The “Divinity: Original Sin 2 – Definitive Edition” is launching at the end of the month and the developers are eager to showoff the vast improvements that they have created for the new release. The big launch day is August 31st and the new edition is coming to the PS4 and Xbox One.
In a new trailer released for the game, the video shows off the character creation mechanics, where players can choose from six unique origin plots, as well as additional footage of crafting, conversation choices, and more of the game’s newly expanded dialogue. The video also teases the game’s completely re-written third chapter, which should entice previous players to pickup the game again and start another adventure.
The video also offers a look at the battle gameplay, including all new moves, spells, and environments to exploit against enemies’ weaknesses. In addition, the trailer also delivers a look at Divinity: Original Sin 2 – Definitive Edition’s split screen co-op and revamped Arena Mode which features solo gameplay, online multiplayer PVP, and pass-the-controller Hot Seat mode. Arena Mode also introduces 16 characters to the game, including some first-time playable characters such as Malady, Zandalor, and Radeka, each with their own unique set of skills and abilities.
Developed by Larian Studios, Divinity: Original Sin 2 won the 2018 British Academy of Film and Television Arts award (BAFTA). The new edition offers thousands of tweaks and lifestyle improvements; including split-screen co-op and a completely rewritten third chapter, as well as 4K and HDR graphics.
Anyone that pre-orders Divinity: Original Sin 2 – Definitive Edition will also receive the Sir Lora DLC at launch. The DLC features brand new squirrel companion, Sir Lora, who requests your help from the Knights of Drey, an order of furry knights who believe in the coming of the Great Acorn. By recruiting this runaway squirrel, players will unlock skill-crafting recipes and most importantly, they will get the opportunity to dive deeper into the mysteries surrounding the Great Acorn.
You can find pre-order details through online retailers like here on Amazon.com.