Does Baldur’s Gate 3 have multiplayer or co-op?

Does Baldur’s Gate 3 have multiplayer or co-op?
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Written by 

Morgan Truder


16th Aug 2023 16:35

Many players wanting to play with friends will be wondering if Baldur's Gate 3 has multiplayer or co-op capabilities, so check out what options are available to you when booting the game up. 

Baldur's Gate 3 has taken the world by storm with its release, with it standing as the highest-rated game of the year as of writing. Combining turn-based combat with the classic CRPG formula of the Baldur's Gate series, the game allows you to build a party of different companions to explore an expansive fantasy world.

If you want to experience the acclaimed game with other people, check out if Baldur's Gate 3 has multiplayer or co-op.

Does Baldur’s Gate 3 have multiplayer?

Baldur's Gate 3 cover image highlighting races
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The good news is that yes, Baldur’s Gate 3 does have multiplayer. You can play alongside your buddies in a party of up to four people, each with their own unique character.

Huge RPGs like Baldur’s Gate 3 are great, and considering the game is so heavily inspired by Tabletop RPGs, it makes perfect sense it’s trying to capture the sense of camaraderie we’ve grown used to with the genre.

Does Baldur’s Gate 3 have local co-op?

Character talking in Baldur's Gate 3
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Not only can you play with your friends online, but Baldur's Gate 3 also supports local co-op. So, if you do want to invite a pal round and play the game split-screen, that's entirely possible.

Even if you have already started a game, a newcomer can just jump into your game and experience the rest of your journey with you, despite the fact you have already begun.

That is everything you need to know about multiplayer and co-op in Baldur’s Gate 3, and now you know the game supports both.

For more on Baldur's Gate 3, stick with GGRecon. Alternatively, check out our breakdown of Karmic Dice in Baldur's Gate 3.

Morgan Truder
About the author
Morgan Truder
Morgan is one of the Guides Writers at GGRecon. He first started writing about games for fun whilst doing his BA (Hons) in History and Film. Since then he has turned this passion into a career and was previously an Editor at VideoGamer before joining GGRecon. Despite enjoying all sorts of games, he can often be found playing Football Manager, Red Dead Redemption 2 or Sekiro.
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