Obsidian launched its crowdfunding campaign for Pillars of Eternity II: Deadfire this morning at 10:00 Pacific Time, and as of 1:00 p.m. PT the sequel had generated approximately $360,000, a rate of just over $100,000 per hour.
As of this writing, Pillars of Eternity II has raised over $413,000 toward its $1.1m goal, with nearly a month left to go.
"Pillars of Eternity set the standard for quality among fan-funded games by not only delivering an amazing game, but also making good on everything we promised to our backers," said Obsidian CEO Feargus Urquhart when the campaign launched earlier today. "Our goal for Pillars of Eternity II: Deadfire is to improve on what fans loved about the original while adding features our fans want to see, truly living cities, more freedom to explore the open world, and pushing what we do best at Obsidian – letting players define and play the role they want to play."
Fans stand to gain more than a sequel to one of 2015's best RPGs. Obsidian is crowdfunding PoE II on Fig, a platform that offers qualified investors equity in a product's revenue.