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Baldur's Gate: Enhanced Edition in September

The Baldur's Gate: Enhanced Edition Website is now accepting preorders of the upcoming Baldur's Gate revival, saying we should expect the PC edition on September 18th. Here's word on what this will include:

Running on an upgraded and improved version of the Infinity Engine, Baldur's Gate: Enhanced Edition™ includes the entire Baldur's Gate adventure, the Tales of the Sword Coast expansion pack, and never before seen content including a new adventure, and three new party members: The Calishite Monk Rasaad yn Bashir, Neera the Wild Mage, and Dorn Il-Khan, the evil blackguard.

Baldur's Gate: Enhanced Edition for Windows contains the following enhancements:

        • New Adventure: The Black Pits
        • New Character: Dorn Il-Khan
        • New Character: Neera the Wild Mage
        • New Character: Rasaad yn Bashir
        • A new collection of player character voice sets
        • Native support for high resolution widescreen displays
        • Over 400 improvements to the original game
        • Improved multiplayer support, with connectivity between all platforms

Baldur's Gate: Enhanced Edition for Windows will be available as a direct download from Beamdog, with no client install necessary. Pre-purchasing will allow you to preload the game, so you can access it immediately after release.

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60. Re: Baldur's Gate: Enhanced Edition in September Jul 27, 2012, 12:55 Wowbagger_TIP
 
Yakubs wrote on Jul 27, 2012, 12:02:
kgub wrote on Jul 27, 2012, 11:45:
Well, Beamdog/Overhaul Games is a small and relatively new company so how likely can this be?

This project is like a no-name singer releasing a cover version of Avril Lavigne's 2002 smash hit "Complicated," charging $2 to view the video on Youtube (alongside all the other cover versions you can watch for free), and justifying it by saying, "Oh, we're just getting started here... please support us so we can make something actually worth your money."

Yeah, no thanks.

Come on, that's not true. It's more like a cover of a good song. But the rest of what you said applies

I think the fact that this will be released on mobile platforms is probably the best thing going for it. I probably won't get this for PC, but I could see maybe getting it for something to do while I'm traveling.

Anyone that thinks that buying this is going to lead to a new BG game for the PC is just deluded though. At most we'll end up with a new BG mobile game.

This comment was edited on Jul 27, 2012, 13:06.
 
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