Witcher 3 is getting a boxed retail launch on PS5 and Xbox Collection X/S subsequent week

CD Projekt has introduced launch dates for the boxed version of The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt on PlayStation 5 and Xbox Collection X/S.

The brand new-gen console variations of the sport will hit retailer cabinets in the USA, Europe and chosen areas on January 26, earlier than rolling out in different nations over the next weeks.

After a number of delays and a change of developer, Witcher 3’s next-gen replace was launched in December as a standalone buy for PC, Xbox Collection X/S and PS5, and as a free patch for gamers who owned the sport on PC and last-gen consoles.

The Witcher 3 Wild Hunt — Full Version Subsequent-Gen Replace Trailer

Whereas it launched with some technical points, VGC’s The Witcher 3 evaluation referred to as the sport the “definitive model of probably the greatest RPGs ever”.

On Thursday, CD Projekt Crimson world group director Marcin Momot mentioned the studio has been engaged on a brand new replace for the sport that appears to be nearing completion and ought to be launched pretty quickly.

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Final October, CD Projekt Crimson outlined its growth slate for the foreseeable future, together with a Cyberpunk 2077 sequel, a brand new trilogy of Witcher video games, Witcher spin-offs, and the studio’s first unique IP.

It later confirmed that its upcoming The Witcher remake shall be an open-world recreation. The trendy reimagining of 2007’s unique collection entry is being “rebuilt from the bottom up” in Unreal Engine 5 and is within the early phases of growth at Polish studio Idiot’s Principle, the place veteran Witcher workers are concerned.