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Baldur's Gate 3 Release Time Revealed, Early Access Saves Won't Transfer

The PC version of the anticipated RPG comes out in one week.


Developer Larian Studios has shared the exact release time for Baldur's Gate 3 on PC worldwide. The game has been in early access since 2020, and the full launch for PC is August 3. But you won't be able to play right away on that date, as the release time isn't until slightly later in the day.

In addition, Larian reiterated that early access players cannot transfer their saves over to the full release for Baldur's Gate 3. On Twitter, the developer added "so much has changed, it's worth it to start fresh!"

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Baldur's Gate 3 Release Times

There are no early unlocks for Baldur's Gate 3 on PC (such as with the collector's edition). So the following are the times for the full launch, per the official Baldur's Gate 3 Twitter account.

August 3

  • 8 AM PT
  • 11 AM ET
  • 4 PM BST

August 4

  • 1 AM AET
  • 3 AM NZST

Other Versions

Baldur's Gate 3 was delayed on PS5, now arriving September 6 instead of late August. That also just happens to be when Starfield drops on Xbox Series X|S and PC. Speaking of Microsoft's system, there is no release window for the RPG on Xbox Series X|S because of development issues with Xbox Series S. Larian has said Baldur's Gate 3's split-screen is essential to the game, and it's this feature that's causing issues on Xbox Series S.

For more on the upcoming RPG, check out everything we know about Baldur's Gate 3.

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