CDPR is working on a free Witcher 3 mod editor, allowing players to ‘create your own experiences’

Update, 5/07/2024:

Last year, CD Projekt Red announced that it was working on a mod editor for The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt, set to hit PC for free this year. Now, we know exactly when: May 21, 2024. That means we’re just a few weeks away from The Witcher 3 REDkit, an “extensive mod editor based on the game’s engine,” being released to players around the world.

CD Projekt Red announced this today on X (formerly Twitter), reminding players that it will be free for everyone who owns The Witcher 3 on PC.

If you don’t have Witcher 3 on PC yet but want to mod the game using this REDkit, you can buy the game on Steam, GOG or Epic Games Store.

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Original story, 11/15/2023:

It’s been a big year for Cyberpunk 2077 and The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt developer CD Projekt Red. It released Phantom Liberty, the first and only expansion to Cyberpunk 2077, launched its soundtrack on streaming services, revealed plans for a live-action cyberpunk project, and just this week, received four nominations for The Game Awards 2023. Now, CDPR has published. It’s also working on a mod editor for The Witcher 3, which hits PC for free next year.

“We’re thrilled to announce that we’re working on a mod editor for The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt,” reads a tweet from the official Witcher Twitter account. “It allows you to create your own in-game experiences by making completely new ones or editing existing quests and content. We’re planning to release it for free in 2024. Stay tuned – we’ll have more to share next year.”

Notably, CDPR says that this mod editor for The Witcher 3 allows players to create their own experiences in the game, meaning people can develop their own fantasy adventures in the role of everyone’s favorite monster hunter. In a reply on Twitter, the official account confirmed that this mod editor is coming to PC only.

If you haven’t played The Witcher 3 yet, you can read about why you should Game Informers Review of The Witcher 3.

For more information on CDPR, read on Game Informers Check out the Cyberpunk 2077: Phantom Liberty review and then this feature on how the team behind Phantom Liberty created its spy-thriller soundtrack.

Do you have any plans to use the mod editor coming to The Witcher 3 next year? Let us know in the comments below!

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