Written by Bryan Augustus, May 11, 2016, at 1:10 p.m.
One of the best games to grace the new counsels, The Witcher 3, is dropping a new DLC “Blood and Wine” on May 31st. The expansion will add almost 30 hours onto the already content packed main game. “Blood andWine” will feature brand new places to explore, adding 90 new quest and 40 new places of interest where you can find the fattest of loots. The expansion is also sure to boast a plethora of new monsters and human enemies for Geralt to bury his sword in.
Fans can also expect a few new additions in terms of gameplay features. The has done what the internet always does, and snooped out some of the main changes and additions that are to come with the expansion. With the obvious inclusion of new and improved armor and weapons, the expansion will introduce 12 new mutagens. As well as a new sign which is rumored to come from a past Witcher game although with some tweaks. And on the more technical side CD Projekt Red has been hard at work on improving performance for the PC version of the release with a few things here and there for console players.
According to an interview over at Eruogamer with studio head Adam Badowski, the devs have put a lot of focus on making the game run smoother a look more stunning than it ever has. Badowski informed Eurogamer that, “80, 85, probably even 90 percent of the assets – in terms of environment that you find in this game – are brand new.” Bringing in a refreshing new style, with vibrant forest, sea shores and towns to the dreary world of The Witcher.
Since we’re talking about the new lush environment, let’s dive headfirst into the new land of Toussaint itself. The story behind Geralt’s new adventure is still somewhat of a hazy mystery, but what we do know is that Toussaint will bring in a whole new cast of interesting characters with the seep interesting life stories we’ve come to expect from The Witcher.
Senior Story Writer Jakub Szamalek let some of the story slip out by confirming that this will be the last story for Geralt of Rivia that isn’t a major storyline. He went on to say how the devs weren’t very thrilled with the end result of the main story’s big villain, so “Blood and Wine” hopes to remedy this with a charismatic bad guy we would love to see Geralt cut down.
The Witcher 3 has had more praise that it knows what to do with, not without reason. The game continues to deliver hours and hours of entertainment for your dollar. It’s without a doubt “Blood and Wine” will continue to deliver and have Witcher fans begging for another hunt.