EDMONTON, ALBERTA -- Beamdog, Atari, and Overhaul
Games announce pre-purchasing for
Baldur’s Gate II: Enhanced Edition
on Mac and PC has begun, in preparation for release on
November 15th, 2013.
The original Baldur’s Gate II: Shadows of Amn, launched in September 2000, and became the most celebrated Dungeons & Dragons fantasy roleplaying video game of its time. On November 15th, gamers new and old can experience the epic continuation and conclusion of the Bhaalspawn Saga with full HD resolution support and area art remastered from the original renders.
Set in the iconic Dungeons & Dragons Forgotten Realms universe from Wizards of the Coast, Baldur’s Gate II: Enhanced Edition includes the adventures Shadows of Amn and Throne of Bhaal. In addition to the improved graphics and gameplay, the Enhanced Edition bundles four new allies for your party, each with their own unique quests. Also bundled in the Enhanced Edition is The Black Pits 2: Gladiators of Thay, an arena challenge that puts players’ tactical skills to the ultimate test.
“We are thrilled that our partners at Beamdog have confirmed a date for the rerelease of what many people consider one of the greatest RPGs ever on PC, (Baldur’s Gate II),” said Nathan Stewart, Brand Director for D&D at Wizards of the Coast. “As we continue to expand our world-class storytelling on digital platforms, it is great to bring this classic to new devices and share the rich fantasy of D&D with new fans.”
Baldur’s Gate II: Enhanced Edition for PC and Mac can be pre-loaded through either the Beamdog client or an upcoming stand-alone installer. Pre-loading the game allows players to access Baldur’s Gate II: Enhanced Edition immediately after its release on November 15th, 2013.
Visit www.BaldursGateII.com for more information.
About Overhaul Games
Overhaul Games, headquartered in Edmonton, Alberta, was founded in 2009 by industry veterans Cameron Tofer and Trent Oster. Overhaul Games is dedicated to recapturing the magic of the games we love with improved technology and bringing those experiences to new platforms.
About Atari, SA
Atari ( www.atari.com) is a multi-platform, global interactive entertainment and licensing company. Atari, founded in 1972, was the original innovator of video gaming. Atari owns and/or manages a portfolio of world renowned brands like Asteroids®, Centipede®, Missile Command®, Pong®, Test Drive®, and Rollercoaster Tycoon®. Atari capitalizes on these powerful properties by delivering compelling games online (i.e. browser, Facebook® and digital download), on smartphones and tablets and other connected devices. The Company also develops and distributes interactive entertainment for video game consoles from Microsoft, Nintendo and Sony. As a licensor, Atari extends its brand and franchises into other media, merchandising and publishing categories.
Atari has offices in New York and Paris.
About Wizards of the Coast
Wizards of the Coast LLC, a subsidiary of Hasbro, Inc. (NASDAQ:HAS), is the leader in entertaining the lifestyle gamer. Wizards' players and fans are members of a global community bound together by their love of both digital gaming and in-person play. The company brings to market a range of gaming experiences under powerful brand names such as MAGIC: THE GATHERING, DUNGEONS & DRAGONS, and KAIJUDO. Wizards is also a publisher of fantasy series fiction with numerous New York Times best-sellers. For more information about our world renowned brands, visit the Wizards of the Coast Web site at www.wizards.com.
© 2013 Overhaul Games, a division of Beamdog. © 2013 Hasbro, Inc. All Rights Reserved. Baldur's Gate, Shadows of Amn, Throne of Bhaal, Dungeons & Dragons, D&D, the Forgotten Realms, Wizards of the Coast and their logos are trademarks of Wizards of the Coast LLC in the U.S.A. and other countries, and are used with permission. Kaijudo is a trademark of Wizards of the Coast/Shogakukan/Mitsui-Kids. Hasbro and its logo are trademarks of Hasbro, Inc. and are used with permission. All other trademarks are the property of their respective owners. Atari and the Atari logo are trademarks owned by Atari Interactive, Inc. All other trademarks are the property of their respective owners.
Baldur's Gate II: Enhanced Edition
PC, Mac, iOS, Android
November 15, 2013 (PC, Mac)
TBA (Android, iOS)
$24.95 (PC, Mac)
TBA (iOS, Android)