Developer CD Projekt RED has announced that The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt Complete Edition will launch for PlayStation 5 and Xbox Series X/S on December 14. The new versions will feature “a range of visual and technical improvements—including ray tracing and faster loading times—across the base game, both expansions and extra content.” The ports will also have updated box art and a new DLC inspired by Netflix’s The Witcher. Those who have already purchased the game will receive the new versions as a free upgrade. Additional information will be announced alongside a full gameplay reveal during a CD Projekt RED live stream on Twitch to air next week.
The next-gen update for The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt is coming on December 14th, free for everyone who already owns the game.
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— The Witcher (@witchergame) November 14, 2022
The full details via CD Projekt RED can be seen below:
Enhanced with the power of next-gen consoles and modern PC hardware in mind, the upcoming release of CD Projekt RED’s award-winning role-playing game will feature dozens of visual, performance, and technical enhancements over the original. These include ray tracing support, faster loading times on consoles, as well as a variety of mods integrated into the experience, among many others. Along with new additional content inspired by The Witcher series from Netflix, these will be covered next week in a dedicated REDstreams event on Twitch, where the studio will present gameplay from the next-gen version of the game.
The next-gen version of The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt – Complete Edition will be available for purchase digitally on PlayStation 5, Xbox Series X|S, and PC, featuring all free downloadable content released to date, and both major expansions: “Hearts of Stone” and “Blood and Wine.” Moreover, a free next-gen update will be available for everyone who owns any release of the game for PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and PC. A physical edition will be released following the initial digital rollout, with a specific date to be announced at a later time.
In addition to the next-gen release, the PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and Switch versions of The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt will also receive an update featuring numerous additions and improvements, as well as the Netflix Witcher-themed additional content. Further details, including the release date, will be announced soon.
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