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Why Are Baldur’s Gate 3 PS5 & Xbox Release Dates Later Than PC?

Baldur's Gate 3 will be released later on PS5 & Xbox than on PC. Here are some of the reasons why.

Baldur’s Gate 3 is one of the best-selling games on Steam. It even has over 590,00 concurrent players when writing this article. So many console players wonder when this masterpiece will reach their console systems. So today, we will look at what we know about Baldur’s Gate 3 PS5 & Xbox release dates. And we will also share reasons why the game is taking so long to come to consoles.

When Will Baldur's Gate 3 Be Released on PS5 & Xbox

When Will Baldur’s Gate 3 Be Released on PS5 & Xbox?

Here are the current known Baldur’s Gate 3 release dates on PS5 & Xbox:

  • Baldur’s Gate 3 PS5 release date: September 6, 2023
  • Baldur’s Gate 3 Xbox release date: 2024

Reasons Why it is Taking So Long to Come to Xbox

So based on all the info we know, here’s why Baldur’s Gate 3 is taking so long:

  1. Technical issues with the Xbox Series S
  2. Fully integrating controller controls
  3. The Early Access phase and updates for the game were PC-centric.

Why is Baldur’s Gate 3 Releasing Later on Xbox & PS5?

Why is Baldur's Gate 3 Releasing Later on Xbox & PS5

On September 6, 2023, Baldur’s Gate 3 will be launched on the PS5, according to a Larian Studios announcement. For the Xbox version of the game, a target release date of 2024 is the only information available now.

The Xbox version of Baldur’s Gate 3 could come in the first half 2024. The release might, however, be postponed much longer due to limitations as specified below.

 According to the devs, Baldur’s Gate 3 is not a PlayStation exclusive, who have stated that the studio is currently developing the Xbox version of the game.

According to the dev’s statement, the Xbox Series S, the less powerful of the two Xbox systems, gives The Larian Studios some technical difficulties. The developers’ desired split-screen co-op cannot be rendered on the Xbox Series S at 60 frames per second in Baldur’s Gate 3.

The developers are attempting to discover a workaround for these technological restrictions due to Microsoft’s commitment to players that all Series X games will be playable on Series S.

The precise release date for Xbox platforms will be disclosed by Larian Studios once/if these technical problems are resolved. Meanwhile, console users can still enjoy Baldur’s Gate 3 on PC or the cloud through GeForce NOW till the game launches on their console devices.

Baldur’s Gate 3 will undoubtedly smash on consoles when it comes out. Console players need to wait a little longer. In the meantime, they can still enjoy the game on PC or the cloud through GeForce NOW.

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