The Witcher III: Wild Hunt Next-Gen Update Released

The promised next-gen update for The Witcher III: Wild Hunt is now available for PC, Xbox Series X|S, and PlayStation 5. This adds support for many advanced graphics features, giving the seven-plus year-old RPG a fresh coat of paint along with gameplay and UI enhancements. Check out the patch notes for details and take a look at the Next-Gen Update Trailer for a look at what to expect. There's also an article about this from NVIDIA showing off GeForce graphics support. This has not gone without hiccups, however, as the developer tweets it is investigating reports of PC issues. The Windows update is available for free on the Epic Games Store,*, and Steam. Newcomers can pick up the game on any of those stores, but is the obvious choice at the moment, as besides benefiting the developers at CD PROJEKT RED more directly and including no DRM, the game is on sale there for 80% off. Here's word:
Behold the dark fantasy world of the Continent like never before! This edition of The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt has been enhanced with numerous visual and technical improvements implemented with the power of the latest console generation and modern PCs in mind, including:

  • Faster loading times on console;
  • vastly improved level of detail;
  • a range of community created mods;
  • brand new mods developed for this edition of the game;
  • realtime ray tracing;
  • and more!

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