Next Witcher 3 Expansion is "Better Than the Main Game," Dev Says
Blood and Wine is set to be Geralt's last adventure.
Madden NFL 23 - Everything To Know Multiversus Season 1 Gets A New Release Date | GameSpot News Sword Master Reacts to Chivalry 2’s Weapons Genshin Impact Version 3.0 Trailer Firearms Expert Reacts To Escape From Tarkov’s Guns PART 5 Alone In The Dark Is A Modern Reimagining Of A Survival Horror Classic Sony Reportedly Paying To Keep Games Off Game Pass | GameSpot News PlayStation Plus Adds More Titles To Its Game Catalog | GameSpot News Elden Ring Patch 1.06 Explained - Nerfs, Buffs, and Fixes Modern Warfare 2 Beta Explained - Dates, Maps, and Early Access | GameSpot News New Steam Deck Reservations Available Following Production Increase | GameSpot News Leaked Modern Warfare 2 Photos Confirm New Multiplayer Mode ‘DMZ’ | GameSpot News
In an interview with Eurogamer Italy, senior writer Jakub Szamalek talked about the game's upcoming expansion Blood and Wine (via OnlySP). The expansion is set to conclude Geralt's story, as it will be his last adventure as the main character. Szamalek says that the experience and feedback received since The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt released last year has helped the team at CD Projekt Red achieve something even better than the main game.
Szamalek points out the Wild Hunt's lack of a charismatic enemy, saying they've made a unique and memorable opponent for Blood and Wine. He also mentions that they've created a complex story that they believe players will appreciate.
Once Blood and Wine is released, Szamalek says it'll be time for him to focus all of his energy on Cyberpunk 2077.
We've contacted CD Projekt Red for confirmation on this news and will update this story as more information is made available.
Blood and Wine's description on the game's Steam page is as follows:
"Blood and Wine, a 20-hour tale that will introduce the all-new in-game region of Toussaint, will take Geralt to a land untainted by war, where an atmosphere of carefree indulgence and knightly ritual masks an ancient, bloody secret."
The upcoming Witcher 3 expansion is set for a release in the first half of 2016. The first expansion, Hearts of Stone, released last year and received a score of 9 in GameSpot's review.
It was recently announced that The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt is nominated for eight D.I.C.E. awards. The open-world RPG is also up for a Writers Guild of America award.
The latest major update for The Witcher 3 was released this past week, fixing a number of bugs and improving the "general game performance."
GameSpot may get a commission from retail offers.
The products discussed here were independently chosen by our editors. GameSpot may get a share of the revenue if you buy anything featured on our site.