Pillars of Eternity II: Deadfire update 5.0 debuts

pillars of eternity ii deadfire update 5.0 debuts in linux mac windows pc games

Pillars of Eternity II: Deadfire update 5.0 debuts in Linux, Mac and Windows PC games. Thanks to developer Obsidian Entertainment.
Along with publisher Versus Evil. Announcing the changes on both Steam, GOG and Humble Store.

The update 5.0 for Pillars of Eternity II: Deadfire is now available. Also the one year anniversary of its launch. While Obsidian continues to refine the player experience. Introducing a whole host of new content, balances, and fixes. Available now with update 5.0. While including the full release of turn based mode.

The update provides further refinement to ship to ship encounters. While players navigate the exotic open ocean of the Deadfire archipelago. Obsidian has also written in new story content for Pillars of Eternity II: Deadfire. Recorded by the original actors. Which also improves story aspects with Woedica and Eotha characters in game. The final God Challenge will also be live with this update. It turns on not only all the other God Challenges. But also Solo (the game must be played with no companions). Trail of Iron (you only have one save file and if you die, the save is deleted). And then in Path of the Damned (the hardest difficulty). Since this is for players looking to test their mettle.

And there’s more! With update 5.0 Obsidian is also providing a revised Pillars of Eternity pen-and-paper rules. So this is available for everyone to be able to try out. Anyone who has an interest in playing a tabletop game. Can do so in the world of Eora. You can head over to eternity.obsidian.net and download the ruleset now.
Those who already have the rules either through backing the game on Fig. Or in the Deluxe or Obsidian Editions of Deadfire. They will also get the updated ruleset.

Pillars of Eternity II: Deadfire Patch Update 5.0 (Linux, Mac and Windows PC)

Furthermore, Obsidian is holding a competition. This is also available for the Ultimate God Challenge. Where players can get an embroided patch from Obsidian. Including their name, class, character and level. With an engraving on a plaque for prosperity to be hung in the Obsidian offices. For full guidelines for the competition. Check out the latest Deadfire Backer Update on Obsidian’s forums.

Update 5.0 Features (Linux, Mac and Windows PC):

  • New Ship UI – An update to the UI has is now in place. This will come up any time players engage with a ship on the seas. Also bringing a more elegant way to ship to ship encounters.
  • Turn-Based Mode Out of Beta for Pillars of Eternity II: Deadfire. All thanks to feedback from the community. Obsidian has a lot of changes to turn based mode. So they can account for bugs and balance fixes. It is now in full release with the 5.0 patch.
  • New Story Content Added – After listening to feedback. All on the critical path of the game. When it came to reactivity with Woedica and Eothas. Obsidian have been able to go in and write new lines. Also having them recorded by the original actors, Which adds more to that aspect of the game.
  • The Ultimate – The final God Challenge. This is live with the 5.0 patch. This challenge, “The Ultimate” will turn on all other God Challenges and Trial of Iron. Also Path of the Damned and Solo mode.

Added Extras:

  • Revised Paper Rules – This can be downloaded by visiting eternity.obsidian.net. Those who have the PnP starter guide as a digital reward. Which was through the Fig Campaign. Or those who have the Deluxe or Obsidian editions of Pillars of Eternity II: Deadfiree. They will also get the updated rules.
  • Ultimate God Contest – Those who complete the challenge. And also show Obsidian proof through either a YouTube playlist of their playthrough. Or links to videos via Dropbox (all submitted to [email protected]), can have the chance to get a patch sent to them from Obsidian. The first 12 to complete the challenge will get a patch. But will also have their name. Their character’s name, class and level. All engraved on a plaque in the Obsidian offices*.

Pillars of Eternity II: Deadfire is available for Linux, Mac and Windows PC. Priced at $49.99 USD on Steam and Humble Store. Discounted 34% on GOG.

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