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Is The Witcher 3 coming to PS5/Series X?

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The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt was released originally on PC, Xbox One, and PS4 in May 2015. More recently, in 2019, the game was released on the Nintendo Switch.

Since the release of the next-gen consoles, CD Projekt Red has been looking to optimize the critically-acclaimed game for the PlayStation 5 and Xbox Series X.

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Latest News On the Release

On the September 4, 2020, CD Projekt RED announced that The Witcher 3 would be coming to Next-Gen!

Since then, we haven't been given an exact release date, but a recent tweet from Daniel Ahmad about CDPR's most recent stats release suggested that The Witcher 3's next-generation port will be released in the second half of 2021.

Everything seems on schedule regarding the Witcher 3 next-gen editions!

Release Date

At the moment, The Witcher 3 doesn't have an exact release date for PS5 and Series X. It is on schedule to be released in 2021, but we'll update you as soon as a final release date is confirmed.

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Changes & Improvements

Below is a quote from the developers about what fans can expect from the PS5 and Xbox Series X versions of The Witcher 3.

"Developed to take advantage of the most powerful gaming hardware, the next-gen edition of the game will feature a range of visual and technical improvements — including ray tracing and faster loading times — across the base game, both expansions, and all extra content.
The next-generation edition of The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt will release as a standalone purchase for PC, Xbox Series X, and PlayStation 5, as well as a free update for everyone who already owns the game on PC, Xbox One, and PlayStation 4." - CD Projekt RED

If you're looking for more on the potential graphical upgrades, check out our article on them here.

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