Namco Bandai secures The Witcher 3 in ANZ

David Wildgoose
Namco Bandai secures The Witcher 3 in ANZ

The highly-anticipated RPG The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt will be distributed by Namco Bandai Games in Australia and New Zealand, developer and publisher CD Projekt has announced.

“We’re really excited to continue to develop our relationship with Namco Bandai Games and, as a result, introduce The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt to even more gamers across the globe. Thanks to our shared passion for games and our partner’s understanding of what core values constitute The Witcher series, I’m confident we can make the launch of The Witcher 3 something really special,” said Adam Badowski, Head of Studio, CD Projekt RED.

The news follows last October's announcement that Namco Bandai had signed up the title in Europe. Previously Naco Bandai distributed the Xbox 360 version of The Witcher 2: Assassins of Kings in Australia.

“CD Projekt RED is a world class developer that cares passionately about its games and its fans.  We are therefore delighted and proud to again be their chosen partner in Australia and New Zealand and we are very excited to add the eagerly awaited ‘The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt’ to our 2014 line-up.’ said Gerard Noonan, SVP, Namco Bandai Games Asia Pacific. “The Witcher series is one of the industries most revered video game franchises and with the power of the new generation of consoles we expect CD Projekt RED will take the series to even greater heights”


The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt is scheduled for release in 2014 for PC, PS4 and Xbox One.


Tags: Distribution , namco bandai , cd projekt red , The Witcher 3 , The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt

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