Pre-production on The Witcher 4 has begun, CD Project Red proclaims

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CD Project Red has launched its newest monetary assertion, revealing that the corporate has completed the analysis part for the subsequent Witcher game. A YouTube video additional elaborates that the game has formally entered pre-production and is being known as the primary game within the new Witcher Saga. The subsequent Witcher game doesn’t have an official title however followers have taken to calling it The Witcher 4 for now.

Since the game is simply now getting into pre-production, it’s nonetheless a number of years away from making it to our fingers. The solely different issues we all know in regards to the game is that it is going to be developed with Unreal Engine 5, and a teaser picture for the game has been shared. Early in 2022, the CD Project launched a picture of a Lynx medallion on the snow. Fans initially believed the medallion was a Cat, which might have meant that the medallion got here from the School of the Cat as worn by the character Ciri. This led to followers theorizing that the subsequent Witcher would star Ciri moderately than Geralt, however CD Project would make clear that the medallion is a Lynx.

There is a School of Lynx throughout the Witcher universe, nevertheless, it wouldn’t be based till a lot later within the Witcher timeline. The School of Lynx is shaped years after the School of Wolf, which is the home belonging to Geralt, is lengthy misplaced. This has made followers additional theorize that the subsequent Witcher game may happen additional forward of the primary timeline and concentrate on a brand new set of characters.

The Witcher video video games are primarily based on fantasy Polish novels of the identical title. The trilogy of video games starred Geralt, a particular sort of monster hunter often known as a Witcher. The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt was launched in 2015, with the ultimate enlargement popping out in 2016. The video games and novels proved so profitable {that a} live-action TV show was made starring Henry Cavill. So far, the show has two seasons on Netflix, with a prequel set to launch later this 12 months and a 3rd season on the best way a while after.