pillars of eternity ii deadfire xbox one

PC gaming, eh? Pretty good innit? Well yes, but as the lines continue to blur we will continue to see some of the very best PC titles make their way to console. And today that’s what is happening with Pillars of Eternity II: Deadfire – Ultimate Edition on Xbox One and PS4.

Available right now on Xbox One and PS4, Pillars of Eternity II: Deadfire – Ultimate Edition brings together the award-winning PC RPG to console, along with all the DLC you could ever want.

Priced up at £49.99, PoEII: Deadfire sees you and your companions making the most of magic, weaponry and steel as you attempt to take down the rogue god, Eothas, in an adventure which promises more than 100 hours of gameplay action.

With multiple character classes, a ton of customisation included, the opportunity to play in either a Turn-Based Mode or across Classic Real-Time, and a huge open world to explore, if you’re ready to get to grips with a mammoth experience and need to sink your teeth into something pretty hardcore, then Deadfire is going to be the game for you.

Features include:

  • Play in either Turn-Based Mode or Classic Real-Time with Pause: Immerse yourself in a deeper single player RPG game experience – now with both classic real-time with pause and new turn-based combat, Deadfire builds on the foundation of classic tabletop gameplay more than ever before.
  • A massive adventure: Over 100 hours of gameplay per playthrough.
  • Play however you want: Detailed character creator character and over 1000 class permutations gives you the freedom to be whoever you want.
  • Gather your party: Build your party and customize your companions to join you on your quest. Assign multiple classes and deeper abilities for each. Witness their personal relationships, reactions to player choice, and interactions with each other unfold.
  • Beast of Winter DLC – heed the call of Vatnir, a priest of the god of death, to halt the tide of destruction encroaching upon the living.
  • The Forgotten Sanctum DLC – battle your way through the bowels of a vengeful, sleeping god.
  • Seeker, Slayer, Survivor DLC – Triumph or die in the Crucible of Kazuwari, where only the mighty reign.

Just from reading the words above you’ve most probably got a decent handle on what to expect, but should you need tempting in some more then our full review is fast becoming ready for your perusal. Keep an eye out for it.

Edit: That review is now live.

Give it a read and then head to the usual digital stores – Xbox Store or PlayStation Store – and nab yourself a copy of Pillars of Eternity II: Deadfire – Ultimate Edition on either Xbox One or PS4. Just be prepared to see the minutes turn to hours, to days, to weeks and then to months as this PC classic gets a grip and never lets go.

And if you haven’t played the first game, then our thoughts surrounding Pillars of Eternity: Complete Edition on Xbox One are right here.

Game Description:

The award-winning RPG from the masters at Obsidian Entertainment finally arrives on Xbox One, featuring all major updates and expansions. The god Eothas awakens from his slumber, killing you and stealing a piece of your soul. Now resurrected, it is up to you and your companions to use magic, gunpowder, and steel to uncover the rogue god’s machinations as he tramples across the Deadfire Archipelago. Bend the world to your will as you explore the depths of infinite possibilities, including detailed character customization, total freedom of exploration, and more meaningful choices at every turn. Featuring an enormous open world, a massive cast of characters, and a story you can play your way, Pillars of Eternity II: Deadfire Ultimate Edition redefines the role-playing game experience for a new generation.

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