Obsidian's Pillars of Eternity is Coming to Nintendo Switch Very Soon

Obsidian's Pillars of Eternity is Coming to Nintendo Switch Very Soon

Play the throwback classic on the go.

If you're at the center of the classic, D&D-style role-playing loving and Nintendo Switch owning Venn Diagram, you're having a pretty good year. Pillars of Eternity is coming to the Switch on August 8, complete with all of its DLC and expansions.

What started as a Kickstarter for the famed role-playing game developers at Obsidian Entertainment became Pillars of Eternity, a love letter to the studio's halcyon days. Now, the award-winning game can go with you on the work commute or plane trip.

Pillars of Eternity: Complete Edition will come with all the base content, as well as the expanded content from The White March Part I & II. The gradual PC updates, including a higher level cap, more party AI options, and new difficulty levels will also be included in the 15.8 GB package.

Obsidian's gem joins a host of classic isometric role-playing games rolling out this year, as enhanced versions of PlaneScape: Torment, Icewind Dale, Neverwinter Nights, and the first two Baldur's Gate games are all coming to the Nintendo Switch over the coming months. If you missed these the first time round, the Switch is fast becoming a haven for this category of throwback RPGs. Be sure to read up on our feature on one of the genre's most lauded developers, Black Isle Studios.

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Eric Van Allen

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