Is Baldur’s Gate 3 coming to Nintendo Switch?


    Is Baldur’s Gate 3 coming to Nintendo Switch is a question many fans may be asking, especially if they want to take the massive RPG on the go with them and play anywhere. 

    A Baldur’s Gate 3 Nintendo Switch port would be a blessing to many fans around the world. Larian Studios, who developed Baldur’s Gate 3, has ported some of its games like the Divinity: Original Sin series to Switch in the past.

    The sequel’s Switch port received high praise. So, is there a Baldur’s Gate 3 Nintendo Switch port on the cards? Join us as we discuss the scope for a switch port of the game.

    Can you play Baldur’s Gate 3 on Nintendo Switch?

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    While other Dungeons & Dragons games like Neverwinter Nights and the first two Baldur’s Gate titles are on the Nintendo Switch, Baldur’s Gate 3 is currently not planned for the system

    “We’re currently focusing on PC,” said Baldur’s Gate 3 Senior Producer, David Walgrave to Polygon in 2020. “We’ll start thinking about other platforms as soon as this one is done.”

    Since the interview, we nowknow the game will launch for PS5 on September 6. Larian is also reportedly working on an Xbox Series X/S version as well. Currently, there’s no word on a Nintendo Switch version. 

    Best games like Baldur’s Gate 3 on Switch

    Screenshot of Pillars of Eternity: Complete Edition, a game like Baldur's Gate 3 on Switch

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    If you’re a Switch fan itching to play a huge RPG like Badlur’s Gate 3, there are a few stellar options to keep you busy in the meantime.

    Along with the remastered versions of the first two Baldur’s Gate games, you can check out the Divinity: Original Sin games and the Pillars of Eternity series by Fallout: New Vegas studio Obsidian Entertainment. Like Divinity: Original Sin 2, the Switch port of Pillars of Eternity: Complete Edition is highly rated by critics with a mighty OpenCritic rating.

    We also have a comprehensive list of the best Switch games featuring RPGs from the Zelda series and more and a list of the best cozy games on Switch if you’d prefer something more relaxing to play.


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