The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt - Complete Edition for Switch Requires No Download, Physical Includes Neat Goodies

The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt – Complete Edition for the Switch will require no download to play as the full game is loaded onto a 32GB cartridge.

By Allisa James

June 15, 2019

More information, courtesy of Wario64 on Twitter, about The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt – Complete Edition for Nintendo Switch has been trickling down since its reveal during Nintendo’s E3 2019 Direct. And among that is some very surprising but excellent news for those purchasing the title physically: the entire game will be loaded on the cartridge. Meaning that no download is necessarily to play this version:

This is no mean feat CD Projekt Red went the smart route of loading it on a 32GB cart. The complete version not only includes the base game but also the Hearts of Stone & Blood and Wine expansion as well as 16 DLC. Details on the physical version have also been released which will include a compendium, map, and stickers.

We also saw several new screenshots of The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt – Complete Edition directly captured from the Switch. While it obviously isn’t reaching the visual levels of the PS4 or PC version, being able to play on the go is a huge plus for the re-released title.

As a fun little bonus, two figurines for The Witcher 3 are on sale if you happen to be a collector. The first is the infamous “Geralt in a bathtub” image and the second is the much cuter Nenderoid version of Geralt:

If you’re still on the fence about the game, check out our various DualShockers’ pieces. One extrapolates on the recent Hearts of Stone expansion, while another guides you through 23 essential quests. There’s also our review for the title, which we gave a near perfect score.

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You can preorder The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt – Complete Edition for Switch here or buy the PS4 and PC versions here and here.

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Allisa James

Senior Weekend Staff Writer for DualShockers. Loves JRPGs, artbooks, and anime.

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