Xbox owners will still be getting the Christmas present of a Baldur's Gate 3 port this year according to an upgrade from Larian Studios employer Swen Vincke. Obviously, this was initially not in the cards, as Larian stated Xbox owners would need to wait till a minimum of 2024 as they tried to get regional co-op dealing with the Xbox Series S. Eventually, Microsoft bent, permitting Larian to launch Baldur's Gate 3 without regional co-op on Xbox Series S, making a 2024 release possible. All that stated, we have not actually got an upgrade on BG3 for Xbox in a while.
The good news is, according to Vincke, the Xbox variation of BG3 is presently in the playtesting stage and a 2023 release is still on track. No particular release date was supplied, however at some point in December appears like a sensible timeline.
"Latest on the Xbox [variation of Baldur's Gate 3]-- being actively playtested, still on schedule for this year. We'll reveal the specific release date when we're sure it's done."
Microsoft has actually stated Baldur's Gate 3 splitscreen might still occur on Xbox Series S, however it will likely take a fair bit of engineering to make it occur. In the meantime, Larian is getting the video game out with some sacrifices on Xbox Series S (something that might end up being more typical as the system's absence of power ends up being a problem for current-gen-exclusive titles). Have not been staying up to date with BG3? Wccftech's Francesco De Meo could not state enough advantages in his extremely favorable 9.5 out of 10 evaluation...
"With its interesting story, lovely characters, exceptionally vibrant world that continuously adjusts to the gamer's actions and option and a strong tactical fight system, Baldur's Gate 3 is amongst the very best CRPGs ever launched. A wonky user interface, the absence of some quality-of-life functions and Larian Studios' hallmark save scumming style effect the experience, however they're just small concerns that do not eliminate excessive from the entire experience. After years in advancement, Baldur's Gate 3 absolutely went beyond all expectations, and in the very best possible method."
Baldur's Gate 3 can presently be used PC and PS5.