The Witcher 3 Wins Another GOTY Award; Now Has 251 GOTY Awards

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The Witcher 3 from developer CD Project Red, has earned yet another Game-Of-The-Year (GOTY) award.

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The game was honored with the award during the Game Developers Conference in San Francisco. The RPG title also earned a Best Technology award for its complex game engine.

The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt, the open-world fantasy role-playing game from developer CD Projekt RED, was honored with the Game of the Year award at tonight’s 16th annual Game Developers Choice Awards ceremony during the 2016 Game Developers Conference at the Moscone Center in San Francisco.

The acclaimed title also received the award for Best Technology for its complex game engine that combines brilliant visuals with a huge game world.

According Neogaf user Crossing Eden, The Witcher 3 has earned a total of 251 GOTY awards, hereby beating The Last of Us, and becoming the most award game of all time. A few days ago, CD Projekt Red already shared that The Witcher has collected over 800 awards since its release back in May 2015.


With the upcoming Blood and Wine expansion for The Witcher, we´re pretty sure that the RPG will harvest even more awards. The Blood and Wine expansion is scheduled for a release in the first half of 2016. According to CD Projekt Red´s community manager, Marcin Momot, the expansion will feature “awesome” changes. One of those changes might be the completely new soundtrack for the expansion, written from scratch. The game´s composer said as much during a recent interview with Gamepressure.

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” Yes, Mikolai will be back in the new expansion, we also have a new composer on board – Piotrek Musial, who is behind music for games of 11 bit studios, including This War of Mine that received multiple awards. The three of us are working on the music for Blood and wine, and it will be completely new. We’re not using any pieces that were written before, because we get a completely new area, new characters, and a new plot. They deserve to have their music written from scratch”, explained Witcher 3 composer, Marcin Przybylowicz.

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