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The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt Next-Gen Upgrade Coming Next Month

CD Projekt Red

CD Projekt Red have announced that the next-gen upgrade for The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt will be released next month, on Dec. 14.

The long-awaited re-release of The Witcher 3 is finally on the horizon, having been announced for the PlayStation 5, Xbox Series X|S and Windows PCs a few years ago. The next-gen upgrades were initially planned for release during Q2 of 2022. On 13 April 2022, the studio announced that its in-house development team would be taking over development, and that its Q2 2022 release date would be postponed.

Later, in May, it was announced that the re-release would instead launch in Q4 2022.

In a Tweet, posted yesterday, the studio announced the upgrade's release date, and revealed that more details and a gameplay reveal would be showcased during an upcoming REDstreams next week.

The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt next-gen upgrade will be free for anyone who already owns the game. Players will be able to download the upgrade on Dec. 14, 2022.

Last month, the studio announced that a remake of the original Witcher game is in development by Fool's Theory. CD Projekt Red will instead take on a supervisor role.