CD Projekt Red is no longer supporting Gwent: The Witcher Card Game, but has assured the game will remain online for years to come.
GWENT will be supported with new cards and eSports tournaments throughout 2023, but this will end in 2024 as the game switches to a community-centric approach known internally as Project GWENT Infinity.
CD Projekt Red told IGN that a handful of developers will continue to run Gwent from this point on, while all remaining team members will be moved to other projects at the studio.
Project Gwentfinity will add a seasonal progression system to the game and allow the community to vote on balance changes, along with a new balancing feature that rewards creative deck building, but CD Projekt Red will not and restrictions will be put in place to prevent “game breaking”. ” will change.
7 years together @playgwent It was the best year of my professional career. I have met so many wonderful people and made unforgettable friendships. I always look back with a big smile on my face. Let’s make 2023 as grand as possible. I love everyone! ❤️
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In the meantime, GWENT will release 72 cards in 3 expansions in April, July and September 2023. There will also be two eSports tournaments, and monthly balance changes will continue as usual. CD Projekt Red aims to create a perfectly balanced pool of cards within this period and implement other features that contribute to Gwent’s longevity.
“I would like to say that this is not the end when it comes to GWENT and its community, and another great year (and more) is ahead,” said Paweł Burza, senior communications manager at CD Projekt Red, at IGN. told to
GWENT celebrated its fifth anniversary in May 2022 after moving into open beta, but was first released in closed beta in October 2016. Thronebreaker: The Witcher Tales was released in 2018 as a full-blown RPG spin-off, called a single-player standalone expansion. Gwent: Rogue Mage was released earlier this year.
Ryan Dinsdale is an IGN freelancer and UK news editor. He talks about witchers all day long.