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Old 06-20-2013, 02:52 PM   #3
Micah Foehammer
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Default Re: Baldur's Gate: Enhanced Edition has been temporarily removed from sale.

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Originally Posted by Azred View Post


edit to add: I think I found the reason. This is an older article from 22 May in the Wall Street Journal relating to Atari's ongoing bankruptcy. Atari Aims to Sell Game Assets at July Auctions.
Yep, that seems to be the issue. Atari is doing open auctions on some assets and is doing private sales on others, apparently including BG. Beamdog is issuing "No Comment"s to avoid ANY legal entanglements.

http://www.wired.co.uk/news/archive/...ari-bankruptcy

Trent Oster said that these same contractual issues would prevent the release of Baldur's Gate II: Enhanced Edition.

http://www.gamepolitics.com/2013/06/...d#.UcM9m53D-Uk

WOW! What a cluster fvck!

Edit: I'm wondering exactly which assets Atari is trying to market privately. Might be an opportunity for an indie or small development house to grab a property and kickstart it.
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