The Witcher Goes Mobile in Upcoming Free-to-Play MOBA Spin-Off

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With plenty of time to kill between now and the launch of The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt next year, CD Projekt RED is teaming up with Fuero Games to release a MOBA spin-off set in The Witcher universe.

The game is called The Witcher Battle Arena, and it will offer “fast, fun and accessible” 3 vs. 3 gameplay designed for 10 minute chunks of MOBA action. Don’t have any friends or an online connection? No worries. Solo play against bots will be an option.

Eight playable characters will be included at launch, none of them named Geralt of Rivia. This game will give other Witcher stars the spotlight for a change, including the likes of Zoltan Chivay, Letho of Gulet, Eithne of Brokilon, Golem, Saskia of Aedirn, Philippa Eilhart, The Operator and Iorveth. Additional characters as well as new gameplay modes and other content will be added via free updates after release.

The Witcher Battle Arena will be available later this year as a free-to-play app on Android, iOS, Windows Phone and Windows Tablet. CD Projekt is quick to point out that it will be free-to-play but not pay-to-win, as all purchasable content will be unlockable through playing the game without requiring payment of a single cent.

CD Projekt has produced a teaser trailer. It’s honestly not worth hogging up embed space here, but if you care to you can watch it here. More importantly, the screenshots below show what the game actually looks like.

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