Originally Posted by dotmats
Also keep in mind that there are not many companions in BG3 - a party of 6 would use up most of them
IMHO this is an argument for increasing party size, not against. Amount of content that is specific to an origin character is negligible in comparison to everything else. Thats why in DoS2 when I had to chose 4 out of 6 characters it ment that I'll never know the story of other 2.