Pillars of Eternity II: Deadfire – Ultimate Edition Available Now on PlayStation 4 and Xbox One

Pillars of Eternity II: Deadfire – Ultimate Edition Available Now on PlayStation 4 and Xbox One

Sequel to Award Winning RPG Delivers an Engaging Tabletop RPG Adventure on PlayStation 4 and Xbox One

Baltimore, MD – January 28th, 2020 – Independent games publisher Versus Evil and developer Obsidian Entertainment today announced that Pillars of Eternity II: Deadfire – Ultimate Edition is now available on Xbox One and PlayStation 4, with a Nintendo Switch version following later in the year. Originally released for PC and Mac, Deadfire received universal critical acclaim and picked up numerous awards.

Priced at $59.99, Pillars of Eternity II: Deadfire – Ultimate Edition features all the major updates and expansions available for the PC version made up of Beast of Winter, Seeker, Slayer, Survivor and Forgotten Sanctum.

With an enormous open world to explore and comprehensive cast of characters, Pillars of Eternity II: Deadfire – Ultimate Edition builds on the foundation of classic tabletop gameplay more than ever before, providing players with a deeper single player RPG game experience with either Turn-Based Mode or Classic Real-Time with Pause.

Players on PlayStation 4 and Xbox One can now experience and craft their very own sprawling RPG adventure and explore the infinite possibilities that await them from detailed character customization to the individual meaningful choices they make in-game.

“Console gamers can fully immerse themselves in an RPG adventure of exploration and discovery in what will be one of the definitive tabletop role-playing experiences available in 2020,” said Steve Escalante, General Manager of Versus Evil.

Consumers can digitally purchase the Pillars of Eternity II: Deadfire Ultimate Edition through the Microsoft Store and PlayStation Store fronts today. Deadfire is also available as a physical release from today in the form of a Standard Edition and the Ultimate Collector’s Edition courtesy of THQ Nordic for Xbox One and PlayStation 4 at an SRP of €59.99 | $59.99 | £49.99 and €129.99 | $129.99 | £119.99, respectively. The Ultimate Collector’s Edition will contain the following items.

  • Pillars of Eternity 2: Deadfire [including the 5.0 PC patch], and all DLCs: Beast of Winter, The Forgotten Sanctum, Seeker, Slayer, Survivor
  • 10″/25cm Od Nua Statue
  • Spacepig Keychain
  • Metal-optic 3D Sticker

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About Pillars of Eternity II: Deadfire
In Pillars of Eternity II: Deadfire players will embark on a dangerous voyage of discovery to become master of the seas as they command their ship across the new open world region of the Deadfire. Pillars II builds on the foundation of classic RPG gameplay with vastly improved graphics, deeper game mechanics and a whole new handcrafted adventure where choices truly matter. Players can immerse themselves in exploration and discovery as they navigate the rich and exotic Deadfire archipelago by ship, discovering new races, visiting tropical islands, interacting with their inhabitants and engaging encounters at every port. In Pillars of Eternity II: Deadfire players can be accompanied by companions, both familiar and new, and witness their personal relationships evolve with the new companion relationship system. Players can customize the path of their companions by assigning multiple classes and further specialize by choosing a subclass.

About Versus Evil
Founded in 2013, Versus Evil, LLC is the US based video game publisher behind critically acclaimed video games Pillars of Eternity II: Deadfire and The Banner Saga trilogy. Publishing games on all major mobile, PC and console platforms, Versus Evil works with independent development studios from around the world. Titles include RPG – collectible card game adventure hybrid Cardpocalypse, Yaga the role-playing folktale, and the zombie arcade – action shooter Into the Dead 2. The corporate philosophy is to champion for the independent game developer. For more information visit https://versusevil.com

© Versus Evil LLC. 2013-2020. All rights reserved.

About Obsidian 
Obsidian Entertainment has specialized for over 16 years in creating the world’s most engrossing choice driven RPGs including Fallout: New Vegas, South Park: The Stick of Truth, Alpha Protocol, Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic II: The Sith Lords, and the Pillars of Eternity franchise, including Pillars of Eternity II: Deadfire. Their latest release, the single-player sci-fi epic The Outer Worlds, has received widespread critical acclaim. Founded by veterans of Black Isle Studios, with roots in Icewind Dale, Planescape: Torment, Fallout, and Fallout 2. Obsidian is committed to delivering the most compelling, character and choice driven RPGs to their fans and newcomers alike. For more information, visit www.obsidian.net.

About THQ Nordic

Founded in 2011, THQ Nordic is a global video game publisher and developer. Based in Vienna (Austria) and Karlstad (Sweden), with subsidiaries in Germany, Sweden, Finland, and the USA, THQ Nordic brands include Darksiders, MX vs. ATV, Red Faction, Titan Quest, Biomutant, Wreckfest, Gothic, ELEX and many more.
THQ Nordic is meant to represent a core approach of doing much more than “owning” a highly competitive portfolio of IPs. It revolves around cherishing them, and aligning them with the very best development resources to expand upon them with the level of experience that communities and established fan bases expect and deserve.

The company’s internal development studios are (in chronological order, from earliest to most recent):

  • Grimlore Games GmbH based in Munich (Germany)
  • Rainbow Studios Inc. based in Phoenix, Arizona (United States of America)
  • Mirage Game Studios AB based in Karlstad (Sweden)
  • Black Forest Games GmbH based in Offenburg (Germany)
  • Pieces Interactive AB based in Skoevde (Sweden)
  • Experiment 101 AB based in Stockholm (Sweden)
  • Bugbear Entertainment based in Helsinki (Finland)
  • Piranha Bytes based in Essen (Germany)
  • Gunfire Games based in Austin, TX (United States of America)

Since July 2018, HandyGames (Giebelstadt, Germany) is part of the THQ Nordic network and perfectly complements the setup of the rest of our group as the new “go to”-publisher for small- and midsized developers and projects. The company has a very strong background in VR and publishing of mobile games.

THQ Nordic & Affiliates are part of the Embracer Group AB, based in Karlstad, Sweden, for more information, please visit https://www.embracer.com