Baldur’s Gate 3 Hotfix #21: Squashing Bugs and Restoring Quality of Life

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Last Updated on March 7, 2024 by Ashish

Larian Studios has released Hotfix #21 for Baldur’s Gate 3 on PC, PlayStation 5, and Mac. This update aims to resolve several bugs, crashes, and blockers, while also restoring the ability to send items to specific camp companions while outside of camp.

Fixes for Crashes and Blockers

The hotfix addresses a number of critical issues, including crashes related to avatars no longer being in the party and a potential blocker that could leave players stuck as a mote in the epilogue after Gale sacrifices himself. Several multiplayer crashes on Xbox have also been fixed.

Crash/Blocker Fix
Fixed a crash related to Avatars no longer being in the party
Fixed a potential blocker where Gale’s sacrifice could leave the player stuck as a mote
Fixed multiplayer crashes on Xbox

User Interface Improvements

The user interface has received several quality-of-life improvements, including multiselection in the Trade UI, fixes for the ‘Send To’ and ‘Pick Up’ options, and resolving issues with sorting and exploits.

UI Fix
Enabled multiselection in the Trade UI for keyboard and mouse
Fixed ‘Send To’ not showing camp characters outside of camp
Fixed a bug letting players place equipment into incompatible slots

Scripting and Gameplay Tweaks

The hotfix also addresses various scripting and gameplay issues, such as dialogue triggers, quest progressions, and preventing players from saving during the credits roll.

Scripting/Gameplay Fix
Fixed a dialogue not triggering after destroying the Steel Watch Foundry
Fixed Wyll’s quest not starting when replacing another companion
Prevented saving during the credits roll

Overall, Hotfix #21 appears to be a substantial update, addressing a wide range of issues across various aspects of the game. Players on Xbox will have to wait a bit longer for these fixes, as Larian Studios continues to investigate and resolve a crash bug exclusive to that platform.

For more details refer to the official blog post published :

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