Although it’s hard to believe, it’s been 15 years since the premiere of the first part of “The Witcher” on October 26, 2022. Jilin keyboard And certainly more generations of graphics cards and processors for PC. in this occasion CD Projekt She decided to announce the preparation of a remake of “The Witcher”.
The Witcher Remake is officially released. It will be created by an external studio
At the beginning of October, CD Projekt presented its publication strategy for the coming years. The series “The Witcher” was to receive, among other things, a project called Canis Majoris, created by an external studio. It turns out that this is “The Witcher Remake”, which will be produced by studio Fool’s Theory that specializes in Toys Role-playing – including people who previously worked on “The Witcher 2: Assassins of Kings” and “The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt”. CD Projekt Red exercises full creative oversight” – we read in the statement.
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– We know the Fool’s Theory team well, including our colleagues who worked with us on the series. First of all, they are very ambitious people and create great games. They know the source of the material and realize that players have been waiting for this new version for a long time. This is just the beginning of this project, but I think it’s worth the wait — says Adam Padowsky, head of studio CD Projekt Red.
“The Witcher Remake” was made on engine Unreal Engine 5. The game is in an early stage of development and the release date has not even been estimated. Which seems like a good move, if we remember that the debut of ‘Cyberpunk 2077’ has been postponed three times, and is still undeveloped. Game.
The Witcher was the start of CD Projekt Red, and that’s where it all began for us. It was our first game and a turning point for the studio. The new version is also important because it will be an opportunity for a new generation of players to experience the beginning of Geralt’s story for the first time
– says Badowsky.
CD Projekt with ambitious plans for the coming years
CD Projekt’s publishing strategy primarily includes a new trilogy from The Witcher. We do not know if and how it will refer to the adventures of Geralt of Rivia. However, we know that CD Projekt intends to release it in a 6-year cycle, starting with the premiere of the first installment.
Project Sirius is a witcher game. It will be made by studio The Molasses Flood, which was acquired by CD Projekt in 2021. – The game will take place in the Witcher universe, but it will differ from our previous productions as it is aimed at a much wider audience. Sirius will offer players both single-player and multiplayer gameplay — Adam Kisinski, head of CD Projekt, explained during the strategy presentation.
In addition, add to “Cyberpunk 2077” titled Ghost of Freedom. There is also Project Orion. This name is the successor to “Cyberpunk 2077”. The game will be developed by the new studio CD Projekt North America, and work on it will begin after the release of the expansion pack for CP2077.
There he also attended. so far the new Independent project on “The Witcher” and “Cyberpunk 2077”. Moreover, it will be an original project. Works The conceptual design of the game began at the end of 2021. At the moment, it is managed by a small team.
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