Obsidian Entertainment has announced the 3.0 update coming to Pillars of Eternity, which will be launched alongside major expansion The White March Part 2. Both the patch and the expansion are expected to be released on the 16th February.
The update will include a streamlined combat UI, a revamp of the in-game Stronghold where the player can decide the fate of their vassals and send their companions on adventures, a new “Story Time” game mode, and companion Zahua will have +3 to his CON, bumping it to 17 and allowing him to own 75 attribute points like all other companions.
The major new features include:
The full changelog can be found on the official site, listing all of the tweaks and fixes that the patch will bring. Obsidian also released a dev diary narrated by executive producer Adam Brennecke that shows off visually what the 3.0 update will bring.