UPDATE 4PM GMT: Netflix has also confirmed a number of the other actors joining The Witcher cast, including the actress who'll play iconic sorceress Triss Merigold. Taking the role is Anna Shaffer, according to the Hollywood Reporter, who you may remember as Romilda Vane from Harry Potter - the girl who gave Harry a love potion. Shaffer also played Ruby Button in British soap opera Hollyoaks.
UPDATE 15TH NOVEMBER: There was a minor update to this story during a call discussing CD Projekt's Q3 2018 earnings. Joint-CEO Adam Kiciński referred to the issue as "an open one", intimating no decision either way had been made.
Two small script excerpts linked to the in-development Witcher Netflix show have leaked, and have been verified as authentic.
There's been the suggestion of multiplayer in CD Projekt Red's new game Cyberpunk 2077 for a while. In 2013, studio head Adam Badowski even told me "we're going to add multiplayer features", although he also said "it will be a story-based RPG experience with amazing single-player playthroughs". Regardless, that was five years ago, and a lot has happened since then.
The Witcher Netflix series will reportedly be adapted by the driving force behind Marvel's Daredevil and Defenders shows.
Witcher game maker CD Projekt Red has let off a zinger on Twitter while trying to calm fears Cyberpunk 2077 will be out to take more of our money.
What would The Witcher 1 prologue tutorial - where amnesiac Geralt is hauled in from the woods by his witcher pals and taken to the iconic castle Kaer Morhen - look like remade in The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt? After all, Kaer Morhen and Geralt's pals all appear in The Witcher 3.
A decade before CD Projekt Red's The Witcher (1) was released, there was another Witcher game was being made.
A new Polish documentary has unearthed rare footage of old and unreleased Witcher games. On show are Metropolis' canned Witcher game from 1997, as well as CD Projekt Red's fumbled first efforts at a game.
Developer CD Projekt has released a lovely video to celebrate the 10-year anniversary of the Witcher game series.
Can't wait for the Witcher Netflix series? This 30-minute Witcher fan film, Alzur's Legacy, looks surprisingly good. Perhaps it's because it's professionally made by a recognised Polish cast and competent crew - or perhaps it's because the main character isn't Geralt.
Guess who pops up in Horizon: Zero Dawn? Oh I see, you read the headline. Yes Geralt of Rivia, The Witcher, how about that?
It's been a brilliant financial year for CD Projekt, crowned by the release of The Witcher 3, a critical and commercial success that has propelled the Polish company to sales and revenue an order of magnitude higher than anything it's enjoyed before.
A Witcher movie, which is nothing to do with Polish game maker CD Projekt Red, now has a global release date of 2017. It will both introduce the world of the Witcher and serve as the beginning of a series to continue in film and on TV.
The Witcher is getting a pen-and-paper role-playing game spin-off, developer CD Projekt Red has announced.
Two key members of The Witcher 3 team officially departed CD Projekt Red last week: lead gameplay designer Maciej Szcześnik and gameplay producer Marek Ziemak.
Popular fantasy series The Witcher is getting its very own board game later this year.
Polish studio CD Projekt Red has announced 6 million combined The Witcher sales on this, the series' sixth birthday.
In that relatively short period of time Red has gone from being a nobody into an internationally renowned somebody, crafting a next-generation RPG prestigious enough for Microsoft to feature during its important E3 Xbox One presentation this year.
To mark the occasion I travelled to Poland to see the studio with my own eyes and meet the people responsible for it. That story, CD Projekt's story, will be told in an article coming soon.
The Witcher 2 developer CD Projekt Red has released its RPG-creation toolkit for users to tinker with.
Update: CD Projekt Red has been in touch and passed on a comment written by studio head Adam Badowski in response to this interview.
The Witcher and its sequel The Witcher 2: Assassins of Kings have cumulatively sold over four million copies, developer CD Projekt RED has announced.
The first Witcher was only released for PC and Mac, while its sequel launched last year on PC before receiving a snazzy enhanced edition on Xbox 360 a few months back. A Mac release is expected later this year, and the Witcher 2: Enhanced Edition will see and Xbox 360 release in Japan come August.
The series is based on Polish author Andrzej Sapkowski's bestselling fantasy novels about an amnesiac monster hunter named Geralt.
UPDATE: CD Projekt has released the first piece of art from the title. Take a look below.
ORIGINAL STORY: The Witcher developer CD Projekt will unveil its new role-playing game tomorrow during a press conference, it has confirmed to Eurogamer.
It will NOT announce Witcher 1 for consoles, as speculated today.
2007 fantasy RPG The Witcher 1 will launch on PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360, shop listings have suggested.
The Witcher is down for PS3 and Xbox 360 on the Danish version of Blockbuster, and the Danish version of CoolShop has the PS3 version listed (via VG247).
Is this the "major announcement" developer CD Projekt teased for its summer press conference, set for tomorrow evening? In February CD Projekt Red confirmed two "A" games were due out in 2012. Is The Witcher on consoles one of them?
CD Projekt Red will give away a "legendary" PC RPG for free on GOG.com this Thursday, 5th April, Eurogamer can reveal.
Fantastic PC (and soon Xbox 360) RPG, The Witcher 2, sold 1,110,055 copies last year, developer CD Projekt Red has revealed.
The next two major titles from Polish developer CD Projekt Red, scheduled for 2014/15, will be simultaneous multi-platform releases for PC and next-generation consoles, detective Eurogamer has discovered.
GOG.com is set to take on Valve's Steam and EA's Origin with the addition of newer games to the service.
CD Projekt has boasted that The Witcher 2 will have a whopping 16 game endings, whereas the first game had only three.
The Witcher is to get a spin-off for iPhone and iPod Touch, reports Destructoid.
CD Projekt has pointed Eurogamer towards another leaked video of The Witcher 2: Assassins of Kings, this time caught off-camera during a presentation.
Polish developer CD Projekt has told Eurogamer that The Witcher 2 and The Witcher: Rise of the White Wolf were always - and still are - separate projects.
CD Projekt has revealed plans for a console version of The Witcher 2: Assassins of Kings, no doubt hoping to realise what canned project The Witcher: Rise of the White Wolf could not.
Polish developer CD Projekt has patched its cult low-fantasy RPG The Witcher to version 1.5, removing the game's DRM security protection and adding five bonus adventures created by players.
As well as removing copy security measures, you'll now be able to play The Witcher without the disc in the drive of your machine.
The five community quests - Deceits, Blight of the Bogs, Wraiths of Quiet Hamlet, The Wedding, and Merry Witchmas - were created with the D'jinni adventure editor first released last year.
Polish developer CD Projekt RED has confirmed that work on The Witcher: Rise of the White Wolf has been temporarily suspended.
Speaking on the official website, CD Projekt RED boss Adam Kicinski said the console adaptation was simply not on track to meet the desired level of quality within the desired timeframe.
"The decision to suspend work on ROTWW was one of the most difficult in the history of our company," writes Kicinski, translated by Google. "We put this project in the hearts of many, a huge amount of energy and money."
The Witcher developer CD Projekt believes PC piracy can be fought by offering greater value, but said publishers are too scared to let go of the DRM safety blanket.
Polish developer CD Projekt has finally set a new date for its Enhanced Edition of The Witcher.
CD Projekt has released a free downloadable adventure add-on, a game editor and a patch for The Witcher on PC, all available from www.thewitcher.com.
The Prince of Neutrality adventure add-on is the game's first official DLC, offering two hours of extra gameplay. The developer says you will get to visit the outskirts of Kaer Morhen and meet other witchers glimpsed in the main single-player campaign in more detail, and there is more than one possible outcome to the story.
On top of that, there are new NPCs and other "new graphical assets" at work, and the content has been localised into English, French, Italian, German and Spanish as well as the developer's native Polish.
CD Projekt has revealed plans to re-release PC role-playing game The Witcher in May.
Atari has released a demo of The Witcher, giving you a chance to poke around the early bits of Geralt's monster-slaying adventure through the world created by Polish author Andrzej Sapkowski.
Atari has opened the lid and shown us what's inside the Limited Edition version of The Witcher, which is due for release here on 26th October.
The latest release schedule from Atari has concreted dates for three of its upcoming role-playing games.
If you were magical you'd probably know that Eurogamer TV is showing an exclusive video of The Witcher.
It's a glorious cinematic that shows the hero, Geralt, battling all sorts of baddies - from money-grabbing swine to drooling beasties. It's ever so atmospheric.
The Witcher is based around Polish novels that follow the adventures of a professional and mutant monster hunter, Geralt.
Atari has announced today that it has inked a deal with Eastern European publisher / developer CD Projekt to bring forthcoming fantasy role-playing title The Witcher to Europe next Spring.