Why this has piqued our Interest
The Witcher itself is one of the deepest games in terms of lore it has created and this companion will help players old and new get more from the experience than ever before.
Its release is seemingly to be paired with the Witcher 3 release next year gives us even more to feast our eyes inbetween gameplay sessions.
Dark Horse have created more than few companion books already and the recent Witcher comic created by Paul Tobin and reviewed here show this is publisher with gaming at the heart of its business.
CD PROJEKT RED and Dark Horse Comics are proud to announce The World of The Witcher--an essential companion to The Witcher video game series!
Containing breathtaking, never before published original art from each Witcher game, The World of the Witcher is an ideal way to start your journey with the series, or expand your existing knowledge with high collector value! Dive deep into the world of monster hunters, as the prominent characters from the universe take you on a guided tour of the fascinating dark fantasy adventure that is The Witcher. This gorgeous, illustrated hardbound volume contains in-depth knowledge about the locales, the deadly beasts that inhabit them, and the lethal weapons used to put them down.
"Dark Horse is very enthusiastic about expanding our collaboration CD Projekt Red on The World of The Witcher," notes Nick McWhorter, Vice President of Media Licensing at Dark Horse Comics. "This book is a perfect way for fans to take a deep dive into the vast and compelling lore they have created with The Witcher franchise, whether they are longtime followers of the games and novels or are being introduced this world for the first time.”
“The World of the Witcher is really unique, as it’s the first successful attempt of creating such a comprehensive compendium about the Witcher series of games and beyond,” said Rafał Jaki, Franchise Director, CD PROJEKT RED. “I’m sure gamers and fans of the universum will have tons of fun reading it,” added Jaki.
The World of the Witcher is on sale February 24th, 2015.