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
macOS (OS X) February 22, 2013
Linux September 27, 2014
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

Numerous improvements over the original game, including performance optimisation and support for high resolutions.[1]
Includes several bug fixes and an overhauled game engine.
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]

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
Retail
DRM details are not known
Windows
Official website
DRM-free
Windows
macOS (OS X)
Amazon.com
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Windows
macOS (OS X)
Linux
GamersGate
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Windows
macOS (OS X)
Linux
GOG.com
DRM-free
Windows
macOS (OS X)
Linux
Mac App Store
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macOS (OS X)
Steam
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Can be played without Steam running.[3]
Windows
macOS (OS X)
Linux

Downloadable content (DLC) and expansions

Name Notes
Siege of Dragonspear
Windows
macOS (OS X)
Linux

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
GOG Galaxy
Steam Cloud
"Enable Cloud Saves" in gameplay settings menu.

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 multi-monitor 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 Sub Notes
English
Simplified Chinese
Czech
French
Audio is localized only for original content; Enhanced Edition content is unvoiced.
German
Hungarian
Italian
Japanese
Korean
Polish
Brazilian Portuguese
Russian
Spanish
Turkish
Ukrainian

Network[edit]

Multiplayer types

Type Native Players Notes
Local play
LAN play
6 Co-op
Online play
6 Co-op
Asynchronous multiplayer

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).

In-Game Audio Loss[edit]

Install OpenAL_Soft.exe[citation needed]

Download OpenAL_Soft.exe from this link and install into your game installation folder.

System requirements[edit]

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