Divinity: Original Sin 2 Launches Kickstarter Campaign, Already Hits Funding Goal

Well that didn’t take long.

Of course, given the success of Divinity: Original Sin, it is not the least bit surprising that Larian Studios has once again taken Kickstarter by storm in its crowdfunding effort for the sequel, Divinity: Original Sin 2.

Original Sin 2‘s Kickstarter campaign went live this morning with a target funding goal of $500,000. Less than 12 hours and more than 12,000 backer pledges later, the successor to last year’s epic fantasy cRPG is fully funded, with over a month still to go. Everything else from here on is stretch-goal gravy, baby.

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Per the game’s Kickstarter page, these are the basic facts you should know before deciding to pledge or not:

• Divinity: Original Sin 2 is a single- and multiplayer top-down, party-based role-playing game with pen & paper RPG-like levels of freedom. It features turn-based combat, a strong focus on systematic gameplay and a well-grounded narrative.

• Divinity: Original Sin 2 is the sequel to the critically acclaimed Divinity: Original Sin, winner of over 150 Game of the Year awards and nominations. Winner of GameSpot’s “PC Game of The Year 2014”.

• Divinity: Original Sin 2 is currently in development for PC in English. Subtitles will be available in German, French, and Russian. Other platforms and languages may be announced at a later stage, once development is more advanced.

Digging deeper into the game’s systems, Original Sin 2 is promising an innovative multiplayer mode capable of supporting up to four players in both co-op and competitive–yes, competitive!–questing, new dialogue and crafting systems, new elemental interactions as well as other forms of environmental tactics such as a cover system and the ability to push/pull enemies, and just plain more of everything in terms of creature designs, skills, spells, and gear.

Check out the gallery below for a peek at some early concept art and prototype screenshots.

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