We are ONE DAY away from the release of Baldur’s Gate 3, so we hope your hearts are ready for adventure and your eyeballs are primed for tadpoling.
Many of you have been playing Baldur’s Gate 3 since the start of Early Access, all the way back in 2020. You may have accumulated a backlog of old save games, or even a few mods along the way. Even if you’re a first-time player, there’s information here that will be useful to you.
To make sure you’re prepared for the journey ahead, we strongly recommend you take the following steps before venturing forth.
Your Early Access saves and player profiles aren’t compatible with the release version of Baldur’s Gate 3, and leaving them in your save folders may in some fringe cases cause issues. Note: simply deleting the game’s save folder may create conflicts when either Steam Cloud or Larian Cloud re-downloads the save files.
- Open Baldur’s Gate 3.
On the main menu, click
Click through old campaigns and select
This method will ensure your saves are deleted from your computer as well as from the cloud.
We know it can be hard to say goodbye: if you want to back up your saves before removing them from the cloud, you can move them from
- In the Steam client, open your Steam Library.
Baldur’s Gate 3.
From the menu that appears, select
Manage -> Uninstall.
After uninstalling the game, check your Baldur’s Gate 3 installation folder and your AppData folder for Baldur’s Gate 3 to ensure there are no remaining folders for mods.
If you use a mod installer like the Vortex Mod Manager from Nexus, make sure you also uninstall the mods in the mod manager to ensure they aren’t automatically re-downloaded.
For mod-related troubleshooting, check out our Mod Information support page.
Outside of the above, our support teams will be happy to assist you with any problems, but we sincerely hope you have fun with the final version of Baldur’s Gate 3!