Obsidian Entertainment has confirmed that yes, Pillars of Eternity II is coming to consoles, and oh hey, we’re calling it the Pillars of Eternity II: Deadfire Ultimate Edition.
Pillars of Eternity brought the isometric, cRPG format to consoles to vital acclaim. It introduced a globe wealthy in lore, horror, and incredibly negative individuals. Fans will get a second possibility to discover this one of a kind fantasy globe, this time on the Deadfire Archipelago.
The rogue god Eothas is up to no superior. After he awakens beneath the player’s castle (mainly because exactly where else would he wake up?), he slaughters all inhabitants and steals a piece of the protagonist’s soul. Naturally, only you and your pals can uncover out what Eothas is up to and quit him.
Returning to the PoE sequel are nonlinear exploration, alternatives that will shape the globe, and deep character customization. After once again, you will have many class possibilities and class qualities for your character. PoE II promises more than 1,000 doable class permutations, providing the player full freedom in customizing characters down to the finest particulars. Players can also customize celebration companions by assigning them many classes and skills. Among this character customization and the alternatives the player will make, Pillars of Eternity II will be precisely how you make it.
Players will also get a single a lot more new decision. They can play PoE II in the classic genuine-time combat with pause, which was the only combat choice in the original game. Players can also pick to play in turn-primarily based combat, producing it a lot more like a tabletop RPG.
See all of this in action in the announcement trailer under.
In addition to the principal game, the Deadfire Ultimate Edition will include things like all of the previously released DLC: Beast of Winter, The Forgotten Sanctum, and Seeker, Slayer, Survivor. Obsidian does not have a release date but, but the Pillars of Eternity II: Deadfire Ultimate Edition will release on PlayStation four, Xbox 1, and Nintendo Switch.