Following the recent announcement that publisher THQ Nordic will be distributing physical editions of Pillars of Eternity II: Deadfire, Obsidian Entertainment announced both what those editions will contain and when the game will be released. The game will launch for PC, Mac, and Linux on April 3, 2018 and come in three editions: Standard, Deluxe, or Obsidian.
The Standard Edition is priced at $49.99 and will be available both physically and digitally. The Deluxe Edition is digital-only, priced at $59.99, and includes the Pillars of Eternity II soundtrack, an in-game pet, a special in-game item, a Pillars of Eternity pen-and-paper RPG starter guide, a high-resolution game map, and the Digital Guide Book Volume II. Finally the Obsidian Edition will also be available physically and digitally. The digital version, priced at $74.99 will include all the contents of the Deluxe Edition as well as access to the first three DLC expansions for the game, which will cost $9.99 separately. The physical version will cost $79.99 and includes the same content as the digital version plus three physical items: a cloth map, an Explorer's notepad, and a set of postcards.
Digital pre-orders are now available for Pillars of Eternity II: Deadfire through Steam, GOG.com, and Obsidian.net, with those who pre-order receiving the St. Drogga's Skull in-game item, the Beakhead the Hawk in-game pet, and the Black Flag in-game item. The sequel to Pillars of Eternity, Deadfire takes players to a new region in the world of Eora: the Deadfire Archipelago.