Pillars of Eternity II: Deadfire which is coming to Linux, Mac and Windows has a new distribution deal. THQ Nordic just announced signing a global distribution deal. Excluding the Korean language version for Pillars of Eternity II: Deadfire with Versus Evil.
Since the games currently in development for Linux, Mac and Windows by Obsidian Entertainment. The physical edition of the game is coming thanks to THQ Nordic. With further information on the content of the editions coming soon. Also including the retail price and the coming release date.
“When we first started working with Obsidian on Pillars of Eternity II: Deadfire. We knew that we wanted to make sure that we created a great physical product that matched the quality of this RPG”, said Steve Escalante General Manager of Versus Evil. “In partnering with THQ Nordic, not only did we find a team that is passionate about the product. But has the distribution and reach we hope to achieve with a physical edition of Pillars of Eternity II: Deadfire.”
“We are all really excited for the game and its different editions. It is always a pleasure working together. Since these are such talented, motivated, and dedicated teams like Versus Evil and Obsidian. It also helps that we are huge fans of the genre“, comments Jan Binsmaier Publishing Director of THQ Nordic. “On top of all that, we found a strong and reliable partner with Versus Evil. So it feels great to know that we share our mindset and work ethics. It is a perfect match.”
About Pillars of Eternity II: Deadfire
So for those who do not know. Pillars of Eternity II: Deadfire has players embarking on a dangerous voyage of discovery. While they hunt down a god to save their own souls.
Building on the award-winning gameplay of the firstPillars of Eternity. Every aspect of Deadfire sees improvement and expanson. Vastly more detailed graphics and deeper game mechanics. Also increased player choice and reactivity. A new companion relationship system. As well as streamlined combat. So this is an entirely new, hand-crafted adventure make Deadfire the ultimate cRPG experience.
Players travel the far-flung region of the titular Deadfire Archipelago by ship. Here they will discover new races and visit exotic islands. While defending their ships against pirates. And, most importantly, choose their allies carefully. Since there there are powerful factions to encounter at nearly every port.
What about the Linux games release?
So, we already know that Pillars of Eternity II: Deadfire will be coming to Linux, Mac and Windows. No details are given on the editions. Or if we will have Linux support. At best a Steam key. Since a Steam and GOG digital release is confirmed.