Does Baldur’s Gate 3 have crossplay & cross-platform progression?

Everything you need to know about the crossplay and cross-platform mechanic in Baldur's Gate 3


Does Baldur’s Gate 3 have crossplay & cross-platform progression?

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Larian Studios has blown the minds of all RPG fans with their latest release, Baldur’s Gate 3. It has received much support from fans and is critically acclaimed. The game was also recently awarded the Game of the Year during the Game Awards 2023.

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Baldur’s Gate 3 allows players to create their character and dive deep into the mythical world of Faerun. Besides this, Many players have been asking questions about the cross-platform and cross-progression capabilities of this masterful RPG as they wouldn’t want to lose their progression when they play the game on a different platform.

Crossplay feature in Baldur’s Gate 3

As of now, the game doesn’t include or possess crossplay mechanics. However, the developers at Larian Studios have confirmed recently that they are looking to add this feature to the game soon.

The head of publishing at Larian Studios, Michael Douse, has confirmed that crossplay has been planned since the game was in early development. He has said that the development of this system is progressing well, but he doesn’t want to set a specific date for it yet.

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Baldur’s Gate 3( Image via Larian Studios)

If players on Xbox Series X/S, Playstation 5 or PC want to play together, they will have to wait a while before they can team up and explore Faerun.

Baldur’s Gate 3 Cross-Progression details

Baldur’s Gate 3 has cross-progression, meaning players can switch between platforms such as Xbox Series S/X, PlayStation 5, and PC without the fear of losing their game progress.

Their save file is stored in the cloud, so it can be easily transferred to other platforms. This helps players access Baldur’s Gate 3 more easily.

Advantages of cross-play and cross-platform progression:

Cross-play and cross-platforms give players a plethora of advantages. These advantages consist of some major benefits, such as:

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  • Easy Accessibility: Cross-progression allows players to access the game on the go without fearing to start the game again. This removes platform barriers and increases the player base.
  • Increased game sales: Due to cross-progression, gamers purchase the game on other platforms, increasing the game’s sales and the revenue the companies earn.

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