- Larian Studios has launched Hotfix 14 for Baldur’s Gate 3, which slashes a plethora of crashes and bugs.
- The hotfix also brings Patch 5 to MacOS. An Xbox crash related to DLCs was patched in the new hotfix.
- It came out on August 3 on PC, followed by a PS5 launch on September 6 and an Xbox release on December 7.
After the game-changing Patch 4 fixed over a thousand issues and the massive Patch 5 added new content, the hotfixes have been targeting the smaller yet pesky bugs that were able to escape devs before. They are playing an equally effective role in making Baldur’s Gate 3 run smoother. The new Hotfix 14 deals with a slew of remaining crashes and slashes them entirely. It also brings the glad tidings of Patch 5’s arrival on MacOS.
Hotfix #14 is now live for Baldur’s Gate 3. Today’s update fixes multiple crashes, bugs and blockers, and brings Patch 5 to Mac!
— Larian Studios (@larianstudios) December 15, 2023
It fixes a crash that could potentially happen when trying to load a save game in Honour Mode. Similarly, a bug causing potential crashes to occur when reloading a save that was done during a cinematic was also mended. Many other crashes related to different in-game items and scenarios were patched, like one happening because of clothes and the like. Baldur’s Gate 3 will no longer crash when a second player joins on split-screen.
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The cloud sync on Xbox was also causing crashes in the entry, but Larian Studios has allocated additional memory for the feature to prevent the issue. Another potential Xbox crash relating to DLCs was patched. A potential blocker was also fixed when the host disconnected their Xbox wireless controller while a virtual keyboard was on a screen. Another Xbox bug happening when multiple big saves would sync together was also fixed.
The Game Awards winner overshadowed all the other releases this year, surprising the whole gaming scene in the process. It garnered valor soon after launch and loomed on sales and player charts galore. We suggest you read our write-up for the best classes before venturing into The Forgotten Realms for the first time. Also, glance over at our guide for the top ten best builds to have a visceral honeymoon phase with the title.
The alluring RPG came out with rave reviews on August 3, 2023, for PC. The PlayStation 5 version launched soon on September 6. Larian also pushed it for Xbox Series S and Xbox Series X on December 7. eXputer’s Huzaifah Durrani has lauded Baldur’s Gate 3 as “one of the greatest RPGs of all time” in his review with a stellar 5/5 score. He applauded the game for intricate worldbuilding, compelling story, fleshed-out characters, and the sort.
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