Paradox Interactive has announced their world renowned RPG Pillars of Eternity will be coming to the Playstation 4 and Xbox One in August.
Pillars of Eternity originally came to be due to a successful crowdfunding campaign that had over 75,000 backers. It was first released on PC to broad critical acclaim, winning several awards for its rich story and deep, original world. Now, the original game will be released alongside the expansions The White March – Parts I & II, as Pillars of Eternity: Complete Edition for the Playstation 4 and Xbox One August 29, 2017. In a press release, Paradox released this statement;
“Paradox is renewing its commitment to fans everywhere, no matter where and how they play games,” said Johan Sjöberg, CPO of Paradox Interactive. “Experiences like the ones contained in Pillars of Eternity are the kind that define Paradox as a company: rich, replayable, and very personal. No two players will have the same journey through the story of Pillars. Everybody should have access to these iconic games, and that’s why we’re working with partners to share them with players on their platforms of choice.
Considering the game is making the jump from PC to Consoles, you’d expect it to get some changes/enhancements. Pillars of Eternity: Complete Edition will see these changes & additions:
● Award-winning writing, story and artwork of Pillars of Eternity, along with the expanded world and content of The White March: Parts I & II
● Countless character creation options, from races and classes to character backgrounds which drive your personal story
● An epic universe to explore, filled with intriguing party members and companions, a variety of in-game factions, and a lovingly rendered world to traverse
● New UI and controls designed from the ground up, presenting the Pillars of Eternity experience like never before
The game will have both digital and physical copies, with 505 Games handling the distribution. Pillars of Eternity will be available on PS4 and Xbox One August 29th.
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