The Witcher 3 Reveals Next-Gen Update Release Date

CD Projekt Red has revealed the proper release date for The Witcher 3's next-gen update for box PS5 and Xbox Series X|S. Players will be getting the updated experience on December 14th, 2022. This will include a brand new array of upgrades visually and mechanically to make the game flow better on both consoles and give players a better experience with what is essentially the most comprehensive version of The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt. Along with this version, the versions already out for PS4, Xbox One, and Nintendo Switch will also receive an update featuring several additions and improvements to give them a bit of an upgrade as well, along with themed content from the Netflix series, to be revealed soon. Here's the full notes from the team below.

The Witcher 3 Reveals Next-Gen Update Release Date
Credit: CD Projekt Red
"Enhanced with the power of next-gen consoles and modern PC hardware in mind, the upcoming release of CD Projekt Red's award-winning role-playing game will feature dozens of visual, performance, and technical enhancements over the original. These include ray tracing support, faster loading times on consoles, as well as a variety of mods integrated into the experience, among many others. Along with new additional content inspired by The Witcher series from Netflix, these will be covered next week in a dedicated REDstreams event on Twitch, where the studio will present gameplay from the next-gen version of the game.  The next-gen version of The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt – Complete Edition will be available for purchase digitally on PlayStation 5, Xbox Series X|S, and PC, featuring all free DLCs released to date, and both major expansions: Hearts of Stone & Blood and Wine. Moreover, a free next-gen update will be available for everyone who owns any release of the game for PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and PC. A physical edition will be released following the initial digital rollout, with a specific date to be announced at a later time."

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