Baldur’s Gate 3: Patch 5 will be huge, Larian advises reinstalling the game – TomsHardware

The developers’ work on Baldur’s Gate 3 doesn’t seem to be finished yet. The next patch 5 of the title promises to be gigantic and is intended to optimize the game on PC and PS5, but also add completely new content.

Baldur's Gate 3©Larian Studios

Baldur’s Gate 3 is one of the most popular games of the year and for good reason, the title is truly outstanding according to critics and players. In fact, the sequel is one of the best RPGs of all time in the running for Game of the Year honors.

The title is currently still the highest rated game on PS5. Baldur’s Gate 3 must Success thanks to the hard work of the Larian studiowho continued to improve it during its early access and after its release.

He It looks like the job isn’t done yet and the Belgian development studio is currently working on one fifth patch for his game. Not only should this bring some slowdown fixes and polish up the romance with the character Astarion.

Actually, the Patch 5 looks absolutely massiveit will be more than 30 GB and requires 130 GB of storage space. If this suggests that it will be rich in new features and fixes, that’s unlikely to help home consoles where Baldur’s Gate 3 is already too hard.

A huge patch taking up too much space?

Over and beyond, Larian recommends downloading the game again rather than applying the patch directly without specifying why. This shouldn’t help players with relatively slow internet speeds. As mentioned above, the patch menu includes the correction of slowdowns and the adjustment of the romance with AstarionAdd content with a completely new epilogue for the game.

Patch 5 Baldur's Gate 3©Larian Studios

That’s not all, because the patch also has to bring many Performance improvements on PC and PS5 versions of the game. According to Larian, these were Made possible by optimizing Xbox Series versions S and X, where RAM usage decreased by 10% and VRAM usage decreased by 34%.

According to the game developers, these tweaks don’t even seem to be the most interesting thing the patch has to offer. Larian seems particularly proud of his patch and the players are definitely looking forward to it.

Baldur’s Gate 3 Patch 5 should be released before the end of the week, says the studio, and this one looks particularly impressive, if too heavy. While we wait for the release, we can only Praise the studio’s effortswho seems really determined This makes Baldur’s Gate 3 the game of the year 2023.