The Witcher 3 Game of the Year Edition Confirmed by CD Projekt Red

July 6, 2016 Written by Jason Dunning

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Following a recent rating by the German ratings board, CD Projekt Red has confirmed that a Game of the Year Edition for The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt is on the way.

Speaking with Game Informer, CD Projekt Red revealed that the Game of the Year Edition will include the Hearts of Stone and Blood and Wine expansions, as well as the free game updates made available since The Witcher 3 launched last year.

Here’s Game Director Konrad Tomaszkiewicz’s statement on the Game of the Year Edition:

The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt was a gigantic effort for the entire studio, and both the team and me were amazed by the good reception of Geralt’s adventures. Since launch, we’ve released two expansions, Hearts of Stone and Blood and Wine, which added a lot of new adventures to the already potent mix.

With all the free DLC and updates the game received so far, including significant changes to the game’s interface and mechanics, many gamers have asked us if we’re working on some sort of a Game of the Year Edition. I’m happy to confirm – yes, plans are in motion to release such an edition. We’ll release more details, including the release date, in the future. In the meantime, I’d like to thank every fan of the game for their support – you’re really amazing!

While pricing and release date details haven’t been announced, a Eurogamer source says The Witcher 3 Game of the Year Edition will be available on August 26.

Will you be picking up the Game of the Year Edition?

[Source: Eurogamer, Game Informer, USK via lifelower]