Many Baldur's Gate 3 players have been facing an irritating game save error on Xbox, so Larian Studios has pushed forward a Xbox game save bug fix in Baldur's Gate 3
After its sweeping success at The Game Awards 2023, Baldur’s Gate 3 has finally arrived on Xbox. Xbox users were delighted to finally be able to play the game after having to wait months after its release, but many of them have been encountering a rather annoying problem. Numerous Xbox users have complained about being unable to save their progress in the game, resulting in the loss of hours of gameplay effort. Is there a Baldur’s Gate 3 Xbox game save bug fix? Let’s find out how severe the issue is and what the studio has said about it.
What Problems Are Xbox Users Facing While Playing Baldur’s Gate 3?
An escalating amount of dismayed fans are speaking out about a troubling save state bug impacting Baldur’s Gate 3 on Xbox Series X and Xbox Series S. This issue extends beyond disrupting one gaming session, as it's wiping out extended hours of progress altogether, leaving players deeply dissatisfied. In some cases, the game save data gets fully corrupted, forcing players to restart their Baldur’s Gate 3 journey from the beginning.
My Baldur's Gate 3 save on Xbox is gone. That sucks, a lot. I'm assuming it's the Xbox cloud being buggy as usual? It's truly rough gaming on Xbox. pic.twitter.com/zZ8CTQPXCV
— Jason Stettner (@Skycaptin5) December 9, 2023
The tweet above is just one example of Xbox players expressing their frustration on social media about the Baldur’s Gate 3 save bug. The game seems to crash on Xbox Series X or S, and after relaunching the game, the save files seem to vanish.
Credit: Baldur’s Gate 3 Subreddit on Reddit
Before Larion issued an update, the only way to save Baldur’s Gate 3 progress on Xbox was to stop playing before a crash occurred. The game crashed at different stages for different Xbox players.
Baldur’s Gate 3 Xbox Game Save Bug Fix
Larian, the developer behind Baldur's Gate 3, has advised Xbox players to perform manual updates on their consoles. This action aims to address instances where game crashes cause the disappearance of saved files.
Xbox players, we’ve pushed a small update to Baldur’s Gate 3 containing stability fixes.
We're aware of the issue of saves disappearing after a crash. An update is available from Xbox to help with some of these issues, please manually update your Xbox through the system menu.
— Baldur's Gate 3 (@baldursgate3) December 11, 2023
Larian announced today through a post on X, previously known as Twitter that the studio has rolled out a minor update for Baldur's Gate 3 on Xbox to stabilize the game on the platform.
“We're aware of saves disappearing after a crash,” the studio wrote. “An update is available from Xbox to help with some of these issues. Please manually update your Xbox through the system menu.”
The reason behind these game crashes and their impact on save files remains unknown at this point. Xbox users, however, can expect the Xbox Baldur’s Gate 3 save bug to be fixed following the release of the system update.