The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt - Complete Edition News
News The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt Has Sold A Staggering 50 Million Copies Since 2015
That's a lot of lilac and gooseberries
CD Projeckt Red has announced that The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt has now sold an incredible 50 million copies since the game's initial launch back in 2015. It's certainly an impressive stat regardless of its presence on multiple platforms. Over the years, The Witcher 3 has shown up on PS4, PS5, Xbox One, Xbox...
News Henry Cavill Won't Return To The Witcher Even Though He's No Longer Superman
"This news isn't the easiest"
Back in October, The Witcher Netflix series - loosely inspired by CD Projekt Red's video games - announced Henry Cavill (who plays the main character Geralt) would be replaced by Liam Hemsworth in Season 4. Not long after this, Cavill announced he would be reprising his role as Superman. Now, in a separate development,...
News Witcher 3's Free DLC Update Doesn't Have A Switch Release Date Yet
So much for December 14th...
Next week sees the arrival of The Witcher 3's "next-gen" update across multiple platforms, but new information suggests it won't be coming to the Nintendo Switch on the same date. Our friends at Eurogamer caught up with CD Projekt Red ahead of the free update's release, and apparently, there's "no specific release date...
News CD Projekt Red Showcases Witcher 3 Free Netflix DLC Update, Out December 14th
A free quest and Netflix Nilfgaardian armour
In case you missed it, CD Projekt Red's award-winning video game The Witcher 3 is receiving a "next-gen" update on December 14th. As part of this, there'll also be some Witcher Netflix DLC added to the game - even on the Nintendo Switch. In a new live stream, CDPR has now briefly outlined what players...
News CD Projekt Red Reconfirms Netflix DLC For The Witcher 3 On Switch
"It's still a thing"
CD Projekt Red yesterday announced The Witcher 3 "free next-gen update" would be arriving on Xbox, PlayStation, and PC on December 14th. In the same update, it's also reconfirmed the Netflix DLC for the Nintendo Switch version of the game: The free Netflix DLC, based on the The Witcher series on Netflix, was originally...
Video New Switch Hardware Won't Stop Bad Ports
There's been a fair number of Switch ports this year alone. Some are surprising, others long-awaited and requested, but every time a game on another system makes its way onto Nintendo's hybrid console, there's always a bit of a debate that often leads to a discussion of the Switch 2, Switch Pro — whatever you want to call it. The...
News Liam Hemsworth To Replace Henry Cavill In Witcher's Netflix Series
Toss a coin to your new Witcher
The Witcher Netflix series based on Andrzej Sapkowski's best-selling books, and drawing some inspiration from CD Projekt Red's video games, has announced a major change for Season 4. While Season 3 will play out as normal with Henry Cavill as Geralt of Rivia, it's been announced Liam Hemsworth (The Hunger Games,...
News Witcher 3 Dev Admits He Overcrowded One Map With Too Many Points Of Interest
Take note, open world designers
The Polish video game company CD Projekt Red is currently celebrating its 20th anniversary, and as part of this, it's been hosting special anniversary livestreams covering the history of its games. During the latest one, focused on The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt, Witcher 4 campaign designer Philipp Weber admitted he was...
Talking Point What Are You Playing This Weekend? (July 16th)
A fairy finally came to you!
Well, it's felt like quite a hectic week here at Nintendo Life! The biggest news, of course, was the confirmation that Bayonetta 3 will finally be launching in October this year, along with the delightful surprise of a physical edition of the first game. To top it off, Platinum Games confirmed that you can
Talking Point What Are You Playing This Weekend? (June 25th)
Preparing for a busy July
Is everyone feeling a bit more chilled out after not-E3? Okay, we're still waiting for a Nintendo Direct, but we did get a Xenoblade Chronicles 3-focused presentation, where a new Expansion Pass was unveiled. The AM2R devs have reunited on a brand new stunning-looking Metroidvania pr
Talking Point What Are You Playing This Weekend? (April 30th)
Wanna play ball?
Hold on, it's May on Sunday? We're a little bit confused about that here at Nintendo Life Towers — how are we already in the fifth month of 2022? Blimey. Anyway, after the release date chaos of last week, this week has been decidedly more steady. Reggie Fils-Aimé's SXSW talk is now available, and in it, he reveals how the...
Talking Point What Are You Playing This Weekend? (April 9th)
In a backlog far, far away...
Easter is already just around the corner! Or Egg Day. Whatever you want to call it. Really, it's just an excuse to eat chocolate and play video games, right? Did you check out our Indie Spotlight earlier in the week? Well, we'll give you another chance below. After last week's Zelda bombshell, it's been a bit quieter...
Random This Witcher 3 Easter Egg Has Been Discovered After Nearly 7 Years
Hardly a bird's-eye view
With the inevitable next chapter in the Witcher video game series now confirmed to be in development, you might think that players have found absolutely every last secret from the last mainline Witcher title. A game as large as The Witcher 3 is bound to keep some secrets hidden away, sure, but it's been years since it...
News Next Witcher Game Confirmed To Be In Development, Using Unreal Engine 5
A new tech partnership between CD Projekt Red and Epic
CD Projekt Red has announced that the next major game in The Witcher series is in development. The game marks a technology partnership between CD Projekt Red and Epic Games, with the new game taking advantage of Epic's Unreal Engine 5. Previously, since The Witcher 2: Assassins of Kings, CD...
Random Fancy Dressing Like You're In The Witcher? BlackMilk Has You Covered, You Complete Oddball
Everyone goes through a 'goth' phase
Clothing line BlackMilk has already done ranges based on Zelda and Mario, so the fact that it's back with yet another video game-inspired selection should come as no surprise. This time around, however, we're looking at a set of items inspired by
News Netflix's Witcher Season 2 Trailer Has War, Magic, Yennefer, Ciri, And An Evil House
And Jaskier's back, baby
Spoilers for Season 2 and Season 1 of The Witcher! Fans of Final Fantasy VII will be extremely excited to hear that the first trailer for The Witcher season two on Netflix stars an evil cabin with legs, just like that one bit in FF7 where Cloud has to fight a house. It's a great day for people who enjoy punching buildings!...
News Flame In The Flood Developer Acquired By CD Projekt Group
Studio already working on "ambitious project" based on CDP IP
The Polish video game company CD Projekt Group - known for titles such as The Witcher III and Cyberpunk 2077 - has acquired the US-based developer The Molasses Flood. This studio is perhaps best known for the survival-building base games The Flame in the Flood, and more recently Drake...
Random IGN's 'Best Video Game Of All Time' Tournament Is Getting WILD
You younguns need to play more NES games
[Update: Thu 30th Sep, 2021 14:30 BST] God of War (2018) is the winner, beating out Grand Theft Auto V. [Original: Tue 21st Sep, 2021 21:30 BST] Is Chrono Trigger better than Burnout 3? According to IGN's audience, it is not. Also,
News Netflix Shares First Teaser Of Its New Anime Movie The Witcher: Nightmare Of The Wolf
Starring a younger Vesemir
Weeks after the first-ever WitcherCon was held online, Netflix has now shared a teaser trailer of its new anime movie feature The Witcher: Nightmare of the Wolf. The movie has been animated by Studio MIR and stars a younger version of Vesemir - the father figure and mentor of Geralt. According to The Witcher showrunner,...
News The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt Is Getting Free DLC Inspired By The Netflix Show
And here's a first-look at Season 2
During the first-ever WitcherCon, CD Project Red announced The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt - Complete Edition would be receiving some free DLC inspired by The Witcher series on Netflix. And yes, they'll be released for every version of the game including the Switch version. More details will be shared soon. Once...
News CDPR Teams Up With Netflix For WitcherCon - A New Online Witcher Celebration Coming This July
Just don't expect any game announcements
Witcher fans listen up - there's a new con taking place on 9th July that will combine the world of The Witcher into one big online celebration. Introducing WitcherCon - bringing together CD Projekt Red's Witcher series and the Netflix Witcher series. According to the official website, fans can get ready for...
Anniversary The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt Is Now Six Years Old
Can you believe it?
Before Cyberpunk 2077, the Polish-based company CD Projekt Red was busy with The Witcher, which originally started out as a series of fantasy novels by Andrzej Sapkowski. The video game adaptation peaked at The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt in 2015, and is considered to be not only one of
News Netflix's The Witcher Season Two Casts Its Dijkstra, Philippa Eilhart, Nenneke And More
Graham McTavish, Simon Callow, and Cassie Clare are joining Henry Cavill next season
Production is now underway on Netflix's second season for The Witcher, and though its had a shaky start thanks to the pandemic, we've had a few bits of news. Kim Bodnia was cast as Vesemir last February, Henry Cavill
Soapbox It's Time To Normalise Giving Up On Games Early
Real gamers quit
Ganon, you say? Hm, not sure I've met him, sorry Back in the day, a single video game would set you back a decent chunk of change. Most people would get just a couple a year, like Charlie Bucket and his single birthday chocolate bar, and they'd have a grand old time rinsing those games of content. I'm not here to say "games these...
News Cyberpunk 2077 And Witcher 3 Source Code Reportedly Being Auctioned After CD Projekt Hack
CD Projekt have refused to meet ransom demands
CD Projekt RED made the news again this week, confirming it had been targeted by a ransomware attack. Gaining access to a large swathe of employee data, this anonymous hacker also threatened to release The Witcher 3, Thronebreaker: The Witcher Tales and
News It's "Plausible" The CD Projekt Server Hack Was An Inside Job, Claims Digital Privacy Expert
"They run a real risk that those games will be leaked online"
Earlier today, Cyberpunk 2077 and The Witcher 3 developer CD Projekt Red revealed that it had become the target of a ransomware attack. The studio posted the news online, publicly sharing a ransom note said to be left by a hacker which claimed that the source code for some of its top...
News CD Projekt's Servers Have Been Hacked, Data Leak Threatened In Ransomware Attack
Hackers claim access to Cyberpunk 2077 and The Witcher 3 source code
Cyberpunk 2077 didn't arrive on Switch, but you've likely seen the troubled launch it went through back in December. Opinions on the game aside, it's been a difficult state of affairs for CD Projekt RED ever since, which has come under investigation by the Polish Government. Adding...
Nintendo Download 28th January (Europe)
Atelier Ryza 2! Cyber Shadow! Olija!
The latest Nintendo Download update for Europe has arrived, and it's bringing new games galore to the eShop in your region. As always, be sure to drop a vote in our poll and comment down below with your potential picks for the week. Enjoy! Switch Retail eShop - New Releases: Atelier Ryza 2: Lost Legends &...
News Witcher 3: Wild Hunt Gets A Quiet Re-Release On Switch, But With An Important Difference
DLC expansions need to be purchased separately
It was quite a surprise when CD Projekt Red first announced The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt Complete Edition was coming to Switch in 2019. Including both expansions, Hearts of Stone and Blood and Wine, we were amazed that it all fit onto one game card. If you were looking for just the base game though, that...
Rumour Henry Cavill Reportedly Injured While Filming Season 2 Of Netflix's The Witcher
"involving swinging axes"
Mishaps are bound to occur whatever your walk of life, although injuries "involving swinging axes" are thankfully few and far between for most of us. Apparently not for Henry Cavill, though. The strapping Superman actor and PC gaming enthusiast who's currently portraying Geralt of Rivia in the Netflix adaptation of The...
News The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt Has Received A New Update On Nintendo Switch
It's been just over a year since The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt - Complete Edition arrived on the Nintendo Switch and it's still receiving minor updates to further improve the overall experience. Update 3.7 focuses on a language fix and resolves issues with cloud saves tied to the PC version of the game. The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt...
News The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt - Light Edition For Switch Surfaces Via German Retailer
Is Geralt slimming down?
The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt - Complete Edition is one of the best value games you can buy on the Switch. It includes the full game, both expansions, and all 16 DLCs on a single 32GB game cartridge - meaning you can play it right out of the box. Of course, cards of this size are obviously more expensive to manufacturer. With...
News Netflix's The Witcher Is Getting A Prequel Series Set 1200 Years Earlier
The Witcher: Blood Origin
Following on from its successful The Witcher series, Netflix has announced a new six-part prequel called The Witcher: Blood Origin, set 1200 years before the events of the main show. The announcement was made on social media today, confirming that the main series' showrunner Lauren Schmidt Hissrich will be returning...
Talking Point What Are You Playing This Weekend? (July 11th)
Here are our picks, but what are yours?
Yet another week has passed us by, giving us the very first review score for the upcoming Paper Mario game, as well as not one, but two cases of Animal Crossing fans being left upset over the game's
Guide Best Character Builds For Geralt In The Witcher 3 On Nintendo Switch
Melee, spell-casting or somewhere in-between?
The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt - Complete Edition is available on Switch, and if you're coming to the world of the Continent with fresh eyes, it can all be a bit overwhelming. That's why we're here to help. Character progression in The Witcher 3 is very complex, and one of the first 'pressure points' you'll...
Talking Point What Are You Playing This Weekend? (June 6th)
Here are our picks, but what are yours?
Congratulations on making it through another week! This week brought us a surprise launch from Konami, some unorthodox Animal Crossing weddings and release date news for Pokémon Sword and Shield's first DLC,
Guide Should I Simulate Witcher 2 Save In Witcher 3 For Nintendo Switch?
What does 'simulate a Witcher 2 save' mean?
What does 'simulate a Witcher 2 save' mean in The Witcher 3? With The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt - Complete Edition arriving on Switch, no doubt many new players will be wondering what this small detail at the start of the game means. In this guide, we'll break the whole thing down, and hopefully help you decide...
News Witcher 3 Port Specialist Thinks Devs Can Get More Out Of The Nintendo Switch
Some upcoming releases are sure to surprise
One of the most impressive releases on the Nintendo Switch so far is The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt - Complete Edition. When rumours about a possible port originally surfaced, the general consensus was that it would never run on the hybrid system, and if it did, it would have to make a hell of a lot of...
News CD Projekt Red Celebrates 5 Years Of Witcher 3 With A Rocking Rendition Of Its Main Theme
The Switch port has some catching up to do
It feels strange to say, but The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt turned five-years-old today. No, we can't quite believe it either, and not just because it only came to a Nintendo console last year. We're still poking around its incredible world over six months on from the remarkable Switch port, but to think that...
Guide The Witcher 3 On Nintendo Switch - 10 Gameplay Settings To Check Out Before Starting
Advice on options in The Witcher 3
The Witcher 3 on Nintendo Switch comes with a lot of options that you can tweak — and many of them can have a significant effect on your gameplay experience. In this guide, we're going to run through what we think are the settings that you should at least consider checking out before you start a new game. The...
News Witcher 3 Switch Dev Saber Interactive Is Co-Developing Crysis On Switch
It's in safe hands
By now, you've probably heard one of the hardest-to-run titles in the history of video games is getting a remaster on the Nintendo Switch and multiple other platforms this Summer. Obviously, we're referring to the upcoming release Crysis Remastered. If you're wondering how Crytek has been able to get its CryEngine powered game up...
News Port Specialist Saber Interactive Is Bringing World War Z To The Switch
"the hardest thing that we have had to do"
Saber Interactive made a name for itself on the Nintendo Switch when it successfully ported The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt - Complete Edition to the system with some guidance – and a little bit of help – from CD Projekt Red. At the time of this release, it was proof the hybrid system was capable of running...
News 11% Of Witcher 3 Sales Last Year Were For The Nintendo Switch
Equates to about 700,000 units
The most ambitious third-party game we've seen on the Nintendo Switch so far is The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt - Complete Edition. CD Projekt Red and port specialist Saber Interactive released the entirety of the game on a single card (DLC and all), and in terms of gameplay – it's the exact same experience offered on other...
Talking Point What Are You Playing This Weekend? (April 4th)
Here are our picks, but what are yours?
What a crazy week we've had this week with a huge Switch eShop sale, ridiculous levels of Animal Crossing creativity, and even reports suggesting that 2020 is set to bring l
Video The Best Switch Games To Play When You Can't Leave The House
Because it's raining outside
When you can't go outside what should you do? Play video games, of course! Our lovely senior video producer Alex Olney has been indoors a little more regularly than usual as of late, and to help pass the time he's decided to put together a video of the best Nintendo Switch games to play in this situation. Games like...
News Sounds Like CD Projekt Red Is Already Working On Its Next Witcher Game
But Cyberpunk 2077 needs sorting first
The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt - Complete Edition can easily offer its players 100 hours or more of enjoyment, but there's always room for more, right? It would appear that developer CD Projekt Red is already cracking on with the next instalment in The Witcher franchise, as studio president Adam Kiciński offered a...
News The Witcher Is Returning In A Brand New Dark Horse Comic This June
Tough times for Geralt
The world of The Witcher 3: The Wild Hunt still has plenty of tales to tell, that's why CD Projekt Red has once again teamed up with Dark Horse to release a new comic book series. It's officially titled The Witcher: Fading Memories. It is the first issue (of four) and is due out on 17th June 2020. It's being written by Bartosz...
Talking Point What Are You Playing This Weekend? (March 7th)
Here are our picks, but what are yours?
Yet another week has flown by, with several interesting tidbits from a Shigeru Miyamoto interview appearing online and even news of an upcoming
News Netflix Announces The Actor Who Will Play Vesemir In Season Two Of The Witcher
Step aside, Luke Skywalker
After a rumour last week that Mark Hamill – best known as Luke Skywalker – would be cast as Vesemir in season two of Netflix's insanely popular Witcher series, the digital streaming giant has now confirmed who'll actually be taking on the role. It's the veteran Danish actor Kim Bodnia, who portrayed Konstantin Vasi
News The Witcher 3 Polish Language Pack DLC Is Now Available On Switch
A free download
If you're a big fan of The Witcher 3: Wild - Complete Edition on the Nintendo Switch and would perhaps like to play through the game with Polish subtitles and dubs (and live outside of Poland), you now can, thanks to the recently released language pack. As highlighted by the Nintendo Switch subreddit user dark_skeleton, this free...