The one many have been waiting for is finally coming. CD Projekt Red formally announced that the “next-gen” update for The Witcher 3 Wild Hunt will be available on December 14th for PC, PS5, and the Xbox Series consoles. According to the press release it will feature many updates:
Enhanced with the power of next-gen consoles and modern PC hardware in mind, the upcoming release of CD PROJEKT RED’s award-winning role-playing game will feature dozens of visual, performance, and technical enhancements over the original. These include ray tracing support, faster loading times on consoles, as well as a variety of mods integrated into the experience, among many others. Along with new additional content inspired by The Witcher series from Netflix, these will be covered next week in a dedicated REDstreams event on Twitch, where the studio will present gameplay from the next-gen version of the game.
The next-gen update for The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt is coming on December 14th, free for everyone who already owns the game.
— The Witcher (@witchergame) November 14, 2022
The Witcher 3 is one of our favorite games of all-time and Seasoned Gaming’s first “Game of the Year” winner back in 2015 when we were founded. If you’ve never played The Witcher 3, your time arrives soon!