The Highly Anticipated Sequel Gets Additional Support
Obsidian is expanding its influence, thanks to a new partnership with publisher THQ Nordic. Together, with the additional resources of Versus Evil, they will distribute Pillars of Eternity II: Deadfire across the globe.
Pillars of Eternity II: Deadfire is the sequel to the critically acclaimed Pillars of Eternity. The innovative RPG is currently in development for PC, Linux, and Mac. THQ Nordic will take over the physical distribution of retail copies, the details of which will be released soon. Can we expect some premium editions? Likely. There will be new info as time goes by, including a release date and RRP.
“When we first started working with Obsidian on Pillars of Eternity II: Deadfire, we knew that we wanted to make sure that we created a great physical product that matched the quality of this RPG”, said Steve Escalante General Manager of Versus Evil. “In partnering with THQ Nordic, not only did we find a team that is passionate about the product, but has the distribution and reach we hope to achieve with a physical edition of Pillars of Eternity II: Deadfire.”
“We are all really excited for the game and its different editions. It is always a pleasure working together with such talented, motivated, and dedicated teams like Versus Evil and Obsidian. It also helps that we are huge fans of the genre“, comments Jan Binsmaier Publishing Director of THQ Nordic. “On top of all that, we found a strong and reliable partner with Versus Evil, and it feels great to know that we share our mindset and work ethics. It is a perfect match.”
In Pillars of Eternity II: Deadfire players will embark on an epic voyage to save their own souls. The dark adventure leads them to the titular island of Deadfire to hunt down a god. But, to truly make it a worthwhile experience, Obsidian is improving upon and expanding every single aspect of the original gameplay. We’re talking streamlined combat, enhanced graphics, more companion features, and a hand-crafted campaign with attention to detail. With deep character customization, player choice, and the freedom to explore, every player experience can be unique.
Stay tuned for updates regarding the partnership between Obsidian, Versus Evil, and THQ Nordic. And, of course, for Pillars of Eternity II.
SOURCE: Press Release