The complimentary upgrade was initially prepared for 2021, yet saw hold-ups and also an adjustment of programmer from Saber Interactive, that made the Nintendo Switch version of the game, to an internal CD Projekt group. The upgrade will certainly include ray mapping and also various other innovative visual functions in a brand-new indigenous variation of The Witcher 3 for PlayStation 5 and also Xbox Series X. Windows computer gamers will certainly additionally obtain a spot offering comparable visual enhancements.
The next-gen upgrade for The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt is beginning December 14th, complimentary for every person that currently possesses the game.
— The Witcher (@witchergame) November 14, 2022
The brand-new variation of the game includes both of The Witcher 3’s growth packs, Hearts of Stone and also Blood and also Wine, all formerly launched downloadable web content, and also a new DLC pack inspired by The Witcher Netflix series. There’ll be a physical version “at a later date.”
CD Projekt Red will certainly disclose fresh information regarding the upgrade, and also reveal brand-new gameplay, in a Twitch stream following week. The stream has no particular day or time yet.
The upgrade comes as CD Projekt constructs out enthusiastic prepare for the future of all points Witcher. The workshop just recently introduced that it prepared to launch a trilogy of all-new Witcher games within 6 years of each various other, in addition to a remake of the first Witcher game and also a multiplayer offshoot. It was additionally introduced that the Netflix collection would certainly return for a 4th period (the third is presently in manufacturing), albeit without its Geralt, Henry Cavill.
And why is CD Projekt doing all this? Because it wants to be the next Blizzard, most likely.