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Baldur's Gate: Enhanced Edition Legal Tangle

The Baldur's Gate Website has news from Beamdog and Overhaul Games president Trent Oster that Baldur's Gate: Enhanced Edition and its upcoming follow-up are caught up in some unexplained legal limbo (thanks N). Word is that while those who already own the RPG sequel are still able to download and play it, "complex legal matters" they are unable to discuss (though they do mention "issues with our publishing partner") prevent its further sale, the release of future patches, or the release of the Android edition or Baldur's Gate: Enhanced Edition II. There's FAQ with more details accompanying this letter:

Dear Friends of Baldur's Gate,

We recently removed Baldur's Gate: Enhanced Edition from sale on Beamdog and the Apple App Store. We've taken this step at our publishing partner's request as we attempt to resolve a number of contractual issues.

Unfortunately, until this matter is resolved, we are unable to release the latest Baldur's Gate: Enhanced Edition patch or Baldur's Gate: Enhanced Edition for Android.

This also prevents the launch of Baldur's Gate II: Enhanced Edition. I sincerely apologize to the series' fans and promise we are working diligently to remedy the situation.

Regards, Trent Oster President, Beamdog & Overhaul Games

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