First expansion for The Witcher 3 debuts in October
Hearts of Stone promises over 10 hours of new adventures
CD PROJEKT RED have announced the release date of Hearts of Stone, the first expansion to The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt.
Launching October 13th, 2015, Hearts of Stone promises over 10 hours of new adventures and introduces new characters, monsters, romance, and a brand new storyline. The expansion also introduces a brand new system of Runewords that significantly affects gameplay.
In Hearts of Stone, Geralt of Rivia is hired to defeat a bandit captain, Olgierd von Everec, a man who possesses the power of immortality. The expansion lets you choose your own way through an adventure that includes recruiting a crew of break-in artists, spending a night partying with a ghost and outsmarting bizarre creatures.
Along with the digital release, gamers will also be able to purchase a special, limited boxed edition of Hearts of Stone (SRP $19.99/19.99€) available at selected retailers worldwide. The box contains a digital download code for the expansion, two physical decks of Gwent, the card game set in the world of The Witcher, and a detailed manual explaining the rules.
The Witcher 3 was released earlier this year on PC, Xbox One, and PlayStation 4.