Are you a fan of classic Dungeons & Dragons games? If yes, you will glad that not just one, but a whopping 5 games (+ 1 expansion) are headed to the Nintendo Switch this Fall, courtesy of Skybound Games and Beamdog, including Baldur’s Gate I and II, Neverwinter Nights, and more!
Here’s the list of Dungeons & Dragons games they are bringing over:
- Baldur’s Gate + Baldur’s Gate: Siege of Dragonspear
- Baldur’s Gate II
- Planescape: Torment
- Icewind Dale
- Neverwinter Nights
The games will be released separately on the Nintendo eShop, but they will also get a retail release ($49.99 each):
September 24th (North America) / September 27th (Europe)
- The Baldur’s Gate: Enhanced Edition Pack: Celebrating the series’ 20th anniversary, the original Baldur’s Gate: Enhanced Edition and its sequel, Baldur’s Gate II: Enhanced Edition, return with all DLC and restored quest content, as well as the Baldur’s Gate: Siege of Dragonspear expansion, featuring new original content developed by Beamdog to bridge the two games.
- Planescape: Torment: Enhanced Edition / Icewind Dale Enhanced Edition: Two must-play games and all their DLC in one package – the chilling Icewind Dale: Enhanced Edition, plus its expansions, and the enhanced edition of 1999’s RPG of the Year, Planescape: Torment.
December 3rd (North America) / December 7th (North America)
- Neverwinter Nights: Enhanced Edition: The 2002 Computer RPG of the Year and all its DLC deliver 10 standalone D&D-based adventures featuring co-op and online multiplayer.
All those games are getting their fair share of improvements for this console release:
Tailored for a natural gameplay experience on consoles, these enhanced editions give longtime fans and newcomers alike the opportunity to play these critically acclaimed adventures from a golden age of RPGs in a whole new way. Beamdog has upgraded all of the above titles with native support for high-resolution widescreen displays, controls optimized for console controllers, new standalone content, new characters and classes, new voice sets, expanded character creation options, improved multiplayer functionality, redesigns of the UI and UX, bug fixes, balance changes and more.
Finally, here’s a trailer and some screenshots (+ the boxarts) for those classic Dungeons & Dragons games:
The Upcoming Games page has been updated!
Source: Skybound Games