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'The Witcher 3' PS5, Xbox Series X Versions Dropping Today, According To Ratings Board


'The Witcher 3' PS5, Xbox Series X Versions Dropping Today, According To Ratings Board

The long-awaited new-gen versions of The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt could be dropping as soon as later today, according to a recently discovered PEGI leak.


CD Projekt RED announced earlier this year that the fantasy RPG would be coming to PlayStation 5 and Xbox Series X/S along with improved visuals, enhanced loading times, and a handful of special cosmetic DLC based on the Netflix show. Oh, and it'll come with the Hearts Of Stone and Blood And Wine expansions included, and be a free upgrade for anyone who already owns the game. As far as excuses to replay the game for a fifth time go, this is up there.

Take a look at The Witcher 3's best trailer below!



"Developed to take advantage of powerful video-game hardware, the next generation edition of The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt for PC, Xbox Series X, and PlayStation 5 will feature a range of visual and technical improvements," CDPR wrote in a press release at the time. "Including ray tracing and faster loading times -across the base game, both expansions, and all extra content."

While CDPR has yet to officially confirm when exactly this enhanced version of The Witcher 3 is set to launch, the PEGI ratings board (thanks, Gematsu) recently updated the games RPG's age rating info to include PS5 and Xbox Series X. It also specifies a 19/10/21 release for these versions.

This could be a simple mistake on the part of PEGI, of course, but CDPR did previously indicate that The Witcher 3 would hit new-gen consoles in the second half of 2021. A stealth-drop of one of the greatest games of all time on PS5 and Xbox Series X/S would certainly be an incredible move, so let's just hope there's something to this. If the leaked date is accurate, we will of course find out sooner rather than later.

Featured Image Credit: CD Projekt

Topics: The Witcher 3

Ewan Moore
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