2 1 0About a half hour into the game you'll meet your first companion. Unmissable as the main quest requires you to bring them along at first.More detail is beyond the spoiler tag.*** Spoiler - click to reveal ***As you enter Edgewater, and continue on the main quest "Stranger in a Strange Land", you'll get into an elevator and talk to Reed Tobson. He'll have Parvati join you to continue on the main quest. As I said, unmissable and unlocks after you get out the conversation with Reed.