RayTracing in The Witcher 3 Complete Edition will soon be a reality for most.
The Witcher 3 is getting a long-awaited update very soon. The Complete Edition of the game will include some gameplay and graphics improvements that should breathe new life into this 2015 title. Most importantly, this is a free update.
CD Projekt Red has announced that the next-generation update will include a new Photo Mode and updated camera angles. AMD FSR 2 and NVIDIA DLSS support have been added to the graphics engine, which will allow for RayTracing in The Witcher 3 Complete Edition. The game will support new Ultra+ graphics settings with ray tracing and global illumination, as well as many quality-of-life enhancements. The game will be available to PS5 and XBOX Series X console players in new 60 FPS mode (supported by FSR2) or 4K 30 FPS quality mode.
While it is an upgraded edition, it does get a lot of features which include:
- Ray-traced global illumination
- FSR 2 and DLSS
- Photo mode
- New Ultra+ graphics mode
- Performance mode for consoles (60 FPS)
- Quality mode with RTGI and FSR2 for consoles
- New camera perspectives
- Reworked textures and foliage
- Cross-progression between consoles and PC
- Quality of life improvements
All owners of Witcher 3 on PCs, PlayStation 5 consoles, and Xbox Series X/S are eligible for a free Next-Gen update. The Witcher 3 Complete Edition will debut on December 14th, according to the developer, which is very soon.
You can watch the trailer here.
IF you had plans to play the new update on a RTX 4060, that isn’t happening.