Pillars of Eternity II: Deadfire

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Pillars of Eternity II: Deadfire
Pillars of Eternity II: Deadfire cover
Obsidian Entertainment
Versus Evil
Unity 5[Note 1]
Release dates
Windows May 8, 2018[2]
macOS (OS X) May 8, 2018[2]
Linux May 8, 2018[2]
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General information

GOG.com Community Discussions for game series
GOG.com Support Page
Fig campaign site


Game data[edit]

Configuration file(s) location[edit]

System Location
Windows HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Obsidian Entertainment\Pillars of Eternity II\
macOS (OS X)
It's unknown whether this game follows the XDG Base Directory Specification on Linux. Please fill in this information.

Save game data location[edit]

System Location
Windows %USERPROFILE%\Saved Games\Pillars of Eternity II\
macOS (OS X) ~/Library/Application Support/Pillars of Eternity II/Saved Games/
Linux $XDG_HOME\PillarsOfEternityII\SavedGames\

Save game cloud syncing[edit]

System Native Notes
GOG Galaxy
Steam Cloud
Windows saves on MacOS and Linux end up in $XDG_HOME\Pillars Of Eternity\ as of May 12th, you'll have to copy your saves manually to the linux/MacOS saved game path in order to load.

Video settings[edit]

Input settings[edit]

Audio settings[edit]

Audio options Native Notes
Separate volume controls
Surround sound
Closed captions
Mute on focus lost


Language UI Audio Sub Notes

Issues fixed[edit]

FPS dropping in certain areas[edit]

Run the game as administrator[3]

FPS dropping down to around 20 and staying there[edit]

Add the command line -force-d3d11 to the command line arguments[4]

G-Sync not working or stuttering[edit]

Add -window-mode exclusive to the command line arguments[5]

Other information[edit]


Technical specs Supported Notes
64-bit executable

System requirements[edit]

Minimum Recommended
Operating system (OS) Vista 64-bit or newer
Processor (CPU) Intel Core i3-2100T @ 2.50 GHz
AMD Phenom II X3 B73
System memory (RAM) 4 GB
Hard disk drive (HDD) 45 GB
Video card (GPU)


  1. Unity engine build: 5.6.3p3[1]