New Witcher Game Unveiled

A post on The Witcher Website reveals that a new The Witcher game is in the works, continuing CD PROJEKT's highly regarded RPG franchise. The post is dated March 1st, but someone is messing with us, because it went up today. There aren't many details, but there is word that the project will utilize the Unreal engine instead of the company's in-house REDengine. This will involve collaborating with Epic, but we're reassured the new game will not be exclusive to Epic Games Store or any other storefront (which makes sense, given CD PROJEKT's ownership of Here's the news:
This is an exciting moment as we’re moving from REDengine to Unreal Engine 5, beginning a multi-year strategic partnership with Epic Games. It covers not only licensing, but technical development of Unreal Engine 5, as well as potential future versions of Unreal Engine, where relevant. We'll closely collaborate with Epic Games’ developers with the primary goal being to help tailor the engine for open-world experiences.

At this point, no further details regarding the game — such as a development time frame or release date — are available.

REDengine, the technology which powers Cyberpunk 2077, is still being used for the development of the upcoming Cyberpunk 2077 expansion.