The Witcher 3 – here’s a side-by-side next-gen comparison video

The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt side-by-side next-gen comparison video is here showing off the spellbinding visual improvements.

Earlier in the week we finally got our first look at The Witcher 3 next-gen update which has been at least two years in the making. CD Projekt Red first announced the PC, PS5 and Xbox Series X|S update back in September 2020.

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The Witcher 3 next-gen update is going to be great!

The next-gen update includes ray-tracing support, improved foliage, improved textures, easier-to-access in-game commands as well as new accessibility options and even fan-favourite mods. We’re also getting new quests and even inspired by the popular Netflix adaptation.

However, that is not all, because CDPR has promised more updates in the coming weeks as well as some surprises that won’t feature in the launch patch notes. PlayStation 5 players can also look forward to additional DualSense controller features.

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The original Witcher 3: Wild Hunt launched in 2015 for PC, PS4 and Xbox One. So, we’d hope that with it being seven years since its initial launch, the improvements would be clear to see. Thankfully, the improvements are clear to see and we have YouTube channel Open Surprise to show our gratitude.

Furthermore, the side-by-side video compares the original Complete Edition trailer with this week’s 2022 reveal. We often look back at our favourite games with tinted goggles and our minds can play tricks on us.

However, watching this comparison video gives us a glimpse at the amount of work that has gone into The Witcher 3 next-gen update.

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Are you looking forward to the next-gen update?

The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt next-gen update is free to those that own the PC, PS4 and Xbox One version of the game. Finally, the next-gen update releases next month on December 14th, 2022.

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Featured Image Credit: CD Projekt Red/Open Surprise/Source: Pure Xbox