The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt – Tons of New Info Shared Via Twitter

Posted Mar 30, 2015
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The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt has been getting immense amounts of attention over the last days, and with its release drawing nearer, anticipation among fans of the franchise grows even larger. Senior Game Designer, Damien Monnier, answered a lot of questions from fans on Twitter, revealing many more details for The Witcher 3.

 

A fan asked whether Andrzej Sapkowski, who was the original author, had any involvement in The Witcher 3, to which Monnier replied:

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Monnier was asked to share his thought on Dark Souls combat system, and whether it would work with the Witcher, to which he responded that combat in the Witcher is similar and that Dark Souls has been a big influence.

He then goes on to explain that the game will be divided into acts and that quests will span between them.

The free DLC that will be available for The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt, will not be small at all and will feature quests.

Monnier was asked to share the hardest technological challenge in the development of Witcher 3, to which he revealed that it was the amount of different NPCs being displayed on-screen.

There will be some camera options, like zoom, but more could be added.

The armor sets in the Witcher 3 feature multiple tiers.

Monnier goes on to reveal that Geralt’s hair can also be customised.

Players will be able to use signs on horseback sa well.

There will be some fighting while on the boat, which is also destructible.

Monnier then assures one the fans that The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt, will be uncut in Germany.

He then shares a lot of information on Ciri and her role in the game.

For newcomers to the franchise, The Witcher 3 will be very accessible.

A fan asks whether Yennefer’s appearance from the Sword of Destiny trailer might be published as DLC to which he answers:

The game could take over 200 hours for full completion.

NPCs will be affected by environments l conditions.

He states that the alchemy system in the game is cool and that more information will be revealed next week

Monnier then talks about screenshot options for consoles and PC:

Some smaller objects in the Witcher 3 will move when hit.

Monnier then states that the January build that we saw in the demonstration is old and certain aspects have been improved.

The PS4 version is doing great and Monnier assured fans not to worry.

When a fan asks whether it’s better to play on a PC meeting the minimum requirements or on the Xbox One, he responds that he would choose the PC regardless of the settings , just for the higher resolution alone.

A fan asks when can we expect some information on Cyberpunk, for which CD Projekt have already mentioned that it won’t be making an appearance at E3 2015, as they plan to focus on the Witcher 3 for the year. He replies:

These are some very exciting details, and I’m sure many more will be coming in the following days. The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt releases on May 19 2015, for the Playstation 4, Xbox One and PC. We will bring any new information as soon as we get it. Be sure to check our previous coverage for a lot more inforamation on the game, here and here.

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