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Baldur’s Gate 3 Release Date, Plot, and Trailer

Updated: Jul 29, 2023 8:55 pm
Baldur’s Gate 3 Release Date, Plot, and Trailer

Are you excited about the release of Baldur’s Gate 3? Larian Studios has announced that the game will launch soon. Unfortunately, it doesn’t have only one release date. The Divinity Original Sin developer has announced two release dates with a third that will be coming up at some point.

Which release date you are looking out for depends on if you want to get the game through Steam, wait for the PlayStation release, or ponder whether it will come to Xbox Series X/S. PC Players are excited for the Dungeons & Dragons game to finally come out of early access and hit consoles.

Get your character ready, draw up your character sheet, and choose whether your want to be a bard or wizard, or if you are in the mood to multiclass. This D&D game is about to release and many are excited for it. Here is everything you need to know about the release of Baldur’s Gate 3 along with the plot and trailer.

Baldur’s Gate 3 Release Date

As we stated above, there are multiple release dates for Baldur’s Gate 3 and it depends on which version of the game you want to get. Luckily, the different editions all release at the same time. Here are all the release dates for the game:

The PC launch of the game will be first in August, followed by the release of the PlayStation version in September. The Xbox Series X/S version of Baldur’s Gate 3 will arrive in the future after developer Larian Studios has ironed out all the technical issues. The PC release of the game is broken up into different times across the globe.

Those who purchase the Baldur’s Gate 3 digital deluxe edition on PlayStation 5 will also get 72-hour early access to the game starting on September 3, 2023.

Baldur’s Gate 3 Features

Baldur’s Gate 3 features tactical turn-based combat similar to that of Divinity Original Sin 2. The game also includes a wide variety of classes, races, and subraces, all inspired by D&D. There is a robust class system that allows you to alter your character, select skills, and truly play in the way that you want.

The following classes are all in Baldur’s Gate 3:

  • Wizard
  • Cleric
  • Bard
  • Fighter
  • Barbarian
  • Sorcerer
  • Rogue
  • Druid
  • Monk
  • Warlock

Outside of combat, you will interact with countless NPCs as you progress through a massive story set in the Forgotten Realms. Your dialogue choices and actions all matter and will determine how the world views you.

If you want to play with friends, you can do so by joining them in online multiplayer or even locally via split-screen co-op.

Baldur’s Gate 3 Plot

The plot of Baldur’s Gate 3 takes place nearly a century after the events of the second game. The Mind Flayers seek to rise up from the Underdark and restore their empire.

Your character awakens after being captured by the Mind Flayers and implanted with an Illithid Tadpole. Now, you must find a way to free yourself from this parasite or risk transforming into a Mind Flayer yourself.

The story of Baldur’s Gate 3 is one of survival, romance, and betrayal as you and your companions must work together to help the people of the Forgotten Realms.

Baldur’s Gate 3 Trailer

Below is a trailer that showcases the official release dates and teases the launch of the game.

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