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Baldur’s Gate 3 Has A Release Date And It’s Also Coming To PS5

For the flayers.

Baldur’s Gate 3 has finally secured a date for its full release, over two years after its original Early Access launch.

The game will launch as a complete product on August 31st this year, both for PC/Mac and with a newly-announced PS5 version.

Larian Studios made the announcement during today’s PlayStation State of Play showcase, with a sexy new trailer to go along with it, which you can watch right here:

“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.

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“Baldur’s Gate 3 is a next-generation cinematic RPG set in the Forgotten Realms. It’s a true Dungeons & Dragons experience in video game form, and the long-awaited third installment in the Baldur’s Gate series. Whether you’ve been waiting for this game for 20+ years or the previous sentence is a mystery to you, adventure awaits you in Baldur’s Gate 3’s tale of fellowship and betrayal, sacrifice and survival, and the lure of absolute power.”

The game will be playable in two-player local splitscreen co-op on a single PS5, or up to four players online.

You can read more about Baldur’s Gate 3 and its upcoming PS5 release on the PlayStation Blog.

Read more about everything announced at the PlayStation State of Play, including a deep dive into Suicide Squad: Kill the Justice League, a fresh look at Resident Evil 4, heaps of PlayStation VR2 announcements and more, right here.