Pillars of Eternity II: Deadfire description
Pillars of Eternity II: Deadfire has been developed by Obsidian Entertainment and as published by Versus Evil and Obsidian Entertainment on the 8th May of 2018. The game has been created as a sequel for the famous role playing game series, Pillars of Eternity.
Coming as a new DLC in the series, The Forgotten Sanctum will be representing a rogue god’s adventure over sea and land, allowing the players to take their journey on a ship, exploring a dangerous world and making discoveries in the unexplored lands of the Deadfire.
Pillars of Eternity II: Deadfire Story
The story of Pillars of Eternity II: Deadfire is set, obviously on the lands of the unexplored Deadfire, hen a god considered death and symbolizing light and renewal, Eothas, is returning to the world, taking the shape of a giant statue, buried under the stronghold Caed Nua, the one belonging to the protagonist of the game. This keep is destroyed upon the god’s raising from the underground, although in order to save the hero’s soul there will be a solution: hunting and fighting Eothas and finding the answers to some dangerous questions, able to bring chaos to the world.
During the Pillars of Eternity II: Deadfire, the story will bring again old friends, meeting characters such as Edér, Pallegina and Aloth, but new creatures and characters as well, who might turn out to be either enemies or friends. With a great dialogue system controlled using the user interface, the story will also be able to be originally influenced by the player, which is bringing some valuable dynamic to the plot.
Pillars of Eternity II: Deadfire Mechanics
A classic role playing game, playable on various platforms, Pillars of Eternity II: Deadfire the second apparition of the series, taking you onto the archipelago of Deadfire, situated in the Far East of the virtual world from Pillars of Eternity. You will on a ship, getting the possibility to travel both on land and on sea, exploring multiple waters and small islands and discovering several missions and secrets, as well as conflicts and problems, and you will need to solve a part of these, such as the problem between pirates or trading companies and inhabitants of the islands, before actually finding and defeating the real enemy, Eothas.
Several quests are going to better organize your journey and gameplay, and you will have the chance to choose from seven different companions to join you, each having some unique abilities that might come helpful in various types of confrontations or combats, while a complex mechanics will have people following their own lives on the islands, not being static non player characters that are always available for you. Therefore, you will only be able to meet them and ask for help or support at specific times of the day. The most interesting part of the mechanics this time, anyway, is the fact that not only current choices will be influencing your story, but also decisions taken in the previous game of Pillars of Eternity are going to have consequences on your current playthrough, as the game will allow you to import saved files into the game in order to make a connection between the two – which i’ll offer, in the end, a unique experience.
Pillars of Eternity II: Deadfire Modes
Pillars of Eternity II: Deadfire is coming in a single player mode, putting you through several quests and missions, each challenging you in a different way to evolve your character, as well as your captain abilities.
Pillars of Eternity II: Deadfire Technical Issues
Enriched with great technologies for the gameplay and great graphics, Pillars of Eternity II: Deadfire has been reported with very few bugs and problems, but among the most annoying technical issues encountered we can mention constant crashing during the game and lots of bugs which result in not being able to complete several quests in certain areas, even more frequent crashes appearing as the map of the game is more deeply explored and as more discoveries are made.
Available on: PC, PlayStation 4, Xbox One, Switch
Game Platform: Steam
Publishment year: 2018