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First Witcher 3 expansion is called Heart of Stone and it’s coming next month

CD Projekt Red has named the first Witcher 3 expansion, Heart of Stone, and it’s coming October 13.

The Heart of Stone, which is the name of the first ever Witcher 3 expansion, and you’ll be able to play it next month.

And what’s more, it’s not just a digital download edition either. CD Projekt Red is making this physical release too. And it comes with two Gwent decks.

That means you’ll be able to play Gwent with your pals in real life. They might not be your actual Gwent decks, but it’s as close as you’re going to get.

Heart of Stone itself is said to give you an additional 10 hours (yes you read that right), with new characters, monsters, new Runewords system and another set of events with Shani.

Here’s the official CD Projekt Red blurb on Heart of Stone:

““Step again into the shoes of Geralt of Rivia, a professional monster slayer, this time hired to defeat a ruthless bandit captain, Olgierd von Everec, a man who possesses the power of immortality. The expansion lets you choose your own way through an adventure that includes recruiting a crew of break-in artists, spending a night partying with a ghost and outsmarting the most bizarre creatures Geralt has ever faced.

“… Hearts of Stone packs over 10 hours of new adventures and introduces new characters, powerful monsters, unique romance, and a brand new storyline shaped by gamer choices. The expansion also introduces a brand new system of Runewords that significantly affects gameplay. Each Runeword will impact a different aspect of in-game mechanics and will allow the players to experiment with various strategies and tactics.”

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As we mentioned before, the physical release comes with two Gwent packs – Monsters and Scoia’tael.

Anyone who’s already pre-ordered the expansion digitally can purchase the Gwent cards separately, for €9.99 (UK pricing to be announced).

The expansion itself will cost €9.99 digitally or €19.99 in a box.

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