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The Witcher is getting a full remake on Unreal Engine 5 | Digital Trends Spanish

CD Projekt Red has announced a remake of the first game in the series The Witcher from scratch, built with Unreal Engine 5. Polish studio Fool’s Theory will develop the game and there are franchise veterans involved in its production. CD Projekt Red provides full creative oversight for the game.

«The Witcher it’s where it all started for us, for CD Projekt Red. It was the first game we made, and it was a big moment for us then. Coming back to this place and remaking the game for the next generation of gamers to experience feels just as big, if not bigger,” says studio head Adam Badowski. it’s a statement. Collaborating with Fool’s Theory on the project is just as exciting, as some of the people who have previously been involved with The Witcher games. They know the source material well, they know how long players have been waiting to see the remake, and they know how to make amazing and ambitious games. And while it will take some time before we’re ready to share more about and from the game, I know it will be worth the wait.”

We're thrilled to reveal that, together with @Fools_Theorywe're working on remaking The Witcher using Unreal Engine 5 (codename: Canis Majoris)!

We want to do this right, so please be patient — it’s gonna be a while until we can share more details.
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— The Witcher (@witchergame) October 26, 2022

Earlier this month, CD Projekt Red revealed the codename for a “complete” The Witcher game, “Canis Majoris,” and that it would be developed by a third-party studio. CD Projekt Red has confirmed that Canis Majoris was the code name for this remake project.

CD Projekt Red has several other new projects in development, including two more games set in The Witcher universe, a new Cyberpunk game, and a completely original IP. No other details about the remake were provided. The Witcherbut CD Projekt Red says it will take a while.

The Witcher It was originally released in 2007 for PC, with an enhanced edition in 2008.

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