Why The Game of the Year Won’t be Coming to Xbox Game Pass

December 19, 2023 12:51 pm in by

The highly acclaimed “Baldur’s Gate 3” might be considered Game of the Year by most people but if you’re eagerly awaiting its arrival on Xbox Game Pass, it’s time to manage your expectations.

Contrary to hopes and speculations, Swen Vincke, the visionary mind behind Larian Studios, has made it clear that “Baldur’s Gate 3” won’t be making its way to Xbox Game Pass. Vincke emphasized that this decision was set in stone from the game’s inception, stating, “From the get-go, it wasn’t going to be on Game Pass. We made a big game, so I think there’s a fair price to be paid for that.”

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Indeed, “Baldur’s Gate 3” stands as a colossal gaming experience, with its main campaign demanding approximately 60 hours of dedicated playtime. For completionists chasing every side quest and hidden gem, the journey extends to a staggering 145 hours.

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With the absence of Xbox Game Pass inclusion, it appears that diving into the epic world of “Baldur’s Gate 3” will require a direct investment. If you aspire to unravel the mysteries and challenges of this sprawling adventure, purchasing the game outright seems to be the only path forward