How to improve Baldur’s Gate 3 PC performance with one quick trick - Dexerto

Is Baldur’s Gate 3 struggling with PC performance for you? Here’s a simple trick that can boost your FPS in the RPG.

Baldur’s Gate 3 is a huge RPG with a massive world and a lot of deep systems. It can be such a demanding title in fact that even the most powerful gaming PCs can struggle to run it during the game’s most epic battles. Perforating Charge

How to improve Baldur’s Gate 3 PC performance with one quick trick - Dexerto

One way to get around these performance issues however, is to bypass Larian’s own launcher completely and start Baldur’s Gate 3 from Steam instead.

We when tested this with an Nvidia RTX 2070 at 1440p, our game went from an unplayable 20 FPS experience to running at over 30FPS by simply bypassing Larian’s launcher. It’s also important to adjust your graphic settings, and choose your rendering API wisely – we’d recommend the DX11 for stability or Vulkan for speed to get the best performance from the RPG.

Without further ado, here’s how you can get Baldur’s Gate 3 to run faster on PC.

There are two methods for disabling Larian Launcher, either through Steam, or bypassing it through Windows. We’re assuming that you’re going to be using Steam to open the game, and you need to follow these steps:

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Alternatively, you can navigate to your Baldur’s Gate 3 installation directory, enter the “Bin” folder and choose from either the bg3.exe file (Vulkan) or the bg3_dx11.exe file (DirectX 11) and boot the game from there, bypassing Larian Launcher entirely.

It’s a curious trick, but one that seems to really work, especially as you approach the busy environments in Act 2. If your Baldur’s Gate 3 installation is crashing, be sure to check out this guide, instead.

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How to improve Baldur’s Gate 3 PC performance with one quick trick - Dexerto

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