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Pillars of Eternity II Fig Update #50: What's Coming In July

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Pillars of Eternity II Fig Update #50: What's Coming In July

Game News - posted by Infinitron on Fri 22 June 2018, 22:33:41

Tags: Obsidian Entertainment; Pillars of Eternity II: Deadfire

The latest free DLC for Pillars of Eternity II was released yesterday, alongside a minor patch addressing some of the leftover issues from this month's big balance update. Obsidian took the opportunity to publish a new Fig update that also reveals a bit about what they have planned for next month. They seem to be putting out a lot more updates these days than they bothered to before the game was released!

We hope you've been enjoying the new features and challenges presented by Patch 1.1, released on June 7th. Thanks to our community's continued support and feedback, we've made some slight adjustments and fixes in our newest update, Patch 1.1.1, and have released our fourth free DLC - the "Scalawags Pack", both released today. Head to our forums for the full list of Patch 1.1.1 fixes.

The "Scalawags Pack" introduces new and additional crew members, including a rowdy Wood Elf cook named Haema, a rather professional Orlan navigator named Coreto, and a familiar Aumauan merchant named Ponamu Bird-Scorned. Haema, Coreto, and Ponamu Bird-Scorned can be found and recruited in Port Maje, Crookspur, and Tikawara, respectively. In addition to the new members you can add to your lovable gang of misfits, the pack also includes new ship upgrades in the form of a living steel anchor made by animancers, a lantern that illuminates your way through the lesser flame blight trapped inside, bright sails made of palm fronds, a monstrous steering wheel made from parts of a Vine Lurker, and a short-range flamethrower to spew Magran's fire at your enemies! And just in case your crew forgets who their captain is, make sure they know who runs their ship with the Savage personality setting that you can set for your Watcher at any time as of our last patch.

Coming in July

As always, the team welcomes your feedback and discussions about the game, and we haven't veered away from our continued commitment to support Deadfire with ongoing feature updates, fixes, and quality of life improvements to make your every adventure in the Deadfire Archipelago the absolute best it can be. July will bring with it a bevy of new features, including the oft-requested stash improvements and in-game mod support, through Patch 1.2. As a sneak peek into 1.2, we want to share with you our planned relationship tracking feature, which shows players a history of the choices they made that affected their relationships with particular companions or factions!

Additionally, our first expansive DLC, titled "The Beast of Winter", will be released in late July! We can't wait to share in the mysteries and stories that await you in this lore-filled adventure, so be sure to check back regularly to see what we and Rymrgand have in store for you in the weeks to come.
Adam Brennecke dropped a few additional hints about the Beast of Winter expansion in an interview with Shacknews at E3 last week, although nothing you couldn't guess by its title. In the meantime, you can grab the new free DLC on Steam or GOG. I wonder if this is the last one.

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