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The Witcher 2: Assassins of Kings: news and videos


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The Witcher 2 is currently free on Xbox Live right now

Why is The Witcher 2: Assassins of Kings free on Xbox 360 in the US? We don't know (CD Projekt Red hasn't updated its Twitter in nearly two weeks)! But you sure can mosey on to the download link and grab it! I just tested it, and can confir...   read

 
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You can play The Witcher franchise for free this weekend

With The Witcher 3 not to far off and looking pretty darn impressive, now would be a good time to catch up on the earlier games in the series. Steam has you covered by making both The Witcher and its sequel, The Witcher 2: Assassins of King...   read

 
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CD Projekt almost failed before The Witcher 2

Eurogamer has an interesting story on the entire history of CD Projekt Red and the development of The Witcher games. One of the more noteworthy things to come out of it is how the studio almost closed before The Witcher 2 hap...   read

 
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The Witcher 2 owners can grab CD Projekt's free mod tools

The Witcher 2: Assassin's of Kings developer CD Projekt RED has released its REDKit suite of mod tools in open beta as a free download -- you'll just need to own the game to partake. This has been a long time coming and should result in so...   read

 
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The Witcher 2 headed to Xbox 360 in April

It's reassuring to hear that the Xbox 360 version of The Witcher 2: Assassins of Kings is skipping past the crowded March release schedule in favor of an April 17th launch in North America. If you missed out on the original game for any num...   read

 
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CD Projekt RED will stop pursuing Witcher 2 pirates

After word got out that CD Projekt RED was targeting individuals it believed to have pirated The Witcher 2, the company was met with resistance. Between the supposed 100% accuracy of identifying pirates and the high amount of compensation b...   read

 
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The Witcher 2 devs crack down on thousands of pirates

The Witcher 2 developer CD Projeckt RED has, as promised, started going after those individuals it believes have pirated the game. According to TorrentFreak, thousands of BitTorrent users in Germany are being told by an external law firm to...   read

 
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CD Projekt: The Witcher 2 pirated 4.5 million times

According to CD Projekt CEO Marcin Iwinski, optimistic estimations suggest that The Witcher 2: Assassins of Kings has been illegally downloaded at least 4.5 million times.  "I was checking regularly the number of concurrent downlo...   read

 
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Warner Brothers handling distribution of Witcher 2 on 360

After a few months of legal shenanigans between Witcher 2 developer CD Projekt RED and distributor Namco Bandai, they've announced that Warner Brothers will be taking distribution duties for the Xbox 360 release of the RPG. The re-rele...   read

 
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CD Projekt RED reveals what's in store for Witcher 2 v2.0

Get ready you silver-haired monster slayers of Temeria, The Witcher 2 version 2.0 is almost here! In preparation for its release on Thursday, CD Projekt RED has given up the details on all the features that 2.0 will contain. There will be a...   read

 
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The Witcher 2 expansion and possible sequel hinted

Do you love Geralt of Rivia? Do you love stomping through the lands of Temeria, taking on creature and thug with blazing silver and steel? Or do you enjoy chatting up the ladies? Then don't put away your wolf-head just yet, Gerry, The Witch...   read

 
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The Witcher 2 is getting version 2.0 soon, apparently

Coming soon is the "new and improved" PC version 2.0 of The Witcher 2: Assassins of Kings. At least, that's what this dramatic music video tells us. What a positively amazing place for this odd bit of news to turn up. There's going to be mo...   read

 
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The Witcher 2 patch 1.3 includes a new quest

Patch 1.3 for The Witcher 2: Assassins of Kings is a hefty one. On top of much-needed additions (item storage, better support for aspect ratios, etc.) and fixes to the game, CD Projekt is throwing in the quest "A Sackful of Fluff" for Chapt...   read

 
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Interview: Discussing the future with CD Projekt Red

Over the last few months, I have started to return to PC gaming -- but it isn't without its flaws, as those who follow me on Twitter are well aware from when I attempted to install The Witcher 2. However, all is not lost for those who...   read

 
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Review: The Witcher 2: Assassins of Kings

The Witcher was an interesting little game, at once strangely compelling and pointlessly tiring. It had serious potential, but the slow pace and backtracking held it back. Still, it was something of a triumph, especially for Polish game dev...   read

 

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