Baldur’s Gate 3 is a Dungeons and Dragons-based role playing game developed by Larian Studios and published by Wizards of the Coast.
It is the third mainline instalment in the series, and a return for the franchise after a hiatus of over two decades.
Larian Studios says the game's "graphical fidelity and complexity has improved quite a bit" throughout the early access period.
Larian Studios has explained that it is facing technical issues in implementing split-screen co-op in the Xbox version of Baldur's Gate 3.
The necromancer is one of three main antagonists that players must fight when the role-playing game launches on August 31st.
Larian Studios confirms cross-saves will be supported across PC, Mac, GeForce Now, and PS5, in addition to local splitscreen co-op.
Those who purchased the game on Steam during its early access period will get a free automatic upgrade to the Deluxe Edition.
Larian Studios' highly anticipated role-playing game will also be available on PS5 when it launches on August 31, it's been confirmed.
"I hope people are going to like it because I think it's really cool," says Larian Studios founder and director Swen Vincke.
Early access players won't be able to carry save data into the full release since structural changes make it impossible to maintain compatibility.
The Paladin class has three sub-classes - Oath of the Ancients, Oath of Devotion, and Oathbreaker. Reactions have also been revamped.
Patch 9 is the final major update for the role-playing game before it exits early access in August 2023. Also, Jaheira and Minsc are recruitable.
A cloth map of Faerun, four-page character sheets for each Origin character, and an engraved D20 metal dice are also included.
The epic Dungeons and Dragons RPG finally launches next year after entering early access in 2020. Also, Minsc returns and isn't happy.
A new teaser seems to hint at the legendary duo making a comeback in the sequel, despite it taking place 100 years later.
Patch 9 will arrive before the year is out. Acts 2 and 3 are also being "actively playtested" to ensure "they're up to the same level of polish."
Expertise, a hair-shading model, Swarm AI, a shovel for digging up various treasures and secrets in Act 1 and much more await players.
Play a variety of instruments and insult your foes to deal Psychic damage or buff allies with songs. The Gnome race also offers three different sub-races.
A new Panel from Hell will detail the latest patch, which is roughly 40 GB in size and brings the total installation size to 104 GB.
Larian Studios briefly showcases its updates for the RPG, which has been in early access for PC and Google Stadia since October 2020.
Larian Studios CEO and founder Swen Vincke reveals that the studio has 400 people working on the upcoming RPG across seven studios.
"We do still think we have a year of development ahead of us, so it's unlikely it will be this year," says Larian Studios founder Swen Vincke.
Play as a Berserker and channel your Rage or utilize animal abilities as the Wildheart. Throwing weapons, Decks for the hotbar and more also added.
Larian Studios recently said on Chinese social media site Bilili that the early access RPG will receive a new update in February, though the nature of the update remains unknown.
The first brand new area arrives with new questlines, characters, cinematics and choices while the Sorcerer offers several new spells.
Nvidia confirms a new batch of games with support for DLSS, including Rise of the Tomb Raider, Crysis Remastered Trilogy, and more.
Along with a new class, the next Panel from Hell will delve into all of the new content with Patch 6 being approximately 60 GB in size.
New magic items as rewards, a Disengage action to avoid Attacks of Opportunity in combat, an Active Roll System and much more added.
Camp Supplies will allow players to use resources gathered when taking long rests. Mini Camp also offer additional rest spots.
An update to the game's Steam Database page might suggest that it could be gearing up to add support for DLSS in the future.
A new report claims to have details on which games will support AMD FSR at launch, which will be added support soon, and more.
Larian Studios CEO Swen Vincke says that in addition to gameplay additions and improvements, narrative changes are being worked on as well.
Larian's CEO indicates it could still be a good while before the 1.0 launch.
Rare crashes that could occur during character creation are also gone.
Loaded Dice, Speak With Dead cinematic,s and many, many quality of life features also added.
Whip foes with vines or transform into an animal and maim them.
A flee button, easier torch equipping, and much more also coming.
The Druid brings more than 30 new spells and abilities to the game.
It will feature content from the title's "biggest update yet."
Even in early access, Larian Studios' epic RPG is already looking great.
Larian Studios also hints at one of its offices recently being flooded.
The patch also makes companions more "tolerant" and less about nitpicking every little thing.
However, early access players can access a secondary branch to continue without issue.
Sound settings have also been optimized for lower end systems.
Larian Studios will resolve issues and then redeploy the patch when it's ready.
Larian Studios is close to "solving several" multiplayer issues with future updates.
Larian Studios CEO Swen Vincke comments on the RPG's current success.
PC and Google Stadia players can hop into the first Act of the epic RPG.
However, Larian's Michael Douse says that having at least 150 GB is "good for you."
About 16 races/subraces, six classes, and tons of customization will be available.
Larian promises "hundreds of permutations" that will affect a relationship.
Fans will have to wait another week to get their hands on the RPG.
Streaming integration is also incorporated, allowing viewers to vote on dialogue choices.
"Don't feel pressured to buy it during early access," says Larian's director of publishing Michael Douse.
The rule of law reigns supreme in hell, so be careful about what's in your contract.
Minimum requirements could also decrease over time with improvements to performance.
It will have over 20 hours of content along with areas like Avernus, Faerun, and the Underdark.
Larian Studios promises that the release is "just around the corner."
Party members will now follow a turn order based on their initiative.
Larian CEO Swen Vincke says the studio will "see what happens" in the future.
Watch Larian founder Swen Vincke showcase more of the upcoming RPG.
Larian Studios offers a sleek new trailer and development update for the upcoming RPG.
It begins on June 6th.
That doesn't mean a new Divinity game on the cards "right now" as per Larian's Michael Douse.
"Development is proceeding," says Larian chief Swen Vincke.
"Much further than Divinity: Original Sin 2," according to the developer.
Larian CEO Swen Vincke also discussed max party size, noting that six characters "could certainly work too."
"I really don't think you can make Baldur's Gate 3 without saying this is going to be a triple-A game," says executive producer David Walgrave.
Larian are also looking to add complexity to the game's romance systems.
It seems a console version will have to wait.
"The thing with turn-based logic is that everybody understands it," says senior designer Edouard Imbert.
1.5 million words of dialogue, hundreds of spells, Attitude and Crime Systems, and much more await.
Early access will launch with five Origins characters and six classes.
Get a sneak peek at Larian's massive RPG before the world premiere at PAX East.
The highly anticipated sequel will be playable before the year is out.
Larian Studios will showcase the gameplay and mechanics for the RPG at PAX East.
Behind the scenes development shots showcased in new video.
Larian Studios' Swen Vincke says it might be "a bit problematic" on current Switch hardware.
Larian promises Baldur's Gate 3's multiplayer offerings will improve upn their previous title.
Larian CEO Swen Vincke says there will be stuff "that will make you smile."
Larian Studios and Wizards of the Coast will discuss how their collaboration came about.
Coming from the makers of Divinity: Original Sin 2, that's a bold statement.
There's still a lot of work to be done on the highly anticipated sequel.
Larian Studios' Swen Vincke says, "I don't believe in exclusives, I prefer to be everywhere."
31 games have been confirmed, with more announcements coming at E3 and beyond.
Divinity: Original Sin developer Larian Studios is working on the long-awaited RPG sequel.
Divinity: Original Sin 2 developer might be working on a follow-up to BioWare's classic.
A mysterious symbol that resembles a "3" has popped up on Larian's site.
The developer continues to work on Divinity and Project Gustav.