The Witcher announces its next video game with new generation graphics, we already have the first image and details

Much has been said about how The Witcher 3 has influenced the video game industry, but if we look back it makes us dizzy to think that the end of Geralt of Rivia’s adventure in the video game was released no less than 7 years. Along with it, open worlds like The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild or Red Dead Redemption 2 have gender redefinedas much as Elden Ring is doing now, and it seems that the “White Wolf” still has a lot to say.

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Today is a day to remember, especially for those still dazzled by the work of the Poles from CD Projekt with The Witcher trilogy, and the fact is that the company itself has confirmed that it is working on a new game in the series literature of Andrzej Sapkowski. The studio has ended up somewhat touched after Cyberpunk 2077 and although it has already anticipated wanting to explore new horizons with both licenses, none of us expected an announcement “so soon”.

CD Projekt will not use its REDengine engine and will bet on Unreal Engine 5, with a new and powerful visual section

Perhaps the most interesting thing is that, as we read in the official statement, the Polish studio will leave aside REDengine to make the leap to Unreal Engine 5, starting a new marketing strategy with Epic Games, although they rule out that it is exclusive to the platform. The fifth version of Unreal has proven to be a powerful development tool, as we already saw with that Matrix experience, so, transferred to the world of The Witcher, we can only hope for the best.

Given this, Tim Sweeney, CEO of Epic Games, has advanced that both he and the team feel “deeply honored for the opportunity to partner with CD Projekt RED to push the boundaries of interactive storytelling and gameplay together, and this effort will benefit the developer community for years to come.” perfected its graphics engine and his marketing strategies with companies like Remedy Entertainment for Alan Wake 2 or Mundfish for Atomic Heart.

When would this new The Witcher be released?

The Witcher New Game

We do not know if he will follow Geralt, but his study points to a new saga

The truth is that if we look at the end of The Witcher 3, although we will not spoilers, everything seems to indicate that Geralt’s story has already been told. Their respective DLCs take place after the events of the main game and the character has continued to appear in Gwent, a game that, while tangential, takes place after the events of the game.

But what about the rest of the witches? The Polish studio distanced itself from the saga of books with an unrelated story that brought Geralt back after the end of The Lady of the Lake, but characters like Ciri, Letho of Guleta, Lambert or Eskel They have gained a lot of strength. CD Projekt has been sparing in words and has only advanced that we are facing a new game seriesas the first promotional image says, with all the nuances that this entails.

The Witcher 3 hides an easter egg so well hidden that it took us 6 years to see it

The truth is that this is an announcement that has set the bar very high for this penultimate week of March, but it does not mean that we will see this fourth new title, if we do not count Thronebreaker: The Witcher Tales, very soon. CD Projekt has assured in the same statement that they cannot advance details of the game or the development, as well as a launch window, so it is not difficult to affirm that it is in a few early stages of production.