The original 'Pillars of Eternity' RPG comes to Switch on August 8th

You won't have to stick to the sequel when you're away from home.

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Obsidian promised months ago that Pillars of Eternity 2 would come to Switch owners, but what good is that if you're a newcomer to the role-playing revival? Don't worry, you won't have to read a wiki to catch up. Obsidian has confirmed that the original Pillars of Eternity will reach the Switch on August 8th, with pre-orders already available. It's a Complete Edition, too, with the two White March expansions included to fill out the saga.

This could be appealing if you're a long-time RPG fan. Pillars is a spiritual successor to classic titles like Baldur's Gate and Planescape: Torment, complete with the isometric perspective, rich artwork and moral choices. It's a title for the sort of player who's happy to spend dozens of hours building up characters and soaking in the atmosphere of a high fantasy world. The Switch version doesn't have any fundamental changes, but its availability on a portable platform might be enough of a draw -- you can make progress on quests while you're stuck on your commute.

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