Developer CD Projekt RED has now officially announced The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt following word spilling from Game Informer's print magazine feature yesterday, with the Polish studio revealing that the upcoming Open-world RPG will also be their final instalment in the dark fantasy franchise.
The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt is the final episode of the award-winning RPG series and the last part of the legend of Geralt of Rivia. The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt is the most robust and breathtaking game ever created by CD Projekt RED. Open-world, free-roaming exploration is an adventure in itself as the player will gallop through war-ravaged lands, sail misty waters and track down dangerous beasts for money. An improved combat system will allow players to feel like a real monster-hunter, a witcher who uses his superior senses and fighting skills to survive in a dark fantasy world--while he embarks on a quest to save his loved ones. The new core mechanics of The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt immerse the player in the experience completely, with no Quick Time Events, only intuitive RPG gameplay.Unfortunately there's no new screenshots or gameplay footage to accompany the official announcement, and not much other information that didn't already flow out of GI's 14-page cover story, but if you want to see some fancy font-work, you can check out the rather unexciting "Title Reveal" video below.
In celebration of the reveal, both The Witcher, and The Witcher 2 are now on sale for 50% off at GOG.com (DRM-free) and Steam for the next 72 hours.
The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt is due in 2014 on PC, and "high-end platforms" (read: next-generation PlayStation and Xbox consoles).
Quietly hoping they put the focus back on hunting down all kinds of scary monsters and less on politics.
Don't get me wrong, the Game of Thrones-ish take on the second was cool, but I'd like so see Geralt focus on his actual profession a bit more.
Best developer ever.
I guess I got what I deserved for watching the video before reading the post but that video is so comically useless that its worth removing just to avoid disappointment .