Baldur's Gate: Dark Alliance II

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Baldur's Gate: Dark Alliance II
Cover Baldur s Gate Dark Alliance II.jpg
Game general and emulation properties:
CERO rating: C
ESRB rating: T (Blood, Use of Alcohol, Violence)
PEGI rating: 12+
Widescreen patch available
CPU intensive game
Supports up to two local players
Languages supported:
English: SLES-52188 & SLES-52187 & SLUS-20675
Japanese: SLPM-65845
German: SLES-52187
French: SLES-52187
Spanish: SLES-52188
Italian: SLES-52188
Region NTSC-U:
Serial numbers: SLUS-20675
Release date: January 20, 2004
CRCs: B0859096
Windows Status: Playable
Linux Status: ?
Mac Status: ?
Region PAL:
Serial numbers: SLES-52187
Release date: February 6, 2004
CRCs: F59FF56B
Windows Status: Playable
Linux Status: ?
Mac Status: ?
Region NTSC-J/C/K:
Serial numbers: SLPM-65845
Release date: December 22, 2004
Windows Status: ?
Linux Status: ?
Mac Status: ?

Developer(s): Black Isle Studios
Publisher(s): Interplay
Genre: Action, RPG
Wikipedia: Link
Game review links: Metacritic78/100
Game description: Embark on a new adventure for fortune, glory and power. Baldur's Gate: Dark Alliance II, the sequel to Baldur's Gate: Dark Alliance starts you off on a road full of danger and magic. Face a seemingly endless army of sinister enemies in over 80 levels of finger-numbing action. Master skills, spells and deadly weapons while traveling through spectacular environments. Customize your character and forge your own weapons. It's up to you to rid the lands of evil by yourself or with a friend.

Winlogo.png Test configurations on Windows:

Environment Configurations Comments Tester
Region OS CPU/GPU Revision Graphics Sound/Pad
PAL Windows 7 64-bit
  • AMD Athlon II X2 240 @ 2.80 GHz
  • AMD Radeon HD 7770 @ 1 GB
1.2.1 (r5873) GSdx (r5875)
  • SPU2-X 2.0.0 (r5830)
  • LilyPad 0.11.0
  • Only GSdx SSE2 plugin has been used with the above system.
  • Strong CPU is recommended when using software mode.
NTSC-U Windows
  • Intel Core i5-3330
  • AMD Radeon HD 6850
1.2.1 (svn r5879) GSdx
  • SPU2-X
  • ?
USA v02.20(10/02/2006) Runs at good speed now! Half screen glitch in hardware mode, software mode perfect fine.
PAL Windows
  • Intel Core i5-3330
  • AMD Radeon HD 6850
1.3.0 (svn r5875) GSdx
  • SPU2-X
  • ?
USA v02.20(10/02/2006), Standard speedhackers, Is not more heavy in software mode. Half screen glitch in hardware mode, software mode its perfect fine.
NTSC-U Windows 10 64-bit
  • AMD Ryzen 9 3900X @ 3.8 GHz
  • Nvidia GeForce RTX 2070 SUPER @ 2030 MHz
1.7.0 (dev-236-g751447a02) GSdx
  • SPU2-X 2.0.0
  • LilyPad 0.12.1
  • Runs in hardware mode without issues now
  • Blend bff interlacing seems to give the best image quality
  • Some cutscenes have horrible artifacting, but no settings seem to change that


  • Original names: バルダーズゲート・ダークアライアンスII (SLPM-65845)
  • This game has built-in cheats.

Fixed Issues

Half-Screen bug

  • Status: Fixed
  • Type: Major
  • Description: The left half of the screen is doubled on the right side of the screen.
  • Workaround: This issue has been fixed. If the issue persists go to Config -> Video (GS) -> Plugin Settings, make sure Renderer is not set to "Direct3D9 (Hardware)" and Internal Resolution is set to a "Native" scaling resolution instead of Custom resolution.

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