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Baldur’s Gate 3’s gigantic new patch is for the shorties

Screenshot from Baldur’s Gate 3 featuring the avatar standing under the huge be-suckered tentacle of an illithid ship
Image: Larian Studios

Baldur’s Gate 3’s first official patch is apparently so large its patch notes exceed Steam’s character limit. The patch, out now, addresses “over 1,000 bugs, balancing, flow issues and much, much more.” You can read the full but spoiler-heavy patch notes here, while BG3’s Steam page has a truncated but redacted version of the notes here.

The most prominent fix in the patch deals with height issues that arise when short-statured characters like halflings and gnomes try to romance a taller race.

“We’re bringing back Short King Summer with better kissing contact for short races!” Listen, that’s developer Larian’s words, not mine. They could have been mine, but they’re not.

Larian Studios

BG3 will now let the short…

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