Remembering Rutger Hauer — An Interview With the Iconic Voice Behind Dan/Observer

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Bloober Team has released interview footage with the late Rutger Hauer from his time in-studio recording lines for Observer in one of his last acting roles as Dan Lazarski/Observer.

“Rutger was a good friend and will be missed,” said Piotr Babineo, Bloober Team CEO. “It was hard hearing him and knowing that he is not with us, but in a way, being able to share his voice again felt special. This interview really shows the depth of passion he had in his role as Dan — he was a wonderful person, and we’re deeply sorry that he passed.”

“While developing System Redux, many of us on the team would talk about what it was like to work with him.” Said Babineo. “As a team, we’re in love with Rutger’s work and this game is as great a tribute to him as we could make. There’s a hidden in-game Easter egg nodding to his iconic role as Roy in Blade Runner.”

About Observer: System Redux

Observer: System Redux brings additional content to the original release, with three new major missions: Errant Signal, Her Fearful Symmetry, and It Runs in the Family, updated characters models, and new locations. This new content is supported by the latest in next-gen features such as 4K resolution, upgraded textures, new animations, models, and effects, all transformed with ray-tracing and HDR lighting. Observer: System Redux will be released in English, French, Italian, German, Spanish, Polish, Portuguese, Russian, Japanese, Simplified Chinese, and Korean at launch.

Observer: System Redux will be available on PC and Xbox Series X November 10th, 2020, with a follow-up release for PlayStation 5 on November 12, 2020. Observer: System Redux is now available to pre-order on Epic Game Store and Xbox for €29.99 and $29.99. Owners of the original Observer on Xbox and EGS can upgrade to Observer: System Redux with an 80% discount until October 20th at 13:00 UTC.