Pillars of Eternity Summary
Versus Evil will publish Pillars of Eternity II: Deadfire, and not Paradox [UPDATE: THQ Nordic Distributing, Release Date revealed soon]
Obsidian's next RPG will be published by Versus Evil, but why not Paradox Interactive who published their last two RPGs, Tyranny and Pillars of Eternity?
Paradox and Obsidian are bringing out a Complete Edition of Pillars of Eternity, their Baldur's Gate spiritual successor, which will also feature brand new DLC - and it'll be free to existing owners of the game.
With a sequel well into development, how much more can possibly change? Not a lot, actually.
Obsidian Entertainment is one of the biggest, longest-lasting independent studios in the games industry. The produced big sequels in the forms of Knights of the Old Republic II, Neverwinter Nights 2, and Fallout: New Vegas, along with original tiles like Alpha Protocol and licensed RPGs like South Park: The Stick of Truth. The crowdfunded success of Pillars of Eternity have presented a new future for the company, and in a recent interview CEO Feargus Urquhart reflected on the company’s 13-year history.
GDC is this week! While that mostly means a bunch of industry professionals attending talks about engineering, marketing, and game design, there are some companies which take advantage of the occasion to make product announcements and hype their wares. Companies like Paradox Interactive!