Pillars of Eternity II: Deadfire is the CRPG sequel to one of the biggest Kickstarter success stories from Obsidian Entertainment. The game was originally supposed to be released in April, but in a new update sent out to backers, Obsidian has stated that they’re pushing back the release date to May.
‘As you have probably guessed, Deadfire is a huge game—significantly larger than the original Pillars of Eternity. Obsidian has been working harder than Abydon himself to make every inch of it awesome, as well as incorporating all the great feedback we have been getting from everyone playing the Backer Beta. With this in mind, we are taking just a few extra weeks to polish and put those finishing touches on the game. Our new launch date will be Tuesday, May 8th, 2018.’
A month-long delay isn’t really a big deal, as long as the development team gets the time it needs to iron out the remaining kinks. More news and updates about Deadfire will be rolling out over the next few weeks as well.
Pillars of Eternity II: Deadfire is set to be released for PS4, Xbox One, and PC on May 8. It’s also been announced for the Switch.