The Witcher 3 hits Gamescom with cosplayers, demos, and t-shirts

CD Projekt RED
CD Projekt RED today announced its plans for its booth at Gamescom which will feature The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt.

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From CD Projekt RED:

"We love the unique energy of gamescom," said Paweł Panasiuk, Event Manager, CD PROJEKT RED. "Cologne is the perfect place to meet with gamers and Witcher fans, and this year we're gearing up for our best gamescom yet--we've got tons of swag for visitors, and, most importantly, a demo for everyone to see!" Panasiuk added.

To celebrate the games, the studio has prepared an overflowing slate of activities: gamers can visit two specially prepared cinemas (Hall 7.1, Aisle B, No. 32) and witness The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt and its vast open world first hand, and take part in various activities for a chance to win gamescom-exclusive Witcher swag, including bags, posters, pins, stickers, free game codes and more. Visitors will also have the opportunity to take a picture with Yennefer and Saskia, cosplayed by renowned cosplayers: Eve Beauregard and Shappi. To top the event off, the studio is planning to break its own record in giving away t-shirts by bringing over 12 thousand of them to the party.

The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt is a story-driven, next-generation open world role-playing game, set in a graphically stunning fantasy universe, full of meaningful choices and impactful consequences. In The Witcher, you play as Geralt of Rivia, one of a dying caste of monster hunters, and embark on an epic journey in a war-ravaged world that will inevitably lead you to confront a foe darker than anything humanity has faced so far—the Wild Hunt.

The world burns as the Empire of Nilfgaard pierces through the heart of the kingdoms in the north. Geralt of Rivia is pursued by an enemy devoid of mercy—the Wild Hunt, a mythical cavalcade of ghastly riders, harbingers of doom and destruction, capable of destroying entire settlements overnight. Driven by a deeply personal agenda, Geralt must navigate a maze of hostile forces to find and protect the one described in an ancient prophecy. Gritty and merciless, the world the adventure plays out in sets new standards in terms of size, ecosystem complexity and meaningful non-linearity. Experience realistic day and night cycles, observe weather changes that influence gameplay, and conquer the lush environment using arcane witcher lore.

Evolve unique witcher skills to tailor gameplay to your liking; hunt bloodthirsty monsters and develop your signature fighting strategies; use potent battle magic, and slay your way to victory in a truly limitless open world. Stroll, swim, ride and sail; embark on legendary quests and collect epic bounties. Take control: go anywhere, do anything!

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