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Larian doing significant work to Divinity: Original Sin 2 for console release

A Definitive Edition of Divinity: Original Sin 2 is coming to PS4 and Xbox One in August – a three-hour demo is actually available now on Xbox One, for free, via Game Preview – and to PC as a free upgrade (although it will be considered a separate game). It’s a similar deal to the Enhanced Edition for Divinity: Original Sin 1. We knew that; what we didn’t know was how DOS2 will be enhanced, but now we know more.

Apparently there are 45 pages of changes documented internally, developer Larian told USgamer at a preview event this week. Some of the more significant changes include reworking the weaker Act 3 section of the game – rewriting it, re-voicing it and re-scripting it.

The game’s Journal is being redone, there’s going to be a new tutorial, and there will be a Story Mode difficulty for people who want to breeze through without the combat challenge.

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