Surprisingly, CD Projekt RED confirmed that it is working on a new chapter of the The Witcher franchise, made in Unreal Engine 5 .
We are talking about the beginning of a real new saga, which opens the door to new adventures set in the world of Geralt of Rivia .
The development of the new chapter is part of a strategic partnership with Epic Games , which will bear fruit over the next few months.
The press release reads:
Today, CD PROJEKT RED announced that the next installment of The Witcher video game series is in development in Unreal Engine 5, starting a new saga for the franchise and a new technology partnership with Epic Games.
Today’s announcement marks the first official confirmation of a new game in The Witcher series since the release of the franchise’s latest AAA RPG, The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt, winner of 250 Game of the Year awards and later expanded with Hearts of Stone and Blood & Wine.
Today’s announcement marks the first official confirmation of a new game in The Witcher series since the release of the last chapter, The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt , later expanded with Hearts of Stone and Blood & Wine .
The teaser image you can see above depicts a medallion, accompanied by the phrase: “ A new saga has begun ”.
At the moment, unfortunately, is still missing a release date and the reference platforms (PS5, Xbox Series X | S and PC is assumed).
The start of the new relationship with Epic covers licensing and technical development of Unreal Engine 5, including future versions of the graphics engine , for open-world experiences such as that of the next video game in the
We now await further updates on the game from CDPR, possibly including a first teaser trailer.
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