Warner Bros Buys NA Distribution Rights for The Witcher 3
When you hear a publishing house as big as the Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment tag teaming with a game with the likes of The Witcher series, there is one thing certain; it is going to go big!
Looks like that is exactly what CD Projekt RED had in mind for they have partnered with Warner Bros. for the distribution and promotion of The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt in US and Canada says Joystiq.
Officially announced on the 5th of February this year, the Action Adventure Role Playing Game is still under development with plans to release in 2014. It will be the second sequel in the trilogy with the same protagonist named Geralt of Rivia, Wild Hunt is expected to be much larger than the previous versions and conclusive.
In an interview with Polish Press Agency, Adam Kicinski the head of CDPR stated that “This is the last part of the trilogy, in which there will be a great finale of the story.” But rest assured it doesn’t mean that the franchise will end for he added that “However, this doesn’t mean the end of franchise… Franchise will be continued” reported Eurogamer Poland.
Needless to say, CD Projekt RED have their own share of glee in this affair for Adam Kicinski must have felt obliged to state that “Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment is an extremely valuable partner for us because of their experience and established position on the American market, which is crucial to CD Projekt’s further rapid development. We’re very happy that our partners share our faith in The Witcher 3’s success”
Warner Bros. themselves sound pretty excited about the deal evidenced by what Kevin Kebodeaux, their Senior Vice President Sales had to say about it:
“The Witcher 3 is among the most anticipated games of 2014 and one of the most promising RPGs scheduled for release on next generation hardware”
This next gen game is getting promising even more, now that Warner Bros. have their faith in it too. Fingers crossed for the release next year; let’s see how PC, Xbox One and PS4 fans treat it.