The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt

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The Witcher 3

The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt is a Buy-to-play, Action role-playing video game developed and published by CD Projekt RED. Announced in February 2013, it was released worldwide for Microsoft Windows, PlayStation 4, and Xbox One in 2015.

Developer: CD Projekt RED
Release date: May 19, 2015
Type: B2P ARPG Fantasy
Publishers: CD Projekt, Bandai Namco Ent. and Others
Platforms: PlayStation 4, Xbox One, Microsoft Windows

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The Witcher 3 Overview

The Witcher 3 is a B2P, MMO Action game, it’s as dense and deep as the other two games in the series in terms of RPG mechanics, and the overwhelmingly massive open-world environment has at once made that depth more intimidating, and in the long run, more rewarding.

It’s difficult to express just how huge and open this world is: verdant, rolling fields liberally dotted with swaying foliage of every shape and size fill the space between loosely connected, ramshackle townships where people struggle to scrape by.

A full day/night cycle and dynamic weather pull it all together, cementing The Witcher 3’s landscape as one of the most authentic-feeling open worlds I’ve ever seen. A handy minimap points you where you want to go, which might seem like a crutch, but honestly, without it, I’d have been hopelessly lost. That a world this size still feels so purposeful, and full of things to do is quite an achievement.

It’s also worth noting that though you will get along fine without playing the first two games in the series, without the context provided by the Witcher novels, Ciri is more or less a complete stranger until the last quarter of the journey, which made it difficult to care about finding her as much as The Witcher 3 expected me to especially given the slew of intriguing characters who are relegated to supportive background roles.

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