Classic RPG game fans can rejoice! Skybound Games and Beamdog have announced they are bringing several Baldur’s Gate titles, along with Icewind Dale, and others to consoles this year.
“These games are iconic, including Baldur’s Gate, which has really set the standard for Dungeons & Dragons computer roleplaying games. We’re excited to bring Beamdog’s incredible slate to new platforms for both the dedicated fan and those who will soon discover these adventures for the first time. As longtime fans of Baldur’s Gate and Dungeons & Dragons, it’s fantastic to partner with Beamdog as the newest member of the Skybound family.”Skybound Games CEO Ian Howe
Already having worked on bring enhanced versions of some of these titles to PC, Beamdog will be releasing six fan-favorite games on console at some point this year:
- Baldur’s Gate
- Baldur’s Gate II
- Baldur’s Gate: Siege of Dragonspear
- Icewind Dale
- Planescape: Torment
- Neverwinter Nights
Each of the games above will be released as Enhanced Editions and will be available at retail stores and online later this year. Other than that, details are scarce but will be forthcoming in the next few months. Skybound Games confirmed the games would be coming to Xbox One, PlayStation 4, and Nintendo Switch on Twitter.
“We are ecstatic to partner with Skybound Games to bring these great classics to new platforms. Skybound’s accomplishments are amazing and they have a demonstrated love and respect for creators. We’re thrilled to find ourselves working with such a talented group.”Trent Oster, Beamdog CEO
Those attending PAX East in Boston from March 28-31st will be able to check out a selection of Beamdog’s games at the Skybound Games booth.