Larian announces physical Deluxe Edition for Baldur's Gate 3
Larian Studios has announced a physical Deluxe Edition for Baldur's Gate 3, now available for pre-order on the official website for PlayStation 5, Xbox Series X, and PC. Larian ships to "the majority of countries within the European Union (including UK and Norway), the United States, Canada, Australia, and New Zealand."
This edition is not a Collector's Edition, and Larian states "players needn’t panic if they lose out on the initial batch." Orders are set to ship in Early 2024.
For Xbox players eagerly awaiting the digital release of Baldur's Gate 3, Larian has stated that a release date will be revealed at The Game Awards on December 7.
Today's press release about the newly-announced Deluxe Edition can be found below.
Today brings exciting news for fans of physical media! Celebrating a record seven awards at last week’s Golden Joysticks, along with eight nominations at The Game Awards later this year, Larian Studios is delighted to announce the physical Baldur’s Gate 3: Deluxe Edition for PC, PlayStation 5 and Xbox Series X, coming in Q1 2024 for $79.99.
On both PS5 and Xbox, the game will be playable on disc, with the PS5 version sporting two discs, and Xbox a whopping three discs to house the chonky epic. On PC, a DVD hosts a custom installer and arrives with a Steam key.
“This experiment is what we feel the future of physical media looks like, at least for us at Larian,” said Michael Douse, Director of Publishing at Larian. “We spent the last few months learning how to do it from scratch and put everything we learned from the Collector’s Edition into what we hope is unbeatable value for what we’re considering our standard physical version going forward. If it works out, we’ll keep doing it this way. We understand the value of physical media, and while there are clearly increasingly significant challenges when it comes to the archiving of games, we truly believe it’s worth experimenting, even if it means a fuck-ton of discs.”
Baldur’s Gate 3: Deluxe Edition will be sold exclusively by and restocked on Larian’s dedicated store. It is not a Collector’s Edition, so players needn’t panic if they lose out on the initial batch.
While each version of the Deluxe Edition is scheduled to ship in Q1 of 2024, Larian notes that the release date for the long-awaited Xbox digital version of Baldur’s Gate 3 will be revealed at The Game Awards on December 7.
Available to preorder now, the Deluxe Edition includes a Baldur’s Gate 3 game disc for your chosen platform, packaged within an oversized exclusive game box designed to sit alongside your classic Baldur’s Gate collection.
The Deluxe Edition also includes a wealth of goodies:
- Original Soundtrack on 3 CDs
- Cloth World Map
- Two Fabric Patches
- Thirty-two Stickers
- Baldur’s Gate 3 Art Poster
You’ll also receive all existing Digital Deluxe content, which includes the following:
- Divinity Item Pack
- Bard Song Pack
- Exclusive Dice Skin
- Paintings from Rivellon
- Adventurer's Pouch
- Digital OST
- Digital Artbook
- Digital Character Sheets
Baldur’s Gate 3 is out now on PC, Mac and PS5. More information on Baldur’s Gate 3 is available on the official website.