Le studio CD Projekt vient d’annoncer dans une lettre que The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt sera repoussé de quelques mois pour finalement sortir le 19 mai 2015.

Dear Gamers,
Ever since we started working on The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt, we knew it would be an ambitious game. We wanted, and still aim, to give you an incredible experience, an epic adventure in a vast, completely open fantasy universe. The sheer size and complexity of The Witcher, key features of the title, have had a decisive impact on production. Now, nearing the end of our work, we see many details that need to be corrected. When we release the most important game in our studio’s history, we must be absolutely sure that we did everything we could to limit any bugs to a level that will allow you to enjoy the game thoroughly. With this in mind, we took another look at current workloads and what they mean for the team. Even though everyone is working at full speed, we concluded that we need another 12 weeks, so we are shifting the release date of The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt to May 19th, 2015. We owe you an apology. We set the release date too hastily. It’s a hard lesson, one to take to heart for the future. We know what we want to do to make Wild Hunt one of the best RPGs you will ever play. And we continue to work hard to achieve just that. So, we apologize and ask for your trust.  Thank you for the all support you show us on a daily basis. We truly do appreciate it. It has fueled us in our passion since the start and will continue to do so.

Initialement prévu pour février, nous pressentions ce retard vu que le jeu semble varier d’une présentation à l’autre. Parfois extraordinaire et beau, parfois assez vilain, The Witcher 3 a sans aucun doute besoin de travail supplémentaire et si ces quelques semaines peuvent permettre au studio polonais de peaufiner ce jeu de rôle, quasiment déjà élu jeu de l’année 2015 par toute la presse avant même sa sortie, alors il ne fait aucun doute que les joueurs n’en tiendront pas grief.

En attendant, on peut toujours se repasser cette dernière vidéo des Games Award pour patienter.

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