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Baldur’s Gate 3 Releases First Official Patch with Over 1,000 Bug Fixes and Improvements

Baldur's Gate 3, the highly anticipated role-playing game developed by Larian Studios, has released its first official patch. The patch notes for this update are so extensive that they even exceed the character limit on the Steam platform.

This patch addresses over 1,000 bugs, as well as balancing and flow issues. One significant fix in this update deals with height issues that arise when shorter characters, such as halflings and gnomes, try to engage in romantic relationships with taller races. Larian Studios humorously refers to this fix as “bringing back Short King Summer with better kissing contact for short races.”

Another notable fix in the patch notes involves addressing quest-breaking issues related to characters named Art Cullagh and Fist J'ehlar, who would get scared of bears and spiders. Additionally, the update includes an option during a spell-teaching scene with a character named Gale, allowing players to picture a future with him that falls between kissing him and kicking him in the head.

What sets Baldur's Gate 3 apart is its approach to treating sex. The game portrays sex in a romantic and irreverent manner, showcasing both the intimate and humorous aspects of the act. While the game often makes jokes around sex, it still treats it with the respect and importance it deserves. This is a refreshing perspective compared to other video games that tend to shy away from or trivialize the topic.

Overall, the first official patch for Baldur's Gate 3 addresses various issues and improves the gameplay experience. Players can now enjoy a more polished and immersive adventure in the world of Baldur's Gate.


– Article by Ash Parrish (The Verge)

– Baldur's Gate 3 Steam page