The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt

The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt is a story-driven, next-generation open world role-playing game, set in a graphically stunning fantasy universe, full of meaningful choices and impactful consequences.
EU & US Release date: 19 May, 2015
gw score
9.5
excellent

The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt Summary

9.5
excellent

The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt Review

Full disclosure: after this super-giant-review it's probably getting Game of the Year from Chris Capel.

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Penultimate free Witcher 3 DLC adds another new mission

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Just the one free piece of DLC for CD Projekt's The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt this week, in the form of a new quest for Geralt to take on in the wilds of Velen.

Titled 'Where The Cat And Wolf Play', the mission takes our favourite monster hunter to a village where the inhabitants have been murdered by a mysterious force. Odds are pretty good you'll end up hitting said mysterious force with a big sword.

This week's free Witcher 3 DLC includes a Skellige armour set and a new mission

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This week's chunk of free DLC for The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt includes yet another new outift for everyone's favourite grizzled monster-slayer, plus a brand new mission set in the ganer-filled island region of Skellige.

Fittingly, the new armour set is the Skellige Armour, which looks kind of like the cool mail suits that the Riders of Rohan wore in the Lord of the Rings movies.

CD Projekt RED "excited to switch to guns" with Cyberpunk 2077, "more and more people" moving onto project

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This year was a no-show for Cyberpunk 2077 at E3, but that was by design. In fact we aren't going to be seeing anything substantial at all for about two more years. The initial reveal trailer was to 'gauge interest'.

The response "has been incredible," said CD Projekt RED co-CEO Marcin Iwinski, and it also helped them avoid 'burning out on swords'. The studio is kept "energized with Cyberpunk."

Alternate Triss and Wolf School Gear comes to The Witcher 3 this week as free DLC

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CD Projekt RED are dishing out two more free DLCs this week for The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt and this time it's a wardrobe change for sorceress Triss Merigold, who puts on more revealing attire with an Alternate Costume.

Perhaps of greater interest than some virtual norks is the addition of a Scavenger Hunt quest with the second bit of free DLC. We can now track down the Wolf School Gear, which is Geralt's own school.

CD Projekt RED release hotfix 1.06 for The Witcher 3

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We're in the eye of the E3 storm but CD Projekt RED has released 'hotfix' patch 1.06 for The Witcher 3. The curse of the "endless loading screen" during the Lord of Undvik quest has been lifted.

Geralt will no longer go swimming while you're in the menu either, so his clothes should stay dry. The team have also fixed an issue stopping more than one item through Crafting/Alchemy.

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