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Pillars of Eternity: Complete Edition Announced for PS4, Xbox One

Paradox Interactive and Obsidian Entertainment have announced Pillars of Eternity: Complete Edition to Niche Gamer at this year’s Electronic Entertainment Expo.

The game is the base game plus the expansions “The White March – Parts I & II,” and it’s primed for a digital and retail launch via 505 Games on August 29th. Featured above, you can view a new trailer for the console release.

Here’s a rundown on the game, via Paradox Interactive:


Pillars of Eternity is an RPG inspired by classic titles such as Baldur’s GateIcewind Dale, and Planescape: Torment, which features an original world and game system that evokes and improves upon the traditional computer RPG experience. The Complete Edition, adapted for consoles by Paradox Arctic and distributed at physical retail by 505 Games, features an enhanced UI and redesigned controls to provide a superb experience on the big screen, navigated easily and intuitively using game controllers.

Key Features

  • Award-winning writing, story and artwork of Pillars of Eternity, along with the expanded world and content of The White March: Parts I & II.
  • Countless character creation options, from races and classes to character backgrounds which drive your personal story.
  • An epic universe to explore, filled with intriguing party members and companions, a variety of in-game factions, and a lovingly rendered world to traverse.
  • New UI and controls designed from the ground up, presenting the Pillars of Eternity experience like never before.

In case you missed it – you can find our review for the original Pillars of Eternity for PC here (we highly recommend it!). Expect our first hands-on impressions of the console version in a coming video preview.

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4 comments
  1. AnarKreig
    AnarKreig
    June 21, 2017 at 4:11 pm

    I really liked the game, so I’m always glad that new people get the opportunity to try it.
    Though I do wonder really just how many people that are able to sit down and read lots of dialogue on consoles.

  2. Chris Mendivil
    Chris Mendivil
    June 21, 2017 at 5:05 pm

    More than you would think. Remember that most of the people who would be interested in this game were playing rpg’s before voice acting was as common as it is now. I’m also excited because everything I’ve heard about Pillars is good.

  3. Feniks
    Feniks
    June 22, 2017 at 3:36 am

    I play VNs on my PS4. Not all of us console gamers are stupid just as not all PC gamers are MOBA loot box addicts.

  4. SiliconNooB
    SiliconNooB
    June 24, 2017 at 8:19 am

    Looks great.

    Does anyone know if the game features any questionable SJW content?