Baldur's Gate 3 will launch for Xbox this 12 months, however will probably be lacking a key function on Xbox Collection S

Kath Santarin
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Larian Studios has discovered a solution to launch Baldur's Gate 3 on Xbox Collection X/S this 12 months, because of a concession from Microsoft.

As talked about in a lot of our BG3 information articles, the Xbox delay was as a consequence of points getting split-screen co-op to work on Collection S. As a result of Microsoft requires parity between the Collection X and Collection S, Larian was unable to supply a launch date for the Xbox model till split-screen labored on Collection S.

Baldur's Gate 3 launch trailer.

Microsoft labored with Larian on the problem, however it appears there hasn't been a lot headway as the sport will now be launched for the consoles, though with out the split-screen function on Collection S.

“Tremendous comfortable to verify that after assembly {Phil Spencer] yesterday, we’ve discovered an answer that permits us to convey Baldur’s Gate 3 to Xbox gamers this 12 months, one thing we’ve been working in the direction of for fairly a while,” mentioned Larian Studios CEO and founder, Swen Vincke on Twitter.

“All enhancements will probably be there, with split-screen coop on Collection X. Collection S won't function split-screen coop, however can even embody cross-save development between Steam and Xbox Collection.”

Baldur's Gate 3 was launched on August 3 for PC and is coming to PS5 on September 6. A launch date for Xbox Collection X/S was not supplied as of press time, however a minimum of it is coming someday this 12 months.

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