Obsidian, the studio behind the original Fallout games and the more recent Fallout: New Vegas, will release The Outer Worlds on PS4, Xbox One, and PC sometime this year. Co-directors Tim Cain and Leonard Boyarsky appeared on GameInformer's podcast to discuss some aspects of the game, including the level cap, crafting, and lore. That lore involves an interesting alternate American history.
The Outer Worlds Level Cap, Crafting, And Lore Details Revealed - GS News Update
This is really out there.