Three companions return to Pillars of Eternity 2: Deadfire
Including fan favourite Edér.
Pillars of Eternity 2: Deadfire, the tropical themed sequel to the more forested original game is on the horizon, and we grabbed a quick chat with systems designer Nick Carver and associate producer Alec Frey at E3 to learn more about the game, including the world and the companions you can come across.
"Now we're bringing it to a really tropical, kind of almost pirate themed Caribbean type of thing," explained Frey. "We're really excited about that, as for pacing, we've kind of tried to take control of like combat and really make sure the combat feels intense and that choices really matter in them, and maybe even take a few steps to make sure that every choice that you do in combat feels good and make sure that all of our encounters are really well placed, really well set, and really feel good to interact with."
Carver went on to add that even though it's a new environment, three companions from the original game will make a return: "Everyone's favourite Edér, as well as the wizard Aloth, and Pallegina from the Vailian Trading Company. And new companions have been added that haven't been seen before, such as Maya Rua, Kana Rua's sister from the previous game."
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