The release date of The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt has been delayed until February 2015, CD Projekt RED has revealed.

The hotly anticipated RPG sequel was previously expected to arrive in the coming months, but CD ProjektRED has decided that a few additional months development time would improve The Witcher III and allow them to make the game that they want to…

In an open letter to fans, the board of CD Projekt said that “Ultimately, you, the players, must get an unforgettable adventure to experience in a vast, open world – and that's most important. We've created a story that flows naturally, cinematically, rendered it in amazing sound and visuals, while preserving full freedom of choice – all for you. We knew this to be an ambitious plan, but believed we could achieve it by bringing together our team with its creative energies and current gaming platforms with their technical capabilities.

"The decision we made was difficult, thoroughly considered, and ultimately clear and obvious," the letter went on. "We could have released the game towards the end of this year as we had initially planned. Yet we concluded that a few additional months will let us achieve the quality that will satisfy us, the quality gamers expect from us. Consequently, we have set the release of The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt for February 2015."

So, we're going to have a wait a few months longer than we'd initially thought. Many people were expecting a Q2 or Summer release date for the next part in Geralt's adventure, but gamers are now faced with a year long wait to continue his quest. 

The Witcher 3 is in development for PC, Playstation 4 and Xbox One.

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