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The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt

Platform(s): Nintendo Switch, PC, PlayStation 4, PlayStation 5, Xbox One, Xbox Series X
Genre: RPG/Action
Developer: CD Projekt RED Studio

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'The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt' Comes To PS5 And Xbox Series X|S In 2022

by Rainier on Oct. 20, 2021 @ 8:46 a.m. PDT

Marking the final installment in the action RPG trilogy, The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt combines decision-based storytelling flair with a living open world larger than any other in modern RPG history.

Open-world, free-roaming exploration is an adventure in itself as the player will gallop through war-ravaged lands, sail misty waters and track down dangerous beasts for money.

An improved combat system will allow players to feel like a real monster-hunter, a witcher who uses his superior senses and fighting skills to survive in a dark fantasy world--while he embarks on a quest to save his loved ones.

The new core mechanics of The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt immerse the player in the experience completely, with no Quick Time Events, only intuitive RPG gameplay.

Earlier this year CD Project RED revealed that The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt next-gen update is coming to PS5, Xbox Series X|S, and PC this year, but that no longer seems to be the case.

CD PROJEKT wishes to provide an update regarding its publication schedule for 2021 as concerns the release of dedicated versions of Cyberpunk 2077 and The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt for next-gen consoles (Xbox Series X|S and PlayStation 5).

The Management Board of the Company hereby announces that, based on recommendations supplied by persons supervising development, it has decided to allocate additional time to both projects.

The Company currently intends to release the next-gen version of Cyberpunk 2077 in the first quarter of 2022, and the next-gen version of The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt in the second quarter of 2022.

Key Features:

  • Trained from early childhood and mutated to gain superhuman skills, strength and reflexes, witchers are a distrusted counterbalance to the monster-infested world in which they live.
    • Gruesomely destroy foes as a professional monster hunter armed with a range of upgradeable weapons, mutating potions and combat magic.
    • Hunt down a wide range of exotic monsters from savage beasts prowling the mountain passes to cunning supernatural predators lurking in the shadows of densely populated towns.
    • Invest your rewards to upgrade your weaponry and buy custom armour, or spend them away in horse races, card games, fist fighting, and other pleasures the night brings.
  • Built for endless adventure, the massive open world of The Witcher sets new standards in terms of size, depth and complexity.
    • Traverse a fantastical open world: explore forgotten ruins, caves and shipwrecks, trade with merchants and dwarven smiths in cities, and hunt across the open plains, mountains and seas.
    • Deal with treasonous generals, devious witches and corrupt royalty to provide dark and dangerous services.
    • Make choices that go beyond good & evil, and face their far-reaching consequences.
  • Take on the most important contract to track down the child of prophecy, a key to save or destroy this world.
    • In times of war, chase down the child of prophecy, a living weapon of power, foretold by ancient elven legends.
    • Struggle against ferocious rulers, spirits of the wilds and even a threat from beyond the veil – all hell-bent on controlling this world.
    • Define your destiny in a world that may not be worth saving.
  • Built exclusively for next generation hardware, the REDengine 3 renders the world of The Witcher visually nuanced and organic, a real true to life fantasy.
  • Dynamic weather systems and day/night cycles affect how the citizens of the towns and the monsters of the wilds behave.
  • Rich with storyline choices in both main and subplots, this grand open world is influenced by the player unlike ever before.

Already available on Switch, PS4, Xbox One and PC, The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt comes to PS5 and Xbox Series X.


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