Obsidian Entertainment's critically acclaimed isometric RPG, Pillars of Eternity, will release on Nintendo Switch on 08 August 2019 in its Compete Edition, which includes White March: Parts I and II DLC and updates that released on PC.
Indie studio Versus Evil, better known as the publishers of Pillars of Eternity II and The Banner Saga 2 and 3 have announced a new partnership with Obsidian Entertainment, the devs of Pillars of Eternity games to bring the original Pillars of Eternity to Nintendo Switch.
The game will launch in its Complete Edition version, which includes White March: Part I and Part II DLC expansion and all updates that released previously on the PC platform. As for the release date, it's set for Thursday, 08 August 2019.
Pillars of Eternity: Complete Edition on Switch is set to cost $49.99 / £ 44.99 and it's already available for pre-order on the Nintendo eShop. As you may know, we always advise against pre-orders but it is your hard-earned money, and if you decide to pre-purchase the game, you'll receive a 20 per cent discount.
Versus Evil General Manager Steve Escalante said in the official announcement that the company is delighted to launch Pillars of Eternity on Switch and continue their strong partnership with Obsidian.
"We are thrilled to be announcing that Pillars of Eternity: Complete Edition is launching on Nintendo Switch in August. Our continued partnership with Obsidian reaffirms our combined commitment in delivering one of the best RPG experiences available to Nintendo Switch players," Escalante said.
Versus Evil also released a new trailer, which you can see above. It showcases some of the core features of the game and also includes a bit of gameplay captured directly on Switch.
For those of you who are unfamiliar with the game, Pillars of Eternity released back in 2015 for PC and was ported to PlayStation 4 and Xbox One two years later. The game is praised for its deep and engaging combat, gorgeous artworks and graphics and rich writing and story. At the moment, Pillars of Eternity stands at 89 out of 100 on Metacritic.