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The Witcher (Enhanced Edition) (Windows)

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100 point score based on reviews from various critics.
4.3
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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 The tent looks much bigger from the inside... but that's mostly due to illusion element.
The Witcher (Enhanced Edition) Windows Rivians aren't a least bit cooperative, even when you do them a favor.
The Witcher (Enhanced Edition) Windows Fighting is for keeps.

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 (716) 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
RPGFan Oct 12, 2008 93 out of 100 93
Gamers' Temple, The Nov 05, 2008 90 out of 100 90
RPGamer Mar 16, 2009 4.5 out of 5 90
videogamer.com Oct 06, 2008 9 out of 10 90
GameSpot (Belgium/Netherlands) Oct 06, 2008 86 out of 100 86
Absolute Games (AG.ru) Sep 16, 2008 86 out of 100 86
GameSpot Sep 29, 2008 8.5 out of 10 85
GameStar (Germany) Aug 27, 2008 83 out of 100 83
Thunderbolt Games Sep 23, 2008 8 out of 10 80

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Jeanne (75575) added The Witcher (Enhanced Edition) (Windows) on Sep 25, 2008
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