Pillars of Eternity II: Deadfire Release Date Revealed, Pre-Order Bonuses Announced
The first Pillars of Eternity was one of the biggest and best RPG games of 2014, and its sequel is just months away. Pillars of Eternity II: Deadfire will launch on April 3, 2018, for PC, Mac, and Linux.
All who pre-order the game will get three unique in-game items. St. Drogga’s Skull is a powerful weapon with bonus burn damage that can also be used as a torch. The Black Flag looks like a simple cosmetic item that you can use as your ship’s flag. And Beakhead, the Hawk is an in-game pet that will follow you on your adventures through the realm of Deadfire. Pre-orders are for suckers though.
The game comes in three flavors. Standard edition has a price tag of $49.99 the Deluxe Edition will cost $59.99, and the special Obsidian Edition can be yours for $74.99. Deluxe Edition bonuses include the original soundtrack for the game, a second in-game pet, a high-res game map, one special in-game item, a digital pen and paper RPG starter guide, and Volume II of the digital guide book. The Obsidian Edition of the game comes with all bonuses packed with the Special Edition accompanied by the access to the first three DLC expansions.
The fourth edition of the game is a limited physical version of the Obsidian Edition that costs $79.99 and comes with a cloth map of the Deadfire realm, and Explorer’s notepad, and a set of postcards containing various places from Deadfire Archipelago, along with all other bonuses available in the digital version.
The sequel to the acclaimed RPG will place players on their own ship, in which they will explore a huge open-world of Deadfire. The game also features “character customization with enough options to make any RPG player want to make a hundred characters and an exciting narrative that truly delivers on the reactivity that makes our games special,” as explained by Feargus Urquhart, Obsidian Entertainment CEO.