CD Projekt RED has introduced they’re creating the subsequent 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 vital query: will the brand new saga contain Geralt and Ciri?
What do we all know in regards to the new The Witcher sport?
The upcoming The Witcher sport 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 sport, 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 sport mechanics? CD Projekt RED’s World 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 Sport Director Jason Slama will likely be directing the brand new The Witcher sport. 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 give attention to expertise, and our cooperation with Epic Video games is predicated on this precept. From the outset, we didn’t contemplate a typical licensing association; each we and Epic see this as a long-term, fulfilling tech partnership. It’s vital for CD PROJEKT RED to have the technical route of our subsequent sport determined from the earliest attainable section as; prior to now, we spent plenty of assets and power to evolve and adapt REDengine with each subsequent sport 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 sport growth instruments. I can’t look ahead to the nice video games we’re going to create utilizing Unreal Engine 5!
The developer didn’t point out after we can be getting extra data 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 is likely to be some time earlier than we hear extra.
In different information, the newest studio to be welcomed into the PlayStation Studios fold is Jade Raymond’s Haven Studios. Their upcoming sport was additionally confirmed to be AAA multiplayer expertise. Elsewhere, Arc System Works’ subsequent preventing sport will likely be DNF Duel, attributable to be launched for PS5 and PS4 at the end of June.