Baldur’s Gate 3 had a very successful launch weekend. In fact, it was so successful that Larian Studios decided to share some of the stats with the community. Here are some of the highlights:
- Players logged a combined 1,225 years of Baldur’s Gate 3 over the launch weekend, with 368 players even managing to finish the epic RPG.
- The most popular class was the Paladin, followed by the Sorcerer, Warlock, Rogue, and Bard. The least popular class was the Cleric.
- The most popular race was the Half-Elf, followed by the Human and the Elf. The least popular races were the Halfling and the Githyanki.
- Over 93% of players rolled a custom character, while only 7% chose to play as one of the Origin characters.
- Players spent a combined 88 years in character creation, with nearly 10% of characters spending at least one hour in the character creator.
- Gale was the most popular Origin character selected, followed by Karlach and Astarion.
- Scratch the dog was petted over 750,000 times.
- 65% of players made morally “good” decisions in the major questline of Act 1.
- Astarion rejected 100,000 players.
- One NPC was shoved into a chasm for every concurrent player during peak engagement on Sunday (815,000 players).
- 12% of player deaths were caused by friendly fire.
- 65.1% of players saved Emerald Grove.
These are just a few of the stats that Larian Studios shared. It’s clear that Baldur’s Gate 3 is a very popular game, and it’s exciting to see how it continues to evolve in the future.