E3 2018: Divinity: Original Sin 2 PS4 And Xbox One Release Date Revealed

Divinity: Original Sin 2 is heading to consoles.

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Bandai Namco took to Twitter during E3 2018 to reveal the release date for Divinity: Original Sin 2 Definitive Edition for Xbox One and PlayStation 4. The official Twitter account for Bandai Namco US announced that the RPG will launch onto consoles on August 31 of this year.

It was initially revealed that Divinity: Original Sin 2 would be heading to console in early April. At the time it was announced that the game would hit consoles in August. Publisher Bandai Namco explained that the console edition will feature "a user interface tailored for console," four-player online co-op, and two-player split-screen co-op support. Hervé Hoerdt, vice president of marketing and digital at Bandai Namco Europe, previously said, "We are extremely pleased to bring this outstanding title to our lineup by offering new epic adventures to console gamers with the deepest RPG worlds ever created."

Larian Studios CEO Swen Vincke added, "It was very important to us to have Divinity: Original Sin II distributed by a team that understands how to bring RPGs to a broad audience. With Dark Souls and The Witcher, Bandai Namco demonstrated they know how to do exactly that and so I'm very happy we’ll have their support."

Divinity: Original Sin 2 originally released for PC on September 14, 2017. GameSpot gave awarded the game a glowing 10/10 with reviewer Brett Todd saying, "Its immaculately conceived and emotion-wrought fantasy world, topped by brilliant tactical combat, make it one of the finest games of the year thus far, and it has to be regarded as an instant classic in the pantheon of RPG greats.”

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