Since its release late last year, The Witcher 3 Next-Gen has been patched multiple times on PC with patches that address issues that need urgent fix and once on PlayStation 5 and Xbox Series X | S. The game’s first major update introduced a performance mode for ray tracing global illumination on PC as well as console optimizations, which unfortunately didn’t degrade performance to a fully possible level. Acceptable, compared to lower levels on PC. On PC, however, players can at least use mods to improve the performance and overall experience of the next-gen The Witcher 3. Several mods have been released after the release of the update that not only optimizes ray tracing performance, but also significantly improves visuals.
The new patch, which has been confirmed to release today on previous generation consoles as well as on Twitter by Global Community Manager Marcin Momot, will be around 2GB on PC and 10-20GB on consoles. control depending on SKU and platform. Full patch notes will be made available once the update is released, and we’ll update this post with them as soon as they’re shared.
The Witcher 3 is out now on PC, PlayStation 5, PlayStation 4, Xbox Series X, Xbox Series S, Xbox One, and Nintendo Switch worldwide. Previous-gen consoles will receive additional gameplay content and changes introduced by the next-gen update in the near future, possibly with today’s update.