The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt — Complete Edition for Nintendo Switch
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The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt — Complete Edition

Oct 15, 2019
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About this game

Developer: CD Projekt RED
Content Rating: Mature

Summary

Winner of over 250 Game of the Year awards, The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt is a story-driven, open world adventure set in a dark fantasy universe. You are Geralt of Rivia, mercenary monster slayer. At your disposal is every tool of the trade: razor-sharp swords, lethal mixtures, stealthy crossbows, and powerful combat magic. Before you stands a war-torn, monster-infested continent you can explore at will. Your current contract? Tracking down the Child of Prophecy, a living weapon that can alter the shape of the world.

Gamer Reviews

200 Reviews
8.62
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Apr 25, 2021

Loved it. The graphics are of course lowered down but, especially if like me don't think the graphics are the main point of a game, you are gonna love it.

A masterpiece, the story, the world, the possibilities of roleplay...

Magnificent

Mar 29, 2021

awesome game

Nov 9, 2020
Incredible and immersive gaming experience, even on the Switch. I was very hesitant initially playing it, as the graphics and controls were pretty rough on the Switch. But with the later patches to it that gave the ability to tweak the graphics and controls to more pleasing levels, it really took off as an unbeatable action RPG. Being able to take this game anywhere made me easily sink 100+ hours into it. The main story is interesting enough, though the endless amount of fleshed out side quests and monster contracts really make sure you always feel compelled to pick up and play. The freedom and customization of your ability points and the slow and satisfying process of scouring the world to collect the best armor and weapons is also half the fun for me. The combat is solid, not the best from the genre, but with the depth of options in how you can approach it make it always pretty interesting and satisfying. All the decisions you make throughout the game that lead to different outcomes makes it pretty replayable too. Only cons I would say are the controls can be a bit clunky at times, and sometimes the pacing and overall deluge of quests and customization systems can be overwhelming and even at times a bit frustrating. Small gripes however, for in the end one of the best action RPGs I've ever played. Included DLC is also great and adds dozens more hours of gameplay.

Critic Reviews

50 Reviews
8.44
Christopher CokeOct 25, 2019
At the end of the day, having an RPG of this scope on the Nintendo Switch more than justifies the decrease in visuals. The Witcher 3: The Wild Hunt is still a beautiful game and being able to take the adventure anywhere makes the game more accessible than it’s ever been. The Witcher 3 always was and remains an amazing game.
Mack AshworthOct 14, 2019
Sure, I may have criticized the visuals for being too blurry at times, as well as minor frame-rate hiccups, but those are just niggles when considering the massive open world that is now available to Nintendo Switch owners. This might not be the “definitive edition” of the game, but its existence makes The Witcher 3 accessible to more players, and that is certainly a good thing. The developers should be commended on their efforts here, and I’m excited to see how much further the Switch can be pushed.
Darryl EdgeOct 15, 2019
Make no mistake, The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt is still the masterpiece it once was. The story is brilliant, and the writing and characters that help flesh out the world are nothing short of sublime. If this is your first experience with Wild Hunt, there’s no doubt you will fall in love, and the Switch is a decent way to experience Geralt of Rivia. However, if you’ve already played Wild Hunt on console or PC, there’s really nothing that can add to or improve on what has come before.