Baldur's Gate: Enhanced Edition

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Baldur's Gate: Enhanced Edition
Baldurs Gate Enhanced Edition cover.png
Developers
Publishers
 
Engines
Release dates
Windows
November 28, 2012
OS X
February 22, 2013
Linux
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 II: Shadows of Amn 2000
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).
Disadvantage Frame rate is capped at 30 FPS; increasing in Baldur.ini makes the game run too fast.[2]

General information

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

Availability[edit]

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.
GOG.com DRM-free
Mac App Store Availability Table Icons - Mac App Store.svg OS X only.
Steam Availability Table Icons - Steam.svg

Downloadable content (DLC) and expansions

Name Notes
Siege of Dragonspear WindowsOS XLinux

Game data[edit]

Configuration file location[edit]

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

Save game data location[edit]

  Location 
Windows %USERPROFILE%\Documents\Baldur's Gate - Enhanced Edition\save\
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 No native support
GameSave Manager Native support

Video settings[edit]

Graphics option Option WSGF Notes
Widescreen resolution Native support WSGF WS Gold.svg
Multi-monitor Native support WSGF MM Bronze.svg
Ultra-widescreen Native support WSGF UW Bronze.svg
Field of view (FOV) Not applicable
Windowed Native support
Borderless fullscreen windowed No native support
Anisotropic filtering (AF) No native support
Anti-aliasing (AA) No native support
Vertical sync (Vsync) No native support 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 No native support Game is capped at 30 FPS; increasing in Baldur.ini makes the game run too fast.[2]
120+ FPS No native support

Input settings[edit]

Keyboard and mouse Native Notes
Remapping Unknown
Mouse acceleration No native support
Mouse input in menus Native support
Mouse Y-axis inversion No native support
Controller
Controller support No native support

Audio settings[edit]

Audio options Native Notes
Separate volume controls Native support
Surround sound Unknown
Subtitles Native support
Closed captions Unknown
Mute on focus lost No native support

Localizations

Language UI Audio CC Notes
English Native support Native support Native support
Simplified Chinese Native support No native support Native support
Czech Native support No native support Native support
French Native support No native support Native support French voices mod here.
German Native support Native support Native support
Italian Native support No native support Native support
Japanese Native support No native support Native support
Korean Native support No native support Native support
Polish Native support No native support Native support
Brazilian Portuguese Native support No native support Native support
Spanish Native support No native support Native support
Turkish Native support No native support Native support

Network[edit]

Multiplayer types

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

Windows
Minimum
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

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