Baldur’s Gate 3 is Heading to Xbox This Year


Baldur's Gate 3

By: Jason Siu


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Baldur's Gate 3 is releasing on Xbox this year, after all

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Baldur’s Gate 3 launched earlier this month on PC and will be heading to PlayStation 5 on September 6. There has been a lot of discussion on why the massive CRPG doesn’t have a release date on Xbox, but it’s mainly because of the hurdles in providing the same experience on Xbox Series S and Xbox Series X. However, Swen Vincke, CEO of Larian Studios, confirmed on Twitter that after meeting with Xbox’s Phil Spencer, they found a solution to bring Baldur’s Gate 3 to Xbox players this year.

“Super happy to confirm that after meeting @XboxP3 [Phil Spencer] yesterday, we’ve found a solution that allows us to bring Baldur’s Gate 3 to Xbox players this year still, something we’ve been working towards for quite some time,” said Swen Vincke on X (Twitter). “All improvements will be there, with split-screen coop on Series X. Series S will not feature split-screen coop, but will also include cross-save progression between Steam and Xbox Series.”

So it looks like Xbox has agreed to letting Larian Studios drop split-screen support on Xbox Series S, at least for launch. The game will benefit from all the improvements the PC version has received, just like the upcoming PlayStation 5 release. For now, Xbox gamers have Starfield to look forward to, which release on September 6 or September 1 if you upgraded for Early Access.

We recently completed our first playthrough of Baldur’s Gate 3 and found the CRPG a very fulfilling experience — read our review. It’s an extremely complex and rich game, but it offers an adventure unlike any other in modern gaming.

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With over 20 years of online publishing experience, Jason Siu is currently the Content Director at VerticalScope and used to spend most of his time writing about cars. His work can be seen on websites such as AutoGuide, EV Pulse, FlatSixes, Tire Authority, and more. As the former co-founder of and West Coast Editor of Modified Magazine, he has also authored two books for CarTech Books. In his spare time, he founded FullCleared to indulge in his passion for writing about games. Although Jason is a variety gamer, he generally prefers RPGs.

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