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New Trailer for the much anticipated The Witcher: The Enhanced Edition!!

August 15, 2008

ONE OF 2007’S MOST ACCLAIMED PC ROLE-PLAYING GAMES RETURNS BIGGER AND BOLDER AS ATARI UNLEASHES ‘THE WITCHER: ENHANCED EDITION’

Improved, Enhanced and Expanded Edition of CD Projekt RED’s Acclaimed Title Coming September 2008

Atari Inc, one of the world’s most recognized brands and third party video game providers, will bring the world of The Witcher to new heights as its launches The Witcher: Enhanced Edition, a breathtaking, expanded experience of the game universally considered the best PC RPG of 2007. Created by the highly-regarded Polish development studio CD Projekt RED, The Witcher: Enhanced Edition will immerse PC gamers deeper into the dark mind of Geralt, a professional monster slayer who exists on the fringes of a complex society in a fantasy universe. The game’s expanded blend of mature fantasy, tough decision making and intense tactical combat will no doubt further its position among both critics and gamers alike as among today’s elite PC RPG’s. Hailed with over 90 awards and distinctions, including RPG of the Year (2007) by PC Gamer, IGN and Gamespy, The Witcher gets the new Enhanced Edition treatment this September.

The Witcher: Enhanced Edition features a wealth of extra content including additional adventures, music from and inspired by the game, re-mastered making of a feature, short story by the creator of The Witcher – Andrej Sapkowski – and much more. Numerous enhancements have been made to the widely acclaimed original game to deliver an experience second to none in the PC RPG genre.

“We always have the fans’ best interests at heart so we have listened closely to their comments. The Witcher: Enhanced Edition has given us the opportunity to put their feedback into action as well as offering something totally new with exclusive content,” said Adam Kicinski, CEO of CD Projekt RED. “We believe that The Witcher: Enhanced Edition is a product of exceptional quality — packed with gameplay improvements and additional physical value – that should come close to being the ideal game for fans of PC role-playing.“

Technical enhancements include faster loading times alongside improved combat responsiveness and precision. Following feedback from fans, the English script has been re-worked, all to deliver an even more immersive and involving story experience. All of the enhancements will be available as a free download to existing game owners via the game’s official website, www.thewitcher.com

Based on the universe created by best-selling Polish author Andrzej Sapkowski, The Witcher puts players in the role of Geralt, a professional monster slayer who exists on the fringes of a complex society in a fantasy universe. Taken as a child, mutated, and trained in the arcane ways of the witchers, Geralt is a reluctant hero, who nonetheless finds himself all too frequently in the heat of battles that are not his own. In this world there is no right or wrong, only decisions and consequences. The Witcher has already garnered worldwide success, having sold over 700,000 copies, and has received more than 90 awards and distinctions, including the prestigious "Best PC RPG of 2007" from IGN.com, Gamespy.com, PC Gamer and more (for the full list of awards, please visit http://www.thewitcher.com/community/pl/awards/). 

Click here to download the The Witcher Enhanced Edition Teaser Trailer

The Witcher: Enhanced Edition will be available in a highly desirable, luxury embossed, content-packed box set. The full contents include:

  • Multilanguage The Witcher: Enhanced Edition, a reworking of the best PC RPG game of 2007;

  • DVD bonus disc including the D’jinni Adventure Editor and two brand new adventures created by CD Projekt Red:  the D’jinni Adventure Editor: allows players to create or modify their own adventures in the world of The Witcher;

  • "The Price of Neutrality": the adventure tells the story of Geralt coming back to Kaer Morhen and finding a mysterious camp near the stronghold (featuring 3 new quests);

  • “Side Effects”: the first ever release of this new adventure which focuses on Geralt's close friend, Dandelion, and his troubles in Vizima City (featuring 5 new quests);

  • Remastered “Making Of” documentary with never-before-seen bonus material;

  • Soundtrack CD of original music written specifically for The Witcher;

  • CD of original music inspired by The Witcher;

  • Instruction manual and game guide;

  • Short story by Andrej Sapkowski featuring new art from the Monsterbook;

  • A map for exploration throughout The Witcher ’s world.

For more information about The Witcher visit www.thewitcher.com

 

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