Baldur's Gate 3 enters Early Access in September
New RPG will be developed alongside community feedback
Larian Studios has announced that Baldur’s Gate 3 will arrive on Early Access starting September 30, 2020.
Swen Vincke, Creative Director of Larian Studios, commented on the bigger scope of early access, compared to Divinity: Original Sin 2. DOS2 EA had 22 combat encounters vs. 80 in BG3 EA; 17,600 English dialogue lines were in DOS2 EA vs. 45,980 in BG3 EA; DOS2 EA had 142 characters in vs. 596 in BG3 EA
Baldur’s Gate 3’s early access will include five Origin characters (as well as player-customized characters), with more to be announced throughout early access. The five launch characters are: Astarion (Elf/Vampire Rogue), Gale (Human Wizard), Lae’zel (Githyanki Warrior), Shadowheart (Half-Elf Cleric), Wyll (Human Warlock).
There is no plans on how long Early Access will last.