A Belgian game crowned best game of the year! Nominated in eight different categories, Baldur’s Gate 3 emerges as the big winner of the Game Awards 2023. Developed by the Belgian Larian studios, this success rewards hard work of more than six years led by a passionate and dedicated team. This award is also further proof of the talent present in Belgium in the world of video games.
The Larian Studios team thanked for its investment
The founder and director of the Larian studio, Swen Vincke, did not fail to salute the work accomplished by his entire team during the Game of the Year award ceremony in Los Angeles. “The Larian team has devoted their heart and soul to this game for six years, sometimes in very difficult circumstances”he declared as he went on stage after the announcement made by Timothée Chalamet.
Challenging development conditions
Indeed, the disrupted international context will undoubtedly have weighed on the shoulders of the developers during the creation of Baldur’s Gate 3. Despite these difficulties, the team managed to create a rich and successful video game, now occupying a place of choice in the history of the Games of the Year.
THIS IS IT! @baldursgate3 is your 2023 Game of the Year! @larianstudios #GOTY #TheGameAwards pic.twitter.com/1u5hyGphbc
— The Game Awards (@thegameawards) December 8, 2023
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The new features brought by Baldur’s Gate 3
Baldur’s Gate 3 stands out in particular thanks to:
- an absolutely brilliant and mature story
- characters with detailed and credible personalities
- an ultra strategic and pleasant combat system
- sumptuous graphics and mastered artistic direction.
All of these elements give Baldur’s Gate 3 an extraordinary video game experience, which fully deserves its Game of the Year 2023 award.
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The arrival of GOTY on Xbox Series
While some are still waiting to discover Larian Studios’ masterpiece with the upcoming release of its physical version in 2024, many Xbox players were hoping to see this famous GOTY land on their favorite console. This is now done since Larian announced that the version Baldur’s Gate 3 Xbox Series is available now!
Optimized performance for the new generation
Tailored to take full advantage of the capabilities of Xbox Series X/S, the GOTY version of Baldur’s Gate 3 emphasizes optimized graphics and performance. Owners of these consoles will be able to enjoy an exceptional video gaming experience, which has won over critics and the general public.
Promising prospects for the future
Building on this international success, Larian Studios now looks to the future with optimism. The studio could thus position itself as a major player in the video game market in the years to come. As for Baldur’s Gate 3, this recognition as Game of the Year is undoubtedly only the beginning of a long series of awards and success with players around the world.