Baldur's Gate 3 early access may begin in August 2020

Baldur (Image credit: Larian Studios)

What you need to know

  • Baldur's Gate 3 is being developed by Larian Studios.
  • Today, Larian announced that it is planning to release Baldur's Gate 3 in early access in August 2020.
  • Several improvements have also been made to the graphics, which you can see in a video below.

During today's showcase from the Guerrilla Collective, Larian Studios announced that Baldur's Gate 3 is coming to early access in August...maybe. The developer is trying to hit this window but things could change. Several improvements to the graphics have also been made and the ruleset is being tweaked. You can see some new gameplay to go along with the announcement below:

We've known for some time that Baldur's Gate 3 would have an early access window. This will include the first section of the game, as well as a limited number of classes to try out.

While the ongoing pandemic slowed down development, this still gives eager fans a window to aim for. We'll continue to share updates whenever an exact date is announced or if anything changes.

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