EDGE - The Witcher 3’s main story will take up to 50 hours to play through, with another 40-50 hours worth of quests to complete in its open world, CD Projekt has told us.
every reviewers dream...
^^ lol. I really need to get into these witcher games, heard so many good things about them but haven't had a chance to get into a new series of games lately.
You really should!!!
top three best games this gen imo. my top three would be... 1. demon/dark souls 2. the witcher 2 3. dragon age origins figure id give you those for some reference as to the what i consider good in my opinion lol
Witcher 1 was good but its more acquired taste than mainstream. But Witcher 2 is awesome though a lot of the backstory and history will be lost(I heard you need to read the original books for the full story..no thanks there), the plot is good and easy to follow.
the reviewers job will be nothing compared to the people who write the guides. I still feel sorry for those who had to write the Bethesda games guides. Can you imagine having to write Fallout 3, New Vegas or Skyrim's guides?
Most reviewers probably won't clock in nearly that amount of time into the game before writing and posting their reviews.
Can't wait! One of my favorite PC games is the original Witcher.
This is what you call a true open world game, not no 10-15 hour 60 dollar bullshit ass game
Tell them how it should be fellow gamer!!! :-)
I own both but have never followed through and finished them just don't have the time plus guild wars2 got me I will get this add it to the pile and make time one day to complete them all.
Next year is gonna be crazy ! this, dark souls II and possibly deep down ;>
I will go with the Ps4 Version, because of the modded Directx11.1. 30 fps don't matter to me, 60 fps are not needed for rpg's. And I'm sure the new controlle functions will add something Special to it.
The console Version will run at 30 fps, so the new Infos from Edge Magazine. I think sometimes 30 and sometimes 60 on console, depends where you are. Caves, houses ecc. 60 fps and outside in forests or fields with many grass textures ecc. 30 fps.
They will keep it at 30fps at all times. The reason for that is consoles won't be powerful enough to cope with 60fps without dropping visual quality. Simple as that.
keeping it at 30 constant is better than switching between it and 60. Even if its a smooth transition between them the difference will be noticeable and hurt the immersive factor of the game. Playing at 30 might not be ideal but it will still be good as so many games pull it off without problems.
PC all the way for me on this game, I love the Witcher series. Here's hoping people who only have consoles will get to play this amazing RPG franchise, one rumor is a Xbox One timed exclussive I think, but it would be better to have it on more consoles so more people can play :)
Depends on how they will optimize it for Ps4. “After the announcement of the PS4 many graphics programmers commented that Sony’s upcoming console is a high-end PC and I agree with them,” he said. “The change of architecture made a lot of developers happy, including us. From a technical standpoint, the biggest disadvantage of PCs is customizable hardware in almost infinite number of ways. That’s why working on PS4 gives us comfort that every gamer is going to have a quality time with The Witcher 3.”
Sounds awesome! Gonna play this on my PS4 next year. Can't wait to experience the full next gen RPG treatment!
Not exactly cgi quality but still freaking awesome for an open word game
I think the modded directx11.1 will add something Special to it, sony wanted to go further with direct11 and tessellation. Quotation: "The PS4 sees Sony move to a 64-bit x86 chip architecture, which will be music to the ears of developers, especially those used to working on PC games. The good news doesn’t stop there, though. Developers will be able to take advantage of Microsoft’s latest industry standard DirectX API — DirectX 11.1, but Sony has taken the time to improve upon it, pushing the feature set beyond what is available for PC games development."
Technician Ted, it's clear that the PC Version will have more graphic customization, if you think of the many different Kind of PC's and their Hardware, not everyone can afford to set the graphics on Ultra or enable sampling on the game. But These things will add nothing to the actual gameplay of the Witcher 3, and the fps are only for animations and so on, 30 constant fps all the time are fine for a RPG like Witcher, which isn't an Action rpg or has only elements of arpg's. Seeing the Monsters Animation on 30 fps and 60 is not an Argument of the game being better on PC, because when you Play the game for it's gameplaycore, you will not notice These things, while you are focussed on killing enemies ecc; what I mean is that the Ps4 graphics will be almost equal to modern high end PC's, the one or other graphic Options does add nothing to the game, trust me. Many PC Gamers like the Skyrim Mod Community concentrate themselves on pushing skyrim's graphic higher than neccessary, installing hundreds of mod's and end like not playing the game. That's another aspect of PC gaming, and I mean... the new PS Controller will do a good work. I'm playing Videogames for over 15 years now, I've played all console Generations and PC, almost all series. I can say that choosing the middleway is the best way in order to have the most fun. Not buying PC for 1000 Dollars or handhelds with graphics of last gen, the middleway is the best way. Even if you are in PC gaming, in one year there will be another expensive graphic Card that absolve your older one, it's only bussiness, you are paying the materials of the components in your pc. Everyone knows that high end Hardware is not only expensive for it's Quality but for it's handling on working with materials like copper and so on. Don't let fool you.
Big fan of Witcher 2 on 360. Really looking forward to the next one. But why do developers say things like 100 hours to complete their game when there are others with much more content? For instance, I am currently playing Dragon's Dogma (excellent game by the way) I am at level 50 and 60 hours in. I still have the Tainted Mountains to complete the story, then there are like 20+ post story quests, then there are over 15 chamber challenges to complete just to get to new game + mode. That doesn't even include the BBI expansion that adds a ton more or leveling to infinity (level 200). We are talking hundreds and hundreds of hours of play time. I am not trying to put down Witcher 3, I want to get it. I just think it is pointless to mention an RPG's length when we have games like Skyrim and Dragon's Dogma out there.
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