Free next-gen update for The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt is coming to PC

The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt: CD Projekt Red has announced that the next-gen update for The Witcher: Wild Hunt will be released on December 14 for the PlayStation 5, Xbox One X/S, and PC. The company also mentioned that anybody who owns the game in any form would receive the update at no cost.

Digital copies of The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt – Complete Edition will be made available for PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and PC users who may have missed out on the game at launch. A physical copy will be made available as well. All updates, free downloadable content, and the two narrative expansions—Hearts of Stone and Blood and Wine—will be included in this edition.

Features of the Full Game Version of The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt

CD Projekt Red said the upcoming patch will make use of features available on current-gen consoles and PCs. There are “dozens” of improvements to the visuals, performance, and technology. Ray tracing will be supported, and load times on consoles will decrease. The experience is also augmented by a number of modifications.

The developer also mentions that a slew of DLCs based on Netflix’s The Witcher series would be added. In addition to Geralt’s arsenal expanding, several characters will also have new clothing and hairstyles at their disposal.

However, PS4, Xbox One, and Switch gamers are not ignored. This group of gamers will also get the update with “many updates and improvements,” as well as The Witcher-themed downloadable content from Netflix. The update’s expected release date will be announced soon.

Many gamers agree that 2015’s The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt is among the finest games ever made. Furthermore, the game is still regarded as one of the best-looking games currently available. Thus, series fans would be waiting with bated breath to see what CD Projekt Red can accomplish by utilizing current-gen consoles.

Free next-gen update for The Witcher 3 Wild Hunt is coming to PC
Free next-gen update for The Witcher 3 Wild Hunt is coming to PC

Since the Cyberpunk 2077 launch fiasco a few years ago, CD Projekt Red has been making a return of sorts. Fans of the Cyberpunk franchise are raving about the new anime series, Cyberpunk: Edgerunners, which debuted on Netflix earlier this year.

Since its release, Cyberpunk 2077 has received a slew of free upgrades, the most recent of which being version 1.6, which features new content inspired by the anime. Since this version is also free, it’s safe to infer that the Cyberpunk 2077 launch has been forgotten, or at least nearly forgotten.

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