Baldur’s Gate 3 keeps players hooked better than even Elden Ring

Baldur's Gate 3 is captivating players with its immersive world, strong gameplay, and compelling narrative, surpassing even Elden Ring in player retention.

Baldur’s Gate 3 keeps players hooked better than even Elden Ring
Published by Liam @ PC Game Spotlight 3 months ago


Baldur's Gate 3: Captivating Players with Immersive Gameplay

Baldur’s Gate 3 is surpassing games like Cyberpunk 2077 in player retention, according to stats, keeping players coming back for more at a rate that even the hotly anticipated RPG game Elden Ring cannot match. Winning the battle of player retention is just the latest feather in the cap of what is already looking like a contender for the best RPG game of 2022.

The RPG game’s ability to captivate players for extended periods is nothing new, but it’s still impressive to see it coming out on top in a comparison with other big new releases. With its immersive world, strong gameplay, and compelling narrative, it’s clear that Baldur’s Gate 3 is already a standout title – and it’s winning the battle of player retention to boot.

Baldur’s Gate 3 Player Retention

According to data shared by social media platform GrowthX, Baldur’s Gate 3 is outpacing Elden Ring in terms of player engagement, despite the latter game’s hype and reputation as what could be the best open-world game on PC.

“Since launch, we’ve been keeping an eye on the most played PC games to see which new releases have been winning the battle of player retention,” GrowthX writes. “So far, it looks like there’s one clear winner – Baldur’s Gate 3.”

It continues, “Baldur’s Gate 3 is winning the battle of player retention, with more players spending more time in the game than in other recent releases.”

The stats show that players are spending significantly more time exploring the world of Baldur’s Gate 3 than in games like Elden Ring, Grand Theft Auto 5, and Shadowrun: Hong Kong. While Elden Ring was hotly anticipated, it seems that Baldur’s Gate 3 has stolen the show.

Baldur’s Gate 3 Player Engagement

The stats suggest that the RPG game’s success in holding players’ interest is a result of its engaging storyline and gameplay mechanics that simply seem to resonate with players.

With gameplay that’s strong enough to keep players hooked for longer than Elden Ring, it’s no wonder that Baldur’s Gate 3 is already being hailed as one of the best fantasy games of all time. If you’re yet to experience it for yourself, here are the minimum system requirements you’ll need to run it, as well as our picks for the best Baldur’s Gate 3 companions and the best Baldur’s Gate 3 romance options.

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