CD Projekt RED has confirmed that it’s in talks with the proficient of us behind The Witcher III: Wild Hunt‘s PC mods to include some of their work in the upcoming next-gen version.

Back in March, CDPR revealed that a high-definition update for The Witcher III is in development for the PlayStation 5, Xbox Series X/S and PC. Kotaku recently spotted a statement from Halk Hogan, the creator of the The Witcher 3 HD Reworked project, announcing that he was contacted by CDPR for the next-gen update. The statement reads:

Hello my dear friends! It’s been a very long time for the reason that final video. I do know I introduced a brand new HDRP preview in early March however I used to be silent the entire time. Sorry for that. But in return, I’ve some excellent news, and the the explanation why I used to be quiet and why I don’t have an excessive amount of to point out. I feel an important information is that I obtained an official message from CDPR about cooperation. While it’s not sure but, it’s very seemingly that HDRP will probably be included within the official subsequent technology replace. I’ll inform you what’s subsequent. As at all times, I wish to thanks for all of your assist and sort phrases. 

Kotaku subsequently reached out to CDPR, who corroborated Hogan’s assertion with one in all their very own.

“In addition to our own development efforts on the upcoming next-gen version of The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt for Xbox Series X|S, PlayStation 5 and PC, we are also in talks with creators of various mods for the 2015 release of the game,” stated the developer.

The replace will launch within the second half of 2021.

[Source: Kotaku]