Baldur’s Gate 3 Update 16 Patch Notes (Hotfix) – October 21, 2021


Baldur’s Gate 3 update version (Hotfix 16) is now available to download on PC(Steam). According to the official Baldur’s Gate 3 patch notes, the latest update addresses several crash bugs, a number of graphics issues, and a host of gameplay fixes.

Previously, a big update was released with various quality of life improvements.

Unfortunately, since the last update, players are facing various issues with the game. Read more details below.


Baldur’s Gate 3 Patch Notes – Oct 21, 2021

Enabling Screenspace Sub Surface Scattering (SSSS) no longer causes game to crash.
● Fixed crash when both DLSS and HDR are enabled.
● A rare crash that appeared when a follower dies during combat is no more.
● Zarys will now ignite the barrels and run away after being startled.
● Bald Duergar are now even balder. Please refer to BG3 as Balder’s Gate from here on out.
● Glut can now jump – not to be confused with the title of the 1992 Woody Harrelson basketball movie.
● You can only return Sergeant Thrinn’s boots if you knew they were stolen to begin with.
● Create Water can now be used to extinguish light sources that it previously could not.
● Fixed scaling issues of the HDR calibration image with DLSS turned on – it now resizes accordingly.
● Improved animations and VFX for some Weapon Actions.
● Lights no longer appear right before starting a cinematic dialogue while the screen is fading.
● The Prepare action tooltip won’t display negative damage.
● You can now end your turn after using Flaming Sphere.
● Made the falling impact damage formula more precise.
● Characters no longer randomly receive 44 bludgeoning damage. That was weird.
● Glut and other characters now have their correct portraits.
● Shadowheart will now have all her spell points when recruited on the beach.
● Withers now always leaves when dismissed.
● A number of small UI issues related to saving and loading have been fixed.
● Improved texture of Halfling dreadlocks.
● Cancelling interface changes in the Settings menu will now properly revert to the original settings.
● Myconids will no longer get stuck in an endless self-healing loop after combat.
● Fixed an AI calculation issue that caused NPCs to pass their turn without doing anything.
● Fixed the passive feature of Elder Brithvar’s pick weapon.
● All torches found in Grymforge are now equippable.
● Resolved a visual issue when opening the lava valve at the Adamantine Forge.
● Fixed a crash when killing the last enemy at Plea at the Gates combat.
● Wild Magic: Enchant Weapons properly deal critical damage.
● Spore Servant and Hook Horror status overlays are no longer bright green.
● Night Walkers boots now grant immunity to Entangled and Ensnared.
● Ring of Fire now works on Fire damage from weapon attacks.
● Horrific Visage’s Mind Flayer no longer faces the wrong direction.
● Priestess Gut can no longer call guards when silenced.
● Active rolls are now properly centered on 16:10 resolution screens.
● Fixed NPC spells sometimes not hitting other NPCs.
● Whispering Mask effects will now be applied correctly when equipped through the Equipment UI.

Download free Baldur’s Gate 3 update on PC (Steam).