Copies of Baldur’s Gate 3’s sold-out Collector’s Edition are being bought on on-line reseller eBay for up to $1,975 as of this writing. That’s barely greater than seven instances as costly because the developer’s authentic $270 asking value.
The Collector’s Version, of which solely 25,000 models exist, has been on sale since 2022, although it offered out nearer to the sport’s August 3 PC launch date, towards the end of July.
Now that gamers have had two weeks with the Dungeons & Dragons-based role-playing sport, discovering that it’s, as Kotaku senior author Ethan Gach says, “a sprawling fantasy journey crammed with an amazing variety of selections that allow you to spark a civil warfare one second and have intercourse with a bear the subsequent,” they’re battling exhausting for it.
So exhausting, apparently, that some followers are prepared to drop a month’s price of lease on BG3’s Collector’s Version. Presently, eBay exhibits most models promoting for $1,000 or extra. Current sale costs embrace $1,459, $1,387, and a extra modest $1,099. In the meantime, some enterprising resellers are scrapping the Collector’s Version for components, turning its distinctive cube pores and skin downloadable content material into $299.
The Collector’s Version, no less than, has loads of components to spare—in its hefty field, together with digital copies of both the PC or PS5 model of the sport, it brings downloads for a bunch of in-game gadgets, together with that cube pores and skin, a Thoughts Flayer diorama, a hardcover artwork guide, and fabric map. It additionally comes with a sticker sheet, a tadpole keyring that the BG3 web site lists specific directions to “not insert into mind,” and a lot extra nerdy catnip.
Am I making you hungry? Are you all of the sudden overcome with the urge to spend your total paycheck? You’re in luck. The newest open eBay listings for the Collector’s Version have finally broken $2,000.