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The Witcher (Enhanced Edition) (Windows)

87
MobyRank
100 point score based on reviews from various critics.
4.3
MobyScore
5 point score based on user ratings.

Description

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.

Screenshots

The Witcher (Enhanced Edition) Windows A local nobleman explaining the side effects to the story with same name.
The Witcher (Enhanced Edition) Windows Whoever attacks a witcher does not get the second chance.
The Witcher (Enhanced Edition) Windows The Witcher castle from the perspective not seen in the original story.
The Witcher (Enhanced Edition) Windows City guards are keeping in form.

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 (619) 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

games xtreme Sep 23, 2008 9.8 out of 10 98
gameZine (UK) Oct 15, 2008 9.5 out of 10 95
Peliplaneetta.net Nov 14, 2008 94 out of 100 94
Frictionless Insight Oct 09, 2008 4.5 Stars4.5 Stars4.5 Stars4.5 Stars4.5 Stars 90
Absolute Games (AG.ru) Sep 16, 2008 86 out of 100 86
GameSpot (Belgium/Netherlands) Oct 06, 2008 86 out of 100 86
GameStar (Germany) Aug 27, 2008 83 out of 100 83
Bit-Tech Sep 27, 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 (75633) added The Witcher (Enhanced Edition) (Windows) on Sep 25, 2008
Other platforms contributed by Kabushi (116224)