Baldur’s Gate 3 Offering 16 Race/Subrace Options in Early Access

Baldur's Gate 3 early access begins October 6, with 16 race/subrace options and 25 hours of gameplay.
Baldur's Gate 3 early access begins October 6, with 16 race/subrace options and 25 hours of gameplay.

The Baldur’s Gate 3 Early Access phase begins in a mere four days, but Larian Studios aren’t about to leave fans totally in the dark about what’s in store for them next week.

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Baldur’s Gate 3 will be launching with 16 different races and subraces to choose from, and there will be 150 different photorealistic and painstakingly created heads for players to choose from and apply to their party members.

The game’s confirmed races are:

  • Human
  • Elf
    • High Elf
    • Wood Elf
  • Drow
    • Seldarine Drow
    • Lolth-Sworn Drow

  • Half-Elf
    • High Half-Elf
    • Wood Half-Elf
    • Drow Half-Elf
  • Dwarf
    • Gold
    • Shield
  • Halfling
    • Lightfoot Halfling
    • Strongheart Halfling
  • Tiefling
    • Asmodeus Tiefling
    • Mephistopheles Tiefling
    • Zariel Tiefling

Aside from the above wealth of racial options, Baldur’s Gate 3‘s Early Access period will include six classes: Cleric, Fighter, Rogue, Ranger, Warlock, and Wizard.

Early Access will cover the game’s first act, which Larian Studios claim spans around 25 hours of gameplay. They have stated before that there are multiple ways to progress through Act 1, further adding to replayability before it is released in full.

Baldur’s Gate 3 has yet to receive a firm release date, but it looks to uphold the legendary reputation of the classic CRPG series and promises to be one of the most flexible entries to the genre yet. Check out its early access beginning October 6.

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