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Baldur’s Gate 3 Multiplayer | How to Play Co-Op

Baldur’s Gate 3 is the highly anticipated squeal to a series of games that has been loved by fans all over the globe since 1998, and now it’s out in early access. That said, along with the single-player content, players can also share the experience via multiplayer In Baldur’s Gate 3. So here is how to play co-op with your friends.

How to Play Multiplayer in Baldur’s Gate 3

Baldur's Gate 3 Multiplayer

In order to play co-op multiplayer in Baldur’s Gate 3, you are going to need to host either a local or online game via, the option in the main menu. To host a game, all you need to is click the option that says multiplayer, as shown in the image above.

Next, depending on your preference and situation, click either the Internet or LAN host game options. LAN is generally more for local networks, so if you are playing with a friend or relative in the same house on a local network, this is the option would be the best one for you. To host a LAN game, follow the steps listed below.

  1. Click the LAN menu option
  2. Click Host Game
  3. Have your friend join the game when it shows up under lobbies
  4. Have the host and player ready up and click start

Baldur's Gate 3 Multiplayer

As a side note, you can also have players join LAN games via direct connect, and this will require you to send them a server ID. You can get this ID by clicking the “copy to clipboard,” option as shown below. Further, you can also change various options when you host both Internet and LAN games. These include the type of game, map, and party level. Overall, these options can be changed freely to suit your needs.

Moving on, for online games, the method for both creating and joining them remains the same. To host an online multiplayer game, follow the steps listed below.

  1. Click the Internet menu option
  2. Click Host Game.
  3. Have your friend join the game when it shows up under lobbies, or send them the Server ID by copying and pasting it
  4. Have the host and player ready up and click start

That’s everything on how to play multiplayer in Baldur’s Gate 3. All you need to do now is create a game and have fun!