In gentle of yesterday’s information about The Witcher being in receipt of a remake, through which it’s being constructed from the bottom up in Unreal Engine 5, the unique title is now free perpetually on GOG Galaxy.
The Witcher is a whopping 13 years previous, and it’s undoubtedly extra deserving of a remake than another titles receiving them recently ( you, Horizon Forbidden West). This additionally isn’t the primary time that the sport has gone free to play both, however this time round, it’s going to remain free perpetually.
Should you’re but to play the sport, or just fancy revisiting it earlier than extra information in regards to the remake emerges, now’s your likelihood to take action with out spending a single penny. Regardless, nonetheless, followers on the GOG boards aren’t completely satisfied about this.
A free sport? How can folks be displeased? Nicely, the difficulty is GOG Galaxy. Somewhat than being one of many many different video games which you could merely buy and set up through GOG’s web site, you even have to put in GOG’s Galaxy shopper to put in The Witcher. This, to many, is seen as “one other instance of GOG aggressively pushing folks in direction of putting in their crappy non-portable proprietary ‘optionally available’ spyware and adware DRM shopper.”
That stated, some customers did be aware that complaining about GOG Galaxy is “foolish” of their opinion, and that folks ought to merely be completely satisfied that they’ll get the sport free of charge. One other consumer additionally famous that whereas the Galaxy shopper is required so as to add the sport to your account, you possibly can then truly uninstall Galaxy and set up The Witcher nonetheless you want.
That stated, in the event you do need to set up The Witcher, you’ll want to put in and open the GOG Galaxy shopper. Then, you’ll discover The Witcher sat beneath ‘uncover’ the place you’ll be capable to declare it. From right here, go to your library of video games and get it put in. Or you possibly can uninstall GOG Galaxy and declare it from the web site, your alternative!
What do you reckon to the GOG Galaxy debate? And on that be aware, will you be selecting up The Witcher, or are you amongst one of many many who have already got it from the assorted different occasions it’s been made free, or positioned on sale?