Interplay and Black Isle Studios have announced that they will be bringing Baldur’s Gate: Dark Alliance II to the Xbox One, Xbox Series S|X, PlayStation 4, PlayStation 5, Nintendo Switch, and PC sometime this Summer and will feature enhanced graphics, 4K resolution on the supporting platforms and local cooperative play.
Based in and around the city of Baldur’s Gate itself, the game features five playable characters and classes and spans dozens of locations. Featuring the ability to create custom weapons and armor, players can improve items by using runestones and gems while playing through the game’s four difficulty levels; “Easy,” “Normal,” “Hard,” and “Extreme.”
Whether choosing the barbarian, monk, necromancer, rogue, or cleric, players will have to actively fight through hordes of monsters ranging from Hobgoblins, Ghouls, Golems, and dreaded Dragons while dodging attacks and evading deadly traps.
All versions of Baldur’s Gate: Dark Alliance IIsupport local cooperative play, while the Steam version will support Remote Play for a long-distance cooperative experience. Fully verified on Steam Deck, now’s the perfect time to grab an ally or brave Baldur’s Gate on the move and play the sequel that defined a generation.
-Hack your way or cast powerful spells through over 80 perilous levels.
-Hidden areas, secret characters, and hundreds of items to discover, customize, and use.
-Forge unique magical weapons and armor to maximize the damage you inflict in battle.
-Conquer hordes of beasts and armies of Hobgoblins, Ghouls, Golems, and dreaded Dragons.
-Compelling single or two-player cooperative modes of play.
-Four difficulty levels to challenge even the hardiest adventurer; “Easy,” “Normal,” “Hard,” and “Extreme.”
-Fully voice-acted by an all-star cast and two secret characters; Drizzt Do’Urden and Artemis Entreri.
-Verified Steam Deck certification.
-Local cooperative support!
Here’s is the official trailer of the game below:
We’re super excited to get our hands on this remaster of this game that originally released back in 2004 on the Xbox and PlayStation 2. Check back for more information about its release date, when it becomes available.