The Witcher 3 may not live up to its PR-fueled vision

The Witcher 3 is easily one of the most anticipated games of 2015. If you even remotely consider yourself a fan of RPGs, chances are that the game’s been on your radar for quite some time now. It’s disappointing, then, to hear of the possibility that it may not live up to CD Projekt Red’s vision and, ultimately, the expectations of fans.

The Witcher 3 is currently in development for the Playstation 4, Xbox One and PC. The game is set to release on February 24.

A random Neogaf member claiming to have inside knowledge, and whose credentials have been verified by an administrator, had some vague yet rather alarming things to share regarding the game’s progress.

PR is creating an overblown vision of a game that doesn’t exist while the team is in crazy crunch time for over a year now.

Well in the end it’s my words vs CDP PR. I mean why should you believe me if I have no solid evidence to show? But that’s kind of my point, CDP built a very good relationship with gamers and now it’s paying off as opposed to say EA. I do have inside knowledge, I did have contact with the game but again NDA and such plus I’m just a dude on the internet. My only point is that GAF should take everything CDP says with a grain of salt.

He went on to warn gamers, particularly those who play on the PS4 and Xbox One, to wait for the game’s critical reception before spending money on it.

Just to sum up my messy line of thinking – don’t pre-order the game (especially on consoles). Wait for the reviews, then decide or don’t pay attention to a random dude on the internet and do what you want with your money.

We usually disregard such information as baseless, but given that the individual has been verified as a legitimate source by a Neogaf administrator, it’s a little hard to ignore. Couple this with the recent batch of screenshots that looked a little underwhelming in comparison to previous footage, and it becomes easy to put two and two together.

 We certainly hope someone from CD Projekt Red’s PR issues a statement on the matter, if only to clear the air.

Muhammad Ali Bari

Reviews Editor at GearNuke

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