Hailed for its immersive open world, engaging narrative breadth, and refined fight system that positioned it among the many best RPG games, one criticism of the Witcher 3 has cropped up repeatedly. Where’s the snowboarding at? In a world as numerous as that of The Continent, you possibly can’t critically anticipate one of many planet’s most-loved excessive sport to not get a look in. A brand new mod lastly corrects this grave cultural and inventive oversight.

Geralt VGX Snowboarder, created by modder Feregorn, takes the Witcher’s thrill-seeking to new heights, including a snowboard for Geralt to shred down the mountainside. More magic than physics-abiding equipment, the snowboard permits gamers to zoom down any incline whereas increase some fairly radical speeds. And you are able to do so within the model of a medieval alpinist sporting fairly nifty snow goggles.

The snowboard isn’t simply a software for transport. Equip the board as a weapon and it’ll change Geralt’s swords, helpful for coping with any pesky bandits which may insult your stylish aesthetic. Just ignore the piercing sounds and stabbing animations – it have to be a very sharp board.

After putting in the mod, you possibly can choose up the snowboard on the added Snowboard Altar overlooking the Kaer Trolde Bay on Skellige, from the herbalist in the identical metropolis, or from the service provider Bram in White Orchard. But for those who can’t wait to begin sliding, plug within the acceptable console instructions listed within the mod’s description to magic the board into your stock.

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Snowboarding isn’t so out of character for Geralt. One improvement construct of the Witcher 3 featured a snowboarding minigame that riffed on Geralt’s amusing skidding animation, as you possibly can see within the clip above. The dev staff kitted Geralt out in trendy ski gear, caught a snowboard to his ft, and would ship him hurtling down the mountaintops. Pity, it didn’t make it into the ultimate recreation.

If you actually need to maximise your snowboarding expertise, the mod’s description contains a checklist of extra alterations that may enhance your immersion. The Skellige Winter Weather System mod is advisable to create a extra snowboarding-friendly local weather, whereas this Everest mod offers an appropriately radical peak to leap down. Remember, although, mod with care.

If snowboarding down the mountains of Skellige doesn’t enchantment, try our checklist of the best Witcher 3 mods for one thing that’s extra to your fancy.