The Witcher universe is getting its own version of Pokémon Go

The Witcher universe is getting its own version of Pokémon Go

With The Witcher: Monster Slayer, Geralt of Rivia goes the best way of Pokémon Go.

CD Projekt’s model of The Witcher — the mutant monster slayer first created by writer Andrzej Sapkowski — has taken many varieties. There are the video video games in fact, but additionally a spin-off collectible card sport, a tabletop role-playing sport, and a Netflix collection starring Henry Cavil. Quickly, there might be an augmented actuality sport as effectively.

In a information launch issued on Wednesday, CD Projekt stated its latest studio — Spokko, which was opened in 2018 — has been busy on Monster Slayer for a while. It included a short teaser trailer, obtainable on YouTube and embedded above, that exhibits a participant strolling by way of a real-life forest solely to come across an Ent-like abomination seen solely with the assistance of his telephone.

Little concerning the gameplay, aside from stumbling upon digital monsters in the true world, was revealed within the trailer. The information launch, then again, makes this sound like a really fascinating sport certainly.


Multiple screens show a monster with a sword overlaid on top of it; a selection of monsters to be hunted, including a Pale Fleder and an Alf; a map with monsters on it, a la Pokemon Go; and a merchant offering a potion to the player.



Picture Courtesy : Spokko/CD Projekt


That includes console-grade visuals, Monster Slayer lets gamers discover the world round them whereas monitoring, learning, and combating monsters each new and acquainted, utilizing time of day and real-life climate circumstances to achieve the higher hand,” CD Projekt defined. “Preparation is essential with the intention to defeat more durable enemies, as gamers might want to brew highly effective potions and oils, craft bombs and monster bait, and improve their character earlier than placing these beasts to the sword and indicators in first-person AR fight.”

CD Projekt additionally stated that gamers ought to count on to do much more than simply wander round amassing monsters. The AR sport will embrace “wealthy, story-driven quests impressed by different video games from the collection.”

The Witcher: Monster Slayer is headed to each iOS and Android platforms later this 12 months, and might be free-to-play.