Pillars of Eternity II – Obsidian wechselt zu Publisher Versus Evil

Der Entwickler Obsidian Entertainment arbeitet für das RPG Pillars of Eternity II: Deadfire mit dem Indiepublisher Versus Evil (unter anderem The Banner Saga) zusammen. Als Releaseziel wird „Anfang“ 2018 ausgegeben. Der Titel erscheint vorerst für den PC, MAC und Linux.

Das sagen die Beteiligten:

“Pillars of Eternity and Obsidian are practically synonymous with quality RPGs and we couldn’t be happier to work with their team and their community in supporting Pillars of Eternity II: Deadfire”, said Steve Escalante, General Manager of Versus Evil. “The sequel builds on the massive critical success of the first game and will be one of the premier RPGs to launch in 2018. Fans of the franchise will be thrilled with everything that this sequel has to offer, and newcomers to the Pillars universe will get to experience a technically superior RPG adventure with a more meaningful companion system, deep progression mechanics and uniquely rich storyline for the first time.”

For its part, Obsidian Entertainment CEO Feargus Urquhart said: “We are thrilled to be working with the team at Versus Evil on Pillars of Eternity II: Deadfire, the first sequel we’ve ever made into one of our own IPs. Partnering with a team that is as passionate as we are about making Pillars of Eternity outstanding has already been such a gratifying and exciting experience. We know that Steve and his team will treat Deadfire right and help us make it the game that our incredible fans and generous backers expect and deserve.”