No, don’t rub your eyes, you read that right. The long-awaited update of The Witcher 3 for PlayStation 5 and Xbox S | X already has a date, we just have to wait a month so that, finally, we can enjoy the last adventure of Geralt de Rivia in the current generation of consoles that, in reality, already has little of next-genWell, let’s remember that they hit the market almost two years ago (although it is true that their availability has not always been the best, especially in the case of PlayStation 5).
It may seem like it was yesterday, but the truth is that The Witcher 3 for PlayStation 5 and Xbox S | X was announced more than two years ago, in September 2020, when both consoles were next-gen really. At that time there was still no expected date, and the post-launch problems of Cyberpunk 2077 without a doubt they were a blow to the calendar of CD Projekt REDwhich had to focus much of its efforts on making the game what it should have been from the start.
With the waters already a little calmer in that sense, the developer the launch of this expansion was planned for the fourth quarter of last yearbut for reasons that did not reach the general public at the time, it finally had to be postponed, something that the company justified with an “Apologies for the long wait, but we want to do it well” that, given the immediate background of the developer, I It seemed like a great success.
The surprise came, however, when CDPR announced, last April, that this much-awaited update to The Witcher 3 was delayed indefinitely. Additionally, they also indicated that the final phase of development would be carried out in their own studios, despite the fact that until now the development was in the hands of Saber Interactive. Rivers of ink have flown about it but, personally, I prefer the analysis of the situation made by my colleague Isidro.
The next-gen update for The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt is coming on December 14th, free for everyone who already owns the game.
For more details and gameplay reveal, tune in to REDstreams next week on https://t.co/IpFERTohi9. pic.twitter.com/fg3yfGeNih
— The Witcher (@witchergame) November 14, 2022
Since then we have known about CD Projekt RED’s plans regarding the franchise, with up to three new titles based on it, and the remake of the first title in the saga, but nothing about the update announced more than two years ago… until today. And it is that by surprise, through the official account of the game on Twitter, CD Projekt RED has announced the arrival of The Witcher 3 update for December 14just a month from now.
As announced at the time, The Witcher 3 update It will be free for all those users who already have the game and yes, in case you’re wondering, this update will also reach PC users automaticallyaccording to the company in responses to several tweets asking about it.
No images have been displayed, gameplays or anything like that but, as we can read in the message, starting next week CDPR will use his Twitch channel to expand information and show the first images of the game in motion, a very interesting approach to whet your appetite among users who have been waiting for it for some time.