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CD Projekt Red's The Witcher will finally be getting the release it deserves soon, with the Enhanced Edition of the game now fully detailed and dated in an official release from the designer.

The game, which we thought was well put together but with a few fundamental errors in terms of accessibility and translation, is being fully patched up and polished for the release of The Witcher: Enhanced Edition. The new game will feature a completely redone set of English text, diminished load times and a more stable build.

True, that's all stuff which should have been there from the start, but still...

The new game will be shipping in the first half of September, after missing the original release date of late May after the developer admitted that it needed a little more time to get things fixed.

Patches and bug-fixes aren't the only new additions though - there are two more new sidemissions for Geralt to undertake, around 50 new models and 100 new animations as well as a brand new inventory interface.

The new version of the game will also ship with a game editor, a making of DVD and two CDs of music from within the game or inspired by it.
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So... I have to buy it again if I want it patched to this version...
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yeah, ah...i havnt bought this game, yet. but isnt this kinda unfair and, well, stupid, for those that already have it?

or are these bug fixes/enhancements downloadable also?
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So... I have to buy it again if I want it patched to this version...
Seriously. I have it and I thought it was one of the better games released lately. Now I have to buy it again in order to play it as it was meant to? I call shenanigans.


EDIT: lol, clicked on the article. Good thing too
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If you picked up the original version of The Witcher then you may be feeling a little angry at all this extra content for new buyers, but don't worry - existing players can download it all for free. How good does that sound to you? Let us know in the forums.
Glad we got that all cleared up.
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I'll have to check on this. I'm going to be pissed off if I have to buy it again. Paying for a patch/upgrade is one thing. Paying for a whole new game is out of the question.
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Seriously. I have it and I thought it was one of the better games released lately. Now I have to buy it again in order to play it as it was meant to? I call shenanigans.


EDIT: lol, clicked on the article. Good thing too


Glad we got that all cleared up.
LOL.

ok, prolly should of read the whole article then. was gonna say, they cant do that ay. not something that huge.
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Odp: A new, improved and enhanced edition of The Witcher approaches!
Reply #8 on February 18, 2008, 05:08:17 pm

All expanded content would be downloadable for people with registered game.


The final prices are still being negotiated with publishers.
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LOL.

ok, prolly should of read the whole article then. was gonna say, they cant do that ay. not something that huge.
Now why didn't I think of reading the article. Instead I went to the main website for information. I'm an idiot.
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Unable to dig up anything about a release date. Anyone else?
    
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Thanks for digging that up, I noticed right after I posted after I read the thing lol.
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