Obsidian partners with Versus Evil to publish Pillars of Eternity II: Deadfire

by on September 21, 2017

Versus Evil announces a partnership with Obsidian Entertainment.

This partnership will see the independent games publisher Versus Evil publish Pillars of Eternity II: Deadfire. This is the sequel to the amazing Pillars of Eternity and you can read Mick’s review of the PS4 version here. Pillars of Eternity II will release on PC, Mac, and Linux in 2018. Watch the trailer for it below:

Steve Escalante, GM of Versus Evil commented on the partnership:

“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. 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.”

CEO Feargus Urquhart of Obsidian also commented on the publishing partnership:
“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.”

Pillars of Eternity II: Deadfire will release across PC platforms in early 2018.