The second part of the Pillars of Eternity: The White March expansion pack is set to release this January according to both Paradox Interactive and Obsidian Entertainment. The White March Part 2 sends players back to the snowy lands of The Eastern Realm where they can complete new quests, reach a new level-cap and much more.
In a very brief press-release Obsidian gave this description of the expansion:
The White March – Part 2 adds new content to the Pillars of Eternity universe, including new quests, new abilities, and a new companion: Meneha, the Barbarian. The expansion also offers players a higher level cap, and the new “Story Time” mode, letting players experience the incredible narrative of Pillars of Eternity at a faster pace. Directed by Josh Sawyer, Game Director of Fallout: New Vegas andPillars of Eternity, The White March – Part 2 features an expertly crafted story from Eric Fenstermaker, lead writer of Pillars of Eternity and the co-writer of South Park: The Stick of Truth, and Carrie Patel, author of the Recoletta series and writer on the original Pillars of Eternity.
A Kickstarter Success Story
Pillars of Eternity began life as a Kickstarter project from Obsidian Entertainment back in September of 2012. Earning over 3.9 million dollars it quickly became one of the largest Kickstarter success stories. The final release of Pillars of Eternity was released this past March with the first expansion Pillars of Eternity: The White March following this past august.