The new gameplay trailer for The Witcher 3 is nearly 5 minutes of RPG goodness

Geralt money The Witcher 3
Geralt money The Witcher 3 (Image credit: CD Projekt Red)

A new gameplay trailer has been released for the long-awaited Xbox One fantasy RPG The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt. It offers nearly five minutes of footage from the game developed by CD Projekt RED, that will be released on May 19.

The trailer also has a narration that provides and overall look at the storyline and gameplay for The Witcher 3. It shows how players can explore the open world of the Northern Realms, controlling the Witcher known as Geralt, who must learn physical combat, along with alchemy and spells, to defeat the many monsters and human enemies that inhabit the world.

The trailer also goes over the game's main storyline, which has Geralt searching to find Child of Prophecy, who is described as a "living weapon". The trailer shows how Geralt can influence the storyline in both small and big ways, and it also displays the incredible graphics engine that will be used for The Witcher 3. There's even some hints about the sexual themes in the game, which will deserve its M-rating.

CD Projekt RED has already announced plans to release two expansion packs for The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt after the game comes out in May for the Xbox One, PC and PlayStation 4 platforms.

Source: The Witcher (YouTube)

John Callaham