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Pillars Of Eternity II: Deadfire - Beast Of Winter

Rating Summary

Based on 11 critic reviews
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OpenCritic Rating

71

Top Critic Average

33%

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Game Information

Available on:PCAug 2, 2018

Developer: Obsidian Entertainment

Publisher: Versus Evil

Far in the southernmost reaches of the Deadfire Archipelago, frost and death have encroached upon the land of the living. You, Watcher, have received a missive from the isle's residents: worshipers of Rymrgand, the god of entropy and disaster. They call you Duskspeaker, a harbinger of the end, and pray you fulfill your destiny. In this new DLC for Pillars of Eternity II: Deadfire: ... Embark upon an adventure that will take you to Hel itself. ... Join forces with Vatnir, an Endings Godlike and Priest of Rymrgand, to bring battle to the monstrosities that roam the Beyond. ... Confront an ancient dragon, whom even the gods fear, before she brings Eora to an icy end.
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Beast Of Winter is a fantastic slice of everything that Pillars of Eternity does well.

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Pillars of Eternity II: Deadfire "Beast of Winter" gives fans more of a good thing, and presents a handful of interesting ideas and story beats. That said, anybody expecting this Pillars of Eternity II expansion to be anywhere near as vast, vibrant, and varied as the core game are likely to be left cold.

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Enthusiasts will be initially underwhelmed, and then sated soon after.

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Beast of Winter is a strong self-contained story that expands on some of the background lore of the series, but just feels all too short and limited.

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