The title is cataloged as a new saga.
This week is giving a lot to talk about, since, despite the fact that almost all the prominence is being taken by the hangover from the Hogwarts Legacy State of Play, the truth is that Monday began with an announcement that few expectedsince CD Projekt made official the development of a new installment of The Witcher, a video game saga that raised the studio to the top, especially with a third installment that even managed to win the GOTY.
Under this premise, it must be said that, as far as we know, the title is being developed with Unreal Engine 5, which suggests that it will be an open world due to the facilities offered by this own Epic Games engine. However, as a result of this announcement, many topics have been discussed and speculated, which have even made CD Projekt RED itself have had to speak out.
The new game of The Witcher will not be the fourth installment
By way of recapitulation, it must be said that these days we have been able to see how many have speculated with a new installment of The Witcher starring Geraltat the same time that it has even been stated that it would be an exclusive title of the Epic Games Store since they are using the engine of this company.
Given these comments, recently one of the main directors of CD Projekt has spoken about it through his social networks, pointing out what they have not announced. In this way, despite the fact that it belongs to the saga of The Witcher, it has indicated that it’s not the fourth installmentat the same time it would not be exclusive to any digital store.
Under this idea, they have simply announced a game of The Witcher that supposes a new saga, of which they cannot talk about characters, stories, elements, or any other aspect present in said game, which aims to still be in a very initial phase of its development. You can see the tweet below:
What we have NOT announced today:
-A game called The Witcher 4.
– A game exclusive to one storefront.
It was our initial confirmation of a new saga in The Witcher franchise. Right now, we are not discussing any specifics in terms or story, characters, mechanics, or plot details.
— Radek (@gamebowski) March 21, 2022
In this way, we will have to see what the new basis for this title is, since, despite the fact that Geralt de Rivia is very popular**, the truth is that the problems with the author of the work could lead CD Projekt to make something completely new. In this way, it will be necessary to see if they only take the world into account and decide to set everything in another era, although that is something that we will know over time.
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