Pillars of Eternity II: Deadfire – Ultimate Edition Heads to Console For January 2020 Launch

Sequel to Award Winning RPG Continues the Adventure on Xbox One, PlayStation 4

Baltimore, MD – December 4th, 2019 – Independent games publisher Versus Evil and developer Obsidian Entertainment today announced that Pillars of Eternity II: Deadfire – Ultimate Edition will launch on Xbox One and PlayStation 4 on January 28th 2020, with a Nintendo Switch release date to be announced early next year. Originally released for PC and Mac, Deadfire received universal critical acclaim.

Priced at $59.99, Pillars of Eternity II: Deadfire – Ultimate Edition features all the major updates and expansions available for the PC version. In addition to the games vast main campaign players can heed the call of Vatnir in the Beast of Winter or face the challenges of the Crucible of Kazuwari in Seeker, Slayer, Survivor or battle their way through the bowels of a vengeful, sleeping god in the Forgotten Sanctum.

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.

Featuring an enormous open world, a massive cast of characters, budding adventurers can explore the depths of infinite possibilities, including detailed character customization, total freedom of exploration, and meaningful choices at every turn.

Pillars of Eternity II: Deadfire – Ultimate Edition delivers the freedom of tabletop role-playing that allows console gamers to craft their own definitive adventure,” said Steve Escalante, General Manager of Versus Evil.

Consumers can digitally pre-order the Pillars of Eternity II: Deadfire Ultimate Edition through the Microsoft Store and PlayStation Store fronts today. Deadfire will also have a physical release in the form of a Standard Edition and the Ultimate Collector’s Edition courtesy of THQ Nordic, and will be available on January 28th 2020 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
  • Premium Box
Check out the Pillars of Eternity II: Deadfire Ultimate Edition trailer here https://youtu.be/VfQWy8BOwk0
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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. 2013-2019. 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, and the USA, THQ Nordic brands include Darksiders, MX vs. ATV, Red Faction, Titan Quest, Biomutant 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 Grimlore Games based in Munich, Germany; Rainbow Studios based in Phoenix, Arizona; Mirage Game Studios AB based in Karlstad, Sweden; Foxglove Studios AB based in Stockholm, Sweden; Black Forest Games based in Offenburg, Germany, Pieces Interactive based in Skoevde, Sweden, and Experiment 101 based in Stockholm, Sweden.