Leaked filings reveal upcoming Game of the Year edition for ‘The Witcher 3’

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In an unsurprising leak, it appears that The Witcher 3 will be receiving a Game of the Year edition, which will include all previously released downloadable content.

According to filings with the German ratings board, The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt — Game of the Year Edition will release on PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and PC.

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The game released in summer of 2015 to instant critical acclaim. It quickly found an audience, and by the end of the summer had already sold over 6 million units, eclipsing its two previous entries. It has since become the most awarded game in history — with 251 Game of the Year awards, it narrowly edged out the previous holder of this title, Naughty Dog’s The Last of Us.

The Witcher 3 excelled in pretty much every department. From storytelling, to voice acting, character development, gameplay, and even open-world design, just about everyone fell in love with protagonist Geralt of Rivia and his varied cast of friends. Based on a series of books by Polish author Andrzej Sapkowski, The Witcher been adapted not only as a video game, but to comics, movies, and television as well.

Sadly, The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt will be the last adventure fans will have with Geralt. Luckily, though, studio CD Projekt Red released two massive expansion packs that added quite a bit of heft to the game. Both expansions were almost as big as The Witcher 2: Assassins of Kings. The Polish studio is currently working on two projects, card game Gwent: The Witcher, and Cyberpunk 2077.

As of now, it’s uncertain when The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt — Game of the Year Edition will hit stores, but it wouldn’t be too surprising if it lands later this year, just in time for the holidays.

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