July 27, 2012

Baldur’s Gate Enhanced Edition Gets Pricing and Release Date

This September  gamers will be able to get their hands on Baldur’s Gate Enhanced Edition for Windows, Mac OS X and iPad. September 18, 2012 is the confirmed release date for the Windows version, with Mac and iPad following sometime later in September. An Android version is also in the works with a release date TBD.

New details have also been revealed about “The greatest roleplaying adventure of all time” including :

  • Three new characters, each bringing a new piece of content to the game
  • The Black Pits, an arena style adventure for your party taking place in The Underdark, adding 6 hours of game play
  • All new cinematics
  • Subraces, class kits and classes from Baldur’s Gate 2: The Shadows of Amn
  • New collection of player voice sets and character portraits
  • Improved multiplayer, including multiplayer across all platforms (!)
  • Improved interface, including a custom iPad interface
  • Support for high resolution, wide screen displays
  • Over 400 enhancements to the original game

Pricing was also confirmed at $19.99 USD for the PC version, with a pre-purchase promotional discount of $2 that also nets you a nifty forum badge. The iPad version is priced lower at $9.99 however two of the new characters, the new voice sets and character portraits will  not be included in the game price, but will be available as in-app purchases.

Baldur’s Gate Enhanced Edition includes all the original game play, the Tales of the Sword Coast expansion pack and all the new content: more than enough to keep the hardcore RPGer entertained for many, many hours.
For more information visit the official Baldur’s Gate: Enhanced Edition website.

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One Comment

  1. Maranda

    Baldur’s Gate is my favourite series of all time, and I absolutely cannot wait for the enhanced edition! I’m really looking forward to playing it on the iPad, I think it’s a perfect platform for a game like this.

    BG 1 and 2 are my most loved video game stories, and are the epitome of Bioware’s story telling magic. I grew so attached to the NPCs; I don’t think I’ve ever felt like that about characters in anything. This is like a reunion of long lost friends for me and I’m so excited to see them again!

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