Work continues on multiplayer compatibility in the BG:EE 2.6 Beta, and public testing for BGII:EE is still ongoing. Today, we're inviting you to help us test Siege of Dragonspear! Can you successfully Launch & Save the 2.6 Beta for BG:SOD?
Test Objective: Launch & Save the Siege of Dragonspear 220.127.116.11 Beta on Steam
How to opt-in and verify in-game you're running the correct version:
In your Steam Library, Right-Click Baldur's Gate: Enhanced Edition and choose “Properties”
Click on the Beta Tab
Choose the road_to_2.6 in the drop down menu
If you don't see the road_to_2.6 in the drop down menu, please restart Steam
In-game, on the main menu, you will see that the build is 18.104.22.168
How to Participate:
Please fill out the survey below and confirm whether you can complete the following three actions in the Siege of Dragonspear beta on Steam:
Download the Beta
From your Steam Library, Right-Click on BGEE > Choose Properties from the drop down list > Choose the "Betas" Tab > Choose the road_to_2.6 - Road to 2.6 from the drop down list.
Launch the Beta
Pick the Siege of Dragonspear campaign on the main menu
Save games in the Beta
Remember the Ground Rules:
Back up your save games!
Don't test too much. While you're free to explore the whole game, please focus on the objective. Once you hit the objective or a major bug, report your feedback and stop playing the beta for now. We'll be back with more test objectives that we hope you'll take on in the future
Once we have confirmation from enough players—and can confirm there are no blocking issues— we'll move onto the next test objectives!
11/10 Windows Players (Done!)
5/3 macOS Players (Done!)
4/3 Linux Players (Done!)
You can check out the 2.6 Patch List here for more details on what the full release will look like.
Road to 2.6 | Can you Launch & Save games in the Siege of Dragonspear 22.214.171.124 Beta on Steam? 23 votes
Windows | I have downloaded and started Siege of Dragonspear. Save games and quick saves work as expected.
macOS | I have downloaded and started Siege of Dragonspear. Save games and quick saves work as expected.
Linux | I have downloaded and started Siege of Dragonspear. Save games and quick saves work as expected.
I was unable to get the start screen (please explain).
I was able to start the game, but there is an issue with save games (please explain).