CD PROJEKT RED launched the highly anticipated “Hearts of Stone” expansion for “The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt” this morning. To celebrate the release of the new DLC the developers have also released the official “Hearts of Stone Expansion” launch trailer, shown below.
According to the official description from the developers, CD PROJEKT RED, the new expansion will, “take Gerald on an all-new adventure into the wilds of No Man’s Land and the nooks and alleys of Oxenfurt, where he’ll try to complete a contract from the mysterious Man of Glass.” The developers went on to say, “Caught in a thick tangle of deceit, Gerald will need all his cunning and strength to solve the mystery and emerge unscathed.”
The new expansion is available on several platforms including Xbox One, PC, and PlayStation 4. If you’re curious about the depth of the new expansion, CD PROJEKT RED stated that “Hearts of Stone” should offer “over 10 hours of new adventures”. The new DLC will also, “introduces new characters, powerful monsters, unique romance, and a brand new storyline shaped by gamer choices.”
The DLC is included in “The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt Expansion Pass” but can be purchased separately as well. The Expansion Pass “secures your access to two epic adventures set in the vibrant world of monster hunter Gerald of Rivia.”
Along with Hearts of Stone, the Expansion Pass contains Blood and Wine – a 20-hour tale that will introduce the all-new in-game region of Toussaint and will take Gerald to a land untainted by war, where an atmosphere of carefree indulgence and knightly ritual masks an ancient, bloody secret. Blood and Wine is slated for release in the first half of 2016.