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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PC patch for The Witcher 3 expected Monday, 'will address no XP glitch'

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CD Projekt RED is going to spend the weekend on a rather important patch for The WItcher 3. Right now the RPG is suffering a problem with collecting quest experience whereby none is rewarded. None!

It was said this only affected quests that were 6 levels or more below Geralt's current level, but it's not consistent. This 'no XP glitch' is also believed to be only on PC and PS4. The patch won't retroactively add lost XP.

XP bug 'being addressed' in The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt, new trailer out

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Dark fantasy RPG The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt has a bug problem, and not the kind a witcher silver sword can handle. CD Projekt RED has acknowledged a nasty little problem has snuck in with the 1.04 patch.

The problem is with earning experience from any quest that's marked 6 levels (or lower) beneath you. All other quests should be okay though. The developer has "found the issue" and are "especially sorry".

New quest and "alternative look" DLC freely added to The Witcher 3

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CD Projekt RED has just updated The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt with two more free DLCs as part of their 'rewarding the player' crusade. The first new addition is a new quest looking for some missing miners.

The next is an "entirely new look" for sorceress Yennefer of Vengerberg, who Geralt happens to be hot on the trail of at the beginning of the RPG. Four DLCs have been released for free so far.

CD Project RED release Patch 1.04 for The Witcher 3, enables 'full key rebinding' and 1280 x 720 resolution

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Yet another PC patch for The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt from developer CD Projekt RED. It's ruthlessly hunting down those troublesome glitches and bugs, but also adds a little extra like support for 1280 x 720 screen size.

There's also a new button to 'Unlock Bindings' in the options menu for full customisation of keys. Presets for high and ultra settings have been improved, and Nvidia Hairworks has had another tune-up.

Patch 1.03 for The Witcher 3 out now on PC, brings performance improvements and new graphics options

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The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt's 1.03 patch is available now on Steam and GOG.com, and brings a number of changes including new graphics options and general stability and performance improvements.

It's the first step towards smoothing out the game's rough edges, and perhaps adding in a little bit of extra visual flair - CD Projekt has admitted that the game's graphics were tuned down a bit since its impressive VGX demo.

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