CD Projekt’s longtime animator Sebastian Kalemba has announced that he will direct the studio’s new Witcher saga.
upon twitter, the developer wrote: I look forward to being part of CDPR and working with such a talented and passionate team. ”
Career News: I’m directing a new Witcher saga.Since joining the company @CDPROJEKTRED We believe nothing is impossible and our purpose is to raise the bar, tell emotional stories and create worlds. I am proud to be part of CDPR and to work with such a talented and passionate team.
— Sebastian Kalemba (@Skalemba) November 3, 2022
According to Karemba LinkedIn, the developer has been with CD Projekt Red since 2014. From 2014 until 2016 he was the lead his animator, and he was in charge of animation his team for The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt and he Cyberpunk 2077. From 2016 to the present, Kalemba is Animation and Animation Director at CD Projekt Red, where he oversees “all creative and administrative aspects of animation in-house.”
The first game in the new Witcher saga entered pre-production earlier this year. Details are sparse at this point, but many fans believe The Witcher 3’s Ciri could be the star of the new game.
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There is one wrinkle to this story that CD Projekt has already announced another director for The Witcher 4.
both slama twitter Bio and LinkedIn Although the page still lists him as the Witcher Director of CD Projekt, Slama has not been active in either profile for some time. For now, it’s unclear if Slama is still directing The Witcher 4 while Karemba is directing the entire saga, or if Karemba is taking over directing the next AAA Witcher.
CD Projekt has been busy in the last few weeks with a ton of new project announcements. Beyond his newly planned trilogy of The Witcher, the company is also working on a remake of The Witcher in his Unreal Engine 5, a multiplayer Witcher game in development with The Molasses Flood, a sequel to Cyberpunk 2077, and studio We also announced our first original IP. To keep track of everything, bookmark our list of all CD Projekt games in development.
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