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The Witcher 3: Hearts of Stone

The first large expansion to The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt, developed by the creators of the original game, Polish studio CD Projekt RED.

This is The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt expansion pack.

RPG | TPP | fantasy | books | sandbox | Detective | Polish | crafting | action RPG

The Witcher 3: Hearts of Stone cover

developer: CD Projekt RED

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Game mode: single player

game release date:

13Oct2015

PC XONE PS4

The Witcher 3: Hearts of Stone is the first large expansion pack to the highly acclaimed action-RPG The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt, released in May 2015. The add-on was developed by the creators of the base game, the Polish studio CD Projekt RED, responsible for previous installments in The Witcher series as well. To play the expansion, distributed through the The Witcher 3 Season Pass or sold separately, the base game is required. PC and PlayStation 4 versions received limited retail editions that includes game code and two decks of the gwent card game (154 cards) along with tokens.

Hearts of Stone, once again, puts you in control of Geralt of Rivia. Hired by the Merchant of Mirrors, he has to face Olgierd von Everec, a bandit captain, who, in some mysterious way, managed to obtain immortality. In order to defeat him, you have to complete three difficult tasks and remove the spell that makes him invincible. The story takes place in the territory of No Manís Land and the town of Oxenfurt.

Hearts of Stone is a mission pack, and as so, it does not alter the basic gameplay mechanics. Of course, apart from new missions, which were designed for level 30 characters and scaled for the NG+ mode, there are also new monsters, tough choices and their consequences, extra items, weapons, artifacts, and even romance options. All of this amounts roughly to additional 10 hours of gameplay. It is also noteworthy that the expansion can be completed before or after finishing the Wild Hunt's main story.

System requirements

PC / Windows

Recommended: Intel Core i7-3770 3.4 GHz/AMD FX-8350 4 GHz, 8 GB RAM, graphic card 2 GB GeForce GTX 770/4 GB Radeon R9 290 or better, 40 GB HDD, Windows 7/8/8.1 64-bit
Minimum: Intel Core i5-2500K 3.3 GHz/AMD Phenom II X4 940 3.7 GHz, 6 GB RAM, graphic card 2 GB GeForce GTX 660/Radeon HD 7870 or better, 40 GB HDD, Windows 7/8/8.1 64-bit

The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt - Hearts of Stone Review Ė Almost perfect expansion

Review 13 October 2015 15:41

The first expansion pack for the Witcher 3, titled Hearts of Stone, features a new adventure of Geralt of Rivia, but it also proves a certain point: a DLC doesnít have to be sluggish and dull as the competition would have us believe.

The Witcher 3: Hearts of Stone coming live in a few hours

News 12 October 2015 15:15

The Witcher 3: Hearts of Stone is coming out in just a few hours. CD Projekt RED revealed specific time of release of the expansion in several timezones.

The Witcher 3: Hearts of Stone Steam achievements revealed

News 21 September 2015 14:27

The Witcher 3: Hearts of Stone Steam achievements were put online. While they donít reveal much about the story, they give an idea of some new content coming up to the game.

The Witcher 3: Hearts of Stone hands-on: Expanding Witcher universe

Preview 28 September 2015 13:14

We spent several hours with the first full-fledged expansion set for Witcher 3 entitled Hearts of Stone. Is the October release enough to make us want to walk in Geralt's shoes once again?