Baldur’s Gate 3 is ready to obtain its huge third patch, which is able to lastly enable gamers to vary their in-game character’s look. Followers have been desperately requesting this function since launch, and it is scheduled to go dwell later tonight, September 22, alongside fixes for the efficiency points within the densely-populated Act 3 section. When the replace goes dwell, the sport will add a Magic Mirror to our camp, a stationary device that may be interacted with to presumably open up a restricted model of the creation menu. Patch 3 was initially due on Thursday, however developer Larian Studios determined to take an additional day for ‘thorough testing.’
The Magic Mirror will not allow you to completely change your Tav, stopping you from altering their race and physique kind, which is smart given how a lot it impacts relationships with different NPCs and basic world interactions. That mentioned, something that is appearance-based — hair, make-up, voice, pronouns, and such — could be modified everytime you like. Beforehand, you have been caught utilizing no matter seems you picked initially, with no means of fixing it as soon as your Baldur’s Gate 3 journey started. This additionally signifies that should you created a brief character, you’ll proceed to stay as such until the top — or until you begin a brand new run. It does not seem to be utilizing the mirror requires that you just trade some type of foreign money both, which is good.
With Patch 3 comes the Magic Mirror, which lives in your camp and permits you to change your Tav’s look everytime you’d like!
💄 Change look, voice, pronouns
🧝♀️ Race & physique kind cannot be modified
🪞 Cannot alter Origins — they’re all *very* specific about their hair pic.twitter.com/fZo4LOOCLO
— Larian Studios (@larianstudios) September 21, 2023
Larian added that one can’t alter Origin characters similar to Karlach, Shadowheart, Gael, and the ilk. “…they’re all very specific about their hair,” the tweet reads, as a joking comment for Astarion the vampire spawn. Patch #3 can be supposed to carry Mac help for Baldur’s Gate 3. Up till now, it has been accessible through early entry, which lacks a ton of content material and modifications that have been current within the ultimate/ foremost construct launched on PC, in August. In the meantime, Larian has been fixing some quest-related points, particularly of the murderous drow Minthara, whose 1,500+ strains of dialogue have been disabled as a result of a bug. The crew additionally added an alternate ending to the cheerful Tiefling Karlach’s arc, and there are additionally plans to develop the ending ultimately.
Because the PS5 model rolled out earlier this month, Larian enabled cross-saves throughout platforms, letting gamers carry over their development from PC to console and vice versa — albeit solely the final 5 save information could be synced. We are able to assume that Baldur’s Gate 3’s Mac model can be getting the identical remedy. Plans for cross-play are additionally within the pipeline which ought to assist gamers on completely different programs have the ability to have interaction in on-line co-op adventures collectively.