Baldur’s Gate Player Count and Stats (2024)

Baldur's Gate player counts Stats and FactsHere are a few of the most interesting Baldur’s Gate facts and stats I was able to dig up. As always, be sure to check back in the future as I will be updating this post as new and updated stats become available.

How many people played Baldur’s Gate?

2 million game units sold worldwide

Last updated 1/22/10


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Game Description

“Baldur’s Gate” is a classic role-playing video game developed by BioWare and published by Interplay Entertainment. It was originally released for PC in 1998 and is set in the iconic Dungeons & Dragons (D&D) Forgotten Realms campaign setting.

The game takes place in the city of Baldur’s Gate and its surrounding regions. Players create their protagonist, known as the “Bhaalspawn,” a character who is the offspring of the evil deity Bhaal. The Bhaalspawn’s unique heritage grants them special abilities, but it also marks them as a target for those who seek power.

The story begins with the player’s character being adopted by Gorion, a wise mentor figure. Gorion trains the protagonist in the ways of combat and magic. However, trouble brews in the city, and a mysterious figure named Sarevok sets a sinister plan in motion. Gorion sends the protagonist on a dangerous journey to escape the city and eventually uncover the truth behind their heritage and Sarevok’s intentions.

“Baldur’s Gate” is known for its deep and engaging narrative, character development, and rich world-building. The game offers an open-world experience, allowing players to explore the vast and diverse landscape of the Sword Coast, encounter numerous NPCs, and engage in branching quests with moral choices that impact the outcome of the story.

Combat in the game is based on the 2nd edition rules of D&D, with real-time action combined with the option to pause the game to issue tactical commands to party members. Players can recruit companions to join their party, each with their own unique personalities, backstories, and abilities.

The game’s success led to a sequel, “Baldur’s Gate II: Shadows of Amn,” which further expanded the world and continued the Bhaalspawn saga. “Baldur’s Gate” remains a highly influential title in the RPG genre, praised for its depth, complexity, and storytelling. It is often considered one of the greatest video games ever made and has left a lasting legacy, inspiring future RPGs and garnering a devoted fanbase that continues to cherish the game to this day.

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