CDP: No Witcher 3 announce made last night – details

Friday, 27 January 2012 15:15 GMT By Johnny Cullen

Contrary to reports made on the internet this afternoon, CD Projekt did not announce The Witcher 3 at a press briefing last night, the company has told VG247.

Website Gampur went live with the initial report from the event, which focused on the 360 version of The Witcher II, that suggested a 2013 launch for the threeequel on PS3, 360 and PC.

Beefjack and TSA have gone live with similar reports. the latter linking to a report which claims to carry a quote from CDP that says “it would be stupid not to” do a PS3 version of The Witcher II.

But VP of Business Development Michal Nowakowski has told VG247, in unequivocal terms, there was no announcement last night.

“Now that is a surprise – I was at that conference as a matter of fact and I can assure you nothing of the sort was announced,” he told us in an email this afternoon.

He continued: “You can actually watch that conference yourself at our Facebook site and I assure you we did not say a single word on Witcher 3, its release dates, and platforms. I can 100% confirm, we have not announced Witcher 3.

“The purpose of the conference was to unveil the details of X360 launch of Witcher 2 with the release date of 17th of April 2012, launch on the same day of PC Enhanced Edition, and reveal of some new features for both versions we did not speak about before. That is it.”

The Witcher II for Xbox 360 launches in the US and Europe on April 17 from Warner and Namco Bandai respectively.