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  • Writer's pictureMatthew Rondina

Highlights From the Inaugural WitcherCon

Toss a coin to your Witcher and celebrate all the franchise has to offer.

The very first WitcherCon took place today to the delight of fans across the globe. Both followers of the critically acclaimed video game series and TV show were treated to some tantalizing trailers and tidbits of information around the future of the franchise. Toss a coin to your Witcher, because he’s going to keep you entertained for dozens of hours in 2021 and beyond.

As per Netflix:

“Today, Netflix and CDPR partnered to host the first ever WitcherCon event. Streamed globally via YouTube and Twitch, the event featured a number of interactive panels with The Witcher talent including Henry Cavill, Anya Chalotra, Freya Allan, Mimî M Khayisa, Paul Bullion, Lauren Schmidt Hissrich and Declan de Barra.

As well as panels, the event included special short-form content, musical interludes, and a host of exclusive surprises and never-before-seen insights from The Witcher live action series and forthcoming anime feature.”

Here are some of the big highlights from today’s festivities:

Christmas Comes Early with The Witcher: Season 2 on Netflix

The critically acclaimed series will return December 17, 2021 right before Christmas. Here is the official trailer:

The Witcher Goes Anime

We also got a look at the upcoming anime film, The Witcher: Nightmare of the Wolf. It’s time to face your demons, the movie premieres August 23, 2021 worldwide exclusively on Netflix.

The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt Next-Gen Update

The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt next-gen update is on track to arrive on the PlayStation 5, Xbox Series X/S, and PC this year.

CD Projekt Red delivered a sneak peek of the updated cover art, Geralt is looking sharp and ready for the hunt:

The developer also revealed that they, “prepared some free DLCs inspired by The Witcher Netflix Series.” If this means we’ll be getting storylines, enemies and items from the Netflix series, count me in! The next-gen Witcher 3 update is shaping up to be something special.


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