23 April 2024
Games Technology

Baldur’s Gate 3 Devs Give Sphynx Cat Fur, Instantly Apologize, Shave It Once more

Baldur's Gate 3 cat His Majesty hisses at a player.

Screenshot: Larian Studios / Kotaku

Baldur’s Gate 3 kitty His Majesty was born a wrinkled Sphynx, however reworked right into a Maine Coon on September 22, when developer Larian issued Patch 3 for the favored RPG. Followers couldn’t stand it, however Larian heard their cries—Hotfix 8, issued October 3, makes His Majesty bare and ugly once more, and it offers various different small enhancements.

“[His Majesty] being an offended loud scrotum was simply excellent,” one fan said after the cat’s first patch. In role-playing recreation BG3, spoiled His Majesty rebukes gamers after they use the Speak With Animals ability.

“Hiss, I say, hiss!” he declares in a princely baritone voice. He curls his again in everlasting disapproval, and encourages even a courteous participant to get the hell away from him.

“Go! Rapidly! HISS!” he says.

By patching His Majesty the primary time, Larian supposed to tell apart him from Steelclaw, one other hairless cat NPC.

“His Majesty’s look now befits his identify and nature,” Larian wrote about his newfound scraggly, lengthy, sand-colored tufts of fur, which resembles a long-haired breed of cat like a Manx or a Ragamuffin. In reverting its choice, the Belgian studio altered Steelclaw’s eye coloration, as a substitute, “so they’re now not equivalent twins,” it wrote in its hotfix notes.

Another notable recreation fixes embody:

  • Dismissed companions gained’t switch story gadgets of their stock to the participant anymore
  • You gained’t have the ability to eavesdrop whereas in any character creator, together with a stage up display
  • The Weapon Grasp Feat ought to now not seem as incomplete when a participant is proficient with all weapons
  • BG3 ought to now not crash when re-assigning characters in splitscreen
  • Multiplayer ought to now not crash when listening to dialogue after an lively roll
  • Raphael’s original hair coloration and horns are restored, and his portraits have been adjusted accordingly
  • Githyanki Females’ Splint Armor will now not set off “unnecessarily psychedelic visible results”

What change are you most enthusiastic about? Are you content that His Majesty has been restored to his bare state?