CD Projekt RED has introduced they’re creating the following installment in The Witcher franchise, and it’ll kick off a brand new saga. The announcement was accompanied by a picture of a medallion within the snow, giving little or no particulars away and leaving followers with an necessary query: will the brand new saga contain Geralt and Ciri?
What do we all know in regards to the new The Witcher recreation?
The upcoming The Witcher recreation would be the begin of a brand new saga for the franchise. No additional particulars have been introduced, leaving followers with extra questions than solutions. Will Geralt and Ciri be concerned within the new recreation, or will there be a brand new protagonist altogether? Will the sport be a sequel, a prequel, or a totally new storyline? Will there be any new recreation mechanics? CD Projekt RED’s International PR Director Radek Grabowski has mentioned that they aren’t answering any questions on “story, characters, mechanics, or plot particulars” proper now, however Gwent’s Recreation Director Jason Slama will likely be directing the brand new The Witcher recreation. Philipp Weber, the individual liable for the easter egg in The Witcher 3 that took seven years to search out, is the Performing Marketing campaign Director.
We do know the sport won’t be referred to as The Witcher 4. The sport can even be making the swap to Unreal Engine 5 from REDengine as a part of a multi-year partnership with Epic Video games. The developer’s CTO Paweł Zawodny defined extra:
One of many core elements of our inside RED 2.0 Transformation is a a lot stronger concentrate on know-how, and our cooperation with Epic Video games relies on this precept. From the outset, we didn’t think about a typical licensing association; each we and Epic see this as a long-term, fulfilling tech partnership. It’s critical for CD PROJEKT RED to have the technical course of our subsequent recreation determined from the earliest attainable part as; up to now, we spent a number of sources and vitality to evolve and adapt REDengine with each subsequent recreation launch. This cooperation is so thrilling, as a result of it should elevate growth predictability and effectivity, whereas concurrently granting us entry to cutting-edge recreation growth instruments. I can’t await the good video games we’re going to create utilizing Unreal Engine 5!
The developer didn’t point out after we could be getting extra info on the sport’s platforms, launch date, or anything actually. It does sound like the sport is within the early levels of growth, so it could be some time earlier than we hear extra.
In different information, the most recent studio to be welcomed into the PlayStation Studios fold is Jade Raymond’s Haven Studios. Their upcoming recreation was additionally confirmed to be AAA multiplayer expertise. Elsewhere, Arc System Works’ subsequent combating recreation will likely be DNF Duel, on account of be launched for PS5 and PS4 at the end of June.