Divinity: Original Sin II Coming to PS4 and Xbox One in August





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Multi Award-Winning RPG Divinity: Original Sin II Coming to PlayStation 4 and Xbox One in August 2018

Bandai Namco Entertainment today announce that Divinity: Original Sin II, the award-winning BAFTA nominated role playing game from Larian Studios, is coming to the Xbox One and PlayStation 4 in August 2018. Following the game’s incredible success in 2017 as Metacritic’s highest scoring PC game, Bandai Namco Entertainment in partnership with Larian Studios, will bring Divinity: Original Sin II to console players taking them on an adventure that will enable players to go anywhere and do anything in one of the deepest RPG worlds ever created.

Divinity: Original Sin II gives players the freedom of a sandbox RPG encouraging improvisation and experimentation with rules made to be bent rather than followed. The game takes place in the world of Rivellon where players can go anywhere, talk to anyone (living, dead, or non-human) and fully interact with the game world like no other RPG. The game features six unique origin characters with full-fledged backstories, personalities and questlines:

Red Prince - A haughty but heroic lizard noble
Sebille - An elven assassin
Lohse - An possessed musician
Ifan ben-Mezd - A mercenary ex-soldier
Beast - A rebel-turned-pirate dwarf
Fane - An undead member of the long-forgotten Eternal race

Console players diving into the world of Divinity: Original Sin II for the first time will enjoy a user interface tailored for console play in both four-player online co-op and two-player split-screen co-op modes. Additional content updates and extra features will be announced leading to the game’s launch later this year.

“This is an incredible opportunity for us to work with Larian Studios who has already shown its talented work through the previous games” said Hervé Hoerdt, Vice President of Marketing & Digital at Bandai Namco Entertainment Europe. “We are extremely pleased to bring this outstanding title to our lineup by offering new epic adventures to console gamers with the deepest RPG worlds ever created”.

“It was very important to us to have Divinity: Original Sin II distributed by a team that understands how to bring RPGs to a broad audience.” said Swen Vincke, Founder and CEO of Larian Studios. “With Dark Souls and The Witcher, Bandai Namco Entertainment demonstrated they know how to do exactly that and so I’m very happy we’ll have their support.”

Development of Divinity: Original Sin II began with a successful Kickstarter campaign in August 2016 raising over $2 million from more than 40,000 backers. The Xbox One and PlayStation 4 versions of Divinity: Original Sin II will be available August 2018.