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Divinity: Original Sin 2 launch and voice acting

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Larian Studios has announced that Divinity: Original Sin 2, the highly anticipated RPG will launch on Steam on September 14th. Featuring a full roster of voice acting content and talent. With more than 1 million words and over 74,000 lines of voiced dialogue.

Divinity: Original Sin 2 Voice Recordings:

The Linux release?

Believe us, it’s not that we’re not interested in producing a version for Mac/Linux/Console. It’s just that we want to get the gameplay and world fleshed out in all the detail that it needs first. Once we have the game fully worked out, we’ll start looking at porting it to other platforms. That’s not something that’ll happen during the Kickstarter or indeed this year.

From Larian Studios:

“This FAQ from 2 years ago is stating that we would be “looking at porting at other platforms.” Which does not guarantee a Linux/Mac/Console version will ever happen. It will depend on the success of DOS2, and the resources available after the release.”

Since this update covers the launch date and voice acting. Any further news regarding Linux is somewhat limiting even via Kickstarter. However more content is coming. Since we have further feedback from Larian Studios. It looks like a Linux release will be a “wait and see.”

Divinity: Original Sin 2 includes veterans from the games industry:

  • Harry Hadden-Paton as the Red Prince, a haughty but heroic lizard noble exiled from his own empire.
  • Alix Wilton Regan as Sebille, an elven assassin seeking vengeance against the Master who once enslaved her.
  • Tamaryn Payne as Lohse, a star musician possessed by an unwelcome – and powerful – visitor.
  • Chris Finney as Ifan ben-Mezd, a mercenary ex-soldier on the run from a haunted past.
  • Alec Newman as Beast, a rebel-turned-pirate who must save his people from their reckless and tyrannical queen.
  • Christopher Bonwell as the undead whose origin story will soon have a reveal.

Not only do the game’s main origin characters have a full voice-over. Divinity: Original Sin 2 also features around 1200 different characters and creatures. All voicing has a completely full cast of around 80 actors. The full extent of the games voice content cannot possibly be available in one playthrough. So players who want to hear every NPC’s story. And every origin story interaction will require many playthroughs.

Divinity: Original Sin 2 characters voicing:

Fans of the Divinity series may remember Harry Hadden Paton, who voiced Edmund in Divinity: Dragon Commander, as well as the Male Inquisitor in Dragon Age: Inquisition. Alix Wilton Regan has also leant her voice talents to Divinity: Dragon Commander and the original Divinity: Original Sin, as well as a Mass Effect 3, the Dragon Age series, and Warhammer: End Times – Vermintide. The voice of Alec Newman will also be recognizable – voicing characters in many popular games. These include Dragon Age II, Killzone 3, The Witcher 2 and 3, several Assassin’s Creed games.  And also several games in the Warhammer 40,000 universe.

Divinity: Original Sin 2 – Co-op Spotlight:

Divinity: Original Sin 2 is a fantasy RPG featuring deep turn-based combat and a branching, epic story that begs to be replayed. With 40,000 backers and fans on Kickstarter. Yet holding a 94% player rating on Steam. The games a direct sequel to the award winning and critically acclaimed Divinity: Original Sin. Which also achieved a Metacritic score of 94 out of 100.

Divinity: Original Sin 2 will launch on September 14, 2017, for $44.99 USD on Steam. Steam Early Access and GOG. Available now for Windows, but coming to Linux and Mac.

Divinity Original Sin 2 releases today on Early Access for PC

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#LarianStudios‘ beloved #RPG returns with Divinity Original Sin 2, available now on Steam Early Access.

Watch the Divinity Original Sin 2 Early Access launch trailer:

The #sequel to Larian Studios’ award-winning RPG, Divinity Original Sin 2 is an entirely new experience built upon the next-gen Divinity Engine with up to four-person multiplayer, cooperative and competitive questing, and new combat mechanics including advanced elemental interactions.

Define your own path with an extensive role-playing system inspired by the freedom and immense replay value of tabletop gaming. Create your own character from scratch, or choose one of the specially-crafted Origin Stories with unique quest-lines penned collaboratively by Larian Studios’ writers and Chris Avellone.

Divinity Original Sin 2 on Steam Early Access includes:

  • Choose your origin story. Choose one of the unique origin stories that will define your character’s background and your personal quests. For the first time in a Divinity game, play as a Human, Lizard, Elf, Dwarf, or Undead, each with unique racial skills. Watch the world and its inhabitants react to who you are and what you’ve done, unlocking new dialog options and quest lines. Or create your own story by building your character from the ground up.
  • More freedom than ever. Go anywhere, talk to anyone, interact with everything and be anyone you want. You can kill any NPC in the game, destroy objects, and use the game’s vast RPG systems to your advantage. Talk to animals and spirits to gain valuable information. Explore the huge , open world to find hours of hidden content, including entire new areas.
  • New elemental interactions make turn-based combat even better. Combine elements like fire and poison for explosive combos. Bless and Curse surfaces to completely change their properties. Craft new skills and use elevation to your advantage.
  • A darker and deeper story. Divinity Original Sin 2 features a darker and more grounded narrative than its award-winning predecessor, while building on Larian’s distinctive tone of voice. This is a godforsaken world. The Void approaches. And desperate times call for desperate measures…
  • Play with up to 4 players: No other RPG offers 4-player co-op like Divinity Original Sin 2 does. Your Origin Stories will give you different, often conflicting objectives. Will you cooperate or compete? It’s entirely up to you.
  • Test your skills in the new PvP Arena Mode. Challenge your friends in fast, satisfying turn-based combat sessions. Take the battle to the multiplayer-tailored Arenas, packed with explosives, loot, and deadly traps.
  • New technology. Powered by Divinity Engine 3.0, the game features physics-based rendering, cloth physics, and a new dynamic music system. It makes Divinity: Original Sin 2 the most atmospheric Divinity game ever.

Additional Features

  • Act 1 of the campaign, with approximately 8-12 hours of gameplay.
  • Eight schools of skills and spells.
  • Additional features and content to be announced throughout development.


Divinity Original Sin 2 is available now on Steam Early Access for $44.99 (USD), and will also be coming soon to the GOG.com Games in Development program. While it appears Linux and Mac will be coming later. UGH!!

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Divinity: Original Sin 2 coming to Early Access

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Divinity: Original Sin 2 comes to Steam Early Access on September 15th, inviting players to journey through the opening portion of the #campaign and prove their skills in the online #PvPArena. But do not get too excited, this #release is only for Windows PC.

Watch the Divinity: Original Sin 2 Early Access Announcement trailer here:

The sequel to Larian Studios’ award-winning RPG, Divinity: Original Sin 2 is an entirely new experience built upon the next-gen Divinity Engine with up to four-person multiplayer, cooperative and competitive questing, and new combat mechanics including advanced elemental interactions.

In a world where the Gods are dead, you play a wielder of forbidden magic, quarantined in the prison colony of Fort Joy. The Magisters of the Divine Order want to “cure” you of your powers. But, the Order has secrets of its own. Secrets that threaten everyone. If the world remains godless, chaos will rule. It’s time for a new Divinity.

Define your own path with an extensive roleplaying system inspired by tabletop gaming. Create a custom Origin Story for your character, or choose one of the specially-crafted Origins with unique quest-lines penned collaboratively by Larian Studios’ writers and Chris Avellone.

The world and its inhabitants react and adapt to each player’s combination of Origin Story, traits, and deeds, creating an individualized adventure with distinctive interactions and quests, sometimes even forcing players to choose between pursuing their own goals and those of the party.

The Linux release:

Having reached out to Larian Studios, no details have been announced about the Linux release, “the game hasn’t been announced for Linux – it’s PC only at the moment. :)” And like quite a few Early Access releases, the Windows build will be the benchmark for development changes and obviously how well the game sells.
Stay tuned, we will have more information as details become available.

Divinity: Original Sin 2 will be available on Steam Early Access (Windows) for $44.99 (USD) beginning September 15th.

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Vote to decide on Divinity: Original Sin 2’s GOG.com Character

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Together with LarianStudios, we invite gamers to choose the future GOG hero – a #community-inspired character to be featured in Divinity: Original Sin 2 for #Linux, Mac and Windows PC, heading day-one to GOG.com.

Back in October, we asked the community to help create a GOG.com character with a unique quest in Divinity: Original Sin 2. We collected tons of incredible ideas, while the talented team at Larian Studios designed three characters to embody the most awesome of those traits and concepts:

  • Doryld “The Doryld” Surpass: On a soapbox in the town square, the madman messiah proclaims his divinity. He is the new Divine! His audience of three, two of whom are drunk (the other may be you), ask for proof of his powers. He resists. They insist.

Fadeland Johns: The veteran masked adventurer drones on about her exploits in the old world. How the young people of today don’t know nothin’. She’s going out into the world to show ’em how adventure is done proper. Just as soon as she finishes this drink.

  • Eithne: You encounter Eithne – masked and cloaked – weighed down with a massive rucksack of knowledge. She has books to trade and books to sell – mostly rare and arcane knowledge better left unlearnt…

In anticipation of the sequel, Divinity: Original Sin – Enhanced Edition now features full support for GOG Galaxy, including achievements and multiplayer – you can grab it at 50% off for a limited time.

Head to gog.com/GOGHero to vote for the lucky NPC to represent GOG.com in Divinity: Original Sin 2! Voting and the 50% discount on Divinity: Original Sin last for five days, until April 27, 12:59 AM UTC / 5:59 AM PDT / 8:59 AM EDT.

Divinity: Original Sin adds VR Mode for Free – no headset required

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Be the envy of your friends and the pride of your party. Gaze into the #future and embrace the height of #virtualreality technology with the all-new VR Mode, available for free in Divinity: Original Sin – Enhanced Edition on #Linux, Mac and Windows PC.

Check out the full Kickstarter Update Video here:

We are looking for feedback from players on our new VR mode so anybody who comes visit us at Pax East 2016, booth #10224 and mentions the VR mode will be given free loot.

They will also be given a chance to try the first ever hands-on with the new Divinity: Original Sin 2 combat system.

Challenge your friends in PvP, join us for daily giveaways, and meet the Larian Studios developers and Founder/Creative Director, Swen Vincke. Stuff your satchel with amazing prizes, including t-shirts, lanyards, pins, PS4 consoles and signed games. Master the elements. Dominate your friends. The Arena is waiting.

To get your hands on the wondrous Rift Oglers, simply update your copy of Divinity: Original Sin – Enhanced Edition and seek out the device hidden under the crate where your journey first began (you’ll have to start a new game to test the VR mode).

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