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Larian Releases Major Update for Baldur’s Gate 3

Larian Studios has recently released another significant update for its popular role-playing game, Baldur's Gate 3. This update, following the game's first major patch, includes a range of fixes, improvements, and new UI features. Among the highlights of the update are the ability to dismiss co-op party members, additional scenes for the character Karlach, and various user interface enhancements.

One of the most requested features from players was the ability to dismiss co-op party members, and Larian has delivered with the introduction of Withers' Wardrobe of Wayward Friends. This magical wardrobe allows players to temporarily remove their friends' characters from their parties, freeing up space for new companions. The entertainingly named wardrobe is owned by a skeletal character known as Withers.

The character Karlach has also received some attention in this update. Players now have more control over her story arc, with the addition of new ending scenes and companion moments. If Karlach is in the party at the end of the game and the Blade of Avernus offers to go to the Hells with her, players can decide whether to go with them, go alone with Karlach, or let them go by themselves. Additionally, there are new moments for both companion and avatar Karlach to reflect on the state of her engine and the possibility of burning out after getting her second upgrade.

The update also addresses some blockers that players have encountered, such as getting stuck in combat because a player character cannot be selected to end their turn. Dialogue issues with Angry Mar'hyah and Oyster Boy Dringo have also been fixed.

In terms of user interface improvements, Larian has added new features to make the game more user-friendly. Players now have the option to delete all but the latest campaign, saving storage space. Icons for equipped items have been updated to make it easier to identify who the items belong to. Item rarity filters have been added to the inventory, and the “Your Turn” notification now specifies which character's turn it is. The character summary on Level Up will also update to reflect changes in ability scores.

With this latest update, Larian Studios continues to refine and improve upon Baldur's Gate 3, delivering a better gaming experience for players.

– Baldur's Gate 3 Official Website (patch notes)
– Larian Studios