Baldur’s Gate, Baldur’s Gate 2, And Icewind Dale Have Been Updated Yet Again

Still loved and certainly not forgotten, the original Baldur’s Gate, Baldur’s Gate 2, and Icewind Dale enhanced editions on Steam have all gotten a new patch. This patch, version 2.6, provides all sorts of cool updates including better stability, the fix of hundreds of bugs, and the improvement of pathfinding. The following are some of the most notable patch notes.

Baldur’s Gate Patch Notes

  • Upgrade to 64-bit which improves system compatibility
  • New character voice sets
  • New character portraits
  • New localizations
  • AI loads correctly with character imports
  • You can disable item comparison
  • You don’t need to click before typing in text inputs
  • A plethora of updates to spells and abilities including corrected casting range on Detect Illusion and Fire Shields and Blade Barriers able to be refreshed before they expire

For a full description of the Baldur’s Gate patch notes, you can view them here.

Baldur’s Gate 2 Patch Notes

  • Upgrade to 64-bit which improves system compatibility
  • Added French text localization
  • Hundreds of bug fixes
  • New character voice sets
  • New character portraits
  • Some updates to spells and abilities including Chaotic Commands now using the correct projectiles at all levels and Implosion no longer bypassing Hold Protections inappropriately
  • You can disable item comparison
  • You don’t need to click before typing text inputs
  • Absolute Power achievement fixed
  • Edits added to display, dialogue, and audio throughout
  • Fixes to numerous item bugs

For a full description of the patch notes for Baldur’s Gate 2, you can view them here.

Icewind Dale Patch Notes

  • Upgrade to 64-bit which improves system compatibility
  • Final achievement fixed
  • Added Brazilian, Portuguese, and Chinese text localizations
  • New character voice sets
  • New character portraits
  • Extremely long list of changes to magic and abilities including animal rage only able to be cast on allies and Antimagic Shell no longer producing lines of redundant feedback
  • Comet spell has been fixed to allow projectile support
  • Spells audio and visual effects have been updated and fixed
  • Item bugs have been corrected
  • Numerous quests have been updated

For a full description of the patch notes for Icewind Dale, you can view them here.

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