Baldur’s Gate

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Baldur’s Gate: Dark Alliance is coming to PS4, Switch, and Xbox One tomorrow

By Stephany Nunneley 6 May 2021 17:13 GMT The 20-year old game is back.Originally released in 2001 for PlayStation 2 and Xbox, then later ported to GameCube and Game Boy Advanced, Baldur’s Gate: Dark Alliance is coming to PS4, Switch, and Xbox One tomorrow.Watch on YouTubeIt will run you $29.99/£29.99/€29.99 and features enhanced graphics and up to 4K resolution on supported devices. Co-op is also supported. 4K will be supported on PS4 Pro, PS5, Xbox One X and Xbox Series X (thanks, IGN).Interplay and Wizards of the Coast are re-releasing the game, so don’t expect a remaster going into it.Baldur’s…

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Druids arrive in Baldur’s Gate 3 alongside a hefty patch

If you’ve been away from Baldur’s Gate 3 for a while, you may want to log in and apply the latest update.The Druid class has arrived in Baldur’s Gate 3 in a really hefty update.With Patch 4: Nature’s Power, Druid characters will be able to use the Wild Shape ability to transform into a variety of different animals, each of which has its own unique abilities such as heavy attack options in combat, or strategic and defensive maneuvers.Like their D&D equivalents, Druids in the game can choose a Druid Circle subclasses that impact interactions in the game: Circle of the…

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Baldur’s Gate 3’s next patch is going to break your saves

By Sherif Saed, Wednesday, 25 November 2020 15:21 GMT It sounds like Baldur’s Gate 3 players who racked up dozens of hours may soon be screwed.Baldur’s Gate 3 developer Larian has outlined plans for the game’s next patch, tentatively titled Patch 3. The update will be the first to actually bring changes to the game’s story.Unfortunately, this means past saves may not be compatible with the game after Patch 3 has been installed. This is going to be the case with other future patches, as Larian sees this evolution to be part of the early access process.For players who would…

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Baldur’s Gate 3 dev issues another hotfix and a call to make more interesting characters

You’re boring people, sweetie.Larian Studios has issued another hotfix for Baldur’s Gate 3 along with a request to create more interesting characters.The game has a robust character creator with plenty of options to choose from, yet according to Larian, early access players aren’t creating very interesting characters.Using analytics, the team took the most popular choices in character creation and recreated a character based on the data received. Larian stated at first it thought analytics wasn’t working properly, but after checking, it was indeed working as intended.After gathering the data, the team created a character using choices made the most, and…

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Baldur’s Gate 3 character build guide: which race, class, skills and abilities should I choose?

As Baldur’s Gate 3 finally releases into Early Access you may be a little overwhelmed with the choice for your starting character. Whether you’re a veteran Baldur’s Gate player or new to the Forgotten Realms and Faerun, Larian Studios’ Early Access release offers a robust character creation suite from the off.Included in Baldur’s Gate 3 Early Access are 8 Races and 6 Classes, but it also features Subraces, Subclasses and a Background story to choose from. You will also choose your skills and abilities at an early stage. While this isn’t going to completely define your Baldur’s Gate 3 experience,…

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Baldur’s Gate 3 reveals Races and Classes for day one Early Access

Larian Studios has announced the races, variations, and classes of Baldur’s Gate 3’s Early Access.When Baldur’s Gate 3 goes into Early Access on October 6, you will be able to select from 16 races and subraces, as well as six classes from day one.On launch, players will be able to create humans, githyanki, elves, drow, half-elf, dwarves, halflings, and tieflings, including subraces of each.You will be able to create your own characters and play in either single-player or as a party of up to four in multiplayer, with over 25 hours worth of content designed for multiple playthroughs.Races such as…

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Baldur’s Gate 3 Early Access delayed to October 6

By Stephany Nunneley, Wednesday, 23 September 2020 17:17 GMT The Early Access period for Baldur’s Gate 3 has been delayed by one week.Larian Studios has announced Baldur’s Gate 3 Early Access will see a slight delay.Instead of going live on September 30 as planned, it will instead go into Early Access on October 6.According to the developer, the team has run into some unexpected delays, as there are some stability issues being sifted through.“Because of the delays, our translations are also later than expected and we want to ensure localization for the announced Early Access languages is strong enough for…

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Baldur’s Gate 3 Early Access scheduled for September

Larian Studios announced today during a livestream a new Early Access date for Baldur’s Gate 3 along with additional details on the game.Baldur’s Gate 3 will go into Early Access on Steam and Staida on September 30.During the stream, the final part of the CGI introduction was shown, and revealed players will begin their journey in Avernus, the first layer of the Nine Hells.Here’s more on that:Avernus featured heavily in the recently released D&D adventure module Descent Into Avernus, which saw the entire city of Elturel dragged into hell. The city was saved, but the aftermath of that cataclysmic event…

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Baldur’s Gate 3 won’t launch in August, but more information is coming soon

Larian Studios recently announced that Baldur’s Gate 3 won’t launch this month as planned, but we’ll be getting more information on the game on August 18. Larian made the announcement on Twitter, stating that it won’t be releasing Baldur’s Gate 3 in Early Access this month as intended. Check out the tweet below. Good news and bad news. BG3 won’t hit August, but it’s just around the corner. We’ll be announcing the release date, as well as big news on the Panel From Hell alongside @geoffkeighley, @LarAtLarian and the Larian crew. Tune in Aug 18th. https://t.co/S1RlVpJ8yw pic.twitter.com/NCkrnHHpH0 — Larian Studios…