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Can You Play Baldur’s Gate 3 Solo?

Can You Play Baldur’s Gate 3 Solo?
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Baldur’s Gate 3 is a roleplaying game based on Dungeons and Dragons featuring both solo and multiplayer options that players can choose between to tackle the game’s campaign. While many in the community prefer playing the game with their friends, some want to experience it solo. Seeing that, we are here with a guide that answers whether you can play Baldur’s Gate 3 solo. 

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Can You Play Baldur’s Gate 3 Solo?

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The short answer is yes, you can play Baldur’s Gate 3 solo, as that is the right way to experience the game and all its features, including the different romance options, branching stories, endings, and so on. 

While Baldur’s Gate 3 is a game that features multiplayer functionality, it is strictly driven by rules and regulations from DnD. In short, there have been instances when players started playing Baldur’s Gate 3 with their friends, only later to find out they cannot remove their friends from their party. 

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Moreover, if the multiplayer partners were using custom characters, the host could not even interact with their characters, keeping them out of the romance options, dialogue interactions, and such things. 

When our sister website, Dot Esports, reached out to Larian Studios for a comment, they replied, “It’s designed to play like D&D where, if you want to play a campaign together, you begin and continue the campaign to the end.” 

So, if you want to play Baldur’s Gate 3 without any interruption or getting stuck in the game, playing solo is the best option. And that is why we mentioned earlier that the best way to experience Baldur’s Gate 3 is solo. 

That being said, if you want to play Baldur’s Gate 3 with your friends, you can create two campaigns, one for solo play and the other for multiplayer. Doing so allows you to progress the game even when your friends are not there to play, and once your party is online, you can hop into the other campaign.    

If you worry about playing the same thing twice, you must know that Baldur’s Gate 3 has around 17,000 unique endings. Every decision in the game has some sort of effect, with major ones shaping the ending. 

That concludes our guide on whether you can play Baldur’s Gate 3 solo. Check out our dedicated Baldur’s Gate 3 section for more on the game. 

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Hritwik is a guides writer who has been writing about video games for almost a decade. He is a Computer Science graduate who has always been into gaming. Most of the time, you will find him covering News and Guides for various publications. And when he is not working, you will find him fighting with his friends about how good of a gamer he is. His favorite games include Fallout 76, Borderlands 2, Call of Duty, Apex Legends, Destiny 2, Souls series, Genshin Impact, and The Last of Us.

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