For all fans who expect Pillars of Eternity 2: Deadfire, RPG developed by Obsidian Entertainment, there is excellent news as it was confirmed that it will have a physical version with different editions thanks to the recent agreement between Versus Evil and THQ Nordic.
Today THQ Nordic informed, through a statement on its official site, that it reached an agreement with Obsidian Entertainment and Versus Evil to distribute globally the physical version of Pillars of Eternity 2: Deadfire, as well as its different editions.
The announcement and confirmation of the physical edition of the Obsidian RPG, which is developed for PC, Mac, and Linux, is accompanied by the promise that they will soon reveal the content of each edition and finally, the official release date will be made public.
In this regard, Steve Escalante, general manager of Versus Evil, in charge of the digital publication of the RPG, declared: “When we first started working with Obsidian on Pillars of Eternity II: Deadfire, we knew that we wanted to make sure that we created a great physical product that matched the quality of this RPG. In partnering with THQ Nordic, not only did we find a team that is passionate about the product, but has the distribution and reach we hope to achieve with a physical edition of Pillars of Eternity II: Deadfire.”
For his part, Jan Binsmaier, director of publications at THQ Nordic, said: “We are all really excited for the game and its different editions. It is always a pleasure working together with such talented, motivated, and dedicated teams like Versus Evil and Obsidian. It also helps that we are huge fans of the genre.”
Pillars of Eternity 2: Deadfire will hit PC, Mac, and Linux in 2018.