The Witcher 2 is Coming to Xbox One via Backwards Compatibility

By   /   Dec 4, 2015
The Witcher 2

With The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt being one of the big winners of the Game Awards 2015 some fans are looking to the older Witcher games, and wondering whether they will make their way to the Xbox One and PlayStation 4. It looks like Xbox One owners have some good news regarding this.

CD Projekt Red’s Marcin Momot has revealed on Twitter that The Witcher 2: Assassins of Kings will be coming to the Microsoft console through the use of Backwards Compatibility:

While there is no date as to when this will be fans of the previous Witcher game may have some time to wait until the game is unlocked. The fact it is coming though is at least good news. One aspect of The Witcher 2 that fans enjoyed was Arena, which a fan has also asked Momot about. Unfortunately, the reply on this was not so positive:

So for those wanting a return to the Arena, they will have to wait for The Witcher 2 to make it to the Backwards Compatibility and to play it there instead. The next big content update for The Witcher 3 will be the Blood and Wine DLC which will arrive next year. There will be a patch coming this month though (patch 1.12), but this is just fixes for the game.

With CD Projekt Red not only winning awards for The Witcher 3, but also being named as Developer of the Year at the Game Awards it is fair to say that 2015 has been a very good year for the company. Hopefully they can continue their success into 2016 and beyond.

Are you looking forward to The Witcher 2: Assassins of Kings coming to Xbox One through Backwards Compatibility? Let us know your thoughts below.

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