Pillars of Eternity: The White March Part II Coming in January, Details

Without much fanfare, the folks at Paradox and Obsidian have decided to announce the release window for Pillars of Eternity: The White March Part II today. The second part of the game's expansion is going to come sometime in January and will include a new barbarian companion, Meneha, new quests, abilities and a higher level cap. The most controversial addition will probably the new "Story Time" mode, which promises to let players experience the game at a faster pace, presumably by removing many of the game's frequent combat encounters:


Award-winning Studio behind Fallout: New Vegas and South Park: The Stick of Truth to Conclude Epic Adventure in Eora with The White March Part 2

IRVINE, CA (November 16, 2016): 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, bringing players back 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, created by role-playing game (RPG) veterans also known for Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic II: The Sith Lords and South Park: The Stick of Truth, is a RPG inspired by classic titles such as Baldur's Gate, Icewind Dale, and Planescape: Torment. Created thanks to over 75,000 crowdfunding backers, Pillars of Eternity has sold over 600,000 units, was released to critical acclaim in March 2015, and is #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 .

For more information on Pillars of Eternity, visit http://pillarsofeternity.com/.