Baldur’s Gate Dark Alliance is available now on PlayStation and Xbox consoles, Switch version delayed

Interplay has released Baldur’s Gate Dark Alliance for PS5, PS4, Xbox One, and Xbox Series X|S. The studio was also going to release Baldur’s Gate Dark Alliance on Switch, but Nintendo have blocked the release temporarily. According to a spokesperson, the Switch version of Baldur’s Gate Dark Alliance is ready for release, with Interplay and Black Ilse unsure as to why Nintendo has blocked it. The studio is hoping to resolve the issue in the next couple of days.

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This release of Baldur’s Gate Dark Alliance supports 4K resolution on PS4 Pro, PS5, and Xbox Series X|S. The game also has support for local co-op play. The full features list can be found below.

  • A re-release of the beloved console classic, now with 4K scaling on the Xbox or PS4 Pro.
  • Three race and class combinations. Play as a dwarven fighter (Kromlech), a human archer (Vahn) or an elven sorceress (Adrianna).
  • 11 vividly rendered spells, including Magic Missile, Otuluk’s Icy Sphere, and Mordenkainen’s Sword.
  • More than 40 different types of monsters and boss villains.
  • Over 25 active and passive skills to buff your adventurer’s ability to deal and take damage.
  • Varied environments, from the sewers beneath the city of Baldur’s Gate, to the Sunset Mountains, to the Marshes of Chelimber.
  • Four difficulty levels to challenge even the hardiest adventurer; “Easy”, “Normal”, “Hard” and “Extreme”.
  • Fully voice-acted by an all-star cast.
  • Local co-op support!

Back in 2019, Larian announced it was working on Baldur’s Gate 3. Since then the game has entered Early Access where it launched with 16 playable races and six classes. After Nick spent some time with Baldur’s Gate 3, he wrote:

While it’s rough and ready, I have to say I’m really enthralled by the experience so far. Baldur’s Gate 3 has tons of depth and enjoyable enough gameplay that I’m willing to look past the bugs of early access. It was quite frustrating at times but still forgivable. The good experiences were more than enough to make up for the bugs and these will only improve over time, making BG3 one of the best in-depth RPGs in a long while. Things can only improve from here on out and I can’t wait to see what comes in chapter 2.

You can read Nick’s full thoughts in the article Baldur’s Gate 3 is a budding D&D classic with a mean DM.

Source: Press Release

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  1. Are you going to review this version?

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