Baldur's Gate 3 Japan Release
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Baldur’s Gate 3 to Arrive in Japan on PS5 in 2023

Baldur’s Gate 3 will be arriving in Japan on PlayStation 5 in 2023, Spike Chunsoft announced on August 17, 2023. Spike Chunsoft is set to publish the Japanese version of the fantasy RPG game developed by Larian Studios this year, but a definitive date has not been decided at this time. The game will release both digitally on the PlayStation Store and physically at retailers in Japan.

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Larian Studios is best known for its work on the Divinity series, but Baldur’s Gate 3 is its first entry in the Baldur’s Gate franchise. It serves as the sequel to the Baldur’s Gate II: Shadows of Amn which released 23 years ago. Baldur’s Gate 3 has been in early access since 2020, but finally released on Windows PC on August 3, 2023 in North America and Europe.

Since Baldur’s Gate 3‘s release, it received near universal acclaim from critics and fans alike who have been charmed by its extremely player-driven story and gameplay, the plethora of unique characters that players can interact with, and its deep commitment to the Dungeons & Dragons formula. Since it’s launch, Baldur’s Gate 3 it continued to receive support by Larian Studios as they have released a number of hotfixes to patch bugs and crashes ahead of its PlayStation 5 release.

Baldur’s Gate III is available for Windows PC and will release on the PlayStation 5 and macOS on September 6, 2023.


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