Baldur's Gate: Enhanced Edition

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Baldur's Gate: Enhanced Edition is the modernized re-release of Baldur's Gate and its Tales of the Sword Coast expansion.

If you buy this product on GOG.com, you also get a gift code for Baldur's Gate: The Original Saga, which is the classic BioWare edition of the game.

Official overview

Since its initial release in 1998, Baldur's Gate has entertained millions of fans around the globe and has received countless awards. This classic saga of mystery, intrigue, and adventure has set the standard for Dungeons & Dragons™ computer roleplaying games ever since.

Running on an upgraded and improved version of the Infinity Engine, Baldur's Gate: Enhanced Edition™ includes the entire Baldur's Gate adventure, the Tales of the Sword Coast expansion pack, and never-before-seen content including a new adventure and three new party members: the Calishite monk Rasaad yn Bashir, Neera the wild mage, and Dorn Il-Khan, the evil blackguard.

Release information

Extras

Note: Only the Survival Guide is included in the game's extras. You can find the Mastering Melee & Magic manual in the game's installation folder.
In addition, you can find updated versions of the manuals from the official website:

The classic edition of the game (Baldur's Gate: The Original Saga), for which you automatically get a gift key when purchasing this Enhanced Edition edition, has more extras.

Patches and modifications

Official patches

The game is actively maintained by Beamdog, and tends to get a new patch every few months. The GOG.com download page is always updated to have the latest patched version of the game.

(Those who own the game on Steam can additionally participate in beta-testing new patches before they are officially released - this option is not available for those who only own the game on GOG.com.)

Unofficial patches

None.

Modifications

No mods are essential for enjoying this game, but there are lots to choose from in case you want to add new challenges, have more options, or simply mix things up a little for better replayability.
See:

Known issues

See Infinity Engine#Known issues

GOG trivia

History

Sale history

Price Discount Promo Date Notes
$5.99 70% Summer Sale 2016 2016-06-09 - 2016-06-22 "D&D Remade" bundle

See the IsThereAnyDeal.com page for a more complete price history.

Release history

Date Game version Info Installer filenames + MD5 hashes
2013-01-16 1.?.???? initial release
...
2014-08-?? 1.3.2053 release notes v1.3
...
2016-03-31 2.0.62.2 release notes v2.0
Windows:
Mac:
Linux: gog_baldur_s_gate_enhanced_edition_2.1.0.4.sh
2016-04-19 2.1.63.2 release notes v2.1
Windows:
Mac:
Linux: gog_baldur_s_gate_enhanced_edition_2.2.0.4.sh
2016-05-18 2.2.66.0 release notes v2.2
Windows:
Mac:
Linux: gog_baldur_s_gate_enhanced_edition_2.3.0.5.sh
2016-06-08 2.3.67.2 release notes v2.3
Windows: setup_baldurs_gate_enhanced_edition_2.4.0.6.exe 238ed1e0b91b01c440b5d76d04071ca2
setup_baldurs_gate_enhanced_edition_2.4.0.6-1.bin b2bfdbcba5ce67f48e6041a5cc05a8aa
setup_baldurs_gate_enhanced_edition_2.4.0.6-2.bin fe10e8d7cb4b05e4751375e8f4294f11
Mac: baldurs_gate_enhanced_edition_2.4.0.14.pkg a52da7c552a932131dd2e12666674dfe
Linux: gog_baldur_s_gate_enhanced_edition_2.4.0.6.sh 398059117c923f8369c5e5821fe2be94

The download page sometimes also provides patch installers so you don't have to download the full installer again when a new version is released:

Patch to Patch filename + MD5 hash
...
2.0.62.2
Windows:
Linux:
2.1.63.2
Windows: patch_baldurs_gate_enhanced_edition_2.2.0.4.exe de476a80c148730015aa31cd1cd91eac
Linux: patch_baldur_s_gate_enhanced_edition_2.1.2.4.sh 64e233e42dc29ccea669229a1e1baafc
2.2.66.0
Windows: patch_baldurs_gate_enhanced_edition_2.3.0.5.exe b120043a75f4cfea52390e3667ce64bd
Linux:       patch_baldur_s_gate_enhanced_edition_2.2.3.5.sh d3b7e5c3272965183898ff37af8ae836
2.3.67.2
Windows: patch_baldurs_gate_enhanced_edition_2.4.0.6.exe 1b5ea962f23030fad914a6eda590b0f1
Linux: patch_baldur_s_gate_enhanced_edition_2.3.4.6.sh 1c39c3dae0088be12193ac53e070b5f7

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