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The Witcher (Enhanced Edition) (Windows)

100 point score based on reviews from various critics.
5 point score based on user ratings.


The Witcher: Enhanced Edition is a stand-alone, updated version of the original game with the addition of two new scenarios: "The Price of Neutrality" and "Side Effects". This release includes improvements to animations, character and monster graphics, NPC character models, and translations, and overall game performance. With this edition players can opt to mix and match languages (for instance, hear the voices in French while reading English subtitles).

In addition to the game itself, the boxed retail version contains:
  • "Making of" DVD
  • 2 Soundtrack CDs
  • The short story The Witcher by Andrzej Sapkowski from his book The Last Wish (bound)
  • Map of Temeria
  • Redesigned game manual
  • Official strategy guide
The in-game content of the Enhanced Edition was offered as a free download to owners who registered their original game.


The Witcher (Enhanced Edition) Windows The Witcher returns to Kaer Morhen only to find it brimful of visitors.
The Witcher (Enhanced Edition) Windows Loading screens are, again, unique for every location, though most are reused for same locations.
The Witcher (Enhanced Edition) Windows Hairy Bear owner before the original story.
The Witcher (Enhanced Edition) Windows Both additional stories are played through Dandelion's storytelling.

Alternate Titles

  • "巫師 (加強版)" -- Taiwan spelling
  • "Ведьмак. Дополненное издание" -- Russian spelling
  • "Wiedźmin: Edycja Rozszerzona" -- Polish title
  • "The Witcher (Director's Cut)" -- Uncensored electronic North American release
  • "The Witcher: Bővített Kiadás" -- Hungarian title

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User Reviews

The Witcher is an epic RPG that does justice to Sapkowski's novels and universe. Kadath Bird (706) 4.43 Stars4.43 Stars4.43 Stars4.43 Stars4.43 Stars
The Witcher, a game you'll either love or hate. I love it.! dreamstealer (146) 3.43 Stars3.43 Stars3.43 Stars3.43 Stars3.43 Stars

The Press Says

GamingTrend Nov, 2008 544 out of 600 91
RPGamer Mar 16, 2009 4.5 out of 5 90
videogamer.com Oct 06, 2008 9 out of 10 90
GameSpot Sep 29, 2008 8.5 out of 10 85
GameStar (Germany) Aug 27, 2008 83 out of 100 83
PC Gamer UK Sep 23, 2008 8.1 out of 10 81
Thunderbolt Games Sep 23, 2008 8 out of 10 80
Eurogamer.net (UK) Sep 17, 2008 8 out of 10 80
1UP Sep 23, 2008 B 75
Armchair Empire, The Nov 10, 2008 7 out of 10 70


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Jeanne (75627) added The Witcher (Enhanced Edition) (Windows) on Sep 25, 2008
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