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Baldur’s Gate: Enhanced Edition Coming to OSX

Overhaul Games continues its slow trickle of Baldur’s Gate: Enhanced Edition news with the reveal that, in addition to the iPad release, the game will also be made available on Macs. As has been the norm so far, other details have been scant, saying only that the game runs on an “improved” version of the Infinity Engine, will include the entire base game plus the Tales of the Sword Coast expansion, and will feature new content, including a new party character. This version of the game also includes iCloud support, so there’s that.

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5 thoughts to “Baldur’s Gate: Enhanced Edition Coming to OSX”

  1. I dunno about this. I was hoping for just an HD remake, and I thought at least they’d combine BG 1 and 2 into one package . . .

  2. A combined package would have been a real plus, in my book, but not a deal-breaker. I’m more anxious to get a better view of what it really looks like compared to the original. The stuff we’re seeing so far isn’t very helpful.

    1. Beamdog’s Trent Oster tweeted this last week:

      “Cam has wood for #bgee on #iPhone. I think it is top of his list of post-ship features”

      So, yeah, not right away, but it will probably land there eventually. Hard to see how you’d make the UI work on a screen that small, but who knows?

      1. No idea how it’d work, but since I don’t have an iPad or Mac that’s the only way it’s getting played. Although I suppose I could grab it off GOG.

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