Private Division's sci-fi sim The Outer Worlds released on Steam just one year after its original release on October 25, 2019, as an Epic Store exclusive. Fans were not happy about the decision, and many stated in Obsidian forums that they would wait for the actual Steam release.
Steam players analysis
As the game has been in the Steam store for 11 days now, we can take a glance at its metrics. In terms of player count, The Outer Worlds has ranked #47. most played game on Steam (October 25, 2020), and since then, it steadily dropped to #68 as of today.
After 11 days from its Steam release, the game scored an average of 9.3k concurrent daily players.
It's unknown if Obsidian Entertainment is still happy with it's Epic Store exclusive release after the numbers.