Coinciding with the 15th anniversary of the release of the first game of The WitcherCDPR today announced that The Witcher Remake is currently in the works and has shared the first details on the project.
The adventures of Geralt of Rivia (which you find on Amazon at a very interesting price) will then return in the remake of the great classic.
«We are thrilled to reveal that, along with Fool’s Theory we are working on the remake of The Witcher using Unreal Engine 5 (codename: Canis Majoris) “.
“We want to do things rightso please be patient – it will take a while before we can share more details. ” Read the official post.
Previously referred to by the code name Canis Majoris during the studio’s Strategy Update in early October, the remake will be a modern take on the The Witcher of 2007the first game in the acclaimed trilogy.
The title will be built from scratch with technology Unreal Engine 5 and will use the toolset that CDPR is creating for the new saga of The Witcher.
The project is currently in the early stages of development at Fool’s Theory, a studio specializing in role-playing games. The team draws on a number of veteran developers who have previously worked on The Witcher 2 Assassins of Kings And The Witcher 3 Wild Huntwhile CDPR is providing full creative supervision.
We’re thrilled to reveal that, together with @Fools_Theorywe’re working on remaking The Witcher using Unreal Engine 5 (codename: Canis Majoris)!
We want to do this right, so please be patient – it’s gonna be a while until we can share more details.
⚔️ https://t.co/6VCAokPgXs pic.twitter.com/ERFOXQrUEP
– The Witcher (@witchergame) October 26, 2022
«The Witcher is where it all started for us, for CD Projekt. It was the first game we ever made, and it was an important moment for us. Returning to this place and re-playing the game so that the next generation of players can experience it is just as important, if not more “said Adam Badowski, Head of Studio at CDPR.
“Collaborating with Fool’s Theory on the project is just as exciting, as some of the people who work there have already been involved in The Witcher games. They know the starting material well, they know how eager gamers are to see the remake and they know how to make amazing and ambitious games. Even if it will take some time before we are ready to share more information about the game, I know it will be worth the wait ».
“I am very happy that my professional paths have crossed again with fellow developers since we were working together on The Witcher 2 and The Witcher 3. Especially when it comes to a remake of a project that is so close to our hearts“said Jakub Rokosz, CEO of Fool’s Theory.
In the end: “We are thrilled to join forces with CD PROJEKT RED and our goal is to bring players another great game in the iconic The Witcher series.”
The future of The Witcher it is therefore very rich: CD Projekt had already unveiled its plans for the next few years, with three new themed projects.