CD Projekt Red Announces Single-Player Expansion To Gwent: The Witcher Card Game
Venture again in time lengthy earlier than Geralt was born in a brand new Witcher card sport! In a recent article by IGN, CD Projekt Red introduced its latest entry in The Witcher sequence, a single-player deck constructing rogue-like. Gwent: Rogue Mage is the enlargement for Gwent: The Witcher Card Game, which was initially launched on March 31, 2017. Gwent: The Witcher Card Game went on to launch on PC, PlayStation 4, Xbox One, iOS, and ultimately Android. The enlargement will protect the unique core mechanics however shall be bought individually from the unique.
Gwent: Rogue Mage takes place a whole bunch of years earlier than Geralt’s beginning, with gamers following the mage Alzur as he makes an attempt to create the primary Witcher. Players will transfer round in a procedurally generated map, collaborating in Gwent battles, confronting ethical dilemmas, and interacting with Places of Power and different areas to bolster their assortment of playing cards.
Rogue Mage is bought individually attributable to its measurement. In the article with IGN the sport’s director Vladimir Tortsov elaborated that as a substitute of splitting the marketing campaign into a number of items and utilizing micro-transactions for participant development between chapters, it could be simpler to “make it a straightforward buy-to-play title.” He continued, stating that full play-ability with out the web is one other consideration. While there are options reminiscent of leader-boards and cross-save development, Gwen: Rogue Mage was designed for offline, single-player play. Tortsov went on to speak extra concerning the totally different experiences gamers can anticipate with the brand new enlargement:
“…There are a significant number of players who want a more PvE experience from Gwent. While Gwent multiplayer is a fantastic game for those who are looking for a great PvP multiplayer experience, we perfectly understand that many Witcher players loved the original mini-game of Gwent for totally different reasons. With Rogue Mage we aim to give this audience a reason to play modern-day Gwent in the format they prefer.”
While Rogue Mage is prone to be the one solo Witcher expertise followers can take pleasure in for some time, Tortsov defined that it doesn’t characteristic an in-depth story much like the mainline video games, books, or its TV present; Rather, game-play was prioritized over narrative.
“Our goal with Rogue Mage’s story is to give players enough context on who Alzur is, what is his motivation, and the general setting of the world he lives in. We hope that players will get enough immersion to complement the game-play first formula, but we do not expect the story to be the main reason for players to appreciate this release.”
Gwen: Rogue Mage releases tomorrow, July 7, for PC, iOS, and Anrdoid. The commonplace model shall be accessible for $9.99. A premium version may even launch, together with in-game skins, cosmetics, and card packs for the multiplayer sport, costing $19.99. For an in-depth have a look at the sport, try IGN’s article.