The Witcher 3 is Coming to Nintendo Switch This Year

The Witcher 3

Well, the rumors were true – The Witcher 3 is coming to the Nintendo Switch! In today’s Nintendo E3 Direct, Nintendo announced that the beloved CD Projekt Red RPG will be coming to Switch sometime in 2019.

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More specifically, this will be the complete edition of The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt, which comes with both DLC packs: Hearts of Stone and Blood and Wine, as well as all 16 packs of free DLC.

If you order the physical edition of The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt, you’ll get not only the game cartridge, but a physical Witcher 3 compendium, game map, and set of stickers.

The Witcher 3 is an absolutely massive game, and technically demanding for even high-end PC’s. We don’t doubt that CD Projekt Red will have to do some down-scaling to get it running on Switch, similar to Dark Souls Remastered, Wolfenstein 2, and DOOM.

This port has been in the rumor mill for a long while. The first rumblings were when a ResetEra user discovered that a slew of Japanese storefronts were listing the game. Then, about a week ago, Geralt’s voice actor Doug Cockle made a tweet that seemed to imply a port. We were all dubious at first, but turns out, the rumors were true!

There’s no news on a release date or price, but for more info, head over to The Witcher’s site. Stay tuned to Twinfinite for more on Nintendo’s E3 conference.

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