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Pathfinder: Wrath of the Righteous Kickstarter launches in early February

Pathfinder: Wrath of the Righteous
(Image credit: Owlcat Games)

Owlcat Games has announced that it is launching a Kickstarter campaign to help fund the next game in the CRPG Pathfinder series, Wrath of the Righteous. In a news post on Owlcat's official website, the team explains that the Kickstarter will launch on February 4th.

The post doesn't go into detail about the campaign, but Owlcat says that it wants to make its next game "better than the previous one in every aspect." Alongside the campaign, Owlcat will reveal the main features of Wrath of the Righteous with a gameplay video and details about what it's adding and improving.

The developer's previous Pathfinder game Kingmaker was also funded through a successful Kickstarter, raising almost double their target goal with 18,000 backers. In our Pathfinder: Kingmaker review, Andy Kelly wrote that it has some good ideas but ultimately plays it too safe. 

Both Kingmaker and Wrath of the Righteous are based on the Pathfinder tabletop RPG and inspired by classic RPGs like Baldur's Gate and Fallout. To keep up with the project, you can sign up to Owlcat's newsletter on their website

Rachel Watts

Rachel had been bouncing around different gaming websites as a freelancer and staff writer for three years before settling at PC Gamer back in 2019. She mainly writes reviews, previews, and features, but on rare occasions will switch it up with news and guides. When she's not taking hundreds of screenshots of the latest indie darling, you can find her nurturing her parsnip empire in Stardew Valley and planning an axolotl uprising in Minecraft. She loves 'stop and smell the roses' games—her proudest gaming moment being the one time she kept her virtual potted plants alive for over a year.