Divinity: Original Sin 2 Is Getting A Spinoff Tactics Game

The makers of Divinity: Original Sin 2, one of the best role-playing games in modern memory, are putting out a brand new spinoff. It’s a strategy game called Divinity: Fallen Heroes and it’ll be out later this year for “multiple platforms.”

You’ll play as a cast of characters from Divinity: Original Sin 2—all six main companions, plus the enigmatic demon Malady—traveling on the Lady Vengeance, the game’s seafaring (and, in this game, air-faring) ship, fighting nasty enemies across the world of Rivellon. As one does.

Based on the trailer, combat in Divinity: Fallen Heroes looks a lot like combat in Divinity: Original Sin 2—which was already pretty tactics-ish in the first place—but there are some interesting twists. Divinity developers Larian Studios and co-developers Logic Artists are promising narrative decisions, diplomacy, and some other familiar strategy mechanics, like technology trees and special unit recruitment.

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It all sounds rad to me, but really, you could stick the name Divinity: Original Sin 2 on anything and I’d be all aboard the hype train.

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