The Witcher 3 Xbox One Collector's Edition gets cards, cloth map

In-game version of "Gwent" playable on any platform

The collector's edition of The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt for Xbox One will include an exclusive cloth map and set of cards, CD Projekt Red announced Friday.

The map depicts the wide open world protagonist Geralt of Rivia will explore throughout the game's campaign, while the cards let players take on a real-life version of an in-game activity: Gwent.


In The Witcher 3, Gwent is a "game of initial simplicity and ultimate depth" played across the strata of society. Choosing from four factions and 15 unique cards, players face off in one-on-one matches.

All versions of The Witcher 3 have Gwent playable in-game, but only the Xbox One collector's edition comes with two physical decks for players to try themselves. It also includes the rest of the Collector's Edition items offered for all platforms.

CD Projekt Red co-founder Marcin Iwinski pledged in May to not offer exclusive content for any of the game's platforms, saying that "it's definitely against our values".

The studio offered two interconnected looks at The Witcher 3 gameplay earlier this week at Gamescom

Following a delay from its original 2014 launch window, The Witcher 3 release date is now February 24, 2015 on PC, PS4 and Xbox One.