Baldur's Gate: Dark Alliance, the classic 2001 Dungeons & Dragons RPG, is being re-released on PS4, Xbox One, and Switch on Friday, May 7. And because time is a blur these days, I'll remind you that that's tomorrow.
To clarify upfront, this isn't a remake or remaster of Baldur's Gate: Dark Alliance, but instead a faithful port for modern hardware. That said, it is worth mentioning that it supports up to 4K resolution on Xbox One X, PS4 Pro, and, through backwards compatibility, Xbox Series X and PS5. The game is also re-releasing on PC on mobile sometime in 2021.
Fans of the Dungeons & Dragons and Baldur's Gate series, and particularly Dark Alliance, should know that a spiritual successor to Dark Alliance 1 and 2 is coming to PC, PS4,PS5,Xbox Series X,Xbox Series S, and Xbox One next month. Dungeons & Dragons: Dark Alliance is a co-op RPG that lets you play as Drizzt Do'Urden,Catti-Brie, Bruenor Battlehammer, andWulfgar fromR. A. Salvatore's novel seriesThe Legend of Drizzt.
Of course, there's also Baldur's Gate 3, which launched into Early Access last October - our Baldur's Gate 3 preview calls it a "perfect playground to push Larian's RPG to its narrative limits." Point is, there's a lot out there for fans of Baldur's Gate, and tomorrow you can get one of the series' classic titles digitally for $30. Exciting times all around.
Looking for something else to play this weekend? These are the best RPGs to play in 2021.Jordan Gerblick
As GamesRadar's Arizona-based Staff Writer, I'm responsible for managing the site's western regional executive branch, AKA my apartment, and writing about whatever horror game I'm too afraid to finish. Probably drinking green tea.
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