Sorry, Baldur’s Gate 3 Isn’t Leading To A Classic RPG Renaissance


The success of Baldur’s Gate 3 revives interest in CRPGs, but may not guarantee the genre’s renaissance.

CRPGs have evolved from turn-based combat to real-time with pause combat, and are now considered a niche genre.

AAA game budget doesn’t guarantee success or reviving a genre; smaller teams can still deliver quality gaming experiences.

With the release and immense success of Baldur’s Gate 3, many clamor for a revival of classic roleplaying games (CRPGs). Also known as computer roleplaying games, CRPGs are a genre that saw its prime during the late 80s and 90s. Similar to Baldur’s Gate’s predecessors, …