Baldur’s Gate 3: release dates, file size, and early access


After a few years of ready, plus months in early entry getting issues excellent, Baldur’s Gate 3 is lastly poised for a full launch on August 3 for PC and September 6 on PS5, with Xbox consoles not formally confirmed as of but. This sequel appears to be the follow-up followers of the most well-liked Dungeons & Dragons spinoff have been dreaming of, with deep character customization, significant decision-making, and tactical turn-based fight.

Whether or not you’ve been following the sport’s progress via the early-access variations or ready for the ultimate product, it would be best to be prepared to start your journey the second the title drops in your platform of alternative. We will’t show you how to construct your character sheet, however we will not less than be sure you’re able to roll your character the second Baldur’s Gate 3 opens.

Baldur’s Gate 3 launch time

A map showing when Baldur's Gate 3 launches around the world.

In a uncommon transfer, Larian Studios break up the discharge date for Baldur’s Gate 3, shifting the PC date ahead to August 3 and PS5 model again to September 6. In case you are a PC participant, you can begin enjoying at 8 a.m. PT and 11 a.m. ET on August 3. See the above map for different time zones.

Baldur’s Gate 3 file measurement

Larian Studios has formally acknowledged that PC gamers will want 150GB of free area to put in Baldur’s Gate 3, however Director of Publishing Michael Douse later stated that the sport itself will solely take up 122GB, noting “We such as you having not less than 150GB as a result of that’s simply good for you.” To be protected, we advise having 150GB free simply in case.

The file measurement for the PS5 model continues to be unknown.

Baldur’s Gate 3 preload choices

A Baldur's Gate 3 character lights the way.
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PC gamers won’t be able to preload Baldur’s Gate 3 previous to its launch date and time. You’ll have to wait till the sport releases earlier than downloading your entire recreation to play. Nonetheless, we do know that those that preorder the Digital Deluxe Version are eligible for 72-hour early entry to Act 1 of the sport solely on the PS5 model of the sport, implying that preloads might be carried out someday earlier than that interval. The PC Digital Deluxe Version doesn’t embody a 72-hour head begin.

Once more, we are going to replace you when official phrase is given.

Baldur’s Gate 3 preorder particulars

Baldur’s Gate 3 is obtainable to preorder as the bottom recreation, Digital Deluxe Version on PS5, and Collector’s Version for each PC and PS5 through its official store.

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