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News You Won't Want to Leave The Witcher 3: Blood and Wine's Gorgeous New Setting
We've all thought about taking vacations in our favourite game worlds, but we have to admit that we'd be hesitant to book a trip to The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt's setting - a land where war and famine grips the populace and peasants seem to cough up their lungs on a regular basis. In contrast, the title's final expansion, Blood and Wine,...
News The Witcher 3 Celebrates Its First Birthday with Some Amazing Artwork
Who can you spot?
Wow, The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt is a year old today. The open world role-playing game launched on PlayStation 4 on the 19th May 2015, and went on to win countless Game of the Year awards. Geralt's third adventure has since become developer CD Projekt Red's most successful ever release, shipping around 10 million copies worldwide. Its...
News The Witcher 3: Blood and Wine Expansion Is Basically a New Game, Says Dev
Geralt's last bash is a big one
CD Projekt Red is really getting the hype train moving for Blood and Wine, The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt's final expansion, and Geralt of Rivia's final adventure. In a new developer diary, the add-on is described as "basically a new game" by the Polish studio, and when you look at the facts, that statement doesn't seem at...
News The Witcher 3: Blood and Wine Sounds Like It'll Run Better than the Main Game on PS4
It'll look better too, apparently
Following its launch almost exactly one year ago, CD Projekt Red set about improved The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt's technical performance on PlayStation 4 via numerous game updates - but it's still not perfect. During particularly busy scenarios, the title's still prone to dropping a few frames here and there, but...
News The Witcher 3 Dev: We Shouldn't Shy Away from Adult Themes in Games
"We shouldn't tell adults what they can and can't see"
There was some slight controversy recently regarding a promotional image that CD Projekt Red released for The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt's upcoming expansion, Blood and Wine. The screenshot shows protagonist Geralt standing over a corpse of a man that's been sliced into pieces. It's undoubtedly a gory...
News There's a Free Witcher 3 Expansion Theme on PS4 Right Now
It even has its own music
Oooh, there's a lovely new The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt theme on the PlayStation Store, and it doesn't cost a penny. Dubbed the 'Expansion Theme', it combines key art from the title's two add-ons, Hearts of Stone and Blood and Wine. You can find it under 'Games', and then under 'Themes and Avatars'. We've provided screenshots...
News The Witcher 3's User Interface Is Being Completely Redesigned
No complaints here
CD Projekt Red's at it again, going above and beyond the call of duty when it comes to providing its games with post release support. Alongside The Witcher 3: Blood and Wine, which launches later this month, the developer will be releasing an update that completely revamps The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt's user interface and menu...
News The Witcher 3: Blood and Wine Carves Out a Confirmed May Release Date
About bloody time
What did we tell you, eh? Yesterday, as we reported on a rumoured release date for The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt's second expansion, we commented that an official announcement couldn't be too far away. As it turns out, CD Projekt Red has just revealed Blood and Wine's confirmed launch date - and the good news is that you won't be...
Rumour The Witcher 3: Blood and Wine Has Uncovered Yet Another Release Date
It's probably right, this time
How many times has The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt's second expansion had its release date leaked? By our count, it's happened three times now, and it's been a different date every time. However, this latest rumour has some solid information behind it courtesy of Wario64, who spotted the launch date on the downloadable...
News The Witcher 3 Dev Doesn't Plan on Remastering the First Two Games for PS4
You'll have to make do with just one 200 hour game
There were rumours a while back that The Witcher 2: Assassins of Kings was going to end up on the PlayStation 3, but it never happened. Likewise, both before and after the release of The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt, there were whispers that the first two titles in the series were going to be remastered for...
News Combine All of Skellige's Islands, and You've Got The Witcher 3: Blood and Wine's Map Size
It's sounding like Toussaint, the setting for The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt's final expansion, Blood and Wine, is going to be rather expansive. According to an interview with German publication GameStar - thoughtfully translated by Reddit user Pawell95 - CD Projekt Red state
News More Gwent Cards Headed to The Witcher 3 in Final Expansion
Oh my Skelligod!
At a panel that discussed how card game Gwent came to appear in The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt, Polish developer CD Projekt Red shared news that more cards are headed to the title in the final expansion, Blood and Wine. Not only will there be new cards, but a fifth deck will also be making its way into the title. While Blood and Wine...
News The Witcher 3: Blood and Wine Will Probably Get a Release Date Next Month
Among other things, apparently
We've heard plenty of rumours and whispers over the last few weeks, but CD Projekt Red still hasn't confirmed a release date for The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt's final expansion, Blood and Wine. That's probably going to change next month, however, as the developer has promised to reveal "lots and lots of stuff in May". As...
News The Witcher 3: Blood and Wine Spills Several Gorgeous New Screenshots
CD Projekt Red is kicking the hype machine into gear this afternoon with the release of several brand new screenshots from The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt's second and final expansion, Blood and Wine. The pictures are bright, colourful, and, as expected, offer up more questions than they do answers with regards to Geralt's last hurrah. They...
News Gosh Darn, The Witcher 3: Blood and Wine's PS4 Box Art Is Pure Hype
Here we bloody go
Phwoar, the hype meter's off the charts here at Push Square thanks to a relatively blurry image obtained by NeoGAF - isn't that always the way? The image - as you may have guessed - is the box art for The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt's second and final expansion, Blood and Wine. It features main character Geralt looking rather regal, while...
Rumour The Witcher 3: Blood and Wine Has Hunted Another Shaky Release Date
Expansion's apparently out this summer
The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt's second and final expansion, Blood and Wine, still doesn't have a confirmed release date, although we do at least know that it's launching at some point this year. In any case, regular readers will remember that last month, we posted a rumour article stating that the highly anticipated...
News The Witcher 3 Dev's April Fools' Joke Is a Whinner
Neigh laughing matter
First CD Projekt Red makes a Game of the Year worthy role-playing release, and then it reveals arguably the best April Fools' joke of the day - is there anything that it can't do? Well, apart from give us a confirmed launch date for Cyberpunk 2077, we mean. Anyway, the Polish studio's went above and beyond with its...
News Here's 8 Whole Seconds of The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt's Blood and Wine Expansion
You know that we're desperate to see more of Geralt's final adventure when we've made the editorial decision to run a story based on an eight-second video, but we have no regrets. Indeed, The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt's second expansion, Blood and Wine, still doesn't have a confirmed release date, so we'll take anything that we can get our hands on...
News The Witcher 3 Will Never Stop Winning Game of the Year Awards at This Rate
Geralt scoops another one
Well, Geralt's gone and done it again. The Game Developers Choice Awards were held last night, and The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt managed to scoop yet another top gong. We've honestly lost track of how many accolades this game has. CD Projekt Red's role-playing release actually won two awards: Game of the Year, and Best...
Rumour The Witcher 3's Huge Expansion May Bring Blood and Wine Next Month
Geralt of here
Fans of The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt have been eagerly awaiting news of Geralt's final adventure for months now, but developer CD Projekt Red hasn't had much to say on the matter. All that we know for sure is that the expansion, titled Blood and Wine, is still set to launch at some point this year. However, according to Polish website...
News The Witcher 3 Developer Reckons Upcoming Expansion 'Is Better Than the Main Game'
Geralt's finale sounds great
We bloody love The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt - and yes, we now include editor Sammy Barker in that statement - so we're really looking forward to Blood and Wine, Geralt's final adventure. According to an interview with developer CD Projekt Red from
Soapbox Why I Don't Hate The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt Anymore
I stopped playing The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt on 6th June, swore off it for life, told colleague Robert Ramsey that he'd Made_A_Huge_Mistake.gif awarding it a 10/10, and spent the following six months ridiculing everyone for liking a game in which following a floating foetus is widely regarded as its best bit. I was wrong. Y'see,...
News The Witcher 3 PS4 Patch 1.12 Is Out Now
It's fixing time
Hey, it's been quite a while since we've done one of these, eh? There's a brand new update out for The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt on PlayStation 4, which weighs in at about 1.5GB. Good job there's a decimal point in there. Truth be told, there's no reason to get really excited for this one - patch 1.12 is stuffed with specific fixes and...
Game of the Year The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt Was Your Fave 2015 Title
At the tail end of the Christmas holidays, we asked you to vote on your favourite PlayStation game of 2015 – then your humble host went to the dentist, had his gob eviscerated, and… Well, forgot. But fortunately we've been reminded by one outspoken The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt fan to inform you that CD Pr
Game of the Year #3 - The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt (PS4)
It's been an amazing year for Geralt of Rivia - The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt's grizzled lead. The final instalment in CD Projekt Red's gritty trilogy deserves to be right up near the top of any Game of the Year list, and not just because of its overall quality; this is a title that's practically bursting with passion from a truly committed...
Feature Why The Witcher 3's CD Projekt Red Is the Best Developer of 2015
2015 has been a pretty good year for gaming in terms of pure entertainment, but it's often been soured by news of some very questionable business practices. Whether it was simple stuff like Star Wars Battlefront's preposterous $50 season pass or Deus Ex: Mankind Divided's deservedly canned pre-order strategy, there's been plenty to...
News Feast Your Eyes on The Witcher 3's Final Expansion with These First Screenshots
Wine and dine
Who's ready for Geralt of Rivia's final adventure, then? It's been a long and admittedly bloody road, but the silver haired warrior's journey is drawing to a close next year with the release of Blood and Wine, The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt's second expansion - and it's already looking good. Judging from these brand new environmental...
News New Features and Changes Teased for The Witcher 3's Final Expansion
Okay, we usually don't cover relatively vague tweets in news stories for obvious reasons, but we thought that this one was actually quite interesting. Marcin Momot, CD Projekt Red's community lead and always appreciated news source, has tweeted saying that The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt's second and final expansion, Blood and Wine, will...
News The Witcher 3 Developer Shares the Love for Fallout 4
CD Projekt Red is inspired by Bethesda
Ah, CD Projekt Red. When you're not giving us free downloadable content and providing outrageously good expansions for low prices, you're praising other developers for their hard work - and it's quite heart-warming to see. What we often forget is that the people who make games tend to be a a lot like us -...
News New The Witcher 3 Trailer Reminds Us Why It's a Game of the Year Contender
'Epic' is a word that gets thrown around a lot these days - often rather carelessly - but we reckon that The Witcher 3 Wild Hunt's new 'Epic Trailer' sort of deserves to use it. In what appears to be a bid to make everyone remember that it's arguably one of the best titles of 2015, the video is a montage of many memorable moments from...
News The Witcher 3 Sweeps Golden Joystick Awards 2015
Ultimate Game of the Year, apparently
Geralt will be wearing a rather wry smile right now as The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt pretty much dominated this year's Golden Joystick Awards. The annual awards are based on public voting, so it's safe to say that the games which end up winning have usually had a big impact on the gaming community. CD Projekt Red's...
News The Witcher 3 PS4 Patch 1.11 Finally Fixes Skellige's Most Wanted Quest
And it's out very soon
Following on from the game's previous and absolutely gigantic 1.10 update, CD Projekt Red has announced that it'll be releasing The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt's latest patch "shortly". Update 1.11 fixes a slew of bugs and adjusts numerous bits and pieces - some of which are to do with the title's first expansion, Hearts of Stone...
News Used a Money Exploit in The Witcher 3? The New Expansion Will Find You Out
Geralt's greatest foe?
Remember when CD Projekt Red added in a big hulking beastie to the first area of The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt in order to punish players who were killing cows and selling their hides to make some quick cash? Well the Polish studio's at it again with the game's first expansion, Hearts of Stone. If you've used any exploits to...
News The Witcher 3's PS4 Patch Will Require 15GB of Space
Wow, these patches just seem to get bigger and bigger, don't they? When The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt initially launched, it took up around 29GB of our PlayStation 4's hard drive, but by the time that we've nabbed its latest update, that number's going to be closer to 50GB. Ever-reliable CD Projekt Red community lead Marcin Momot has stated on...
News The Witcher 3's New PS4 Patch Is So Gigantic We Can't Fit It in One Article
PS4 performance improvements incoming
Good lord, we don't even want to think about how much time and effort was put into creating this frankly ridiculous update for The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt. Instead of posting the patch notes on the game's official forums as per usual, the developer has instead provided a link to a 13-page PDF - which says it all,...
News The Witcher 3 Hearts of Stone Expansion Trailer Sets a Dark and Dangerous Mood
Back to the hunt
Hearts of Stone is going to be one heck of a fun ride if its official trailer is anything to go by. Supposedly adding around 10 hours of new story content to The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt, the expansion releases next week on the PlayStation 4, and although we imagine that it'll be more of the same for grizzly old Geralt, we've certainly...
News Massive List of Improvements in The Witcher 3's Next PS4 Patch
Fixing everything that Gwent wrong
The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt is recognised as being one of the best role-playing releases in years, but it has been criticised for its performance problems on the PlayStation 4. Fortunately, this is an area that developer CD Projekt RED is continuing to focus on, and community manager Marcin Momot teased that fans of...
News There's a New The Witcher 3 Free PS4 Theme and It's Well Worth Downloading
It's even got its own music
Earlier this week, a brand new The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt PlayStation 4 theme launched on the PlayStation Store, but its arrival passed us by almost entirely. The game's last theme, which featured artwork of monsters, wasn't all that great, but this fresh one's pretty fantastic. Boasting moody representations of both...
News Witcher 3 Expansion Screenshots Tease New Monsters and Blatant Baddies
Get your swords out
Ah, good old screenshots - the media that never fails to tease. As with any good pictures, The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt's latest snaps bring up a bunch of interesting questions as we attempt to decipher just what it is that they're showing us. First on the agenda is a rather large amphibious creature that appears to be lurking...
News Here's Your First Look at The Witcher 3's October Expansion
There's even a limited edition
We hope that you're prepared to jump back into the hunt, because the first trailer for The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt's first expansion, Hearts of Stone, is ready and waiting. Needless to say, it's only a teaser, so don't expect to see too much. Featuring a familiar face - points for remembering who it is - it looks like...
News The Witcher 3's First Expansion Requires a High Level Geralt
No newbies allowed
As you'd probably expect, The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt's first expansion, Hearts of Stone, will require a rather beefy Geralt of Rivia. Answering a fan's question on Twitter, ever reliable community lead Marcin Momot confirmed that the upcoming add-on is intended for Witchers who are level 30 and over. Momot also stated that the...
News Fancy the Pants Off Triss in The Witcher 3? Good News, Her Romance Dialogue Is Being Expanded
If you've already played through The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt and romanced the fiery haired Triss Merigold, then there's a chance that you feel as though her relationship with Geralt left something to be desired. Because of the way that the role-playing release is set up, our grizzly protagonist is perhaps more inclined to pursue romance...
News The Witcher 3 Sold a Whopping 6 Million Copies in Its First 6 Weeks on the Market
Raking in the coin
According to CD Projekt Red's latest financial report, The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt sold through more than 6 million units in its first six weeks on the market. Perhaps an expected result for a title that's received such high praise and a solid marketing campaign, but it's a great statistic for a bloody good game regardless. The...
News The Witcher 3 Developer Wishes Free DLC Was The Industry Standard
CD Projekt Red's undoubtedly been clever with its post-release strategy for The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt. The already gigantic role-playing game now features 16 slices of downloadable content that are all available for free on the PlayStation Store. Not only have these add-ons kept the title in the news for months after launch, but they've...
News The Witcher 3's Free New Game Plus DLC Is Out Now on PS4
The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt finally has its last piece of free downloadable content, and you should be able to grab it right now from the PlayStation Store. Entitled 'New Game +' the add-on does exactly what it says on the tin, allowing you to start a new game with all of your skills, equipment, and non-quest items from a completed save...
News The Witcher 3's New Game Plus Is Out This Week on PS4
One more time
The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt's final piece of downloadable content, New Game Plus, will finally hit the PlayStation Store this week. Downloading the add-on will, unsurprisingly, allow you to start a new save while carrying over all of your skills and equipment. The product description on the Xbox store – where it's already available –...
News The Witcher 3's PC Mods Could Come to PS4
Big game could suddenly get a heck of a lot bigger
New mod tools have been announced for The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt on PC, which will apparently allow users to implement their creations more effectively. Good news for those involved, then, but we're a PlayStation site - why should we care? Well, fortunately for us, CD Projekt Red has also revealed...
News We Wouldn't Bet Crowns on The First Two Witcher Games Coming to PS4
Go back to the hunt
Remasters are always a tricky subject, but with the sheer popularity of The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt, it's no surprise that many players are wondering what it'd be like to have the first two games in the series re-released on new-gen consoles. Of course, it goes without saying that the PlayStation faithful have never had a chance to...
News Having Witcher 3 Framerate Issues on PS4? This Might Help After Installing Patch 1.08
Novigrad be damned
After complaints of a lowered framerate in The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt following patch 1.07, CD Projekt Red dedicated the title's latest update, 1.08, to boosting performance back to its best. According to a detailed report from our friends over at Digital Foundry, 1.08 delivers on its promises, too, cleaning up any framerate issues...
News The Witcher 3 PS4 Patch 1.08 Promises Performance Fixes, Is 2.8GB, and It's Out Now
Taming the hunt
Here we are downloading yet another update for The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt. Available now on PlayStation 4, the patch promises dozens of performance, quest, and bug fixes. It's perhaps not the most exciting update that the game's ever received, but it sets the stage nicely for the upcoming New Game Plus downloadable content, which we...