At the February 2023 PlayStation State of Play, Larian Studios announced Baldur’s Gate 3 is coming to PlayStation 5 (PS5) and PC with a final release date of August 31, 2023. Furthermore, Baldur’s Gate 3 has received a Collector’s Edition and digital-only Deluxe Edition to preorder.
Sony and Larian describe the game like this: “From the creators of Divinity: Original Sin 2 comes a next-generation RPG set in the Forgotten Realms. Gather your party and return to Baldur’s Gate in a tale of fellowship and betrayal, sacrifice and survival, and the lure of absolute power. Mysterious abilities are awakening inside you, drawn from a Mind Flayer parasite planted in your brain. Resist, and turn darkness against itself. Or embrace corruption, and become ultimate evil.”
Here is what you can get for buying the digital-only Deluxe Edition:
- Playable Bard Song Pack
- Exclusive in-game dice skin
- An Adventurer’s Pouch containing supplies to help you get your journey started
- Digital downloads of the Baldur’s Gate 3 Original Soundtrack, artbook and character sheets
- 72-hours early access to Act I of Baldur’s Gate 3 on August 31, 2023
- A pack of items inspired by Divinity: Original Sin II
Meanwhile, the Collector’s Edition includes the following:
- A digital copy of Baldur’s Gate 3 Deluxe Edition
- Custom sticker sheet
- 25cm Mind Flayer vs. Drow battle diorama
- 160-page hardcover art book
- Cloth map of Faerûn
- Set of D&D-inspired origin character sheets
- Metal tadpole keyring
- Magic: The Gathering booster pack
- Custom-engraved metal d20, plus an in-game version!
- Certificate of authenticity
- All the Deluxe Edition content
Now you can just sit back and get hyped, as Baldur’s Gate 3 comes to PS5 and PC upon its final release date this August.