Is Baldur’s Gate 3 single-player?

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Baldur’s Gate 3’s has quickly become one of the highest-rated games of all time, and now that PlayStation 5 players are in on the adventure, here’s everything to know about the single-player experience in the game.

Baldur’s Gate 3 has stood out due to its massive open world, detailed character-building and storyline, and the freedom it grants to players. The game allows you to create a party with three companions that you can befriend as well as romance, which can encourage players to play the game with their friends.

However, many players are curious if Baldur’s Gate 3 can be enjoyed solo, much like other 2023 releases including the remakes for Resident Evil 4 and Dead Space, The Legend of Zelda: Tears of the Kingdom, and most recently, Starfield.

So, here’s everything to know about the single-player mode in Baldur’s Gate 3.

Does Baldur’s Gate 3 have a single-player mode?

Yes, Baldur’s Gate 3 has an offline single-player mode as well as a multiplayer co-op mode. The game allows a party configuration of four players, while in a single-player setup, you’ll find yourself controlling your character, flanked by NPC companions for support.

In contrast, multiplayer co-op mode allows your friends to command individual characters in the group. Hence, the dynamics of gameplay change a lot based on the number of players participating.

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Baldur’s Gate 3 has around 17,000 endings.

Regardless, choosing to traverse the vast world of Baldur’s Gate 3 alone is feasible, and you won’t miss out on anything significant. The game is designed such that you’ll be able to overcome most challenges without requiring additional players.

We hope this clarifies the single-player aspect of Baldur’s Gate 3. For more insights into the world of Faerûn, explore our guides:

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