New ship UI, story content, and more also added in recent update.
Obsidian Entertainment’s Pillars of Eternity 2: Deadfire is going out with a bang. The final update for the game, celebrating its one year anniversary, is now available and adds quite a few things. Check out the video from the development team below.
Along with a new ship UI, the long-awaited turn based mode is finally out of beta. You can now enjoy the game at your own pace rather than utilizing the real-time with pausing system. New story content has also been added in the form of new lines when it comes to one’s relationship with Woedica and Eothas.
However, the biggest highlight is undoubtedly “The Ultimate.” It actives all the God Challenges, Trial of Iron, Path of the Damned, and Solo mode for players to attempt to beat. The first 12 to do so will actually have their names displayed on a plaque in Obsidian’s lobby. The first 50 players will receive a patch. Check out the full patch notes here, and some highlights below:
Patch 5.0 Highlights
The Ultimate Challenge
In addition to the above changes, Patch 5.0 also introduces the Ultimate Challenge for Deadfire. The challenge is not for the faint of heart, and only the most devoted and erudite of our players stand even a chance in this challenge, but the first twelve players to triumph will be immortalized in Obsidian’s studio lobby for all to see. The first twelve Watchers to succeed at the challenge will get their names and their Watchers’ names, classes, and levels upon our Deadfire Ultimate Challenge plaque hanging in our lobby. And yes, that means that everyone who comes through our studio will bear witness to the glory of your triumph.
Not only that, but the first 50 players who complete the challenge will get a very special patch that not only celebrates your achievement wherever you wish to flex it, but also has Josh’s face on it to let the world know you have his approval.