Release of The Witcher 3 update for PS5 & Xbox Series has been announced

Good mood at Geralt. the update for the “Next-Gen” is in the starting blocks.

As previously announced, The Witcher 3’s “next-gen” update will be released later this year for PS5, Xbox Series X/S, and PC. If you already own the PS4 or Xbox One versions, you can download the update free download. It is now also known which technical details have been improved.

When will the “Next Gen” update be released? The new version will start on December 14, 2022 on all platforms.

The next-gen update for The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt is coming on December 14th, free for everyone who already owns the game.

For more details and gameplay reveal, tune in to REDstreams next week on

— The Witcher (@witchergame) November 14, 2022

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This is included in the next-gen update for The Witcher 3

Below we provide an overview of the technical details that have been improved compared to the last generation version according to CD Projekt. You can discover how the update works in practice during the release period in a detailed technical check here on GamePro.

“Next-Gen” version improvements:

  • ray tracing
  • faster loading times
  • Support for select mods

New content: The game will also receive new content inspired by the Netflix series The Witcher. According to the CDPR, these will also be released for PS4, Xbox One, and Nintendo Switch at a later date.

The update also includes a complete edition for PS5 and Xbox Series X/S. In addition to the main game, the two story expansions Hearts of Stone and Blood and Wine are also included here.

The Witcher games: Here’s what’s next

New The Witcher saga is coming: It has been known for a few months that a sequel to The Witcher 3 is currently being worked on, which is not called The Witcher 4 and is still in early development. All information about the release, the platforms and the possible story can be found in our hub article, which is continuously updated with new information.

Besides, we know that there are currently two more games from The Witcher universe in development prerequisite. One of them is a remake of The Witcher 1, which will be released for consoles for the first time. However, little information is known about the second game, which is in the works under the name “Project Sirius” by developer The Molasses Flood (The Flame in the Flood). According to the CDPR, we can expect an “innovative approach” to The Witcher universe, including the multiplayer component.

Will you be replaying The Witcher 3 on PS5/Xbox Series or maybe you’re planning to experience the witcher adventure for the first time on the new consoles?

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