Overhaul Games the developers of the upcoming Baldur’s Gate: Enhanced Edition, has recently announced that the new games launch will be delayed until November 30th 2012.
The revamp of the Bioware’s classic Dungeons & Dragons-themed RPG for the PC was expected to launch tomorrow, however due to enhancements to the game which still need to be implemented the launch date has now been pushed back until November 30th 2012. Read the full announcement after the break.
Dear Friends of Baldur’s Gate,
When we first announced Baldur’s Gate: Enhanced Edition, you set fire to our servers and we were overwhelmed by the huge wave of support from the fans of the original game.
Once the fires had subsided, thousands of you posted suggestions and requests on our forums. Dozens of volunteers from all over the world helped us improve game play, squash bugs, and generally fine-tune the game. Even more came to help work on translations from English to more than 16 other languages.
Executing on our plan to make the best Baldur’s Gate possible and responding to that overwhelming feedback, we’ve added new characters, areas, and story, creating many new hours of game play. Yet the suggestions, fixes, and translations continue, and more volunteers keep joining.
After recently reviewing the game and then consulting with our partners, we’ve decided to ensure that Baldur’s Gate: Enhanced Edition is the best possible product on launch. Thus, we have pushed back the release date of the game. Our plan is to release in November, 2012.
To all who have pre-ordered, we ask for your patience as we move toward our final release date — and we will be working on something a little extra for you. To all who have volunteered, we thank you for your dedication and support.
President, Overhaul Games
Baldur’s Gate: Enhanced Edition will be running content on an upgraded and improved version of the Infinity Engine, and will eventually allows gamers to play across platforms with friends. As more information comes to light we will keep you updated as always.
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