Baldur's Gate: Enhanced Edition

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Baldur's Gate: Enhanced Edition
Baldurs Gate Enhanced Edition cover.png
Release dates
November 28, 2012
February 22, 2013
September 27, 2014
Baldur's Gate: Enhanced Edition at SteamDB
 Baldur's Gate: Enhanced Edition at Wikipedia
Baldur's Gate
Baldur's Gate 1998
Baldur's Gate: Tales of the Sword Coast
Baldur's Gate II: Shadows of Amn 2000
Baldur's Gate II: Throne of Bhaal
Baldur's Gate: Enhanced Edition 2012
Baldur's Gate II: Enhanced Edition 2013

Key points

Advantage Numerous improvements over the original game, including performance optimisation and support for high resolutions.[1]
Advantage Cross-platform multiplayer (Windows, OS X and iPad).

General information

More information Official Baldur's Gate Website
More information Official Forum
More information Community Discussions for game series
More information Support Page
More information Steam Community Discussions


Source DRM Notes Keys
Official website DRM details are not known Windows only. Unlimited download amount.
Official website DRM details are not known OS X only. DRM-free
Mac App Store Availability Table Icons - Mac App Store.svg OS X only.
Steam Availability Table Icons - Steam.svg

Game data[edit]

Configuration file location[edit]

Windows %USERPROFILE%\Documents\Baldur's Gate - Enhanced Edition\Baldur.ini
OS X ~/Documents/Baldur's Gate - Enhanced Edition/Baldur.ini
Linux ~/.local/share/Baldur's Gate - Enhanced Edition/Baldur.ini
Advantage This game supports the XDG Base Directory Specification on Linux.

Save game data location[edit]

Windows %USERPROFILE%\Documents\Baldur's Gate - Enhanced Edition\save\
OS X ~/Documents/Baldur's Gate - Enhanced Edition/save/
Linux ~/.local/share/Baldur's Gate - Enhanced Edition/save/

Save game cloud syncing[edit]

System Native Notes
Steam Cloud Impossible
GameSave Manager Native

Video settings[edit]

Graphics option Option WSGF Notes
Widescreen resolution Native WSGF WS Gold.svg
Multi-monitor Native WSGF MM Bronze.svg
Ultra-widescreen Native WSGF UW Bronze.svg
Field of view (FOV) Not applicable
Windowed Native
Borderless fullscreen windowed Impossible
Anisotropic filtering (AF) Impossible
Anti-aliasing (AA) Impossible
Vertical sync (Vsync) Impossible 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
High frame rate Impossible Frame rate can be customized in the game's .ini file; however, frame rate is tied directly to the game's clock and changing it will change the game speed.

Input settings[edit]

Keyboard and mouse Native Notes
Remapping Unknown
Mouse acceleration Impossible
Mouse input in menus Native
Mouse Y-axis inversion Impossible
Controller support Impossible

Audio settings[edit]

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


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


Multiplayer types

Type Native Notes
LAN play Native Co-op
Online play Native Co-op

Issues fixed[edit]

Game not launching[edit]

Fix Fix Data Execution Prevention setting

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

System requirements[edit]

Operating system (OS) XP, Vista, 7
Processor (CPU) 1GHz or greater
System memory (RAM) 512 MB
Hard disk drive (HDD) 2.5 GB
Video card (GPU) NVIDIA GeForce 2 series or greater


  1. List of features that Overhaul has added over the original Baldur's Gate