The Witcher 3, CD PROJEKT RED’s award-winning role-playing game, has been enhanced to consider the power of next-generation game consoles. The latest PC hardware, with dozens of visual, performance and technical enhancements over the original version. For example, ray tracing support and faster load times on consoles.
Integration of various mods, along with new additional content inspired by Netflix. “The Witcher 3” series will be featured next week in an event dedicated to streams on Twitch. The studio plans to showcase gameplay from the next-gen version of the game.
The next-gen update for The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt is coming on December 14th, free for everyone who already owns the game.— The Witcher (@witchergame) November 14, 2022
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The Witcher 3 Wild Hunt
The next-gen version of “The Witcher 3 Wild Hunt – Complete Edition” will include all previously released free DLC and major expansions and will be available for digital purchase on PlayStation 5. Xbox Series X | S and PC. It includes two expansions, Hearts of Stone and Blood and Wine.
Customers who own a PlayStation®4, Xbox®One, or PC will also receive a free update for next-generation consoles. A physical version of the game will be released after the digital version, with a specific release date to be announced later.
In addition to the next-generation console release. The Witcher 3 Wild Hunt for PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and Nintendo Switch will receive an update with numerous additions and improvements. As well as additional Witcher-themed content called Netflix. The release date and other details will be announced shortly.
More details about these integrated mods and other features will be shared in a Twitch live stream within the next week. Still, CD Projekt Red has also confirmed that next-gen version will include all previously released DLC and The Witcher Netflix series based CD Projekt Red has also confirmed that the next-gen version will include all previously released DLC and new content based on The Witcher Netflix series.
The game was originally scheduled to be released last year. Still, after two delays, a new version was initially developed by third-party studio Saber Interactive. However, CD Projekt Red took over itself in April 2022 and persisted that it was “not in development hell.
The date for Q4 was pushed back to May, but given the impending end of the year and the two previous delays. Many were still concerned, but CD Projekt Red is going to meet its goals.