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Baldur's Gate 3 Patch 6 Will Improve More Than Just Kissing

But the kissing is still very important.


Baldur's Gate 3's next update made headlines for how it will improve the game's kissing animations, but the upcoming patch 6 will bring some other notable improvements to Larian's RPG that should make for a better overall experience.

As Larian details in a thread on X (formerly Twitter), come Patch 6, players will no longer need to run all around their camp to dismiss and then recruit companions to their party. Instead, players will be able to dismiss a party member by speaking to the companion that will be their replacement, fixing a complaint players have long had since Baldur's Gate 3's launch.

Also related to companions is a change so that automatically triggered dialogue will prioritize the player as the main speaker, as opposed to party members stepping in to steal the show. In another fix coming as part of the update, the Shield Bash and Rebuke of the Mighty abilities will now correctly trigger Saving Throws.

Even with those additions, the star of the update will still be the improved kissing, but there are a few other changes outlined by Larian to be coming as part of the update. Patch 6 will also add idle camp animations and new "Legendary Actions" for those playing on the game's highest difficulty.

Larian is advising players to potentially clear up some storage space ahead of the patch's arrival, as it will take 21GB on consoles and a whopping 150GB of storage space on PC and SteamDeck. If that's too much to handle, Larian says players should uninstall and then reinstall the game with the patch included.

The patch still doesn't have an official release date or official patch notes just yet, but Larian previously stated it would arrive this week, just in time for Valentine's Day. Baldur's Gate 3 recently won Game of the Year at the community-voted Steam Awards, while some Xbox users enjoying the RPG earlier this year received bans for recording some of Baldur's Gate 3's more explicit scenes using the console's capture tools.

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