Does Baldur’s Gate 3 have microtransactions & is it pay-to-win?

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Baldur’s Gate 3 fans are eager to know whether or not the developers have implemented microtransactions and pay-to-win elements in the RPG title. We have the answer.

Microtransactions are a common feature in many popular live service games such as Fortnite and Overwatch. Some microtransactions grant players easy wins after they purchase items that immediately allow them to dominate matches, making them a controversial topic as a result.

While players continue to sink their teeth into Baldur’s Gate 3, its story, a wide range of playable classes, and challenging enemies, players are wondering if they have to spend money in-game to succeed.

Here’s everything we know about microtransactions in Baldur’s Gate 3.

Does Baldur’s Gate 3 have microtransactions?

No, Baldur’s Gate 3 does not feature microtransactions. This means that you can level up and unlock new items simply by playing the game without having to spend real money. This is sure to come as a relief to those who do not like spending money in-game.

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Baldur’s Gate 3 is confirmed to not have microtransactions.

Larian Studios gave players a rundown of all the content that’s in Baldur’s Gate 3 through game trailers and live developer discussions. While enlightening players about various RPG facets, the devs made it clear that the game does not feature microtransactions.

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However, this doesn’t completely rule out the possibility of their future introduction. There have been games that launched without microtransactions, only to incorporate them at a later stage. Therefore, Baldur’s Gate 3 might potentially follow suit at some point in its lifecycle.

For now, that isn’t the case, but in the event of such a development, we will update this guide.

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