Taking The Witcher 3 and tweaking elements of it to get it nearer to the model of the RPG game proven at E3 2014 – the 12 months earlier than its launch – is one thing followers have had fun with for a while. Now, a modder has determined to goal the sport’s swampy zones (and its scaly inhabitants) to restore the sport’s retro – effectively, pre-launch – look.

If you keep in mind the gameplay proven on the ground at the 2014 videogame present, you’ll recall the swamp space and its peskiest beasties, drowners, had a little bit of a distinct style in contrast to the variations that shipped with the ultimate sport (don’t fear, we’ve included it under should you want one other look). The drowners particularly appeared to have had a darker, extra muted color to their scaly skins, making them mix extra simply with the – equally darker – backdrop of the early demo’s misty swamps. The final ones in The Witcher 3 seem to have extra brightly colored skins than the demo’s, with stronger tones of pink and blue, and totally different textures total.

Modder WT3WD’s new ‘E3 Drowners’ Witcher 3 mod makes use of “high-quality 3D models” to deliver the critters nearer to the E3 2014 gameplay variations, and the impact is noticeably different.

The modder can be engaged on restoring the swamp again to its older look, as they clarify alongside a clip showcasing the adjustments in motion (under), with a distinct tone to its sky and environment. This hasn’t been launched as a mod as but, although, because it’s nonetheless a work-in-progress. Take a take a look at the E3-style drowners and swamp under:

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And right here’s that authentic E3 gameplay to jog your reminiscence in regards to the old-style drowners:

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If you’re eager to seize the pre-release style drowners in your sport, yow will discover the mod at Nexus Mods here. We’ve additionally bought a rundown of the best fantasy games on PC should you’re wanting to take the combat to some extra legendary monsters.