment Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was Obsidian Entertainment founded?

    Obsidian Entertainment was founded in 2003.

  • Who are Obsidian Entertainment key executives?

    Obsidian Entertainment's key executives are Feargus Urquhart, Chris Jones and Darren Monahan.

  • How many employees does Obsidian Entertainment have?

    Obsidian Entertainment has 229 employees.

  • Who are Obsidian Entertainment competitors?

    Competitors of Obsidian Entertainment include Caret Games, Unknown Worlds and Proletariat.

  • Where is Obsidian Entertainment headquarters?

    Obsidian Entertainment headquarters is located at 100 Spectrum Center Dr, Irvine.

  • Where are Obsidian Entertainment offices?

    Obsidian Entertainment has an office in Irvine.

  • How many offices does Obsidian Entertainment have?

    Obsidian Entertainment has 1 office.