CD Projekt RED who were against paid DLC have now done a u-turn and have announced an expansion pack for The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt.
Both the expansions are meaty and offer hours and hours of gameplay, so not charging for that must not have been feasible. Either way, the expansion pack will set you back by $25.
The first expansion pack called Hearts of Stone and offers 10 hours of gameplay. Here’s the description for both expansions.
Hearts of Stone will take Geralt on an all-new, 10-hour-plus adventure into the wilds of No Man’s Land and the nooks and alleys of Oxenfurt, where he’ll try to complete a contract from the mysterious Man of Glass. Caught in a thick tangle of deceit, Geralt will need all his cunning and strength to solve the mystery and emerge unscathed.
Blood and Wine, a 20-hour-plus tale that will introduce the all-new in-game region of Toussaint, will take Geralt to a land untainted by war, where an atmosphere of carefree indulgence and knightly ritual masks an ancient, bloody secret.
CD Projekt RED co-founder Martin Iwinski added: “We remember the time when add-on disks truly expanded games by delivering meaningful content. As gamers, we’d like to bring that back.
“We’ve said in the past that if we ever decide to release paid content, it will be vast in size and represent real value for the money. Both our expansions offer more hours of gameplay than quite a few standalone games out there.”
Fair enough I guess. The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt will be out next month and the expansions will be out on October 2015 and Q1 2016 respectively.
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