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Baldur’s Gate III Reveals Actor Jason Isaacs To Voice Antagonist Enver Gortash

A screenshot of Baldur's Gate III depicting artwork of the logo below the core five party members within the game.

During Summer Game Fest 2023, Larian Studios revealed that actor Jason Isaacs will be lending his voice as a primary antagonist in their upcoming CRPG Baldur’s Gate III. Isaacs will embody a shrewd and capable engineer known as Lord Enver Gortash. Enver is responsible for creating a legion of steel automatons that both watch over and provide protection to the city, bringing sizable prestige and power to Gortash himself to further his own designs.

Baldur’s Gate III – World Premiere Trailer | Summer Game Fest 2023

Jason Isaacs is well known within cinema for his roles in Black Hawk Down, The Patriot, and notably as Lucius Malfoy in the Harry Potter film franchise and looks set to bring a certain swaggering politico to the role of Gortash as a foil against the protagonists within Baldur’s Gate III.

Baldur’s Gate III acts as the next installment within the iconic Dungeons & Dragons CRPG franchise, set after the conclusion of the first two games. Players will embody the role of a bespoke-created protagonist infected with a corrupting Mind Flayer parasite. Across the Forgotten Realms, they must race against time to find a way to prevent its full gestation betwixt the ruinous geopolitical conflicts between divine, devil, and mortal intrigues.

The game was originally released for Early Access in 2020 and is currently slated for simultaneous release on August 31st for PlayStation 5 and PC via the Steam and GOG digital storefronts. Players can pre-order for their system of choice via its official website.

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Trent Argirov

Trent Argirov

Trent is a news editor for RPGFan. If not writing news or lending a voice to the odd podcast, he can be seen, in the Australian wild, drinking copious amounts of iced coffee, working on various manuscripts, and keeping the occasional wandering cat company. His video game backlog stretches far and wide, and sources swear he's slowly working on it, one day at a time.

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