he 2.5 update for Baldur’s Gate II: Enhanced Edition is finally here!
We’ve made over 500 fixes and features throughout the 2.5 Infinity Engine updates and now this much-anticipated update for Baldur’s Gate II: Enhanced Edition is coming to the App Store!
Road to 2.0 community portraits added in-game
Tablet dialogue buttons added
Added the Priest of Tempus kit
"Take All" button added to containers
Improved multiplayer stability
Hexxat is now able to survive the final Throne of Bhaal encounter
Importing a ranger allows the selection of a Racial Enemy
Tenser's Transformation no longer disables innate spells
Check out the full list of bug fixes and features on our blog (please, note that this list does not cover the general Infinity Engine tickets, these will be published when the 2.5 patch series is completed):
Ratings and Reviews
Maybe I'll Get To Play This Someday
I had the pre-update version, had played it for an hour or two, found it crashy and not intuitive but entertaining, intended to get back to it. When the update came out in the last few weeks, it was so huge that it wouldn't download (more than 3gb is enormous for an iPad app; most apps update that amount of material from within the app itself, using it as a shell for new data). I deleted the previous version in the hope that my problem was that there was only about a gb of space left on my tablet (my bad, but there was nothing else I was willing/able to temporarily delete), but I was still unable to download and install the new version. iTunes no longer allows side-loading a PC download of an app to ameliorate this issue, so I seem to be out of luck for now.
Update: I appreciate the offer of investigation/assistance, but I fixed the issue myself and updated my review! It required a hard erase-and-reset of my iPad, which isn't that bad with an iCloud backup. I did it for other reasons than to get this particular app working, but it does seem to have solved the problem and allowed me to download the updated version. The information might help anyone else who's having a similar problem.
Developer Response ,
Hello! Thanks for letting us know in the review.
Please report the current state of this issue at support.baldursgate.com for investigation and help.
Edit: Ok, thanks for letting us know.
Glad for the 64 bit update!!
I am able to play this on iOS 11 on an iPad Pro and the extra screen space is very nice!! There are a few bugs here and there, but nothing major. That said I have had a few NPCs spawn all over the place and in small to large numbers. The head Priest of Helm was everywhere and I killed a couple because I was sick of looking at 15 of the one and only High Priest of Helm and now all of Helm is against me if I walk in their temple!!!!! No quest for the ore you need to augment the mace of disruption because of that. I’ve also had the Master of Combat from Rasaad’s quest, and Pheasants appear everywhere and anywhere. No major flaws with the update so far. I’m about to end Shadow of Amn, but finishing up Watcher’s Keep first.
Best iOS game I've played
This is easily the best game I’ve played on iOS. This series is new to me, as I never played on PC. To new players: 1) This is a fairly complex and time-consuming game. 2) I recommend playing BG1 first, as it was too overwhelming for me starting with BG2. BG1 is simpler and has a nice tutorial for new players, which BG2 doesn’t have. (On the downside, BG1 maps tend to have a lot of “empty” space in their outdoor maps, so using online maps with BG1 are nice in order to see where the interesting points are.) The most frustrating part of this game is the spell system, as there are so many spells to potentially learn and understand. BUT, you really can delve as much or as little into it as you want, as using a fighter heavy groups is totally viable (the Inquisitor and Berserker classes can help in certain ways here), and you can always adjust the difficult setting as easy or as hard as you want at any time. So, if you want a top-quality Role Playing Game and don’t mind some complexity and putting in a little time, I expect you’ll have a great experience playing Baulder’s Gate.
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