CD Projekt has dropped the primary trailer for the next-gen replace coming to The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt in December, lastly giving us our first have a look at the massive visible overhaul and different adjustments coming to the hit RPG.
The unique Witcher 3 seemed fairly spectacular to begin with, particularly when you had been lucky sufficient to play it on a 4K-capable PC. (I did, and consider me, it seemed nice.) At first look, then, the next-gen replace could not appear that dramatic as enhancements go. However there’s extra occurring than only a enhance in decision: CD Projekt has beforehand confirmed that the replace will incorporate help for ray tracing, numerous efficiency enhancements, and help for AMD’s FSR.
The replace may also add a spot of recent content material impressed by the Netflix collection, together with—this can be crucial half—the notorious Nilfgaardian Ballsack Armor (opens in new tab).
Severely, get a have a look at these things:
Okay, possibly that is not the most vital half. That honor extra probably goes to the addition of a local photograph mode, which was not beforehand out there (in 2016 CD Projekt added help for Nvidia Ansel (opens in new tab), as a substitute). It was an odd exclusion: The Witcher 3 is a recreation of placing visuals, particularly at 4K, and particularly when the sport strikes to Toussaint within the Blood and Wine enlargement.
This can be a quick-and-dirty screenshot I captured throughout my playthrough—think about what somebody with correct instruments and a modicum of photographic expertise might provide you with.
The replace may also make a number of different smaller enhancements, like enhancements to the map, integration of “community-made favourite” mods, adjustments to magic casting, and quite a few quest fixes. Cross-progression can be being added, so you’ll be able to play and advance your journey throughout any platform you want.
In case you get pleasure from studying patch notes for CDPR’s video games, you then’ll have a very good time with the free next-gen replace for The Witcher 3, that includes: ✅ Improved visuals✅ Digicam, controls and UI adjustments✅ Picture mode✅ Built-in mods✅ Quest fixes✅ Netflix DLC✅ Cross-progression pic.twitter.com/7Fh2q7omPvNovember 23, 2022
The Witcher 3 next-gen replace is about to go stay on December 14, and might be free for all homeowners of the sport. In case you’re not an proprietor of The Witcher 3, it is at the moment on sale for 80% off on each Steam (opens in new tab) and GOG (opens in new tab), and in case there’s any doubt it comes extremely advisable: Seven years later, it is nonetheless a mainstay of our greatest RPGs (opens in new tab) record. CD Projekt stated an in depth record of all of the adjustments coming within the replace might be posted nearer to launch.