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The Witcher 3 on Nintendo Switch Finally Gets Next-Gen Update’s Best Features

The Nintendo Switch version of The Witcher 3 has finally caught up with the PlayStation and Xbox versions as CD Projekt released a patch containing the best features of version 4.0, known as the Next Generation Update.

Patch 4.04 has been announced for The Witcher. websiteIt includes some bug fixes and smaller updates for all versions of the game, but the Switch version sees the biggest changes.

While it doesn’t include more technically demanding features such as ray tracing that you can enjoy on the PS5, Xbox series, and PC versions, Switch will bring gameplay changes, major quality-of-life improvements, and new quests. .

Combat is one of the pillars of these changes, with CD Projekt adding a quick sign cast option, dynamic item usage, a full combat rebalance mod, and other gameplay changes to completely revamp The Witcher 3’s action. it was done.

Quality of life improvements include quick looting of small items such as herbs, reduced fall damage on Geralt’s dangerous knees, dynamic HUD options, alternate sprint modes, and hundreds of pesky question marks (if the player so desires). ) contains a default map filter that removes Other changes.

Various quests have also received a wealth of changes, with Switch players now able to tackle Netflix’s The Witcher-inspired side quest, In the Shadow of Eternal Fire, and the show-based Dandelion quest. You can also find other forms.

In its September 10th review of the original game, IGN said, “The sheer size and meticulous attention to detail of The Witcher 3 concludes Geralt’s story in a fantastic way.” I was.

Ryan Dinsdale is a freelance reporter for IGN. He will talk about witchers all day long.

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