Earlier this year, Wizard of the Coast announced that it’s returning to the Dark Alliance series after nearly two decades. Baldur’s Gate: Dark Alliance and its sequel had been at first released for Xbox, PlayStation 2, and GameCube returned in the early 2000s, and although this new Dark Alliance game will swap out the Baldur’s Gate identify in exchange for Dungeons & Dragons branding, it’ll nevertheless provide similar action RPG gameplay. Before Dungeons & Dragons: Dark Alliance launches in June, however, it looks like we’ll be revisiting the past.
Today, Interplay, Black Isle, and Wizards of the Coast announced a re-release of the unique Baldur’s Gate: Dark Alliance title. The game was once revealed by using way of a new trailer that was once published by using IGN, which additionally has a few sparse details about it as well. It appears to be an exceedingly bare-bones re-release, although it does help up to 4K resolution to make it play nice with current consoles.
Aside from that guide for widescreen resolutions, don’t expect something in the way of graphics or gameplay updates. The visuals depicted in the trailer are very surely old-school graphics, and IGN’s article makes it clear that this is genuinely a re-release with aid for greater resolutions, now not a remaster or a remake.
Baldur’s Gate: Dark Alliance is something of an anomaly amongst action RPGs, due to the fact it’s one of the few that used to be a console-only title. With this re-release, Baldur’s Gate: Dark Alliance is coming to PC for the first time, however, unfortunately, these of us on PC (and mobile) will have to wait till a later date to play it.
Those of you on PlayStation 4, PlayStation 5, Xbox One, Xbox Series X, and Nintendo Switch don’t have long to wait for Dark Alliance to arrive, as it’ll be launching tomorrow, May 7th, with information about the PC and mobile release coming at a later date. It’ll be $29.99 when it launches, so we’ll virtually be paying a bit of top class for this trip down memory lane, especially when you think that the game has mostly been left untouched in this jump to modern platforms.