Should Divinity: Original Sin II Be Your First CRPG?

In episode 15.5 of their "Reboot" video series, GameSpot's editors ponder whether a newcomer to the role-playing game genre should start with Larian Studios' well-received Divinity: Original Sin sequel rather than, say, CD Projekt RED's The Witcher 3. The two commentators share a variety of pros and cons to be weighed into that consideration, so if you've checked out the game yourself, you may want to see if their arguments resonate with you: