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Pillars of Eternity 2: Deadfire the most successful campaign on Fig

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So Pillars of Eternity 2: Deadfire‘s has now set big milestone in gaming. While the Fig launched for Linux, Mac and Windows PC, it was funded with the 24 hours. Hence the #roleplaying #game is now the most successful campaign ever for the #crowdfunding site. Since raising over $4.4 million, the first crowdfunded project to pass $4 million in gaming since 2015. Now joining the likes of Shenmue 3 ($6.3 million) and Bloodstained: Ritual of the Night ($5.5 million).

Both of those games were on Fig competitor, Kickstarter. While unlike Kickstarter, Fig allows for equity backing, which could give people a share in a game’s profits. Before Pillars of Eternity 2: Deadfire, Psychonauts 2 was Fig’s most successful crowdfunding campaign. Hence going on to raise more than $3.8 million.

Pillars of Eternity 2: Deadfire a tremendously late surge considering not even a day ago it was at $3.5m:

The Pillars of Eternity 2: Deadfire pitch:

The Pillars of Eternity 2: Deadfire – Backer Update 19

Pillars of Eternity 1, meanwhile, raised $3,986,929 in October 2012 – briefly a record for a video game on Kickstarter. While making the project the No. 4 game in Kickstarter history. Since then, Obsidian chief executive officer Feargus Urquhart helped start Fig (advisory board). So this is the first Obsidian project to appear on Fig.

So this is a remarkable result for developer Obsidian. Seeing the surge for crowdfunding has lessened since the earlier days of 2012-2013. While this crowdfunding movement on Fig for Pillars of Eternity 2: Deadfire is part of the new-age. Since you can buy shares in the game in addition to ordinary pledge rewards.

Pillars of Eternity 2: Deadfire has a rough release date of 2018 on Linux, Mac and Windows PC.

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