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Well that's quite an upgrade Baldur's Gate 3 just got, and one of my absolute favourite games of this year. Might be time to jump back in again!

The main headline features are all great like the new Epilogue, Honour Mode and Custom mode, improved inventory access and more but — there's one other little feature that they didn't seem to talk about, that plenty have been discovering to great surprise. I am of course talking about willy physics. Yes, all those people upset at release that there wasn't any wobbly bits can now rejoice. I don't think you really need to see it but video proof (NSFW, obviously). Glorious.

The main highlights:

  • Epilogue: An entirely new section at the end of the game that aims to provide a well-deserved sense of closure with your allies.
  • Two new play modes: Honour Mode and Custom Mode.
  • Many performance improvements, particularly in Act III.
  • Players playing on machines with low VRAM/RAM should see improved performance.
  • The game is now available in Korean!
  • While at camp, you can now access and manage the inventories of companions who aren't in your active party.
  • Added a brand new fight in Ramazith’s Tower.
  • Orin’s outfit now drops as loot and is wearable by anyone. We also gave it a suitably disgusting description and name.

Those performance improvements as well will be quite welcome, especially on top of AMD FSR 2.2 that was added in a previous update.

For Linux Desktop and Steam Deck just make sure you're either on Proton Hotfix or the latest Proton Experimental, as they have the needed updates to ensure the game will actually launch.

You can buy Baldur's Gate 3 on Steam and GOG.

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Raaben Dec 1, 2023
While I don't exactly regret the time I had with BG3 at launch, this really does remind me why I wait for the Final GOTY Enhanced edition of games. Glad to see they're working at it though, that ending... needs it.
dpanter Dec 1, 2023
Apparently Larian fiddled with the knobs to free willy.
kaiman Dec 1, 2023
That came just in time, as I am nearing the end of my first (and, for the near future, only) playthrough. Currently, GOG Galaxy has the clock at 211h, while the game itself says 175h, so seems I did reload quite a bit.

It starts feeling a bit tedious, but I've only a few companion quests to clear, so I guess I shall persevere. Given I never finished the originals way back when, that's really a testament to how much I like this installment.

Quoting: RaabenWhile I don't exactly regret the time I had with BG3 at launch, this really does remind me why I wait for the Final GOTY Enhanced edition of games.
That's the thought I had when Larian announced the (regular) boxed edition, which at €99 + shipping is incredible value considering that the digital game alone goes for €69.
RavenWings 2 years Dec 1, 2023
Thats some impressively realistic physics. Now I feel compelled to create a character called Willy Wiggler
Nocifer Dec 2, 2023
Beyond all expectations, and even though it indeed bears little resemblance to its namesakes, Baldur's Gate 3 not only managed to deliver but is actually GOTY material right out of the box. The third act though is very messy and cut down compared to what it obviously wanted (and deserved) to have been, so even though I love this game to pieces, I managed to unhook myself from it just before I entered the Lower City and at this point I'm patiently waiting for the definitive edition so I can properly dive right back in and enjoy this gem of a game in all its glory.

I guess what I'm trying to say is, I love that Larian are already adding new story content like the Epilogue :P
Pengling Dec 2, 2023
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Quotethere's one other little feature that they didn't seem to talk about, that plenty have been discovering to great surprise. I am of course talking about willy physics. Yes, all those people upset at release that there wasn't any wobbly bits can now rejoice. I don't think you really need to see it but video proof (NSFW, obviously). Glorious.
I couldn't stop laughing! (Act your age, Pengling!)

Still, it makes a change from jiggle-physics being exclusive to female characters, doesn't it?
StoneColdSpider Dec 2, 2023
Quotethere's one other little feature that they didn't seem to talk about, that plenty have been discovering to great surprise. I am of course talking about willy physics. Yes, all those people upset at release that there wasn't any wobbly bits can now rejoice. I don't think you really need to see it but video proof (NSFW, obviously). Glorious.
Seems a future game for Dick Trickle........ Might be a bit stiff to work him in there though....... But im sure I can make him fit right in.....
slaapliedje Dec 3, 2023
Poor Conan Exiles, people have forgotten how you can properly teabag your enemies with a wiggling willy!
slaapliedje Dec 3, 2023
Quoting: StoneColdSpider
Quotethere's one other little feature that they didn't seem to talk about, that plenty have been discovering to great surprise. I am of course talking about willy physics. Yes, all those people upset at release that there wasn't any wobbly bits can now rejoice. I don't think you really need to see it but video proof (NSFW, obviously). Glorious.
Seems a future game for Dick Trickle........ Might be a bit stiff to work him in there though....... But im sure I can make him fit right in.....
Haha, he may want to see a doctor about that...
Eri Dec 4, 2023
My evil dark urge playthough is about to happend, each update makes me want to start it harder. I will also reload the last save from my first character, for what I've seen that new epilogue is awesome.
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