The original Witcher game will return, as CD Projekt Red announced it is supervising the development of The Witcher Remake

The Witcher Remake Developer is Fool’s Theory

People will be able to toss a coin to their Witcher again to purchase the original game again. CD Projekt Red announced The Witcher Remake. However, the company isn’t developing it. Instead, Fool’s Theory is developing what is being billed as a “modern reimagining.” Platforms weren’t announced yet.

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While Fool’s Theory will be behind The Witcher Remake, CD Projekt Red will influence its development. The reveal confirmed that Fool’s Theory does include folks who worked on past entry in the series. Both The Witcher 2 and 3 were mentioned. CD Projekt Red also confirmed it is supervising its development.

There are also a few details about tools being used to make the game, which was previously called “Canis Majoris” ahead of the reveal. The original The Witcher featured the Aurora Engine as its foundation. The remake will involve Unreal Engine 5 instead. CD Projekt Red also confirmed both it and the new Witcher games will use an entirely new toolset.

The first The Witcher game introduced Geralt as an amnesiac Witcher attempting to recover. After saving a child with incredible magical potential, Geralt heads out to face a group known as the Salamandra, who are attacking the Witchers. It’s notable for placing players in multiple situations where they determine who to side with and what to do.

The Witcher Remake is in development for unspecified platforms. People can find the original game on PCs.


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