CD Projekt Red has announced that the PlayStation 5 and Xbox Series Next-Gen update for The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt will be released on December 14.
Announced in a post on The Witcher’s official Twitter account (below), CD Projekt Red is sticking to its promise of a fourth-quarter release by confirming a December date.
“The next-gen update for The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt is coming on December 14th and will be free for everyone who already owns the game,” it said.
The next-gen update for The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt arrives on December 14th and is free for everyone who already owns the game.
— The Witcher (@witchergame) November 14, 2022
The next-gen version of The Witcher 3, a “visually and technologically enhanced” update that includes bonus DLC based on The Witcher Netflix series, was originally expected to be released last year before being delayed twice.
Third-party studio Saber Interactive was originally developing the new version, but CD Projekt RED took over itself in April 2022, although the game continued to be said to be “not in development”.
The Q4 date has been pushed back to May, but many are still concerned given the previous two delays, not to mention the end of the coming year, but CD Projekt Red will hit its target.
In our 9/10 review of the original release, IGN said: “Large in scale, and meticulously detailed, The Witcher 3 ends Geralt’s story on a high note, and it also won our Game of the Year.
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Ryan Dinsdale is an IGN freelancer. He talks about The Witcher all day.