After a lengthy time has passed since the PC version, console players can finally play Pillars of Eternity II: Deadfire on January 28th, 2020. This is an announcement that comes from publisher Versus Evil and developer Obsidian Entertainment. The release comes in the form of an Ultimate Edition that features all kinds of extras. The Nintendo Switch version has yet to be dated.

Here’s a brief overview of what to expect from the release.

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The god Eothas awakened from his sleep, erupting from beneath your castle, killing your people and stealing a piece of your soul. Now only you and your companions can uncover the rogue god’s machinations as he tramples over the Deadfire Archipelago.

The award-winning RPG from the masters at Obsidian Entertainment finally arrives, featuring all major updates and expansions.

Bend the world to your will as you explore the depths of infinite possibilities, including detailed character customization, total freedom of exploration, and more meaningful choices at every turn.

Featuring an enormous open world, a massive cast of characters, and a story you can play your way, Pillars of Eternity II: Deadfire Ultimate Edition redefines the role-playing game experience for a new generation.

Key Features

  • Play in either Turn-Based Mode or Classic Real-Time with Pause: Immerse yourself in a deeper single player RPG game experience—now with both classic real-time with pause and new turn-based combat, Deadfire builds on the foundation of classic tabletop gameplay more than ever before.
  • A massive adventure: Over 100 hours of gameplay per playthrough.
  • Play however you want: Detailed character creator character and over 1000 class permutations gives you the freedom to be whoever you want.
  • Gather your party: Build your party and customize your companions to join you on your quest. Assign multiple classes and deeper abilities for each. Witness their personal relationships, reactions to player choice, and interactions with each other unfold.
  • “Beast of Winter” DLC: Heed the call of Vatnir, a priest of the god of death, to halt the tide of destruction encroaching upon the living.
  • “The Forgotten Sanctum” DLC: Battle your way through the bowels of a vengeful, sleeping god.
  • “Seeker, Slayer, Survivor” DLC: Triumph or die in the Crucible of Kazuwari, where only the mighty reign.

This is excellent news for those who have been patiently waiting. Will you be picking up Pillars of Eternity II: Deadfire Ultimate Edition or has the dust settled on that one? Be sure to let us know!

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