Beamdog’s Enhanced Dungeons & Dragons Titles Coming to Consoles
Beamdog and Skybound Games have announced that they are partnering to bring the former’s Enhanced Editions of classic Dungeons & Dragons RPGs to consoles. Baldur’s Gate and its Siege of Dragonspear expansion, Baldur’s Gate II, Planescape: Torment, Icewind Dale, and Neverwinter Nights will all be released for PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and Nintendo Switch some time in 2019.
Baldur’s Gate and Baldur’s Gate II were originally developed by BioWare and released for PC in 1998 and 2000, with the Enhanced Editions adding new playable characters. Siege of Dragonspear is an original expansion for the Enhanced Edition of the first game that is set inbetween the two original games. Neverwinter Nights was also developed by BioWare and originally released for PC in 2002. Planescape: Torment and Icewind Dale were developed by Black Isle Studios and originally released for PC in 1999 and 2000. The Baldur’s Gate titles use the Advanced Dungeons & Dragons 2nd Edition ruleset, with Neverwinter Nights utilising Dungeons & Dragons 3rd Edition.