Fans of hacking their way through AI monsters have some sad news coming in as another Witcher heads off into the sunset.
While we prepare for Blackjack Gwent to leave the hands of the developer, CD Projekt RED is not done playing with our passionate hero. The team behind The Witcher: Monster Slayer has made Official announcement (Opens in a new tab) The game will close on June 30, 2023.
A Spokko rep wrote, “We are proud to have been able to create a location-based augmented reality experience that has captured what it means to be a wizard in real life,” and has given the community a chance to battle the monsters of the Witcher-world up close and personal.
CD Projekt RED-owned Spokko is also closing, with PC Gamer Reports (Opens in a new tab) The parent company confirms that many of its team members will be reassigned to other projects where possible. However, some job cuts are expected. Let’s hope 2023 brings happier news for the future of the Witcher family of games.
Hang up your silver
The Witcher: Monster Slayer debuts in July 2021, and we at TRG have enjoyed its unique mix of Pokemon Go meets Elder Scrolls. However, she is destined to have an uncharacteristically short lifespan for an almost immortal wizard.
The Spokko team thanked its player base for their continued support. Filled with quests, events and adventure, this journey would not have been possible without you – together, we have defeated over 100 million monsters worldwide, after all!
The sad news comes from Gwent: The Witcher Card Game announcing that it will end its card pool in 2023. Once it’s rounded out, the developers will pass the reins to the players by letting them control the metadata. Players will be able to use the in-game client to adjust the strength of each card, which can be great for their long-term popularity or leaving them dead in the water.
With the announcement of five new Witcher games, incl One with multiple abilitiesHopefully, CD Projekt RED has some great news up its sleeve. All of these cuts should leave them wide open to focus on their bigger projects, but let’s hope there aren’t any more Bad surprises are in store.