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The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt to be distributed by Namco Bandai in Europe

The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt to be distributed by Namco Bandai in Europe

Published: Wednesday, October 23, 2013Tagged: Gaming, Xbox One,

CD Projekt RED, the developer and publisher behind the highly anticipated fantasy RPG The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt, announced today that NAMCO BANDAI will distribute the third part of The Witcher saga and join the studio in bringing the series to key markets in Europe.

We’ve worked with NAMCO BANDAI Games 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,” said Adam Badowski, Head of Studio, CD Projekt RED.

NAMCO BANDAI Games will be responsible for the distribution and promotion of The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt in Europe and will bring the game to PC, Xbox One and PlayStation 4. The full
list of countries includes: Andorra, Austria, Belgium, Cyprus, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Iceland, Ireland, Italy, Liechtenstein, Luxembourg, Monaco, Malta, Norway, Portugal, San Marino, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, The Netherlands, and United Kingdom. 

“CD Projekt RED has well earned its marks as a premier, innovative studio and it is with extreme delight and pride that we are today confirming we will be adding the eagerly awaited Witcher 3 to our line-up next year” said Alberto González Lorca, VP Third Parties, NAMCO BANDAI Games Europe.

“We look forward to being once again the European partner of CD Projekt RED, and providing first-class service to one of the most revered video game franchises as it is coming to next-generation consoles in 2014.”

The first installment in the Witcher series was released in 2007 for the PC. The second installment hit the PC market in 2011 and was released  for the Xbox 360 games and entertainment system from Microsoft a year later. The two games received over 200 awards. In February 2013, CD Projekt RED announced The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt, which is scheduled for a 2014 release and has garnered over 80 awards so far. The game will be released simultaneously for the PC and next-generation consoles: PlayStation 4 and Xbox One.

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