[UPDATE] The Witcher 3 developer CD Projekt Red has responded to the leak, issuing a statement to Eurogamer on the matter.
"It has come to our attention that some of the production files for The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt have emerged on the Internet," marketing boss Michal Platkow-Gilewski said. "A portion of the files contains information about the story of the game so we strongly advise against accessing them, as this may heavily impact and spoil your future gaming experience."
"We also like to reassure everyone that the disclosure of said documents does not affect the development cycle in any way."
The original story is below.
Several design documents from CD Projekt Red's upcoming open-world game The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt have allegedly been leaked online.
Posted on Reddit by user Kromgar in a series of screenshots, the images show concept art from the game, as well as some of the game's bestiary. The various game endings are also reportedly revealed in the design documents.
According to DualShockers, the documents list 64 different monsters and 174 music tracks for the game so far. The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt will allegedly feature five areas for players to explore.
Following the leak, PS4 Daily has reported that the files were obtained via a developer's Google drive which had been hacked.
The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt is scheduled for release on February 24 next year for the Xbox One, PlayStation 4, and PC. Developer CD Projekt Red has confirmed that it will not be offering platform-exclusive content.
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Check out the leaked contents in the screenshots below.
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