Free Witcher 2 For People Who Played Gwent's Closed Beta

Plus, everyone can now play Gwent with a free public beta on PS4, Xbox One, and PC.

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Now Playing: Gwent: The Witcher Card Game - Cinematic Trailer

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Did you play the closed beta for Gwent: The Witcher Card Game? If so, CD Projekt Red has a special gift for you. Everyone who took part in the closed beta is getting a free copy of The Witcher 2: Assassins of Kings.

To claim your free copy of the 2011 role-playing game, all of you need to do is log into GOG.com with the same account you used for the beta, and then follow the instructions (via Game Informer). You must claim your free copy before 8 AM ET on May 29, so the offer is not available for very long.

In other Gwent news, the game is now available to everyone in a public beta, which CD Projekt Red CEO Marcin Iwinski called an "important step" towards final launch in a news release.

"I'm extra curious how all of the community feedback we've incorporated will resonate with both current players and those who're just starting," he added. "Please keep the feedback coming, we're listening!"

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A cinematic trailer for Gwent has been released to mark the game's public beta launch; you can watch it through the video embed above. New gameplay instruction videos can be found on YouTube.

Gwent, which is based on the in-game card game of the same name, is free-to-play on PC, Xbox One, and PS4. You can grab it through the links below.

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Jimbowesker

Ohh, how I wish there were a PS4 copy of Witcher 2!!

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SpinierBlakeD

Witcher 2 is a damn masterpiece. Better than Witcher 3.

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kanekan-slaugh

I bought the game again a day before this happened.....

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siarhei

It was free on GWG not so long ago... so thanks I guess?

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Pyrosa

But seriously, does anyone NOT already have Witcher 2 by now? It's been free on at least 5 different occasions on PC and Xbox.

Regardless, the Gwent standalone game is worth a few hours of your time (assuming you enjoyed it in W3).

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Vojtass

@Pyrosa: TW2 was free only once on GOG.

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streamline

Seems like the people who are most likely to have tried Gwent would've already been Witcher fans. Doesn't seem like that good of a perk.

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GigaLoser

I had no idea what Gwent: The Witcher Card Game is before I read this article and after reading, I still don't.

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gamingdevil800

@gigaloser: Gwent: The Witcher CARD GAME

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GigaLoser

@gamingdevil800: And that tells me what about the game? That cards will be used. It doesn't mention if it's a hierarchical system, trick-point, collection, first-out, tactical, TCG, ect.

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Vojtass

@gigaloser: Then try it. It's free.

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Lord_Sesshy

@gigaloser: In simplest terms, it's like Magic. So tactical.