Baldur’s Gate 3: Continues its Winning Streak with Another Game of the Year Accolade

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At the annual DICE Awards the most popular game Baldur’s Gate 3 has once again, shown its mettle by winning a coveted award from the Academy of Interactive Arts and Sciences. With its incredible performance at The Game Awards late last year this latest victory expands the game’s astounding list of accomplishments. After eight nominations Baldur’s Gate 3 won, an incredible six categories at The Game Awards in December. Game of the Year, Best RPG, Best Multiplayer and the Player’s Voice Award were just a few of its many accolades. 

It was hardly surprising that the game which had received a tonne of praise from critics and fans alike since its August debut won a massive victory at The Game Awards. For many it’s the best role playing game ever made. Baldur’s Gate 3 is still, the game of the year for gaming awards even after the initial frenzy subsided.

Baldur’s Gate 3: 27th Annual DICE Awards

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Baldur’s Gate 3 continued its winning streak at the 27th Annual DICE Awards, presented by AIAS, by taking home gold in five different categories: Game of the Year, Role-Playing Game of the Year, Outstanding Achievement in Story, Game Design, and Game Direction. These honours strengthen Larian Studios’ standing as a dominant force in the gaming sector. One of the most well regarded games in recent memory, Baldur’s Gate 3 presently has an amazing 96% “Overwhelmingly Positive” rating on Steam, based on over 500,000 user reviews.

Highlights of Baldur’s Gate 3’s DICE Awards:

  • Game of the Year
  • Role-Playing Game of the Year
  • Outstanding Achievement in Story
  • Outstanding Achievement in Game Design
  • Outstanding Achievement in Game Direction

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Exciting Updates with Patch 6

Baldur’s Gate 3 recently released its much awaited Patch 6 on February 16 which only served to heighten the anticipation. In addition to several bug fixes, this update brings about a number of noteworthy enhancements, such as improved animations, new camp idle animations, and more Legendary Actions in Honour Mode. Though Patch 6 requires a whopping 150 GB for Steam users and 21 GB for console users, it’s important to note that the files are very large. Steam users also have the option to save storage by simply removing and reinstalling the patched version.

Rumours about the possible release of DLC for Baldur’s Gate 3 are rampant, given that it has been six months since the game’s release. A senior management at Larian Studios made a suggestion in August about post-launch DLC, suggesting that the studio wanted to add more to the game’s setting. Though the development team is also thinking about taking a well-earned vacation following the game’s intense development cycle, the primary focus for the time being is still on support patches. As 2024 draws closer, fans are looking forward to any clues or announcements about new DLC material, however specifics are still hard to come by.

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