Gothic 3: Forsaken Gods

Why Gothic dev Piranha dumped JoWooD

And what happens next for the Gothic IP.

Gothic 3 scored only 8/10 because developer JoWooD "forced" the game's release when it was "not ready", developer Piranha Bytes has revealed to Eurogamer.

Gothic 3 add-on fix coming this year

No more buggy games, promises JoWooD.

JoWooD has told Eurogamer that a patch to fix buggy Gothic 3 expansion Forsaken Gods will arrive "within this year", although it has been nearly two weeks since the original and quite severe problems were reported.

JoWooD sorry for Gothic 3 expansion

JoWooD sorry for Gothic 3 expansion

"Unsatisfying game" full of bugs.

JoWooD has publicly apologised for the mountains of bugs in Gothic 3 expansion Forsaken Gods.

Emergency patches have been released on the official website and the publisher plans to use community feedback to bulk out a subsequent update.

"JoWooD Productions would like to present their apologies to the fans for releasing an unsatisfying game," said a statement on German website PC Games (via the JoWooD forum).

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JoWooD revokes Gothic 4 date

RPG may not arrive next year.

Update: JoWooD has explained to Eurogamer that Arcania: A Gothic Tale (Gothic 4) has yet to be given a date, and revoked the "late 2009" line a spokesperson from the publisher had recently given us.

Gothic 3 gets Forsaken Gods expansion

Gothic 3 gets Forsaken Gods expansion

To bridge gap to fourth game.

JoWooD plans to release a Gothic 3 expansion in Q4 this year.

Dubbed Forsaken Gods, it promises to answer all sorts of outstanding questions and act as a "seamless step" to Gothic 4.

The publisher also insisted that it will be watching the forums closely to try and incorporate your ideas, so put on your robe and wizard hat and get thinking.

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