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What is Baldur's Gate?
Baldur's Gate is a fantasy role-playing video game using Advanced Dungeons & Dragons rules and set in the high fantasy world of the Forgotten Realms. It was developed by BioWare, the first game to use their Infinity Engine, and was originally released for PC in 1998. It was followed by an expansion pack, Baldur's Gate: Tales of the Sword Coast in 1999. A sequel, Baldur's Gate II: Shadows of Amn, was released in 2000 and an expansion to the sequel, Baldur's Gate II: Throne of Bhaal, in 2001. On November 28, 2012, Overhaul Games released Baldur's Gate: Enhanced Edition, an updated and improved version of the original game, incorporating the expansion and new content. It was followed by Baldur's Gate II: Enhanced Edition on November 15, 2013. On March 31, 2016, Overhaul Games' parent company, Beamdog, released Baldur's Gate: Siege of Dragonspear, an expansion to Baldur's Gate: Enhanced Edition, closing the gap between the first and the second part of the saga. On June 6, 2019, Larian Studios and Wizards of the Coast announced Baldur's Gate III which will use the modern 5th edition Dungeons & Dragons rules.


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