The Beta for Baldur's Gate II: Enhanced Edition has been updated for both Windows and Mac, and is available for those who have access to it. Steam users can access the beta for Windows and Mac too, as well as Linux for the first time ever. If you would like access to the beta, read and follow the instructions below.
The release notes are forthcoming, but we want you to be able to see what we've been working on.Note: You can load your 1.2 saved games into the 1.3 beta and continue your game. However, you will not be able to load saved games from 1.3 back into 1.2. Back up your saves before you load them into the beta!
If You Bought Your Game Through Beamdog (Windows and Mac)
Sign Up Here!Note: In order to qualify for Beta Access in this way, you MUST have purchased your copy of the game directly through Beamdog.com.
Once the BGII:EE Beta has been added to your Beamdog account, use the stand-alone installer linked below (Mac only), or the Beamdog client (Windows only) to install and launch the beta:
Beamdog Client (Windows): Direct Link
BGII:EE Installer (Mac): Direct Link
If you haven't bought your copy yet, here are some helpful store links to get you on your way to adventure:
Baldur's Gate II: Enhanced Edition (Windows)
Baldur's Gate II: Enhanced Edition (Mac)
If You Bought Your Game Through Steam (Windows, Mac, and Linux)
You can access the latest Beta build using the following code: IWantToTestBGII
1. In the Steam client, open the Library tab
2. Right-click on "Baldur's Gate II: Enhanced Edition"
3. Select "Properties"
4. Select the "Beta" tab
5. Enter "IWantToTestBGII" in the field provided, then click Check Code
6. Select "updatetesting" from the drop-down
7. Close the Properties window, wait for the game to download the update, and enjoy the beta!