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The Witcher 3 Wild Hunt Announced for 2014, Move Over Skyrim

By February 5, 2013

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CD Projekt RED confirmed what they teased in mid-January, The Witcher 3 is coming. The game has been unveiled in an exclusive interview with Game Informer that's due to hit the web to its subscribers on Wednesdays. A sneak peak at some details were unveiled in a two minute Game Informer coverage trailer released that includes some game play footage and interviews with the development team. Here is what we know so far:

  • The world of The Witcher 3 is huge; 30 times bigger than The Witcher 2 and even larger than The Elder Scrolls V Skyrim world.
  • Open world gaming, allowing players to explore how they want to.
  • No load screens, players adventure seamlessly throughout the world.
  • New game play mechanics called monster hunting.
  • More personal storyline to Gerant and his family.
  • Built for Next Gen Consoles and "high end" PC platforms using the new REDengine 3 game engine.
  • 2014 release date.

More details will surely be unveiled tomorrow when the Game Informer story hits the web so be sure to stay tuned.

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