The Witcher Enhanced Edition Delayed to September

Developer CD Projekt today revealed that its reworked and tweaked version of The Witcher, titled The Witcher Enhanced Edition, has been delayed to early September.

Originally slated for a May release, CD Projekt made mention of the delay in April, but had not specified a new date for the expanded PC fantasy RPG.

The revised launch date was announced in an update to the game's community page, where the company explained that the delay was necessary to prepare ten different language localizations of the game for a simultaneous release.

Beyond bug fixes and stability improvements, The Witcher Enhanced Edition will see the addition of fifty new character models for an increased variety in NPCs, new voice acting, a redone translation, improved facial animation and gestures, and a revised inventory system. Most of the changes are a direct result of player feedback.

The new content will be provided free of charge to those users who have already purchased the game. The retail version of the Enhanced Edition will include several bonus items including a video DVD, two music CDs and an extra DVD with bonus materials, such as an adventure editor.

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    June 19, 2008 12:44 PM

    GRRR!!! >:(

    I am close to just playing the un-enhanced version! :(

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      June 19, 2008 12:58 PM


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        June 19, 2008 1:05 PM

        There are three major story paths, so technically you could always play now and replay a different path the next time.

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        June 19, 2008 1:50 PM

        Interesting. Mass Effect is one of my favorite games, while I found the Witcher to be uninteresting and tedious (especially in the combat). Different strokes for different folks I suppose.

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