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Namco Bandi Acting as European Distributor for The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt


Namco Bandai has revealed today that they will be acting as publisher for CD Projekt RED’s latest Witcher installment, The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt, and bring the game across Europe.

The announcement also mentioned that the publisher will be in charge for distribution and promotion for the PC, as well as the PlayStation 4 and Xbox One editions of the game in both the UK and Europe.

In a statement, CD Projekt RED studio head Adam Badowski said, “We’ve worked with Namco Bandai before, so our partners there know both The Witcher and the ideals that drive us as a studio. We’re convinced that they understand our vision for the game and that they will do a great job at letting gamers know how the game’s open world and great story are going to change the next-gen RPG landscape.”

The game was announced in February of this year and is being powered by the studio’s new RedEngine 3 which according to the developer will raise the bars for future RPG titles. We though still have no release date for The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt.

According to a recent posting by Amazon, the game is looking for release in September of 2014.