Updates to Baldur’s Gate 3 and The Crew 2 Hit Stadia

If you are a Baldur’s Gate 3 or The Crew 2 player, some big updates for you have hit Stadia this week.

Baldur’s Gate 3 Patch 8

Baldur's Gate 3 Stadia

This patch comes with a tremendous number of changes. You can find a complete list of them on the Larian forums. The highlights include

  • There is a new Bard class with College of Lore and College of Valour subclasses.
  • You can now use musical instruments, usable by any class with the Performer feat at Level 4.
  • There are now playable gnomes with three subraces: rock gnomes, forest gnomes, and deep gnomes. Gnomes start with Gnome Cunning and +2 Intelligence. Added gnome reactivity to dialogues and situations.
  • Bunch of new spells: Calm Emotions, Enthral, Heroism, Phantasmal Force, and Vicious Mockery. Bards, try out Cutting Words, Song of Rest, and a new tadpole power.
  • There is new Swarm AI
  • You can use a shovel to dig up treasures and secrets throughout Act 1.
  • Sustained emotion acting in cinematics. New facial animations allow characters to continue emoting realistically while you make decisions in dialogue.
  • Cinematic acting for background characters, who now react to the drama unfolding in dialogues.
  • Implemented the first phase of our networking improvements: players with slower and less reliable internet connections should see improvements to stability and lag in multiplayer.
  • Extensive UI updates.

The Crew 2 Season 6 Update

The Crew 2 Season 6 Stadai

As you can see from the above infographic, the Season 6 update for The Crew 2 brings with it new cars, new playgrounds, new items and a bunch of new weekly events.

The update also brought with it significantly improved visuals for Stadia along with other platforms. Some other platforms are also seeing a boost to 60 FPS that, unfortunately, has not (yet at least) hit Stadia.

You can find the complete list of changes in the Seasons 6 page here and then join the list of 85,000 people who have played The Crew 2 on Stadia.

Let us know if you have been checking out these updates in the comments below.


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