Those waiting to find out when The Bard’s Tale 4: Director’s Cut is going to hit the PC, PS4, and Xbox One now have a date to look forward to. In fact, you have two dates to look at Deep Silver is bringing inXile Entertainment's title to all of them on different dates. Thankfully, it is not a vast wait between the two dates and all who want to play The Bard’s Tale IV will have a chance on August 27th or September 6th depending on if you are going PC or console. The console date being the September one for those that have not skipped ahead to see the latest trailer and details for it all.
As with all updated and new version as this one for The Bard’s Tale 4 is, it comes with all kinds of extras and fixes the original did not have a chance to get right out the gate. This includes some new UI for the game, more class and gender options, more difficulty options, and support for gamepads. The last one being important for all of those console gamers looking to have a good time with The Bard’s Tale 4: Director’s Cut. It would be odd if they tried to stick with mouse and keyboard in that instance. Have a look at the latest for it all and get ready to order the game now.
The Bard’s Tale 4: Director’s Cut — Console Trailer
The Bard’s Tale IV: Director’s Cut arrives digitally on August 27 with retail Xbox One & PlayStation 4 on September 6.
inXile Entertainment, the studio led by Interplay founder and The Bard’s Tale series co-creator Brian Fargo, is proud to announce The Bard’s Tale IV: Director’s Cut lands on Xbox Game Pass, the PlayStation Store, and digital PC stores for Windows, Mac, and Linux on August 27, with retail copies for PlayStation 4 and Xbox One family of devices including the Xbox One X arriving September 6.
The Director’s Cut is loaded with new features, fixes, and content, making it the truly definitive edition of The Bard’s Tale IV. Along with an Unreal Engine update that has the game looking, playing, and sounding better than ever, The Bard’s Tale 4: Director’s Cut directly addresses feedback received from the game’s initial launch with thousands of fixes and tweaks included. It will be available August 27 on Xbox One and PC with Xbox Game Pass, as well as on the PlayStation Store, Steam and GOG. The Xbox One and PlayStation 4 retail versions will arrive on September 6. Those who already own the PC game will receive the Director’s Cut content and improvements as a free update.
New features of The Bard’s Tale IV: Director’s Cut include:
Each version of The Bard’s Tale IV: Director’s Cut includes bonus in-game items, with the Deluxe Edition on PC offering a wide range of art, music, and the original (and remastered) The Bard’s Tale Trilogy series of games.
(PC) Digital Standard Edition
(PC) Digital Deluxe Edition
Digital Xbox One and PlayStation 4
Retail Day One Edition Xbox One and PlayStation 4
Were you worried you would have to wait too long to get to play The Bard’s Tale 4 on the consoles or did you figure it would be a short wait? Which of the updates are you looking to see in it all? Will you be looking to get one of the bigger bundles for the game or will you be going with the base version? Let us know down in the comments. If there is more to share for The Bard’s Tale 4: Director’s Cut, we will share it all here. Just be on the lookout for all of that to come as we get closer to launch.