Baldur's Gate: Enhanced Edition

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Baldur's Gate: Enhanced Edition
Baldur's Gate: Enhanced Edition cover
Developers
Overhaul Games
Publishers
Atari
Engines
Infinity
Release dates
Windows November 28, 2012
OS X February 22, 2013
Linux September 27, 2014
Baldur's Gate
Baldur's Gate 1998
Baldur's Gate II: Shadows of Amn 2000
Baldur's Gate: Enhanced Edition 2012
Baldur's Gate II: Enhanced Edition 2013

Key points

Numerous improvements over the original game, including performance optimisation and support for high resolutions.[1]
Cross-platform multiplayer (Windows, OS X and iPad).
Frame rate is capped at 30 FPS; increasing in Baldur.ini makes the game run too fast.[2]
Known issue with some Creative sound cards and OpenAL; resulting in sound loss.

General information

Official Baldur's Gate Website
Official Forum
GOG.com Community Discussions for game series
GOG.com Support Page
Steam Community Discussions

Availability[edit]

Source DRM Notes Keys OS
Official website
Amazon.com
GOG.com
Mac App Store
Steam Can be played without Steam running.[3]

Downloadable content (DLC) and expansions

Name Notes
Siege of Dragonspear

Game data[edit]

Configuration file location[edit]

System Location
Windows %USERPROFILE%\Documents\Baldur's Gate - Enhanced Edition\Baldur.lua
macOS (OS X) ~/Documents/Baldur's Gate - Enhanced Edition/Baldur.lua
Linux $XDG_DATA_HOME/Baldur's Gate - Enhanced Edition/Baldur.lua
This game follows the XDG Base Directory Specification on Linux.

Save game data location[edit]

System Location
Windows %USERPROFILE%\Documents\Baldur's Gate - Enhanced Edition\save\
macOS (OS X) ~/Documents/Baldur's Gate - Enhanced Edition/save/
Linux $XDG_DATA_HOME/Baldur's Gate - Enhanced Edition/save/

Save game cloud syncing[edit]

System Native Notes
Steam Cloud

Video settings[edit]

Graphics Settings
Graphics Settings
Graphics option Option WSGF Notes
Widescreen resolution
Multi-monitor
game runs at desktop resolution but only takes up part of the screen on multimonitor setups and shifts to the left side.
Ultra-widescreen
4K Ultra HD
Field of view (FOV)
Windowed
Borderless fullscreen windowed
Use Borderless Gaming or equivalent software
Anisotropic filtering (AF)
Anti-aliasing (AA)
Vertical sync (Vsync)
If experiencing screen flicker or menu flicker, turn off Vsync in Nvidia CPanel for the game-exe or if running an ATI card, turn off the Catalyst Control Center
60 FPS
Game is capped at 30 FPS; increasing in Baldur.ini makes the game run too fast.[2]
120+ FPS

Input settings[edit]

Audio settings[edit]

Audio Settings
Audio Settings
Audio options Native Notes
Separate volume controls
Surround sound
Subtitles
Closed captions
Mute on focus lost

Localizations

Language UI Audio CC Notes
English
Simplified Chinese
Czech
French
French voices mod here.
German
Hungarian
Italian
Japanese
Korean
Polish
Brazilian Portuguese
Russian
Spanish
Turkish
Ukrainian

Network[edit]

Multiplayer types

Connection types

Other information[edit]

API[edit]

Technical specs Supported Notes
OpenGL 2.0
64-bit executable

Issues fixed[edit]

Game not launching[edit]

Fix Data Execution Prevention setting[citation needed]

Ensure Data Execution Prevention (DEP) is set to the default (Windows programs and services only).

System requirements[edit]

Windows
Minimum
Operating system (OS) XP, Vista, 7, 8
Processor (CPU) Dual Core Processor
System memory (RAM) 512 MB
Hard disk drive (HDD) 3 GB
Video card (GPU) OpenGL 2.0 compatible
OS X
Minimum
Operating system (OS) 10.6.8
Processor (CPU) Dual Core Processor
System memory (RAM) 512 MB
Hard disk drive (HDD) 3 GB
Video card (GPU) OpenGL 2.0 compatible
Linux
Minimum
Operating system (OS) Ubuntu 12+
Processor (CPU) Dual Core Processor
System memory (RAM) 512 MB
Hard disk drive (HDD) 3 GB
Video card (GPU) OpenGL 2.0 compatible

References

  1. List of features that Overhaul has added over the original Baldur's Gate
  2. 2.0 2.1 I am about to purchase this title..... :: Baldur's Gate: Enhanced Edition General Discussions
  3. Verified by User:Vetle on 2016-03-20