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The Witcher 2 - Released on GOG

by Dhruin, 2011-05-17 11:24:01

GOG has released The Witcher 2 - you can now download the remaining two files and play the game. GamersGate also appears to have released, although others haven't as yet (at least, not for my territory).

Update: Here's the GOG press release:

The Witcher 2: Assassins of Kings Digital Premium Edition arrives at GOG.com DRM-free

The heavily anticipated sequel of CD Projekt RED’s debut - The Witcher - is now available without any DRM at the GOG.com.

Warsaw, Poland. May 17, 2011 -  GOG.com (http://www.gog.com), CD Projekt’s the stupendous service for superlative DRM-free classic PC games, is now offering a new AAA title from their sister company CD Projekt RED. The Witcher 2: Assassins of Kings Digital Premium Edition has arrived, and the wait for the most anticipated RPG of the year is finally over.

The Witcher 2: Assassins of Kings is a role-playing game, based on the books by famous Polish fantasy author Andrzej Sapkowski, starring a witcher named Geralt of Rivia. After stopping the rebellion in the Kingdom of Temeria and saving King Foltest’s life, in the second part of the game Geralt and the king are on their mission to bring peace to this land. Who and what Geralt will encounter in his quest, gamers will have to see for themselves. Thanks to the gorgeous new engine, developed wholly in house, the game provides one of the most beautiful and lively worlds ever created in an RPG. 

The game has been released with all of GOG.com’s principles in mind. It’s is not burdened with any DRM and comes with all sorts of additional materials like the full soundtrack, a game guide, wallpapers and a 200-page artbook that’s exclusive to GOG.com’s digital edition. The digital distribution service also made sure that none of the users, no matter where they live will find the pricing unfair because of different price points in varying regions of the world with their Fair Price Package. What is the Fair Price Package? 

While the worldwide price of The Witcher 2 on GOG.com is $49.99 USD, it’s €49.99 for customers paying in Euros which makes the game $16 USD more expensive, and it’s $69.99 AUD for Australian customers which makes it $26 USD more. Thanks to GOG.com’s ‘Fair Price Package’ Europeans will receive $16 USD store credit and Australians will get $26 USD worth of store credit to spend on Good Old Games.

Everyone who preordered The Witcher 2: Assassins of Kings Digital Premium on GOG.com and haven’t yet finalized the deal, has time until 31st of May. All preorderers who haven’t paid for the game by then will have their order cancelled.

To buy the game now, visit  http://www.gog.com

Information about

Witcher 2

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