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 Gate, Icewind 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.
- 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.