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The Witcher 2 - Gone Gold!

by Dhruin, 2011-04-27 22:11:14

Not surprisingly, given the long-planned May 17th release date, but The Witcher 2 has gone Gold. We received notices from both Namco for Europe and CD Projekt:

The Witcher 2: Assassins of Kings Has Gone Gold

Highly acclaimed RPG masterpiece to hit shelves May 17th 2011

LYON, FRANKREICH / WARSAW, POLAND – 27. April 2011 – Namco Bandai Partners S.A.S. and CD Projekt RED are pleased and proud to announce that The Witcher 2 has gone gold.  Both the Premium Edition and the limited Collector’s Edition are now in production.  The game will be available for purchase on May 17.

The Witcher 2: Assassins of Kings is the eagerly awaited sequel to the award-winning, million-selling RPG that captured the imaginations of discerning players everywhere.  It introduced a truly unique protagonist, the professional slayer of monsters, Geralt of Rivia, and defined a new standard for thought-provoking, non-linear game narration, with mature themes, significant choices that weren’t automatically good or bad, and true decisions that led to meaningfully different consequences.

The Witcher 2 builds upon these distinctive strengths within an all-new storyline filled with complex characters, captivating political machinations and intriguing challenges.  It also features a new, brutal combat system that uniquely combines tactical elements with dynamic action.  The proprietary REDengine, designed and built in-house to support the specific demands imposed by our complex, branching style of open-ended storytelling, also takes full advantage of the latest advances in graphical technology.

Additional information is available at www.TheWitcher.com.

Watch out for our hands-on preview over the next week or so.

Information about

Witcher 2

SP/MP: Single-player
Setting: Fantasy
Genre: RPG
Platform: PC
Release: Released