Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment will be responsible for the distribution and promotion of The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt in North America. The third installment of the “Witcher” saga will be released in 2014, developed by CD Projekt RED for the PlayStation 4, Xbox One and PC.
The premiere of ‘The Witcher 3′ is the most important event in CD Projekts history. Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment is an extremely valuable partner for us because of their experience and established position on the American market, which is crucial to CD Projekts further rapid development. Were very happy that our partners share our faith in ‘The Witcher 3s’ success and are ready to become fully engaged in providing promotion and sales support for the franchise in North America, said Adam Kiciński, President, CD Projekt.
The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt is an innovative Role-Playing Game based on the critically-acclaimed novels by Andrzej Sapkowski and set to launch in 2014.
’The Witcher 3′ is among the most anticipated games of 2014 and one of the most promising RPGs scheduled for release on next generation hardware, said Kevin Kebodeaux, Senior Vice President, Sales, Americas, Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment. We are very pleased to continue our partnership working with CD Projekt on the Witcher franchise, which aligns with our goals to deliver quality experiences to gamers.
The first installment in the “Witcher” series was released in 2007 for the PC. The second installment hit the PC market in 2011 and was released for the Xbox 360 a year later. The two games received more than 200 awards and have sold more than five million copies to date.