The lights are on
CD Projekt Red's John Mamais took the stage during
Microsoft's press conference to announce that The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt is
indeed coming to Xbox One, with a few exclusive features for the new console.
Everyone assumed that Xbox One would be one of the next-gen
consoles that The Witcher 3 is being developed for, but we didn't have
official confirmation until today. CD Projekt Red states that the free-roaming,
open-world RPG features over 100 hours of gameplay, and includes a few
console-exclusive features, including optional voice commands through Kinect to cast spells and quick switch items. The Xbox One version of The Witcher 3 will also feature SmartGlass support
for things like inventory management.
The announcements were followed by an impressive new
trailer, which showed off Geralt sailing, riding a horse, and fighting a
plethora of different monsters. Also, mermaids! The trailer also stated The
Witcher 3 is "the last part of the legend" of Geralt of Rivia.
We'll have more on The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt later this week.
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