Gaming News, Game Reviews, Game Trailers, E3 News

PC   |   SWITCH   |   PS4   |   XBOX   |   SCORPIO   |   3DS   |   VITA   |   VR   |   JP   |   FILM   |   TOYS   |   MOB


 
Contest: Win a Nintendo Switch from Destructoid

 

The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt is 30x bigger than The Witcher 2

2013-02-05 12:22:00·  2 minute read   ·  Jordan Devore@DtoidJordan
0

Official announcement from CD Projekt RED

Last night, we got a sliver of information about The Witcher 3 by way of a Game Informer cover. While that issue is available digitally and has a 14-page cover story on the new role-playing game, non-subscribers can also get a sense of what's to come thanks to an official announcement from CD Projekt RED.

Releasing in 2014 "simultaneously on all high-end platforms," The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt is said to be the studio's final game in the Geralt trilogy. According to studio head Adam Badowski, it "takes place in a rich, truly open world environment. A world which is thrilling to explore, full of daring adventures, momentous quests, memorable characters, and unique monsters. Players will freely travel through woods, lakes, mountains, cities, and villages. Each region is inhabited by distinct populations with their own customs, legends and problems. The world of The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt is 30 times bigger than The Witcher 2."

Continuing, Badowski says "The war-ravaged world is so huge that to reach further places you will need to ride a horse or sail a boat to get there. A world where your choices have truly epic consequences." Preempting questions about why CD Projekt RED will conclude Geralt's story here, he explains: "we believe that we should end the series on a high note. Technology has progressed to where we can finally tell the story the way we want, with the visuals we want, in the world we imagined."

Summing it all up: "This will be the ultimate fantasy RPG experience, and while we're hardly out of stories to tell, we believe it's time for us to look to new worlds and new horizons to keep pushing the boundaries of what we can create."

If there's one thing CD Projekt RED lacks, it's certainly not ambition. Should you have the desire to play the two prior installments, The Witcher: Enhanced Edition Director's Cut and The Witcher 2: Assassins of Kings Enhanced Edition are half price on GOG.com and Steam for the next 72 hours. Additionally, The Witcher 2: EE has permanently been dropped to $29.99 on Xbox 360.




You are logged out. Login | Sign up

 
 

 

TwitterRedditEmailFacebook
 
Jordan DevoreCo-EIC // Profile & Disclosures
Fronts11407Posts2Blogs 14Following163Followers333

Jordan is a founding member of Destructoid and poster of seemingly random pictures. They are anything but random. Disclosure: I backed Double Fine Adventure and Awesomenauts: Starstorm on Kickst... more


 



On Destructoid: The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt   (183)   From our database:

  • Witcher series hits new milestone with 25 million sold - Chris Carter
  • The official Geralt cosplayer lent his talents to this Witcher short film - Chris Carter
  • Have some incredibly sexy Witcher 3 cosplay - Steven Hansen
  • CD Projekt isn't planning a PS4 Pro patch for The Witcher 3 - Jordan Devore
  • Poland is getting a Witcher stamp with Geralt's handsome face - Chris Carter
  • The Witcher 3 is getting a new patch in time for the Game of the Year Edition - Jordan Devore
  • Witcher 3 saves not compatible with GOTY edition - Peter Glagowski
  • The Witcher 3's game of the year edition drops August 30 - Jordan Devore
  • The Witcher 3: Game of the Year Edition confirmed by CD Projekt Red - Chris Carter
  • More related stories
    #adventure #CD Projekt #PC #PS4 #Role-Playing Games #The Witcher #Xbox One

    TOP COMMENT THREADS

    more - today's top 25

    READER COMMENTS LOADING BELOW...

    Please login (or) make a quick account (free)
    to view and post comments.



     Login with Twitter

     Login with Dtoid

    Three day old threads are only visible to verified humans - this helps our small community management team stay on top of spam

    Sorry for the extra step!

     




     
  •  
     
    spacer