Baldur’s Gate 3 Xbox Series X|S Release: Here’s What We Know
Baldur’s Gate 3, the much-awaited sequel in the classic RPG video game series is finally being released for Xbox Series X|S. Here’s what we know about this exciting new title.
Baldur’s Gate 3 is the first Baldur’s Gate title in 6 years, and the third in the top-selling video game series that has gained a massive and passionate following since its launch almost two decades ago. It’s developed by Larian Studios, the team behind acclaimed indie game Divinity: Original Sin 2, and appears to be inspired by the original 1998 Baldur’s Gate.
Gameplay and Story
The game begins with a teleportation to the Sword Coast, ancient home of the Forgotten Realms. You’ll have to face chaos, corruption, and dark forces from across the planes. You’ll have seven character classes and eight races to choose from, with a wide variety of skills, spells, companions and more. Combat has been overhauled from the original and features a turn-based tactical system with a toolset that provides you with a deep set of strategies and tactics.
Baldur’s Gate 3’s story takes place a century after the events of the original game. You’ll have to explore different regions, discover lost secrets, and Harris against powerful forces in your quest to save the Baldur’s Gate city. The game allows for full modding and multiplayer support, so you can create and share your own stories with other gamers.
Release Date and Pricing
Baldur’s Gate 3 is set to be released on Xbox Series X|S on September 21st. It will also be available on PC through Steam and GOG for $59.99. The game is also available for pre-order on Xbox One for $49.99, and there’s a Deluxe Edition for $99.99 that includes the soundtrack, digital art books, and early access to an extra possible companion.
Baldur’s Gate 3 is set to be one of the best RPG releases of the year, with a huge world to explore, deep customization, and thrilling combat. Its arrival on Xbox Series X|S is sure to be welcomed by fans, and is a great way to experience the classic Baldur’s Gate 3 in 2020.