Divinity: Original Sin 2 welcomes friends with four-player co-op, PvP, and a game master mode

    
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Anyone remember BioWare’s Neverwinter Nights from back in the day? Those who have fond memories of that game and its bustling online mod community might want to take a look at this month’s Divinity: Original Sin 2.

Kickstarted for a little over $2 million back in 2015, the sequel to the hit Divinity: Original Sin launched last week and has been getting rave reviews. In addition to the “everything and the kitchen sink” approach to its RPG world, the turn-based game invites friends to the fun with several multiplayer features such as two- to four-player co-op and PvP.

Even more interesting is the opportunity to run your own campaigns: “The Game Master mode bridges the gap between the improvisation of a tabletop role-playing campaign and the immersion of a computer RPG. It’s easy to use, it’s powerful, and, most of all, it’s flexible. We’ve created a system with a single goal: to empower the Game Master so they can tell great stories and lead up to four players through a world of their own creation.”

Divinity: Original Sin 2 is available for $45 on Steam and GOG.com.

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Kty Shy

DOS 2 is cool. I mean, it has some passion and fantasy behind it, it’s rugged and interesting unlike 99% of the modern blockbuster games on the market. I enjoyed it very much and one for it in any top list. The coop is one of the rare cases I actually enjoyed anything but the solo experience.
I think its success is due to the fact that it’s not afraid of censorship and outrage, it’s an honest original piece of content not catering to anyone but its users. I respect that greatly.

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Malcolm Swoboda

Getting it once done with DOS1 :). Which won’t be until next year at best haha. Good.. I’ll get all the enhancements…at discount.

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velimirius

Amazing game, just in EA i spent like 45hrs on it, atm im on 111h and im nowhere near done.

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Kayweg

I wonder if perhaps games like Divinity: Original Sin 2 are the real future of cooperative PvE multiplayer games with a fantasy backdrop, rather than MMORPGs.
Very concentrated content, great writing, story focused much more than gear and progression focused.
So basically all the content but without the “grind”, or at least significantly less of it.

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Bannex

A fantastic game. Nothing else needs to be said.

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Kevin Németh

Currently sitting at 30 hours of gameplay, I have to say this game gave me the most fun In the recent years when it comes to gaming. Grab some friend and play the shit out this game. Seriously it’s amazing.

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Oyjord Hansen

The game’s getting such rave reviews, I thought I’d start by playing D:OS 1 on the PS4. And I noticed it was even on sale for $11! But I went to buy it a few hours later and it was back to $30+. Bah.

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Cyclone Jack

One of the best games I’ve played in a long, long time. I’ve got a few friends picking it up now, so hopefully we’ll get some co-op going.

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Jon-Enee Merriex

I’d play, but there’s no bard. So…

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Bannex

There is a bard mod on pc

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Alex Willis

The reviews coming out for this are just killer. I remember playing Divine Divinity 15 years ago and thinking how much of a shame it was that nobody I knew was playing it, and that this strange little studio would likely disappear, because the game, while hard and weird and buggy, was so much fun.

So glad I was wrong about that.

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Kayweg

Same here, only few people were aware of the game.
RPGs probably weren’t that high in demand at that time either.
I’m just glad it didn’t whistle by me too.