The Witcher is a story-driven, next-generation open world role-playing game, set in a visually stunning fantasy universe, full of meaningful choices and impactful consequences. In The Witcher, you play as Geralt of Rivia, a monster hunter tasked with finding a child from an ancient prophecy.
User reviews: Very Positive (6,342 reviews)
Release Date: May 18, 2015

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Includes 3 items: The Witcher 2: Assassins of Kings Enhanced Edition, The Witcher: Enhanced Edition Director's Cut, The Witcher® 3: Wild Hunt

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"A big, beautiful, sprawling action RPG full of rich stories, and suffused with an oppressive darkness."
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May 21

Patch 1.03 is now available!

This update introduces a range of stability and performances ehancements as well as allows users to take advantage of some additional graphics settings.

Please find the detailed list of fixes below:

  • Improves stability in gameplay and the UI
  • Improves performance especially in cutscenes and gameplay
  • Fixes grass and foliage popping that could occur after density parameters were changed
  • Improves Nvidia Hairworks performance
  • Boosted texture anisotropy sampling to 16x on Ultra preset
  • Sharpen Post-process settings extended from Off/On to Off/Low/High
  • Blood particles will now properly appear after killing enemies on the water
  • Corrects a bug where player was able to shoot bolts at friendly NPCs
  • Improves menu handling
  • Corrects an issue with Stamina regeneration while sprinting
  • Fixes a cursor lock issue that sometimes occcured when scrolling the map
  • Generally improves world map focus
  • Improves input responsiveness when using keyboard
  • Corrects some missing translations in the UI
  • Corrects an issue in dialogue selections
  • Rostan Muggs is back
  • Minor SFX improvements

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About This Game

The Witcher: Wild Hunt is a story-driven, next-generation open world role-playing game set in a visually stunning fantasy universe full of meaningful choices and impactful consequences. In The Witcher you play as the professional monster hunter, Geralt of Rivia, tasked with finding a child of prophecy in a vast open world rich with merchant cities, viking pirate islands, dangerous mountain passes, and forgotten caverns to explore.

PLAY AS A HIGHLY TRAINED MONSTER SLAYER FOR HIRE
Trained from early childhood and mutated to gain superhuman skills, strength and reflexes, witchers are a distrusted counterbalance to the monster-infested world in which they live.
  • Gruesomely destroy foes as a professional monster hunter armed with a range of upgradeable weapons, mutating potions and combat magic.
  • Hunt down a wide range of exotic monsters from savage beasts prowling the mountain passes to cunning supernatural predators lurking in the shadows of densely populated towns.
  • Invest your rewards to upgrade your weaponry and buy custom armour, or spend them away in horse races, card games, fist fighting, and other pleasures the night brings.

EXPLORE A MORALLY INDIFFERENT FANTASY OPEN WORLD
Built for endless adventure, the massive open world of The  Witcher sets new standards in terms of size, depth and complexity.
  • Traverse a fantastical open world: explore forgotten ruins, caves and shipwrecks, trade with merchants and dwarven smiths in cities, and hunt across the open plains, mountains and seas.
  • Deal with treasonous generals, devious witches and corrupt royalty to provide dark and dangerous services.
  • Make choices that go beyond good & evil, and face their far-reaching consequences.

CHASE DOWN THE CHILD OF PROPHECY
Take on the most important contract to track down the child of prophecy, a key to save or destroy this world.
  • In times of war, chase down the child of prophecy, a living weapon of power, foretold by ancient elven legends.
  • Struggle against ferocious rulers, spirits of the wilds and even a threat from beyond the veil – all hell-bent on controlling this world.
  • Define your destiny in a world that may not be worth saving.

FULLY REALIZED NEXT GENERATION
  • Built exclusively for next generation hardware, the REDengine 3 renders the world of The Witcher visually nuanced and organic, a real true to life fantasy.
  • Dynamic weather systems and day/night cycles affect how the citizens of the towns and the monsters of the wilds behave.
  • Rich with storyline choices in both main and subplots, this grand open world is influenced by the player unlike ever before.

System Requirements

    Minimum:
    • OS: 64-bit Windows 7 or 64-bit Windows 8 (8.1)
    • Processor: Intel CPU Core i5-2500K 3.3GHz / AMD CPU Phenom II X4 940
    • Memory: 6 GB RAM
    • Graphics: Nvidia GPU GeForce GTX 660 / AMD GPU Radeon HD 7870
    • Hard Drive: 35 GB available space
    Recommended:
    • OS: 64-bit Windows 7 or 64-bit Windows 8 (8.1)
    • Processor: Intel CPU Core i7 3770 3.4 GHz / AMD CPU AMD FX-8350 4 GHz
    • Memory: 8 GB RAM
    • Graphics: Nvidia GPU GeForce GTX 770 / AMD GPU Radeon R9 290
    • Hard Drive: 35 GB available space
Helpful customer reviews
168 of 186 people (90%) found this review helpful
5 people found this review funny
54.2 hrs on record
Posted: May 23
This game is a masterpiece. It is possible that it is the greatest rpg game ever. Side quests are not boring, the game world is huge, weapons are great and combat although has some minor problems, is glorious. No game is perfect, this game has some problems, but the combination of great atmosphere, depth story, attention to details, quest diversity, sound, voice acting, music, monsters, weapons, armors, storms, Roach (the Horse) and of course the best mini game I have ever encounter in a video game : Gwent. All of this plus dozens of other great things add up and to give 10/10 masterpiece.
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172 of 223 people (77%) found this review helpful
100 people found this review funny
69.7 hrs on record
Posted: May 23
Sold CS:GO knife for this RPG masterpiece
10/10
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59 of 68 people (87%) found this review helpful
7 people found this review funny
55.7 hrs on record
Posted: May 23
I liked taking walks to watch the sunrise and sunset before I purchased this game. Now I just bask in the beautiful sun rising and setting over the Northern Realm.
100/10

Seriously, this game is ridiculously good. It definitely sets apart from other games in RPG. Actually in my honest opinion, this game should be a genre of its own. The story telling is ineffably amazing! Even the decisions you made in Witcher 2 can alter the universe in Witcher 3. That's just mind blowing. I am definitely going to finish Witcher 2 after completing Witcher 3, then replay Witcher 3 with the saved files and see how different Witcher 3 will be.

The quests in this game are always changing and exciting. I am a big fan of RPGs and have played several RPGs including Skyrim, Fallout, etc. but have always felt the stories were not captivating enough. I fell in love with this game after putting in 10-15 hours doing main and supplementary quests, slaying monsters on easy mode as I picked up the game mechanics. I have put in now 50 hours into the game over the past 5 days and have never felt bored or repetitive, and I don't even think I am halfway through the game yet. Each quest has a storyline that really hooks and connects you to the universe of the Witcher series whether it's a main quest or a side quest. Heck, I've done some quests that literally feature everything you can think of - slaying vampire, drunken sex with a transgendered elf (accidental of course), staging a play, watching somebody performing an autopsy, and many many more.

Lastly, I am no English major but I find the writing in this game sensational! Reading glossary on different characters and monsters and listening attentively to the dialogue are extremely satisfying and enjoyable. Even the love letter you looted from a corpse or note collected from a throng of bandits are worthwhile to read thoroughly. And who freaking knew there could be so many kinds of monsters - specters, ogroids, insectoids, draconids, etc. After this game if there ever was an apocalypse, I definitely will be the monster slayer guru.

If you are still for some reason wondering whether to pick up this game, I hope you'll find this review helpful. I seriously think this game is worth a lot more than $60 and I was happy to pre-order this game for $54. I am definitely picking up the DLCs.

TLDR: Game is amazingly well-written through both main and side quests. Game developers were very thorough. Pick up this game.

Now back to applying for jobs.
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51 of 63 people (81%) found this review helpful
45 people found this review funny
74.5 hrs on record
Posted: May 23
64 hours

far from finished

cant stop

pls send help
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75 of 110 people (68%) found this review helpful
73 people found this review funny
31.7 hrs on record
Posted: May 23
16 hours of sex

hell ...even 2 rabits have sex
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35 of 44 people (80%) found this review helpful
1 person found this review funny
43.2 hrs on record
Posted: May 23
Took me about 40 hours complete the main story. that is with just a couple of side quests and Witcher contracts, But not once have i been bored in the time i have played.
This might be the best game that i have ever played, no This is the best game i have ever played.
With a fantastic story and a beautiful world with detail beyond imagination.
I feel that this game is more than worthy of a score of 10/10
This is an absolute must buy.
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23 of 25 people (92%) found this review helpful
1 person found this review funny
34.2 hrs on record
Posted: May 24
For me it's the best Single Player game, what I ever played.

Storyline - 10/10
Story is presented in a very nice form. In most of the dialogue you can choose what to say. We have many ways to pass the mission. We can do it quietly or killing everyone. Each mission is interesting and different than earlier. The story is for 20h game without sidequests. We also have mini games like cards (Gwent).

Gameplay - 9/10
Beautiful world giving many opportunities for the player. We can explore caves, forests, mountains, helping peoples and doing much more things. The map is 30 times bigger than in the previous part. Crafting and Alchemy are more important, we also can upgrade swords, armors and signs. These sandbox gives many, many opportunities. Fight feeling is pleasant. Sometimes we are blocking on a small obstacle but in comparison to other games it is not very annoying.

Characters - 10/10
Each character has its own charm. Characters are well matched to the storyline and to the environment. We can decide who will be our enemy and who is our friend. We also can choose the path of the main character. Character (mainly Geralt's) and monsters doing really great feeling, details are amazing.

Graphics - 10/10
Graphics in this game is amazing. Even the smallest details are well refined, for example when we move the grass moves with us. Graphics capabilities used in 100%. The movement of water clouds are very well refined, falling leaves, changing weather make a huge impression.

Sounds - 10/10
Music and ambient sounds in this game is great fits. We can listen medieval music which is selected for each moment of the game. Animals noises are natural. The monsters sounds are really threatening. Character voices are well selected and fit into personalities.

Overall - 10/10
If you are thinking about purchase this game, if you like open world and action RPG games, I would recommend these game for you, and I guarantee a lot of fun comes from that game. These game is masterpiece.
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24 of 28 people (86%) found this review helpful
8 people found this review funny
28.9 hrs on record
Posted: May 23
After saving a troll from a monster attack, I received an elf's head from him as a reward.
I proceeded to sell the head to the nearest merchant (he didn't blink an eyelash), then realized the troll is nicer to me then the villagers I just saved from a monster infestation, who spit at me and call me a freak.
I'll never get an experience like that from a BioWare game.
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48 of 71 people (68%) found this review helpful
64 people found this review funny
30.2 hrs on record
Posted: May 23
It took me 22 hours to figure out how to hire hookers.


But now I know how to hire hookers
10/10

+2 For Triss boobs
12/10
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29 of 40 people (73%) found this review helpful
2 people found this review funny
31.5 hrs on record
Posted: May 23
Highly addictive 28 hours in and i still feel like i have barely scratched the surfvace of what the game has to offer.
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47 of 77 people (61%) found this review helpful
22 people found this review funny
29.6 hrs on record
Posted: May 23
This game is awesome and this review is pointless :/
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20 of 29 people (69%) found this review helpful
20 people found this review funny
27.8 hrs on record
Posted: May 23
My journey so far in The Witcher 3.

Flower-picking Simulator 2015.

Found a Relic armor, wear it and think i'm tough.
Drowners beat the sh!t out of me in few hits.

Found a Place of Power, about to harness it.
Bear comes out from no where, land a hit, i died.
Go make all the bombs I could make.
Blow the sh!t out of that place.
Hasta la vista bear bear!

Boobs.

Beat bandits's asses so I can keep throwing swords into the shop.

Drink alcohol and fight like drunken master.

Pan seeker.

Quen - fight - eat - kite - repeat.

Found a poor old man, ask him to play Gwent so I can snag a few coin from the poor.
His cards are like Yugi-OH!
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14 of 18 people (78%) found this review helpful
8 people found this review funny
14.4 hrs on record
Posted: May 22
It's Dragon Age: Inquisition's older sister that actually knows how to suck a ♥♥♥♥ right.
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15 of 20 people (75%) found this review helpful
2 people found this review funny
0.9 hrs on record
Posted: May 22
I'm currently playing the PS4 version and I'm pretty sure I'll beat it through on PC again.
Question is, what on earth do those players who give negative reviews want???????????????????????????
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15 of 21 people (71%) found this review helpful
34.4 hrs on record
Posted: May 23
The best game i have ever played! performance wise too, 60 fps on everything set on high and it looks beautiful! you don't get dedication in games like this often don't miss out playing it
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38 of 65 people (58%) found this review helpful
7 people found this review funny
38.1 hrs on record
Posted: May 23
One of the best games they made so fare. Combat system is great. Nice open world. Nice clean graphics getting 90 plus fps all ultra setting gaming on 4k 2160p. Good story. This game has it all. Definitely recommended!
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31 of 52 people (60%) found this review helpful
4 people found this review funny
24.4 hrs on record
Posted: May 23
awesome game feels like skyrim and i had 0 crash and no bugs at all what eles YOU need !
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46 of 82 people (56%) found this review helpful
28 people found this review funny
29.5 hrs on record
Posted: May 23
KUR WA!
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18 of 29 people (62%) found this review helpful
45.0 hrs on record
Posted: May 22
One of the best game of all time ,for sure.
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11 of 16 people (69%) found this review helpful
2 people found this review funny
43.8 hrs on record
Posted: May 24
So Damn Addicting!
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