Netflix and Polish production company, Platige Image, have announced a partnership agreement to bring Andrzej Sapkowski's series of novels to life. The Witcher series will be an English-language drama produced in Poland. The Expanse's Jason Brown and Sean Daniel are on board as producers along side BAFTAwinner Tomek Baginski as director.
EuroGamer has an interesting interview with Andrzej Sapkowski, the author of the Witcher books. In the early 2000s Sapkowski made a deal with CD Projekt RED's co-founder Marcin Iwinski. The company could use his world and characters, but should write a completely original story. Sapkowski was offered a portion of profits from any games created from his IP, including the latest The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt and Gwent, which he turned down in favor of an immediate cash flow.
Have I Been Pwned is reporting that 1.8M users of The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt forums have had account data taken during a large-scale hacking event that took place in March 2016. According to HIBP, user names, passwords and email addresses were taken.
In preparation for tomorrow's release of The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt Game of the Year Edition, CD Projekt Red has released a brand new trailer to get players ready for the big day! Check it out and remember the journey, or prepare to begin a new one.
CD Projekt Red has sent word that the much-anticipated Game of the Year Edition of The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt, including all DLC and the Hearts of Stone and Blood & Wine expansions, will be released on August 30, 2016. The GotY edition will be available on PC, XBox One and PlayStation 4.
Nexus Mods user Skacikpl is making an interesting new mod for The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt that allows the players to move the camera to first person view to see the world through Geralt's eyes. If you follow the link above you can find out more about the mod. There are some technical issues with the mod that are unlikely to be fixed in the long term, but it is an interesting way to see the game world as you can discover in the video below. Let us know what you think!
Eurogamer is reporting that the committee in charge of age ratings for German software, USK, has a listing for The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt Game of the Year Edition. According to the information on the USK site, the GotY version is slated for release on August 26th.
Fans of Gwent from CD Projekt Red's The Witcher 3 will be happy to hear that the stand alone card game will be officially launching on September 26, 2016.
According to NerdLeaks, as reported by Eurogamer, it looks like the wish of a great many Witcher 3 fans is about to come true.
The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt expands today with the release of Blood & Wine, also marking the final adventure for the iconic series lead, Geralt of Rivia. In this final episode, Geralt is sent to Toussaint to hunt down a beast terrorizing the kingdom.