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The Witcher: Enhanced Edition Is Free On GOG Right Now

The Witcher: Enhanced Edition is currently available for free on GOG.com. Here's how to claim it!
The Witcher: Enhanced Edition Is Free On GOG Right Now

Who doesn't love freebies? The Enhanced Edition of the original The Witcher video game, initially released in 2007 by developer CD Projekt RED, is currently available for free on GOG! This latest offer comes after the developers announced that they are working on remaking The Witcher game (codenamed: Canis Majoris) using Unreal Engine 5 in early October.

This offer also arrives during CD Projekt RED's 15th Anniversary celebration of its popular fantasy RPG franchise. If you're wondering how to claim The Witcher: Enhanced Edition for free, then you'll be happy to know that the process is relatively painless. We've detailed all the steps in the section below.

How to Claim the Witcher Enhanced Edition for Free

To get The Witcher: Enhanced Edition for free, all you need to do is visit the GWENT Welcome Bonus page on the GOG website. Then, subscribe to the GOG newsletter and claim your free copy of The Witcher video game. To put the cherry on top, you'll also get a free GWENT Card Keg to go with it! What more could you want? (besides more free games, that is).

Steps to get The Witcher Enhanced Edition on GOG Galaxy
You can get The Witcher: Enhanced Edition for free on GOG.com.  (Picture: GOG)

If you've never played The Witcher game, you'll be in for a real treat. The game is "set in a dark fantasy world where moral ambiguity reigns"; you'll play as Geralt of Rivia, essentially a wondering supernatural monster hunter, and be tasked with completing various quests, with each decision dictating which of the game's three endings you'll uncover.

The game strongly emphasizes its story and character development, creating a truly immersive experience filled with many narrative plot twists. Moreover, The Witcher: Enhanced Edition boasts everything great about the original Witcher game, except with loads of new animations, NPC models, two new adventures: Side Effects and The Price of Neutrality, and more!

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The Witcher is arguably one of the best fantasy RPGs of all time. (Picture: CD Projekt RED)

Simply put, The Witcher is a masterclass game, and you'd be daft not to grab it. That's everything you need to know about how to claim The Witcher game for free on GOG. If you'd instead prefer to waste good money, you might also like to know that several Witcher games are currently on sale via Steam.

The Witcher Trilogy bundle (includes all three Witcher games) is discounted by 85% until 1 November 2022. You can also pick up Thronebreaker: The Witcher Tales for 70% off, GWENT: Rogue Mage - Deluxe Edition for 30% off, and Cyberpunk 2077 for half price!

For more on the game, check out our section dedicated to The Witcher guides, news, updates, esports coverage, tips, and more.


Featured image courtesy of CD Projekt RED.