Beamdog's Enhanced Edition
of Baldur's Gate
and its expansion Tales of the Sword Coast
launches on PC today, at 3PM ET (12PM Pacific, 8PM Brit-time) to be precise. It's currently going for a pre-order price of $19.99
, and can be pre-loaded before its release.
Beamdog says its update of BioWare's seminal RPG includes over 400 improvements on the original game, including new characters, quests, and voice sets. The Enhanced Edition
also offers native support for high-res widescreen, and nifty-looking cross-platform multiplayer
On the subject of other platforms, Beamdog chief Trent Oster recently disclosed
that his team can't control the timing of iOS, Mac, and Android releases. Speaking on Twitter, Oster said a game-stopping bug
means the iOS version should hit next week, with Mac
versions expected after it.