CD Projekt Red has released a hotfix for The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt on PC, addressing issues encountered with the release of the 4.0 next-gen update.
Quick patch notes for the game steam page The fix “should improve overall stability and performance,” and CD Projekt Red says they are “working to further improve the experience on all platforms.”
The patch notes aren’t any more specific, but PC users can expect massive framerate drops, texture and model rendering delays, and various other issues with the highly anticipated next-gen update arriving on December 14th. was reported.
A hotfix is now available on PC that improves the game’s overall stability and performance. Be sure to update your version of The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt and let us know how you found it.Update size:
Steam – 3GB Update
GOG – 1.9GB Update pic.twitter.com/nOEf06ji3H— Marcin Momot (@Marcin360) December 19, 2022
CD Projekt Red Global Community Director Marcin Moot also shared the hotfix news on Twitter (above), revealing that Stem needs a 3GB update and GOG needs a 1.9GB update. Hotfixes also don’t count as numbered updates. This means that The Witcher 3 will remain at version 4.0 when installed.
In addition to the various issues, the next-gen update brings a ton of new features to The Witcher 3, including an upgraded combat system, brand new missions, armor sets based on other witcher content, and even another part of the long-running CD Projekt. brought red mystery.
In a 9/10 review of the original game, IGN said:
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