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CDPR desires new Witcher title to spearhead ‘second saga’ of video games
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As a part of the investor name held yesterday by CD Projekt RED, the studio famous its persevering with curiosity in its high-fantasy franchise The Witcher — Not solely did the Polish developer announce that pre-production had already begun, but additionally prompt that the as-yet-untitled launch is predicted to kick off a wholly new “saga” set throughout the sex-and-monster-filled universe.
Throughout the name, CDPR CEO Adam Kiciński was requested to elaborate additional on his use of the phrase “saga” to explain the brand new title, which is at present in its pre-production stage. Kiciński then explains that CDPR sees the primary three Witcher titles, (The Witcher, Assassins of Kings, and Wild Hunt), as presenting a single saga inside Geralt’s world, whereas the brand new title would be the first chapter of a complete new arc.
It stays to be seen which lands, heroes, enemies, and narratives are set to make an look within the new video games, however one can anticipate CDPR to offer it their all with the brand new launch — given the large curiosity in The Witcher property following the globally profitable Netflix collection. As well as, CDPR will possible be seeking to repolish its repute, which took one hell of a ding within the aftermath of the Cyberpunk 2077 launch. CDPR had beforehand been considered as one thing of a “can do no fallacious” studio to many — a status that the developer can be seeking to reclaim.
In fact, we’re some years out from our return to the digital iteration of The Continent, so Witcher followers will, sadly, have to sit down of their native tavern and Gwent it out till Geralt of Rivia (or whomever) is lastly prepared to attract their swords and enterprise into the good unknown as soon as extra.
The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt is scheduled to launch on PS5, PC, and Xbox Sequence X in 2022.