It’s been a long time coming but developer CD Projekt RED has finally announced the release date for The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt Complete Edition for PlayStation 5 and Xbox Series.
The new versions will launch on December 14 and free upgrades will be available for anyone who owned the game on PlayStation 4 or Xbox One. Players can expect new features like ray tracing support, faster load times, a variety of mods integrated into the game, new content inspired by The Witcher Netflix series, and more. These things and more will be talked about more in a dedicated REDstream event on Twitch next week.
PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and Nintendo Switch players will also get a new update that will include numerous additions and improvements. You can read more about this news below.
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 version of The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt – Complete Edition will be available for purchase digitally on PlayStation 5, Xbox Series X|S, and PC, featuring all free DLCs released to date, and both major expansions: Hearts of Stone & Blood and Wine. Moreover, a free next-gen update will be available for everyone who owns any release of the game for PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and PC. A physical edition will be released following the initial digital rollout, with a specific date to be announced at a later time.
In addition to the next-gen release, the PlayStation 4, Xbox One and Nintendo Switch versions of The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt will also receive an update featuring numerous additions and improvements, as well as the Netflix Witcher-themed additional content. Further details, including the release date, will be announced soon.