The Empire of Nilfgaard declares war on the Northern Kingdoms.
The witcher arrives at the ruins of Loc Muinne, just as a grand summit of kings and sorcerers is about to begin there. He finds his foe there, and concludes the tale of the assassins of kings. It turns out that the kingslayers were employed by the Empire of Niflgaard.
Geralt helps to resolve the conflict in the Pontar Valley, and discovers that the mysterious assassin was cooperating with the Lodge of Sorceresses.
The witcher arrives in the Pontar Valley accompanied by either Vernon Roche or the elf Iorveth. His search for the kingslayer is all the harder because of the war between King Henselt and the rebels commanded by Saskia, the Virgin of Aedirn.
The kingslayer eludes Geralt, and flees to the Pontar Valley, abducting Triss Merigold in the process.
In the town of Flotsam, the witcher meets old friends and makes new enemies. Geralt antagonizes commandant Loredo, and gets involved in the war between the Temerian Special Forces and the Scoia’tael.
Geralt gets accused of slaying the king. However the commander of Foltest’s special forces, Vernon Roche, helps the witcher to escape up the Pontar river. Geralt begins tracking Foltest’s killer.
The witcher accompanies Foltest in his siege of Castle La Valette. Another assassination attempt takes plece there. This time Geralt acts too late to stop the assassin, and the king dies.
A gigantic and limitless open world to explore
Sail through open seas, dive in search of long lost artifacts or gallop your mount into combat—the world of the Witcher beckons to be explored. Visit the luxurious and corrupt city of Novigrad, face the frigid cold of the wind-swept Skellige islands, and challenge the dark forces roaming the forlorn, war-ravaged No Man’s Land. While on the road, use your special witcher senses to hunt down ferocious monsters and earn gold. Do anything you want, anytime you want!
Registration for The Witcher Battle Arena closed beta for Android devices is now open!
The Witcher Battle Arena is a fast, fun and accessible MOBA game based in the Witcher universe. Crafted to excel on mobile devices, Battle Arena combines great accessibility and a balanced learning curve with complex tactics and a limitless array of skill-based strategies gamers can deploy during each battle. Designed with fairness in mind, the game features no pay-to-win elements and allows players to unlock every piece of in-game content via gameplay.
“We are extremely passionate about games, whether they be for PC, console or mobile devices. The Witcher Battle Arena is our take on the MOBA genre and we are really excited at the prospect of sharing it with the gaming community! We highly value fans of The Witcher, and their opinions have always been paramount in helping us develop a great gaming experience--The Witcher Battle Arena is no exception! Sign up for the soon-to-commence closed beta now and, once you’ve had a chance to play around with it, share your thoughts - we’re really eager to hear what you have to say!” said Benjamin Lee, Producer for Mobile Games, CD PROJEKT RED. “It doesn’t matter if you’re new to MOBA games or The Witcher universe, we’ve made a lot of effort to create a fun experience for everyone,” added Lee.
Once launched, the closed beta will allow the community to test the core functionalities of Battle Arena and will help CD PROJEKT RED and Fuero Games balance gameplay, fix potential netcode issues and further refine in-game features. Upon being granted access to the event, selected participants will be given the possibility to playtest 8 heroes on two maps playable in Conquest Mode--The Arena and Korath Desert. Players will also have the opportunity to develop their player profiles in an RPG fashion, as well as help to test several other functionalities present in the full game coming later this year.
Visit www.thewitcherbattlearena.com/beta for more information and sign up now!
To celebrate the launch of the closed beta, we have also released a riveting gameplay video showing previously unpublished content from the game that can be seen here.
We chose to focus closed beta testing on Android devices because the wide range of hardware available for that platform means CD PROJEKT RED and Fuero Games will gain the maximum benefit from bringing in a large and diverse pool of testers. The Witcher Battle Arena is scheduled to launch sometime in 2014 and will be available on Android, iOS, and Windows Phone.
Will there be gnomes in the game?
Does the horse have its own inventory?
Are there NPC monsters that you can talk to?
How much coffee do you drink each day at CD PROJEKT RED?
These are just some of the many questions you’ve recently asked us. We picked 20 - the list was long and we couldn’t answer everything, but rest assured, the following months will bring you a lot of new information about the game. Now, the time has come to bring you the answers! So sit back, relax, sip your favorite beverage, and enjoy our short Q&A session.