Dungeons & Dragons Enhanced Editions Console Releases Dated
Skybound Games and Beamdog have announced dates for the digital and physical console releases of Beamdog’s Enhanced Edition versions of classic Dungeons & Dragons cRPGs. The physical editions will come in three releases. The Baldur’s Gate: Enhanced Edition Pack will contain Baldur’s Gate: Enhanced Edition, Baldur’s Gate II: Enhanced Edition, and the Baldur’s Gate: Siege of Dragonspear expansion. The second edition will bundle Planescape: Torment: Enhanced Edition and Icewind Dale: Enhanced Edition. The third edition will contain Neverwinter Nights: Enhanced Edition.
The Baldur’s Gate: Enhanced Edition Pack and Planescape: Torment: Enhanced Edition / Icewind Dale: Enhanced Edition bundle will be released in North America on September 24, 2019, and in Europe on September 27, 2019. Neverwinter Nights: Enhanced Edition will be released in North America on December 3, 2019, and in Europe on December 6, 2019. All three physical bundles will be available on PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and Nintendo Switch, and will be accompanied by individual digital releases for each of the titles on those same dates.
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 in-between 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. More details about some of the changes include in the Enhanced Editons can be found on Skybound Games’ website.