Obsidian Entertainment and Paradox Interactive announced today that The White March – Part 2, the second expansion to Pillars of Eternity, will be released late January 2016. The expansion will return players to the snowy borderlands of The Eastern Reach.
“The White March – Part 2 adds new content to the Pillars of Eternity universe, including new quests, new abilities, and a new companion: Meneha, the Barbarian. The expansion also offers players a higher level cap, and the new “Story Time” mode, letting players experience the incredible narrative of Pillars of Eternity at a faster pace. Directed by Josh Sawyer, Game Director of Fallout: New Vegas and Pillars of Eternity, The White March – Part 2 features an expertly crafted story from Eric Fenstermaker, lead writer of Pillars of Eternity and the co-writer of South Park: The Stick of Truth, and Carrie Patel, author of the Recoletta series and writer on the original Pillars of Eternity.”
Pillars of Eternity was created by veteran role-playing game designers also known for Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic II: The Sith Lords and South Park: The Stick of Truth. It is an RPG inspired by classic titles such as Baldur’s Gate, Icewind Dale, and Planescape: Torment. It was Created thanks to over 75,000 crowdfunding backers. Pillars of Eternity has sold over 600,000 units, and was released to critical acclaim in March 2015, and is currently #6 on Metacritic’s 15 Best PC Games of 2015. The White March – Part 2 completes the story began in the first expansion, The White March – Part 1, bringing the first epic chapter in the Pillars of Eternity universe to a close.
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