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The Witcher 3’s World Will Be 30 Times Larger Than The Witcher 2

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    CD Projekt Red  have announced The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt for simultaneous release in 2014 on PC and “all high-end platforms”. Wild Hunt will be the studio’s final Witcher game.

     

    The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt will feature an open-world that is 30 times larger than The Witcher 2 says CD Projekt Red studio head, Adam Badowski. Each region will consist of its own population with different customs, stories and problems.

     

    "Imagine playing a dark fantasy game with the same great non-linear story as in the previous Witcher titles, but now told in a world you can explore freely with no artificial boundaries," Badowski says. "The war-ravaged world is so huge that to reach farther places you will need to ride a horse or sail a boat to get there."

     

    The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt is being designed using CD Projekt Red’s new REDEngine 3 technology. The game will feature no quick-time events, an improved battle system, and a non-linear story with choice like the previous Witcher games. The game’s story will involve Geralt trying to save his loved ones. 

    Ishaan Sahdev
    Ishaan specializes in game design/sales analysis. He's the former managing editor of Siliconera and a contributing writer at GamesIndustry.biz. He also used to moonlight as a professional manga editor. These days, his day job has nothing to do with games, but the two inform each other nonetheless.

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