Divinity: Original Sin 2 – Definitive Edition

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Divinity: Original Sin 2 – Definitive Edition is ranked in the 99th percentile of games scored on OpenCritic.

Rating Summary

Based on 54 critic reviews
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OpenCritic Rating

92

Top Critic Average

98%

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Based on 54 critic reviews

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Unscored Reviews

Player2.net.au
Unscored
Unscored
Aug 29, 2018

To say Divinity: Original Sin 2 is an outstanding example of the CRPG genre would be underselling. With a story that feels like a best-selling fantasy novel, a combat system that is deep and intuitive and a world that is interconnected in ways the boggle the mind, Original Sin 2 should be a must buy for any RPG fan. It requires dedication and demands your attention, but any sacrifice you make to play the game is well worth it.

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Scored Reviews

GameSpace
10 / 10.0
10 / 10.0
Jun 12, 2018

Divinity: Original Sin 2 Definitive Edition is more than just a port. Within, Larian has rewritten and reworked massive pieces to address players concerns and make it the best version yet of an already excellent turn-based RPG.

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Metro GameCentral
10 / 10
Metro GameCentral

Top Critic

10 / 10
Aug 28, 2018

One of the best computer role-playing games ever made works just as well on consoles, with a staggering level of complexity and flexibility but still a very accessible sense of fun.

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Gameplanet
10 / 10.0
10 / 10.0
Aug 30, 2018

Last year I named Divinity Original Sin II the best game I had played this millennium. This year I need to amend that statement. Divinity Original Sin II – Definitive Edition is the best RPG I have ever played. Its transition to console might not be a smooth as I would have liked, but there are a slew of improvements and welcome additions that make it more than it was, and the exceptional quality of the game is undeniable.

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Expansive
10 / 10
10 / 10
Aug 28, 2018

Divinity: Original Sin 2 Definitive Edition is phenomenal. It strikes a balance few other RPGs have been able to achieve, successfully marrying up accessibility with complexity, while amazingly offering a world full of depth and substance. Undoubtedly, it’s one of the finest RPGs this generation, but it will also go down in history as one of the greatest of all time.

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Cubed3
10 / 10
10 / 10
Aug 31, 2018

Divinity: Original Sin II - Definitive Edition is absolutely phenomenal; almost perfect in every way and easily one of the greatest RPGs of not just recent years but all time - easily able to stand alongside the greats not just in this style, like Knights of the Old Republic, but alongside any RPG. It puts Bioware's recent efforts to shame. It's fantastic that it's coming to console and that more people will have an opportunity to play this magnificent masterpiece.

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GameSpot
10 / 10
10 / 10
Sep 4, 2018

Divinity: Original Sin II Definitive Edition manages to make an already fantastic RPG even better.

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Electric Bento
10 / 10.0
10 / 10.0
Oct 3, 2018

If I could quit my job and spend the next few years playing Divinity: Original Sin II Definitive Edition I would. It is addictive in every aspect. From the customization of your team, to the impressive combat, to the thousands of outcomes in the story, it never gets old.

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Fandom
5 / 5.0
5 / 5.0
Sep 3, 2018

In truth, if you’re coming to the game fresh you won’t know any better. If you do, you’ll learn to live with the quirks soon enough. It’s exciting this world is coming to a new audience. It’s a game that deserves a vast audience. And we’ll just say it; Divinity 2: Original Sin Definitive Edition is the best classic fantasy RPG on console, ever.

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Daily Star
Sep 15, 2019

Divinity: Original Sin II is the best RPG you’re not playing. Unless you have played it, in which case you should definitely play it again. Its commitment to choice, challenging and tactical combat and strong characterisation make it one of the Switch’s best games.

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The Digital Fix
10 / 10.0
10 / 10.0
Aug 28, 2018

Divinity: Original Sin 2 was one of the best games of last year, console players were worse of for not getting to play it. The definitive edition rectifies this and changes some of the marginally less-than-stellar elements to create what is undoubtedly one of the most enjoyable CRPGs in a very long time, and a must play.

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IGN
9.6 / 10.0
9.6 / 10.0
Sep 5, 2018

Divinity: Original Sin 2 Definitive Edition is a new way to play one of the absolute best RPGs in years. And whether you're diving back in on PC, or booting it up on the console for the first time, it's flexibility, personality, and charm make for an amazing adventure.

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Impulsegamer
4.8 / 5.0
4.8 / 5.0
Sep 13, 2018

One of the best RPGs ever created makes it to consoles with a staggering amount of gareat new content.

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Gamefa
9.6 / 10.0
9.6 / 10.0
Aug 30, 2018

If you didn’t have the chance to play this masterpiece on PC, now is the best time to play Divinity: Original Sin 2 on PS4 or Xbox One. Divinty: Original Sin 2 is one of the best RPG games that has ever made and a must-have game for every RPG-fan. Of course, playing it with mouse and keyboard on PC is the best option but playing with controller is enjoyable too and doesn't make you any problem. So if you can not play Divinity: Original Sin 2 on PC, then you must buy the Definitive Edition and enjoy this masterpiece.

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CGMagazine
9.5 / 10.0
9.5 / 10.0
Sep 2, 2018

Divinity: Original Sin 2 Definitive Edition is the best version of the best RPG of 2017. If you like these games and have a console you'd be a fool not to play it.

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ZTGD
9.5 / 10.0
9.5 / 10.0
Sep 12, 2018

I can go on and on about how great Original Sin II is and honestly, I'd love to, but I think I have said what needs to be said here.

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BaziCenter
9.5 / 10.0
9.5 / 10.0
Sep 27, 2018

Original Sin 2 is one the best games in the recent years, and one of the most complete RPGs of all time, period. Everything a hardcore RPG fan would want from a game is on offer here, and you can barely find another title that mixes the classic table-top Role Playing elements with digital media so ingeniously. Not only for RPG fans, but for everybody else, Original Sin 2 is one of the best choices of 2018.

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PSX Brasil
95 / 100
95 / 100
Aug 29, 2018

Divinity: Original Sin 2 - Definitive Edition is one of the best RPGs of this generation. Be for its excelent script, great characters, well-developed systems or challenging combat, few experiences are as involving and challenging as this one.

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CultureJam
95%
95%
Oct 22, 2018

Like any RPG, Divinity: Original Sin 2 is no quick tap and gap gaming experience. This is a game that you need to devote hours upon hour to in order to get the most out of it. There is a wealth of finely crafted content in there; it will draw you in and make you want to continue on. You just need to have the time to be able to do that.

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Critical Hit
9.5 / 10.0
9.5 / 10.0
Sep 10, 2019

An incredible port of an incredible game, Divinity: Original Sin 2 is just as ground-breaking and clever as it was on PC while running impressively well on the Switch’s lower-end spec.

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Softpedia
9.5 / 10.0
9.5 / 10.0
Sep 23, 2018

Divinity: Original Sin II Definitive Edition is so complex that I think everyone will find something to like, whether it's combat or an exciting story. The best thing I can say about it is that if I'm asked what I liked about it, I can't pinpoint something. It's the complete experience and the feeling of joy that it left behind.

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Xbox Sector
9.4 / 10.0
9.4 / 10.0
Sep 12, 2018

Even with that said, DOS2 is an incredible game. Paying homage to the classics from a different age while at the same time surpassing them in almost every respect. Play. Now.

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NoesPaisparaFrikis
9.4 / 10.0
9.4 / 10.0
Sep 16, 2018

We are, without a doubt, with one of the best RPG of the year that, finally, comes to us after dinner: a story that is followed with interest, not only in its cinematic scenes, but also in the hundreds of documents that we will find throughout the adventure; a combat system complex, demanding and deep at the same time satisfactory, with a thousand and one variants that will make you squeeze the brawl so as not to lose heart in the battles; an absolute freedom to face your adventure in the way you want: stealth, negotiation, violence ... you forge your own destiny in Rivellion

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We Got This Covered
Aug 29, 2018

Divinity: Original Sin 2 Definitive Edition may be the best representation of a CRPG on consoles to date, and is by far one of the best role-playing experiences currently available on any platform. Larian have outdone themselves yet again, and their love shines through every outmatched encounter, every failed persuasion, and every dead Magister.

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PlayStation LifeStyle
9 / 10.0
9 / 10.0
Aug 27, 2018

At the end of it all, Divinity: Original Sin 2 – Definitive Edition is still the RPG dream it has been since its release.

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TheSixthAxis
9 / 10
TheSixthAxis

Top Critic

9 / 10
Aug 28, 2018

Divinity Original Sin II: Definitive Edition is almost certainly the finest RPG experience on the current generation of consoles. The sheer range and depth of the combat coupled with the interesting and well written dialogue and story produces a vast and rewarding experience that continually surprises and delights. Ironically, the only real negative aspect is that the sheer size of the game is overwhelming and many will not see it through to the end.

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Push Square
9 / 10
9 / 10
Aug 28, 2018

With stellar writing, challenging combat, a compelling central quest, and dozens of worthwhile side activities, Divinity: Original Sin II is one of the finest role-playing games available on PlayStation 4. There's the occasional small issue and some scant technical hiccups – particularly when playing online – but these are minor quibbles. This is a dense, engrossing adventure, packed to the hilt with stories worth hearing, conflicts you'll want to resolve, and secret treasures just begging to be discovered.

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GameSpew
9 / 10.0
9 / 10.0
Aug 28, 2018

Divinity: Original Sin 2 was already one of the best, and with the release of the Definitive Edition, it's even better than ever.

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RPG Site
9 / 10
9 / 10
Aug 28, 2018

Divinity: Original Sin II - Definitive Edition comes to consoles, bringing Larian Studios' critically acclaimed Western RPG to a new audience.

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NEOsite
9 / 10.0
9 / 10.0
Aug 29, 2018

Divinity: Original Sin 2 is one of the best RPGs of recent years. If you like this genre you have to play it.

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Spaziogames
9 / 10.0
9 / 10.0
Aug 28, 2018

Divinity: Original Sin II is a must-play for every RPG fan, thanks to its complete freedom and a complex yet satisfactory gameplay.

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GearNuke
9 / 10.0
9 / 10.0
Aug 31, 2018

Leave it to Larian Studios to make an already amazing game into an even better product. Divinity Original Sin 2 - Definitive Edition is the epitome of a western role-playing game that will claim this place for a long time.

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TrueAchievements
Aug 30, 2018

There are few RPGs I'd dare to call essential, but Divinity: Original Sin 2 stands out among all others as deserving of that accolade. It's undoubtedly one of the best tactical and role-playing experiences you'll ever have on any platform.

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Critical Hit
9 / 10.0
9 / 10.0
Sep 7, 2018

This singular vision is perfectly at home on consoles. The experience is mirrored more or less perfectly on the controller and the addition of split-screen is a welcome one. Its characters, world and combat are a breath of fresh air in a stale genre. Though new content would not have hurt this supposed Definitive Edition, Original Sin 2 is perhaps the most compelling Role-Playing Game in a decade

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Attack of the Fanboy
Sep 7, 2018

Divinity Original Sin 2 is the same great RPG that fans of the original remember, just made better.

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Cultured Vultures
9 / 10.0
9 / 10.0
Aug 31, 2018

The sequel to Divinity: Original Sin delivers a great tactical top-down RPG experience that plays phenomenally on a console.

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Screen Rant
Aug 29, 2018

Divinity: Original Sin 2 Definitive Edition brings the PC RPG to consoles with great success, delivering a rich and complex game with improvements.

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Gameblog
9 / 10
9 / 10
Sep 18, 2018

Divinity: Original Sin 2 Definitive Edition is probably one of the best old-school RPG you can find on console, a true masterpiece. The PC's version was almost perfect, this one follows the same path. Definitive Edition adds a new tutorial, new game mode (Story Mode) and a rework of Act III for the main campaign and it's great.

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Worth Playing
9 / 10.0
9 / 10.0
Oct 10, 2018

Overall, Divinity: Original Sin II is still an excellent RPG experience that uses intuitive mechanics and player choice to an incredible degree to make every encounter challenging and interesting. Divinity II is a beast of an RPG that does many different things incredibly well. It's not perfect from a technical standpoint, and fights and leveling can be frustrating at times, but these are minor quibbles when compared to all of the good stuff that's in the game and works well. If you're in the market for a new RPG with interesting storytelling and an appropriate amount of freedom, make Divinity II your next adventure.

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TheXboxHub
Nov 16, 2018

Divinity: Original Sin 2 Definitive Edition is a truly superb RPG experience that delivers a complex but intriguing narrative, some of the most exciting and intelligent turn-based combat I’ve ever encountered, and a shed load of quests to ensure there’s always something to do

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Nintendo Life
9 / 10
9 / 10
Sep 14, 2019

From its opening moments upon a prison ship bound for Fort Joy to non-stop adventures that take you across the high seas to the Reaper’s Coast, Nameless Isle and beyond, Divinity: Original Sin 2 simply dazzles.

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Video Chums
8.9 / 10.0
8.9 / 10.0
Sep 8, 2018

Fans of fantasy RPGs will absolutely love their time with Divinity: Original Sin II Definitive Edition.

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Gaming Nexus
8.8 / 10.0
8.8 / 10.0
Oct 5, 2018

Original Sin 2 shakes your hand a little too hard when you first meet. It needs to relax until you get to know it better. It's endlessly surprising, with characters that lose their stiffness over time, in dialogues and battle logs that piece together a dangerous, thoughtful world. It's tough. But the reward is that you get tougher, too. It still needs to clean up some of its tactical sloppiness, though. Having a ton of options in battle is only good if its rules are fair and make sense.

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IGN Italy
8.7 / 10.0
8.7 / 10.0
Aug 28, 2018

An excellent port of a true masterpiece. The only real drawback is the control system: the dualshock isn't the most streamlined mean for taming an isometric RPG.

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COGconnected
87 / 100
87 / 100
Sep 15, 2018

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God is a Geek
8.5 / 10.0
8.5 / 10.0
Aug 27, 2018

One of the best PC RPGs of recent years loses a little of its shine on console, but remains a fantastic experience throughout.

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IGN Middle East
8.5 / 10.0
8.5 / 10.0
Sep 4, 2018

The classic RPG game is hampered by the difficulty of using of the controller and kept me from enjoying it to the extreme.

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Xbox Achievements
85%
85%
Sep 6, 2018

Divinity Original Sin 2: Definitive Edition is a fine installment in the Divinity series and despite a few odd design decisions and the balance being completely out of whack, it's still a truly memorable and enjoyable experience.

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The Games Machine
8.5 / 10.0
8.5 / 10.0
Sep 6, 2018

The control system is less comfortable and the framerate not so stable, but Divinity: Original Sin 2 remains an excellent RPG also on console, with several improvements to the pure contents.

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PlayStation Universe
8.5 / 10.0
8.5 / 10.0
Sep 16, 2018

A constantly evolving game that will keep you occupied for hours and months on end. With fantastic storytelling and engaging combat there is a lot to love about Divinity Original Sin II.

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DualShockers
8.5 / 10.0
8.5 / 10.0
Sep 11, 2019

The modern-day classic is back, and now you can take it with you.

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GameSkinny
Aug 28, 2018

Console players finally get to experience this hefty CRPG, with a host of upgrades and a re-tooled UI.

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TrustedReviews
Aug 29, 2018

Overlook these little niggles and Divinity: Original Sin 2 is the best RPG to make it to consoles since The Witcher 3. It's vast, engaging and surprising. The willingness to accommodate many different types of play may have its drawbacks, but once you've understood the systems and given thought to what kind of hero you want to be, you can sink literally hundreds of hours into your life on Rivellon.

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MonsterVine
4 / 5.0
4 / 5.0
Sep 11, 2018

It’s not an easy game to get into, but Divinity: Original Sin 2’s Definitive Edition rewards patient and dedicated players with a great deal of depth in every regard.

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