CD PROJEKT RED announces the launch of the next-gen version of The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt – Complete Edition, now available as a digital download on PlayStation 5, Xbox Series X|S, Steam, GOG, and the Epic Games Store.
Harnessing the power of next-gen hardware, the updated version of CD PROJEKT RED’s trilogy-concluding role-playing epic comes as a free download for owners of the original release of the game, featuring a wide variety of visual and performance improvements.
These include real-time ray tracing for PC, Performance, and Ray Tracing modes on PlayStation 5 and Xbox Series X, and Performance and Quality modes on Xbox Series S, support for DLSS on PC and AMD FidelityFX Super Resolution across all next-gen platforms, faster loading times, and more.
Furthermore, the next-gen version introduces content and quality of life additions: items and quests inspired by The Witcher Netflix show, new camera options, quick Sign casting, Photo Mode, cross-platform progression, map and UI tweaks, a selection of community-created mods integrated into the experience — among many others. The Complete Edition also comes with all previously released content for The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt — the award-winning Hearts of Stone & Blood and Wine expansions, as well as 16 pieces of extra content.
The PlayStation 4 and Xbox One versions of The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt have also received a new update today. It introduces a selection of the numerous quality-of-life additions coming to next-gen — more information can be found in the official patch notes. It will also come with all the new content inspired by Netflix’s The Witcher — new swords and armor for Geralt, alternative looks for Dandelion and Nilfgaardian armor, as well as a brand new quest. This update is also coming to Nintendo Switch at a later date.
The next-gen version of The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt – Complete Edition is available for PlayStation 5, Xbox Series X|S, and PC. Gamers who previously purchased any version of the title for PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and PC can upgrade to the next-gen update for free via an update. A dedicated next-gen release for the game is also available for purchase digitally via PlayStation Store and Microsoft Store, with a disc version releasing at a later date.
If you are interested in learning more about the next-gen update then you can check out our guide on how you can get the Netflix Dandelion skin. You can also check out our guide on the popular mods that work with the next-gen update.