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Baldur's Gate: Dark Alliance 2 Headed to All Major Platforms This Summer

Baldur's Gate: Dark Alliance 2 Headed to All Major Platforms This Summer - News

by William D'Angelo , posted on 10 June 2022 / 2,541 Views

Publisher Interplay Entertainment and developer Black Isle Studios announced Baldur’s Gate: Dark Alliance 2 is getting a re-release this summer with enhanced graphics, up to 4K resolution, and local co-op. 

The game will launch for the PlayStation 5, Xbox Series X|S, Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and PC via Steam, Epic Games Store, and GOG.

View a trailer of the game below:

Here is an overview of the game:

Based in and around the city of Baldur’s Gate itself, the game features five playable characters and classes and spans dozens of locations. Featuring the ability to create custom weapons and armor, players can improve items by using runestones and gems while playing through the game’s four difficulty levels; “Easy,” “Normal,” “Hard” and “Extreme.”

Whether choosing the barbarian, monk, necromancer, rogue or cleric, players will have to actively fight through hordes of monsters ranging from Hobgoblins, Ghouls, Golems and dreaded Dragons while dodging attacks and evading deadly traps.

All versions of Baldur’s Gate: Dark Alliance II support local co-op play, while the Steam version will support Remote Play for a long-distance co-op experience. Fully verified on Steamdeck, now’s the perfect time to grab an ally or brave Baldur’s Gate on the move and play the sequel that defined a generation.

Key Features:

  • Hack your way or cast powerful spells through over 80 perilous levels.
  • Hidden areas, secret characters, and hundreds of items to discover, customize, and use.
  • Forge unique magical weapons and armor to maximize the damage you inflict in battle.
  • Conquer hordes of beasts and armies of Hobgoblins, Ghouls, Golems and dreaded Dragons.
  • Compelling single or two-player cooperative modes of play.
  • Four difficulty levels to challenge even the hardiest adventurer; “Easy”, “Normal”, “Hard” and “Extreme.”
  • Fully voice-acted by an all-star cast and two secret characters; Drizzt Do’Urden and Artemis Entreri.
  • Verified Steam Deck certification.
  • Local co-op support!
  • Fully voice-acted by an all-star cast

A life-long and avid gamer, William D'Angelo was first introduced to VGChartz in 2007. After years of supporting the site, he was brought on in 2010 as a junior analyst, working his way up to lead analyst in 2012. He has expanded his involvement in the gaming community by producing content on his own YouTube channel and Twitch channel dedicated to gaming Let's Plays and tutorials. You can contact the author at wdangelo@vgchartz.com or on Twitter @TrunksWD.


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2 Comments
Pemalite (on 10 June 2022)

Have it on OG Xbox.
Will definitely get this for every platform, solid title.

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DroidKnight (on 10 June 2022)

Have it on PS2 and Xbox, triple dip coming.

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