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Music from Gamescom Trailer

We realize that some of you might be feeling little under the weather since Monday’s here and we all have to go back to work/school after the weekend. Cheer up everyone! We’ve prepared some really epic music to get you into the right mood for the week to come. You may know this tune from The Witcher 2 Xbox 360 trailer that we aired for the first time during Gamescom last month. Judging by the number of requests we’ve been receiving about this track, it is also a very popular one. This melody was composed by Adam Skorupa and Krzysztof Wierzynkiewicz solely for the purpose of this trailer. As usual, you can grab the file either in .mp3 or .wav format.

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Turkish translation of The Witcher 2

Ever wanted to play The Witcher 2 in your native language? Our friends from the Turkish website Oyunceviri proved that all you need is a group of fans with skills and the desire to accomplish a project from start to finish. Oyunceviri.com is a website dedicated to computer game translations. As we were told, “Oyun” means “Game” and “Ceviri” means “Translation in Turkish. This prominent group of passionate people have accomplished quite a bit so far, delivering translations of many AAA games. Their efforts were acknowledged by our Localization Team who decided to cooperate with them in order to bring the best Turkish subbed translation of The Witcher 2 possible. If you want to see The Witcher 2 with subtitles in your language or have started working on a project like this, please do not hesitate to contact us. We might be able to help you with achieving your goal.

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Music from the Dark Mode trailer

The people have spoken! Yesterday we’ve decided to run a quick poll at our Facebook page and let the fans pick which music from the recent Witcher 2 trailers would become available for download today. There were three trailers to choose from; Arena Mode, Dark Mode and Gamescom Xbox 360 trailer. The poll was public, so by now all of you probably know what we are going to post today – music from the Dark Mode trailer. Said track was composed by Adam Skorupa and Krzysztof Wierzynkiewicz. You can download the tune in either .mp3 or .wav file. Enjoy! Oh, almost forgot – everyone who had different favorites in that poll… Not all hope is lost.;)

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Music from „Disdain & Fear” Trailer

Let’s go back in time for a second and backtrack all the way to May, when we released a trailer that immediately became fans favorite not only because of amazing visuals, but also due to the fact that music used in the video was simply brilliant. Remember when you kept asking us about the tune from that particular trailer? Well, ask no more as we present to you, Disdain & Fear. This track was remixed by Studio BX and contains excerpts from the song “Vargtimmen” by the Swedish folk group Hedningarna. You can download it in .mp3 or .wav file for your convenience.

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Gamescom Trailers

We have just updated our Videos section with two trailers that were being shown during Gamescom last week. First one promotes the Xbox 360 adaptation of The Witcher 2 and was prepared by Tomasz Bagi?ski and Platige Image Studio. Second one is sort of a short Developers Diary/Trailer where you can hear the developers talking about some of the new features available in the new and improved 2.0 version of The Witcher 2, like The Dark Mode and The Arena. You can watch both movies here.

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The Witcher 2 – Version 2.0 and Xbox 360 at Gamescom 2011

CD Projekt RED has released a summary of their experience at this years’ Gamescom, which took place in Cologne, Germany.

“Our fans, as always, showed up in very large numbers and this made us extremely happy.” Said Marcin Iwi?ski, co-founder and member of the board, CD Projekt RED S.A. “Our theater in the entertainment area was visited by almost 9000 people! We would like to add, that even though everyone had to spend some time in line due to the limited number of seats, the viewing room was full each time around. Both versions of The Witcher 2 have gathered the attention of media representatives and fans alike. Our booth in the business area was visited by over 700 journalists and business partners. Of course, the vast majority of them were media representatives.”

The Witcher 2 for Xbox 360 has been nominated by GamingXP site as the best game of the show. Right before Gamescom started, Gametrailers had published the newest trailer for our game prepared by Platige Image. So far, it’s been watched by over 55000 people, and has scored a tremendous 9.8/10!

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The Witcher 2 receives 3 awards at EGA!

The Witcher 2 has been awarded with 3 trophies during the recent European Game Awards. Our game won as the best European Game Design, best European Gameworld and last, but not least, the best Special Edition. We would like to thank everyone who decided to cast their votes for Assassins of Kings. The Witcher 2 was also a runner-up in the Best European Game Category and our studio has been voted as the second best in Europe this year. More information about the rest of the awards is available at EGA’s official website.

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Riverside – Forgotten Land (Music Video)

Some of you might remember an awesome song we used to promote The Witcher 2 around its release back in May. Now we present to you this brand new music video by Riverside, which you can check out in the videos section of our website. Enjoy! We also would like to invite everyone who will be attending Gamescom this year to visit one or two of our booths, where we just might be giving away some freebies! Last, but not least, don’t forget to watch for our announcements during the show; we’ve prepared something really special for our fans!

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The Witcher 2 – Hotfix 1.35 released!

We have just released a Hotfix addressing certain issues that might have been caused by the Patch 1.3. Major problems addressed by this hotfix include: shadows not being displayed correctly in 3D Vision and Steam achievements not being registered. Full list of changes and more information about the hotfix itself can be found here.

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Forums – Launch!

It’s been quite some time without official forums here at thewitcher.com. Today we present to you, our brand new message boards. We are aware that certain things still might not be perfect, however we are going to work on improving them as well as adding new features at the same time. If you had an account on our previous forums, you can just use your old account details to login and start posting immediately. If you haven’t, you will be required to register. Once again, we would like to welcome everyone and we hope that you will enjoy your stay here:).

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Have you already checked what the GOG Monk has for you?

We have a special treat waiting for everyone who wins a game of dice with the GOG Monk that can be found in Flotsam’s Tavern in Act 1 of The Witcher 2. Make sure to check the reward that he’s prepared for you. More details at GOG.com.

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The Witcher 2 available in stores in Japan starting today!

It’s a happy day for all of our fans in Japan. CD Projekt RED is very pleased to announce that The Witcher 2: Assassins of Kings, a fully immersive non-linear RPG has just been released there and is officially available for sale everywhere in the Land of the Rising Sun. The game is being published by Cyberfront and all the information about the title can be found on its newly launched website.

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