Playstation 5 and Xbox Series are making games from a few years ago receive improved graphics and extra content: now, the Polish company CD Projekt, announced the free update of The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt which optimizes gameplay for next-gen consoles and adds downloadable downloads inspired by the Netflix series.
While very little was revealed about what the DLC, the company announced how Geralt, the protagonist of the game, will look in the next version that will also be available on PC.
“They will be able to wear Geralt’s armor inspired by the Netflix series“Philipp Weber, Acting Lead Mission Designer at CD Projekt Red, said during the WitcherCon broadcast, a conference dedicated to the game and the series that took place this week.
The studio first announced that a next-generation update was in the works for PS5, Xbox Series X / S and PC in September 2020, and promised that it would bring “a series of visual and technical improvements”, such as ray tracing and shorter load times.
The update applies to the “base game, both to the expansions and to all the additional content, “said CD Projekt Red at the time. And we already have an idea of what Geralt will look like:
Everything announced in WitcherCon
Netflix announced the new season of the series and let you see the trailer: it will debut on December 17. Henry Cavill, who plays the protagonist of the series, shared his enthusiasm for the Andrzej Sapkowski universe in a relaxed talk about video games, books and filming.
Netflix also took the opportunity to offer a new batch of images, including a look at some of the new additions.
On the other hand, The Witcher: The Wolf’s Nightmare was announced, the new Netflix anime project based on the Witcher Saga, where they will tell us the story of a young Vesemir, Geralt’s mentor.
Finally, there will also be a comic in which Geralt will have a Japanese environment. The Witcher Ronin It will be an adventure where Geralt will hunt monsters with katanas.