Larian Studios has unleashed a monstrous update for Divinity: Original Sin on Steam Early Access, taking the MMO into beta while including heaps of new abilities and skills. The beta comes as a welcome overhaul for players who are already enjoying the alpha in both solo and co-agent play. To celebrate the beta launch, Larian has also released a new video that showcases the massive variety. Watch the video to see how you can combine spells to devastating effect; use the environment to your advantage and much more. There are over 400 improvements in this update including a host of new features such as:

  • 28 exciting new talents, including such fun things like the Lone Wolf perk, which gives a player super abilities, but makes it impossible for him or her to hire companions.
  • More than 60 new skills, allowing for a new brand of synergies, such as combining the Invisibility skill with Pickpocketing
  • A new witchcraft skill tree that can be combined with other skills to deadly effect
  • New areas to explore, new foes to fight, new items to find & new secrets to discover
  • A brand new character creation screen with new presets such as the Shadowblade or the Wayfarer, and an enormous amount of customisation options.
  • More environmental interactions – you can smash or burn doors, pickpocket characters & use staffs to electrify pools of water. Or how about burning wooden chests to get the loot inside?
  • Improved AI, user interface, graphics, loading times, performance and stability mean playing Divinity: Original Sin has never been this smooth
  • A truckload of new sound effects & music tracks

For a full change list or more information visithttp://divinityoriginalsin.com.

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