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Pillars of Eternity: Complete Edition Now Available for Preorder on Consoles

If you’ve been hoping to preorder Pillars of Eternity: Complete Edition on Xbox One or PlayStation 4, your wait is over.

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Some may have missed the original announcement made on June 21, but Paradox Interactive is bringing Pillars of Eternity and Cities: Skylines to consoles. The popular PC games will have their day in the console sun later this year, in both physical and digital formats.

Today, Paradox Interactive announced you can now place a preorder for Pillars of Eternity: Complete Edition, which will be available for both PlayStation 4 and Xbox One starting August 29, 2017. As the title implies, the new release gathers Pillars of Eternity itself, along with The White March – Parts I & II. The games and their expanded content have been “fully remastered and adapted for a big-screen experience with enhanced UI and controller support,” as per a press release issued to mark the occasion.

Pillars of Eternity is an isometric, party-based RPG developed by Obsidian Entertainment and first announced under the name “Project Eternity” in a 2012 Kickstarter crowdfunding campaign. The initial goal was to raise $1,100,000, but the campaign ended at more than triple that number. The PC edition of Pillars of Eternity was finally released in March of 2015, most of a year after the original estimate, and was favorably received by most critics and fans. A sequel is in development for projected release in 2018, following a successful Fig crowdfunding campaign.

Those interested in Pillars of Eternity: Complete Edition can currently preorder it from the PlayStation Store or Xbox Live for $49.99. 505 Games will handle distribution of the physical edition, so check your favorite retailer if you would like to order the Xbox One edition or the PlayStation 4 edition. Then mark your calendar for the great adventure that awaits you in late August and beyond.


Full Disclosure:

Jason Venter backed the original PC version of Pillars of Eternity during its initial Kickstarter campaign, and it is possible/probable his name even appears somewhere in the closing credits as part of his backer reward.

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    July 25, 2017 1:02 PM

    Jason Venter posted a new article, Pillars of Eternity: Complete Edition Now Available for Preorder on Consoles

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      July 25, 2017 1:03 PM

      :( No Switch version makes me a sad panda.

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        July 25, 2017 1:09 PM

        I also would have loved to see a Switch version announced, and that's me basically every time a new game is announced for consoles, but maybe that can still happen later.

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          July 25, 2017 2:19 PM

          I shall hold out hope, in the format of about a 7" on the diagonal rectangular shaped screen.

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        July 25, 2017 5:02 PM

        ehhh. There's so much text, idk if that would work well in portable mode. Docked should work, but portable? I don't think 720 would do well.

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          July 25, 2017 7:33 PM

          I'm curious how the controls will work. I mean, it's a party-based game where the whole interface is built around clicking all over the screen. Has that been done well on consoles?

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      July 25, 2017 1:22 PM

      I keep confusing this and Path of Exile. Damn...