Witcher developer CD Projekt RED has maxed out its stealth skills. In a huge surprise, the Polish RPG studio has released Gwent: Rogue Mage, a single-player adventure on mobile and PC.
What is Gwent: Rogue Mage?
Gwent: Rogue Mage is a huge expansion for the original free-to-play card game. However, it’s also a standalone adventure with a new narrative to enjoy.
CD Projekt RED announced in an interview with IGN that the game has been in development for three years. The title was created because gamers wanted more than card game PvP.
“There are a significant number of players who want a more PvE experience of Gwent,” said game director Vladimir Tortsov. loved the original Gwent minigame for totally different reasons, and with Rogue Mage we aim to give that audience a reason to play modern Gwent in the format they prefer.
As such, this game is a new roguelike experience that will let you experience the game again and again in new ways. You’ll start with a dozen cards and explore the world to build your deck.
Rogue Mage is a massive experience for fans of the original game. CD Projekt claims it will take around 30 hours to complete! Can you beat this time?
How much is Gwent: Rogue Mage?
Unlike the original game, Gwent: Rogue Mage is a premium experience. More free gubbins here! Instead, you’ll have to shell out over $9.99 for the standard edition of the game.
Additionally, there is a more expensive option available for those who enjoy the original multiplayer game. The Premium Edition costs $19.99 and includes a number of skins, cosmetics, and map packs for multiplayer play.
Rogue Mage was created without the need for microtransactions. Of course, that’s because Gwent proper still brings them.
The new Witcher game will be released later today on Android. It will also be available on PC and iOS.