Baldur's Gate 3

Baldur’s Gate lock out initiated by Atari

Beamdog boss Trent Oster has confirmed that Atari is the unnamed publishing partner responsible for the withdrawal of Baldur’s Gate Enhanced Edition and shutdown of development on sequels.

Baldur's Gate 3 headlines

  • Baldur's Gate 3 still possible, but dev demoralised over recent legal action

    Baldur’s Gate 3 was one of BeamDog’s long-term goals, but thanks to recent and complex legal issues, Baldur’s Gate: Enhanced Edition was withdrawn from sale, and its sequel was placed on indefinite hold. Despite the team’s current “legal hell”, Beamdog head Trent Oster has said a third game is still possible in a new interview.

  • Icewind Dale on the cards if Baldur's Gate re-release succeeds

    Beamdog would happily tackle Black Isle Studios’ classic RPG Icewind Dale if the Baldur’s Gate Enhanced Edition goes down well.

  • Beamdog interested in creating new RPGs while restoring classics

    Beamdog’s Cameron Tofer has said the studio would love to see a resurgence in top-down, party-based, strategy-RPGs, and is not only interested in restoring the classics, but is interested in creating new RPGs as well.

  • Baldur's Gate 3 is Beamdog's "long term goal"

    Baldur’s Gate: Enhanced Edition is just one step on the journey to a brand new Baldur’s Gate sequel.

  • BioWare says it has no regrets regarding Baldur's Gate

    BioWare’s Greg Zeschuk has told Videogamer that since the company could not expand on characters in Baldur’s Gate, Dragon Age: Origins will be it’s spiritual successor. So, that’s why they keep saying that. “The things we miss more than anything else are some of the characters we created,” he said. “It’s frustrating – like Minsc […]

  • Baldur's Gate III rumours emerge

    CVG reckons that a third instalment of the Baldur’s Gate series is in development, but it’s not being handled by BioWare. “Although it won’t be ready for at least another year, we’ve heard the RPG sequel is coming along at an as-yet-unnamed developer and Neverwinter Nights 2 house Atari,” says the site. It’s rumour Friday, […]