inXile Entertainment’s excellent turn-based RPG The Bard’s Tale IV is finally coming to consoles next month, with a revamped Director’s Cut version that’s full of new content and addresses many issues that were present in the PC original, from player feedback.
This Director’s Cut will also make its way to PC as a re-release, but will be free to existing owners of the game as part of an update. It will also be free on Xbox Game Pass from day one, including the new Xbox Game Pass for PC.
The new additions in The Bard’s Tale IV: Director’s Cut are right here:
– A new end-game chapter that adds hours of additional content
– New enemies, items, and weapons, including dwarven master-crafted weapons
– Thousands of fixes and improvements across the game
– Refined and more feature-rich UI
– More class/gender character creation options
– Rebalanced combat and encounters
– Additional difficulty settings
– Full gamepad support across all platforms
The PC Deluxe Edition will come with a bunch of extras, including digital novellas and digital soundtrack, as well as the original trilogy of Bard’s Tale games, now remastered.
The PC version and the digital releases on Xbox One and PS4 will land on August 27th, with a physical release on consoles coming just over a week later. The Day One physical release on Xbox One and PS4 will come with a bunch of extras too:
● Physical poster map
● In-game items:
○ Fire Horn
○ Kael’s Axe
○ Red Boots
○ Bardic Brian Skin & Booty
The Bard’s Tale IV: Director’s Cut releases digitally for Xbox One, PC (both included in Game Pass) and PlayStation 4 on August 27th. The Retail Day One Edition releases physically on Xbox One and PlayStation 4 on September 6th.