The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt – Next Gen: Everything we know so far

While we await the next iteration of Geralt of Rivia’s adventures, there is good news. CDProjektRed announced an update for The Witcher 3: The Wild Hunt for next-generation consoles. It will game gamers old and new the opportunity to experience everything about the Game of the Year winner. The Complete Edition will include all its DLC content and updates to take advantage of the latest technology.

New Content

The trailer for the Complete Edition revealed that aside from combining all the DLC for the next-gen update, there will also be new content. There are no specifics yet, but The Witcher 3 will take some inspiration from the Netflix adaptation and add it to the game. It may be in the form of some quests that take inspiration from the show’s episodes. We’ll likely see more as the release date closes.

New Features

CDProjektRed is promising to improve the gameplay of The Witcher 3. That means they’ll likely streamline some of the features to make it more modern. The game will also support 4K resolution and ray tracing. The trailer featured updated models, textures, and graphics to accommodate these new settings.

Aside from that, The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt Complete Edition will finally be available in 60 frames. It will be the smoothest the video game has been since its original release. Players will also have access to a photo mode, a highly desired feature for modern games. It will also have cloud saves, meaning no more lost and corrupted files on your console.

Free Upgrade

The best part about the next-gen release is that players who own all Witcher 3 games will get the upgrade for free. Yes, if their account holds a copy, they will have the latest edition free of charge. CDProjektRed is known to be one of the most generous developers with their franchises, and the tradition continues.

Should I Play The Witcher 3?

The Witcher 3 builds from the success of its predecessor by continuing the story of Geralt of Rivia. It’s inspired many types of RPGs today with its storytelling, branching choices, and unique take on a world where nothing’s truly good or evil. It defined the franchise as one of the best of its kind and established its characters as icons in the gaming world.

Not only does The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt remains one of the best games of all time, but it also adapts the source material honorably. Players who know the books will enjoy the video game, and all those who’ve played the previous editions attest to how it’s a must-play with this new release.

Combining all the DLCs, you can expect hours and hours of gameplay. There are many customizations and build options with its RPG elements. It also has many ways to change the gameplay, giving it a lot of replayability. The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt’s new update came as a surprise, but one that’s welcome all the same.

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