The Witcher 3’s PS5 and Xbox Collection X/S next-gen improve could also be implementing fan-made mods like The Witcher 3 HD Reworked Challenge when it launches later this 12 months.
As reported by Kotaku, The Witcher 3 HD Reworked Challenge’s creator Halk Hogan introduced that he has been in talks with CD Projekt Purple about together with his mod within the upcoming launch.
“Howdy my pricey buddies! It’s been a very long time for the reason that final video,” Hogan wrote. “I do know I introduced a brand new HDRP preview in early March however I used to be silent the entire time. Sorry for that. However in return, I’ve some excellent news, and the the explanation why I used to be quiet and why I don’t have an excessive amount of to point out.
“I believe a very powerful information is that I bought an official message from CDPR about cooperation. Whereas it’s not sure but, it’s very probably that HDRP shall be included within the official subsequent technology replace. I’ll inform you what’s subsequent. As all the time, I wish to thanks for all of your assist and sort phrases.
The Witcher 3 HD Reworked Challenge, which you’ll obtain now on NexusMods, has over 4.1 million downloads and “goals to enhance the graphics by transforming fashions and textures to raised high quality.”
Kotaku reached out to CDPR about this matter, and it responded by saying, “Along with our personal improvement efforts on the upcoming next-gen model of The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt for Xbox Collection X/S, PlayStation 5 and PC, we’re additionally in talks with the creators of varied mods for the 2015 launch of the sport.”
CDPR confirmed there are at present no “binding agreements with any such occasion,” however the discussions are taking place.
This could be one other instance of a AAA developer utilizing the group to enhance their video games, very like Rockstar Games did when they implemented a fan-made solution to reduce GTA Online’s loading screen time by 70%.
The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt PS5 and Xbox Series X/S versions are at present scheduled to be launched within the second half of 2021.
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