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The Witcher: Enhanced Edition (Windows)

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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 castle from the perspective not seen in the original story.
The Witcher: Enhanced Edition Windows Geralt offering to help with the graveyard cleaning until the elven huntress recuperates.
The Witcher: Enhanced Edition Windows Both additional stories are played through Dandelion's storytelling.
The Witcher: Enhanced Edition Windows Enhanced Edition features two new additional stories, Price of Neutrality and Side Effects, the rest are from v.1.5 patch.

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 (755) 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
A great RPG and a labor of love, but hardly without its flaws Cavalary (6612) 4.29 Stars4.29 Stars4.29 Stars4.29 Stars4.29 Stars

Critic Reviews

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
RPGFan Oct 12, 2008 93 out of 100 93
PC Games (Germany) Aug 27, 2008 87 out of 100 87
GameZone Oct 17, 2008 8.5 out of 10 85
Krawall Gaming Network Oct 09, 2008 85 out of 100 85
Thunderbolt Games Sep 23, 2008 8 out of 10 80
Eurogamer.net (UK) Sep 17, 2008 8 out of 10 80
Bit-Tech Sep 27, 2008 8 out of 10 80


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Jeanne (75469) added The Witcher: Enhanced Edition (Windows) on Sep 25, 2008
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