Console Ports for Baldur’s Gate I, ll, and Siege of Dragonspear, Icewind Dale, Planescape: Torment, and Neverwinter Nights Launch in Fall 2019

Publisher Skybound Games and developer Beamdog have announced the release date for the console ports of the Enhanced Editions of Baldur’s GateBaldur’s Gate llBaldur’s Gate: Siege of DragonspearIcewind DalePlanescape: Torment, and Neverwinter Nights.

The February 2019-announced console ports for the classic CRPGs are coming to PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and Nintendo Switch sometime this fall.

Physical releases are planned as well, with retail copies for Neverwinter Nights: Enhanced Edition coming on December 3rd in North America and on December 6th in other territories, while the remaining titles are launching on September 24th in North America and on September 27th in other territories. All the physical versions cost $49.99.

Here’s a trailer for the ports:

Here’s a rundown on all the games:

  • The Baldur’s Gate: Enhanced Edition Pack: Celebrating the series’ 20th anniversary, the original Baldur’s Gate: Enhanced Edition and its sequel, Baldur’s Gate II: Enhanced Edition, return with all downloadable content and restored quest content, as well as the Baldur’s Gate: Siege of Dragonspear expansion, featuring new original content developed by Beamdog to bridge the two games.
  • Planescape: Torment: Enhanced Edition / Icewind Dale Enhanced Edition: Two must-play games and all their downloadable content in one package—the chilling Icewind Dale: Enhanced Edition, plus its expansions, and the enhanced edition of 1999’s RPG of the Year, Planescape: Torment.
  • Neverwinter Nights: Enhanced Edition: The 2002 computer RPG of the Year and all its downloadable content deliver 10 standalone Dungeons & Dagons-based adventures featuring co-op and online multiplayer.

Tailored for a natural gameplay experience on consoles, these enhanced editions give longtime fans and newcomers alike the opportunity to play these critically acclaimed adventures from a golden age of RPGs in a whole new way. Beamdog has upgraded all of the above titles with native support for high-resolution widescreen displays, controls optimized for console controllers, new standalone content, new characters and classes, new voice sets, expanded character creation options, improved multiplayer functionality, redesigns of the UI and UX, bug fixes, balance changes and more.

Brandon Orselli

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