Massive Witcher 3 Leak **SPOILERS**

There has been a huge leak of Witcher 3 details, thanks to files that were reportedly stolen from a CD Projekt Red employee whose Google Drive was hacked into, then posted to 4chan and Reddit.

CD Projekt Red has confirmed the leak to Eurogamer and advised fans against accessing the files due to their spoilerish content.  The official statement is below:

“It has come to our attention that some of the production files for The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt have emerged on the internet,” CD Projekt Reds marketing boss Michal Platkow-Gilewski said.

“A portion of the files contains information about the story of the game so we strongly advise against accessing them, as this may heavily impact and spoil your future gaming experience.  We also like to reassure everyone that the disclosure of said documents does not affect the development cycle in any way.”

I will post the spoiler details that I was able to find below the “read more” line:


 

If you have the actual files or any other details that you would like to contribute, please email us at: officialgamers4xbox@gmail.com

First off, let’s start with the map of one of the areas that was revealed.  It’s 64 kilometres squared.  This area is not the only area you will be traversing in the game.

The leaked design document apparently reads, “After establishing the regions of Ard Skellig, we had a startup layout to begin scattering points of interest that make consistent sense and serve as gameplay and/or navigation spots.

“The density allows for a constant nav. assistance for the player while leaving enough room for “extracurricular activities”. The POI [point of interest] grid also takes the “offshore section” into consideration by populating the sea around the eastern-mountains with POIs.”

The map can be seen below:

witcher_3_wild_hunt_ard_skellig_map

The numbers represented in the map, can be found below with what they are:

Craite Area:

  • 0 – Kaer Trolde + Craite Village
  • 1 – Guard Post
  • 2 – Broken Down Caravan
  • 3 – Bridge Post bridge+gate
  • 46 – Tomb for Skellige Tombs I.

Northern Plains:

  • 4 – Rocky Road
  • 6 – Butcher farms
  • 24 – Perimeter Castle .
  • 25 – Hot Springs special fx – steam, water, waterfalls
  • 26 – Whale Graveyard whale bones, skeletons
  • 27 – Diseased Drake + Nest diseased dragon
  • The carcass of a still decaying drake next to its nest.
  • 40 – Troll Cave
  • 41 – Village destroyed by Dragon
  • This village got to experience the dragon while it was still alive and kicking.
  • 45 – Farm village
  • 50 – White Mesa Access – a complex cave & tunnel system leading up to the top plateau of Northern Plains
  • 51 – Halgrim’s camp – The leader of the berserkers has set up camp in a remote, hard to access corner of the Northern Plains, in a small pine forest, near a waterfall.
  • 52 – Waterfall

Druids:

  • 8 – Lumbermill
  • 9 – Druid’s Holy Oak
  • 10 – Druid Dens
  • 14 – Caravan

Tundra Dwellers:

  • 7 – Tundra Village stilts, scaffolds, compatible skellige housing
  • A village build on small natural terrasses, above the swamp like terrain.
  • 11 – Ruined Guard Post
  • The ruins of a guard post, mostly build out of wood.
  • 15 – Herbalist community
  • Making use of the environment, a few farms h0ave specialized in processing all the common and rare herbs found in the area.
  • 39 – Harpy Nest
  • 42 – Cave Troll
  • 48 – Water Hag cave for Water Hag (mq2009)

War Alley:

  • 5 – Shipwreck Village (needs name) shipwreck housing
  • Build with material scavenged from nearby shipwrecks.
  • 12 – Giant War Idol – backstory should be explained giant war idol
  • A giant man-shaped idol that has been built by stacking rocks on top of each other. Some live near the statue, taking care of the sacred place.
  • 13 – Fyresdal Village (aka Hern’s Village) whalebone-imbued architecture
  • A wilder looking architecture, involving whale bones, furs, etc.
  • -Residence of Lugos the Mad, Jarl of the clan Undvik
  • 16 – Guard Tower Ruins
  • 17 – Raven’s Home
  • A village utterly destroyed by a long past war.
  • 18 – Abandoned Military Base / Fort
  • 49 – Tilted siege tower
  • A symbol or rage, war lust and an ultimate craving for power, it’s a remnant of an ancient battle. A war lord once thought that he could rule the land with the obvious might of a siege tower, so he had one built, and halfway through the battlefield it got stuck in a ditch. – backstory could be explained giant abandoned siege tower covered in plants, moss, collapsed parts, rot and damage
  • 53 – The Smite
  • A huge chasm in the middle of War Alley, emitting toxic fumes. Legend has it that a warrior/giant of mighty strength has laid his axe on the ground with such furious anger, that it split the ground open

Blind Eye Forest:

  • 28 – Haunted Manor
  • 38 – Nekker Nest

Snow Giant’s Arm:

  • 19 – Remnants of a mighty Duel – – backstory should be explained
  • Focus mode content opportunity
  • 20 – The Peak
  • The Peak of the SGA, nice view!
  • 21 – Crazed People Village hung corpses, cages for people, dismembered bodies, etc.
  • A secluded village, inhabited by people gone mad. They kidnap people from nearby Holmstein. – backstory should be explained
  • 22 – Holmstein Village – backstory should be explained
  • 23 – Clanlord’s Keep – backstory should be explained
  • The Clanlord has barricaded and completely closed of his keep to the outside world, after recent events in the region and the cataclysm.
  • 43 – Cave Troll

Highland Mines:

  • 29 – Mines mine assets
  • 30 – Arinbjorn Harbor
  • 31 – Arinbjorn (Upper and Lower)
  • The Villages are spread out along the road leading from War Alley to the Highland Harbor.
  • 36 – Hunters’ village
  • 37 – Quarry quarry assets
  • 47 – Monster infested tomb with looters for Skellige Tombs II. (mq2003)

Wild Shores North:

  • 32 – Pirate Hideout – could have location specific quests pirate hideout ship aft with scaffolds, pathways and architectural elements
  • Built using the Aft of a giant vessel.
  • 33 – Cave Entrance to Pirate HQ. unique cave interior assets

Wild Shores South:

  • 34 – Ghost Town
  • 35 – Sorcerer’s Castle – backstory should be explained

Cataclysm area

  • 44 – Cataclysm Epicenter

Open Sea

  • S1 – Floating Market floating market model made out of existing assets
  • A market established on conjoined ships, only accessible with a boat. Heirs of a once large and proud clan; cast out by the mighty Ice Giant from their homeland. The vowed that they shall never set foot on dry land other than home, and they are on a constant voyage to strengthen their ranks and become strong enough to vanquish their foe. It’s constantly on the move on the eastern shores of Ard Skellig, in the shadow of mountains.
  • S7 – Renegade pirates hideout – backstory should be explained
  • A few deserters from the main pirate forces of Skellige decided to found their own pirate venture in a faraway corner of the island.
  • S6 – Giant cave complex
  • With treasure, bandits, adventurers and monsters
  • S5 – Wrecked battleship shipwreck
  • Boardable
  • S4 – Cargo reef cargo reef model built from existing assets
  • Giant heap of lost cargo forms a small island. It’s robbed empty, but there might be some stuff left for Geralt to salvage.
  • S3 – Small treasure cave
  • Requires advanced sailing skills to access.
  • S8: Shipwrecks for Pirate Scavengers I (mq2002)
  • S9: Shipwrecks for Pirate Scavengers II (mq2002)
  • S10: Shipwrecks for Pirate Scavengers III (mq2002)
  • S11: Shipwrecks for Pirate Scavengers IV (mq2002)

Another document in the leak, described the E3 2014 demo:

“We start with a cut-scene with the camera descending down on the Baron’s castle, showing off the lovely open world surrounding it. The camera tracks in on the window of the cottage where we talk to Keira Metz. Cue dialogue.  We talk to Keira Metz and she gives us a task: remove the curse from the tower in the swamps. (Boob physics eye candy, appropriately prepared dialogue).”


Another document titled “M03 – Alpha (Feature Complete) – 16.02.2014” suggests that the main game was in a completable state on PC, PlayStation 4 and Xbox One back in February of this year:

“Content is still being developed, but design and feature set are locked,” the document reads. “No known blockers are present, but random crashes, functional and cosmetic bugs may still occur. The entire game can be played without progression blocking issues on PC, XBONE and PS4 although performance is expected to be worse on consoles.”


Another leaked document suggests that “SmartGlass will not be supported yet” and “Kinect will not be supported yet” – suggesting that exclusive features for the Xbox One version may be included in the final game.


Other information included in the documents is that there will be 34 primary NPCs and 61 secondary NPCs.  Below the NPCs are listed in a little bit more detail:

Novigrad

  • 6 Male Bards
  • 6 Female Bards
  • 6 Courtesans
  • 34 Citizen, of which 10 old.
  • 16 Female citizen, of which 8 old.
  • 9 Rich female citizen
  • 20 Poor citizen
  • 11 Poor female citizen
  • 6 Sailors
  • 8 Female elves
  • 4 Female Scoiatael
  • 4 Fisstech dealers

Villagers

  • 12 men of which 4 old
  • 8 women of which 4 old

Skellige

  • 14 Villagers of which 5 old
  • 14 Female villagers of which 5 old

Other information revealed is that there will be 64 different monsters and 174 musical tracks. There will also be 33 collectible books.  These numbers aren’t final to what will actually be in the game.

A few of the leaked monsters can be seen below:

Leshy
Leshy
Osniak
Osniak
Lowdowy Giant
Lowdowy Giant

An In-game screenshot was leaked:

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The making of Geralt’s hair was leaked below:

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Concept art of some masks leaked below:

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Leaked art work of Triss can be found below:


 

According to some of the leaked documents, The Witcher 4 is currently planned so The Witcher 3 will not be the end of the Witcher saga.  Several areas of the documents reference to the planning of The Witcher 4, including choices that will carry over to the next game of the series.


Images of the files that were leaked:


Parts of the documents that were leaked can be seen below, taken from different sources around the internet:


If you have the actual files or any other details that you would like to contribute, please email us at: officialgamers4xbox@gmail.com

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