Speaking in a blog post, CD Projekt RED co-founder Marcin Iwinski laid down the law regarding DRM for the Witcher 3 on the PC: they aren’t doing that.
“The PC version of The Witcher 3 will have absolutely no DRM from day 0. Zero. Zip. Nada,” the man said. “We’ve fiddled with DRM in the past (Oh boy! How young and naïve we were;)) and that’s enough. Lesson learned.”
While what he’s saying does apply to physcail copies and those bought from GOG — which CD Projekt owns — they are of course going to put The Witcher 3 on Steam, which is a DRM platform. But the point is that if you don’t want DRM, you can always avoid it. There will be no stopping you from being free.
Sometimes we include links to online retail stores. If you click on one and make a purchase we may receive a small commission. For more information, go here.