Baldur’s Gate: Dark Alliance II launches on July 20th, will support local co-op

Baldur’s Gate: Dark Alliance II is set to release on July 20th, 2022 on Steam, Steamdeck, Xbox One, Xbox Series X|S, PS4, and PS5 and will feature local co-op on all platforms. This Dark Alliance II re-release features up to 4K resolution, four difficulty levels, 80 levels, full voice acting, and five playable classes. You can check out a trailer above and read below for more details:

California, USA / 11 July 2022 – Interplay Entertainment (IPLY) and Wizards of the Coast have announced that they are set to release the remastered Baldur’s Gate: Dark Alliance 2 across all platforms on July 20th.

After the huge success of Baldur’s Gate: Dark Alliance’s re-release, the remastered sequel (supporting up to 4K native resolutions) will be launching on Steam and Steamdeck, all Xbox and PlayStation systems as well as Nintendo Switch.

Based in and around the city of Baldur’s Gate itself, the game features 5 playable characters and classes and spans dozens of locations. Featuring the ability to create custom weapons and armor, players can improve items by using runestones and gems while playing through the game’s four difficulty levels; “Easy”, “Normal”, “Hard” and “Extreme”.

Whether choosing the barbarian, monk, necromancer, rogue or cleric, players will have to actively fight through hordes of monsters ranging from Hobgoblins, Ghouls, Golems and dreaded Dragons while dodging attacks and evading deadly traps.

All versions of Baldur’s Gate: Dark Alliance2 support local co-op play, while the Steam version will support Remote Play for a long-distance co-op experience. Fully verified on Steamdeck, now’s the perfect time to grab an ally or brave Baldur’s Gate on the move and play the sequel that defined a generation.

Baldur’s Gate: Dark Alliance2 can be wishlisted now on Steam and GOG, with the Microsoft, Nintendo, PlayStation and Epic Games store links going live soon.

Key Features:

*Hack your way or cast powerful spells through over 80 perilous levels
*Hidden areas, secret characters, and hundreds of items to discover, customize, and use
*Forge unique magical weapons and armor to maximize the damage you inflict in battle
*Conquer hordes of beasts and armies of Hobgoblins, Ghouls, Golems and dreaded Dragons
*Compelling single or two-player cooperative modes of play
*Four difficulty levels to challenge even the hardiest adventurer; “Easy”, “Normal”, “Hard” and “Extreme”.
*Fully voice-acted by an all-star cast and two secret characters; Drizzt Do’Urden and Artemis Entreri.
*Verified Steamdeck certification.
*Local co-op support!
*Fully voice-acted by an all-star cast

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